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Cyndi Lauper Talks 'Praying' Grammys Performance With Kesha: Sisterhood Is 'A Powerful Thing'

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Cyndi Lauper joined Kesha for an emotional performance at the Grammys that she called an 'act of sisterhood' among the musicians. With the Time’s Up movement in play, the music legend stressed the importance of support in women.READ MORE

Metal band GWAR performs live onstage for the Viva La Bam tour at Roseland Ballroom on November 2, 2007 in New York City.

GWAR Covers Cyndi Lauper’s 'She Bop,' The Ramones’ 'Blitzkrieg Bop' [WATCH]

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GWAR has covered Cyndi Lauper's 1984 pop gem "She Bop" on the A.V. Club's "Undercover Series" which features artists covering other artist's greatest hits. After transforming the synth-pop female masturbation anthem into a moshpit-inducing thrash metal jam, the gore-metal legends treated listeners to a bonus cover of the Ramones' "Blitzkrieg Bop."READ MORE

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Cyndi Lauper Country Album in 2016? 'Kinky Boots' Founder to Remake Classic for New LP

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Cyndi Lauper may be best known for her fun-filled '80s hits "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" and "Time After Time" as well as her hit musical Kinky Boots, but the pop star is about to get country fried for a new album. During the London premiere of her Tony-award winning show, Lauper announced that she's been working in Nashville on a country album, due for release in 2016.READ MORE

Patrick Starr and Spongebob Squarepants

David Bowie, Flaming Lips, John Legend, More Tapped for Spongebob Squarepants Musical

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The little sponge who lives in a pineapple under the sea will be coming to the big stage next summer. That's right, Spongebob Squarepants will be getting a Broadway show. Of course, the Nickelodeon icon isn't doing it alone, he's enlisted the likes of John Legend, David Bowie, Cyndi Lauper and more to help with the play's music.READ MORE

Billy Corgan and Marilyn Manson

Marilyn Manson & Billy Corgan Cover Cyndi Lauper's 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' [Watch]

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90s alternative music legend Billy Corgan and shock rocker Marilyn Manson covered Cyndi Lauper's chart topper "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" during their tour finale in Nashville. Recently wrapping up the tail end of their appropriately titled "End of Times Tour," the co-headliner's rendition of the well-loved 80s anthem was prefaced by a dramatically staged performance of the title track of the former Christian schoolboy's second studio album.READ MORE

Madonna...the downfall of '80s America.

Ranking PMRC's 'Filthy 15': Madonna, Prince and More Get Dirty

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Tipper Gore and a group of other (socially) conservative and influential women gathered 30 years ago to organize the PMRC (or Parents Music Research Center) after listening to the travesty that was Prince's "Darling Nikki." That organization has become the face of the censorship movement in the United States, ruining good album artwork and antagonizing Eminem, Marilyn Manson, Frank Zappa and others for three decades now. When it formed, the group issued a list titled the "Filthy 15," listing tracks that it considered especially repulsive. Music Times is ranking those first 15 songs in terms of potential for wrecking lives.READ MORE

Toby Keith

Jerry Garcia, Toby Keith, Cyndi Lauper and Others to Be Inducted Into Songwriters Hall of Fame

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The 2015 class of wordsmiths to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame includes a cowboy, a blues legend and two Deadheads. Toby Keith, Willie Dixon and the partnership of Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter will all be welcomed to the hall during a ceremony June 18 in New York City. Cyndi Lauper, Bobby Braddock and Linda Perry are among the other inductees, "Rolling Stone" noted.READ MORE

Stephen Colbert

WATCH: 'The Colbert Report' Finale Song "We'll Meet Again" with Willie Nelson, Cyndi Lauper, Michael Stipe & More [VIDEO]

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Last night, the world bid adieu to Stephen Colbert, The Colbert Report and the faux-conservative pundit we've all grown to know and love on Comedy Central over the last eight years. In one of the funny news show's final segments, celebrities of all sorts, including Michael Stipe, Willie Nelson, Cyndi Lauper and Randy Newman sang goodbye to Colbert with an emotional performance of "We'll Meet Again."READ MORE

Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony 2013

The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony Takes Place Tonight With Performances From Prince Royce, Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett, Idina Menzel, And More [WATCH]

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Every year, the beginning of the holiday season in New York City is marked by the lighting of The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree. The gigantic 85-foot Christmas Tree, will be lit tonight (Dec. 3) during a star-studded event, featuring performances from Prince Royce, Darius Rucker and the Rockettes, Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett, Cyndi Lauper featuring Billy Porter, Seth MacFarlane featuring Sara Bareilles, Idina Menzel, Pentatonix, LeAnn Rimes, and Trisha Yearwood. Mariah Carey was also set to perform during a pre-taped concert, however, TMZ reports that she missed her scheduled show. Tens of thousands of people are expected to attend tonight with millions tuning in.READ MORE

Hint: 'Thriller' didn't win any big prizes.

30 Years of The VMA's: Music Times Fixes MTV's Errors from 1984 for Michael Jackson, The Police and Herbie Hancock

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Music Times looks back at the major awards presented at the 1984 rendition of the VMA's and makes the revisions that history needs for closure.READ MORE

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8 Albums Named After Their Cover Songs: Cyndi Lauper, Bruce Springsteen, And More

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When you put a cover song on an album of otherwise original music, it's typically the sort of thing that's tucked away somewhere deep into the tracklisting and not really highlighted. However, these artists felt that their cover songs were so important to the fabric of their albums that they made them the title tracks. Here are eight albums named after their cover songs.READ MORE

Billy Porter

Classicalite Q&A with 'Kinky Boots' Star Billy Porter

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With a Tony Award, a new album, and an autobiographical play coming up this fall at Primary Stages, Billy Porter is on several rolls at once.READ MORE


Pop Stars on Broadway: Hits and Misses with Ricky Martin, Carly Rae Jepsen, Nick Jonas, Cyndi Lauper, Sara Bareilles, Etc.

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Pop stars from Ricky Martin to Carly Rae Jepsen have ventured onto Broadway and West End stages, with mixed results.READ MORE

Six-Word Memoirs from the 67th Tony Awards [PHOTOS]

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"Nora, hope we got it right." -- George C. WolfeREAD MORE

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