Talk about hitting a high note!
The legendary Cyndi Lauper was honored in Los Angeles Tuesday night for her enduring support of the LGBTQ+ community and her message of tolerance inspiring people to be true to themselves.
Presented by pop star Kesha, Lauper accepted the United Nation's High Note Global Prize, an award presented to musicians who use their art to promote social justice which aims to prevent and end homelessness among LGBTQ+ youth.
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"This global award holds a special place for artists," Kesha said as she opened the High Note Global Prize Award ceremony.
"It is given to a remarkable person who uses their musical gifts to promote human rights and to speak truth to power," she added.
Even music icon Cher, who was not able to attend in person, sent Lauper a message of congrats saying, "I know you and I love you."
"I know you and I love you."— Good Morning America (@GMA) December 11, 2019
LEGENDS ONLY! A very special message of congrats from the one and only @cher to the iconic @cyndilauper, who was honored last night with a @UN Human Rights Award in Los Angeles. pic.twitter.com/63SFZrz4nh
Lauper is the first recipient of the inaugural award from The High Note Global Initiative, which is a global partner with United Nations Human Rights.
Lauper’s award will go on display at the Grammy Museum.