Awards

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Lauper receiving her star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame. Photo credit: Robert Freeman

Tony™ Award

2013

Kinky Boots (2013) - Best Original Score

Won

 

2018

SpongeBob SquarePants - Best Original Score

Nominated

Grammy™ Awards

1984

Cyndi Lauper - Best New Artist

Won

 

She's So Unusual - Album of the Year

Nominated

 

"Time After Time" - Song of the Year

Nominated

 1984

"Girls Just Want To Have Fun" Record of the Year

Nominated

"Girls Just Want To Have Fun” - Best Female Pop Vocal Performance

Nominated

 

1986

"What A Thrill" - Best Female Rock Vocal Performance

Nominated

 

1987

"True Colors" - Best Female Pop Vocal Performance

Nominated

 

"911" - Best Female Rock Vocal Performance

Nominated

 

1988

"Cyndi Lauper in Paris" - Best Performance Music Video

Nominated

 

1990

"I Drove All Night" - Best Female Rock Vocal Performance

Nominated

 

1999

"Disco Inferno" - Best Dance Recording

Nominated

 

2005

"Unchained Melody" - Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)

Nominated

 

2009

"Bring Ya To The Brink" - Best Electronic/Dance Album

Nominated

 

2011

Memphis Blues - Best Traditional Blues Album

Nominated

 

2014

Kinky Boots - Best Musical Theater Album

Won

 

2017

Kinky Boots - Best Musical Theater Album

Nominated

Emmy™ Award

1994

Mad About You - Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series

Nominated

 

1995

Mad About You - Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series

Won

MTV

Video Music Awards

 1984

"Girls Just Want to Have Fun" - Video of the Year

Nominated

 

Best New Artist

Nominated

 

Best Female Video

Won

 

Best Concept Video

Nominated

 

Viewer's Choice

Nominated

 

Best Overall Performance

Nominated

 

"Time After Time" - Best New Artist

Nominated

 

Best Female Video

Nominated

 

Best Direction

Nominated

 

1987

"True Colors" - Best Female Video

Nominated

 

"What's Going On" - Best Cinematography

Nominated

Misc honors

Songwriters Hall of Fame Inductee

21 Billboard Awards

2 American Music Awards

Hollywood Walk of Fame Inductee

Billboard ICON Award

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