Cyndi Lauper to receive 1st High Note Global Prize for her LGBTQ+ advocacy originally appeared on goodmorningamerica.com
Music icon Cyndi Lauper will be honored for showing her true colors.
The legendary recording artist will receive The High Note Global Prize, an award presented to musicians who use their art to promote social justice.
Lauper is the first recepient of the inagural award from The High Note Global Initiative which is a global partner with United Nations Human Rights. The honor is in recognition of Lauper's passionate work to prevent and end homelessness for LGBTQ+ youth and for promoting human rights worldwide.
“For decades she has promoted human rights, been a voice and active participant for change, and inspired people around the world to be tolerant and true to themselves,” David Clark, creator of The High Note Global Initiative said.
Kesha will present the award during Lauper’s annual Home for the Holidays benefit concert in Los Angeles on Dec. 10, which is also Human Rights Day.
Along with Kesha, celebrities paying tribute to Cyndi Lauper and True Colors United, a nonprofit Lauper founded in 2008, include Billy Porter, Belinda Carlisle, Henry Rollins, Lily Tomlin and more.
Lauper’s award will go on display at the Grammy Museum following The High Note Global Prize ceremony.