Lady Gaga

Singer, songwriter, and actress Lady Gaga

Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, better known by her stage name Lady Gaga, is an American singer and songwriter. Born and raised in New York City, she primarily studied at the Convent of the Sacred Heart and briefly attended New York University's Tisch School of the Arts before withdrawing to focus on her musical career. She began performing in the rock music scene of Manhattan's Lower East Side, and was signed with Streamline Records by the end of 2007.
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Lady Gaga ends tour due to 'severe pain'
CNN - 14 days
Lady Gaga has canceled the remaining dates of her Joanne World Tour due to "severe pain," Live Nation announced Saturday.
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Lady Gaga Cancels the Rest of Her Joanne Tour Due to 'Severe Pain'
Yahoo News - 14 days
A statement said that the pain has impacted her ability to perform
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Lady Gaga Cancels Rest Of World Tour Because Of 'Severe Pain'
Huffington Post - 15 days
“I’m so devastated I don’t know how to describe it."
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Lady Gaga, Cardi B. among stars wearing white roses for Grammys
Chicago Times - 20 days
Stars, including Lady Gaga and Kelly Clarkson, turned out on the Grammys red carpet Sunday displaying white roses in solidarity with the Time's Up and #MeToo movements against sexual misconduct on music's biggest night for what is usually the wildest display of fashion during awards season. Gaga...
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TV This Week, Jan. 28-Feb. 3: 'The Simone Biles Story,' the Grammys and more
LATimes - 22 days
SUNDAY The NFL’s best will leave some of it, but not all of it, on the field at the “2018 Pro Bowl” in Orlando. 11:50 a.m. ABC, ESPN P!nk, Lady Gaga and Broadway legend Patti LuPone are among the scads of performers slated for “The 60th Annual Grammy Awards.” “The Late Late Show’s” James Corden...
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Astrid Hadad, 'Lady Gaga of Nixtamal,' is part of thrilling start to PST's performance fest
LATimes - 29 days
A rollicking performance by the Mexican performance artist helped kick off the first day of Pacific Standard Time Festival: Live Art LA/LA.
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Grammys 2018 performers and presenters
Fox News - about 1 month
Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee, Cardi B, Lady Gaga, Pink and Childish Gambino are set to take the stage at the 2018 Grammys.
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Veteran male rock'n'roll acts had biggest 2017 world tours - about 2 months
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Veteran, white male rock stars raked in the most cash from world tours in 2017, according to an annual list released on Thursday, while the highest-ranked women - Celine Dion and Lady Gaga - failed to make the top 10.
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Veteran male rock'n'roll acts had biggest 2017 world tours - about 2 months
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Veteran, white male rock stars raked in the most cash from world tours in 2017, according to an annual list released on Thursday, while the highest-ranked women - Celine Dion and Lady Gaga - failed to make the top 10.
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  • 2016
    Age 29
    On September 29, 2016, NFL announced that Gaga would perform at the Super Bowl LI halftime show on February 5, 2017.
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    Gaga and Elton John released a clothing and accessories line at Macy's on May 9, 2016, to support their charities.
    On April 4, 2016, she was honored at the Jane Ortner Education Award by The Grammy Museum, with the Jane Ortner Artist Award, which recognizes artists who has demonstrated passion and dedication to education through the arts.
    Her live performances in 2016 included singing the US national anthem on February 7, at Super Bowl 50, partnering with Intel and Nile Rodgers for a tribute performance to the late David Bowie at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards, and singing "Til It Happens to You" at the 88th Academy Awards, where she was introduced by Joe Biden and accompanied on-stage by 50 sexual assault survivors.
    In January 2016, Gaga was invited to be the guest editor for the V magazine for its 99th issue, which features sixteen different covers.
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    In August 2016, Warner Bros. confirmed that Gaga would star in Bradley Cooper's remake of the 1954 musical drama film, A Star Is Born, and create new music for the film.
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    In March 2016, she announced that she would return for the sixth season of American Horror Story, which commenced in September 2016.
    Her fifth album, Joanne, is scheduled to be released on October 21, 2016.
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    Despite her performance receiving mixed reviews, she won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film at the 2016 ceremony.
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    As of January 2016, Gaga had sold an estimated 27 million albums and 146 million singles worldwide; her singles are some of the best-selling worldwide, making her one of the best-selling music artists.
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    Also in June 2016, the Human Rights Campaign released a video in tribute to the victims of that attack; in the video, Gaga and others told the stories of the people killed there.
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    In June 2016, during a vigil held in Los Angeles for victims of the attack at the gay nightclub Pulse in Orlando, Gaga read aloud the names of the 49 people killed in the attack, and also gave a supporting speech.
    Gaga and Elton John released a clothing and accessories line on Macy's on May 9, 2016, entitled Love Bravery, in which twenty-five percent of each purchase will support the Born This Way Foundation and the Elton John AIDS Foundation.
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    On July 28, 2016, Gaga headlined a private concert in Camden, New Jersey, called Camden Rising, as part of the 2016 Democratic National Convention in support of Hillary Clinton.
    On June 26, 2016, Gaga attended the 84th Annual US Conference of Mayors in Indianapolis where she joined with Dalai Lama to talk about the power of kindness and how to make the world a more compassionate place.
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    On April 7, 2016, Gaga joined Vice President Joe Biden at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, to support Biden's It's On Us campaign as he travels to colleges on behalf of the organization, which has seen 250,000 students from more than 530 colleges sign a pledge of solidarity and activation.
    With global album and single sales of 27 million and 146 million respectively, as of January 2016, she is one of the best-selling musicians of all time.
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    For her work in the television series American Horror Story: Hotel, Gaga won a Golden Globe Award in 2016.
  • 2015
    Age 28
    Gaga starred in American Horror Story: Hotel, the fifth season of American Horror Story, which ran from October 2015 to January 2016.
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    In November 2015, Gaga and Bennett were featured in a commercial for Barnes & Noble's 2015 holiday campaign, for which they recorded a rendition of "Baby, It's Cold Outside".
    Billboard also named Gaga its 2015 Woman of the Year.
    On October 2, 2015, a fashion film, directed by Nick Knight, was released for Tom Ford's 2016 spring campaign, which depicts Gaga among several models dancing around a catwalk.
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    Gaga performed a piano version of John Lennon's "Imagine" at the opening ceremony of the 2015 European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan.
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    In February 2015, Gaga became engaged to Taylor Kinney.
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  • 2014
    Age 27
    The duo recorded a concert special, called Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga: Cheek to Cheek Live!, and embarked on the Cheek to Cheek Tour, which began in December 2014 and concluded in August 2015.
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    In 2014, Gaga collaborated with American jazz singer Tony Bennett on the jazz album Cheek to Cheek.
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    She was confirmed as the Versace's spring-summer 2014 face with a campaign called "Lady Gaga For Versace".
    Gaga had a cameo in another Robert Rodriguez film, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, released on August 22, 2014.
    Meanwhile, Gaga split from longtime manager Troy Carter over "creative differences", and by June 2014, she and new manager Bobby Campbell joined Artist Nation, the artist management division of Live Nation Entertainment.
    Despite mixed reviews, it debuted atop the Billboard 200 chart, and has sold 2.5 million copies as of July 2014.
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  • 2013
    Age 26
    The singer also hosted the November 16, 2013 episode of Saturday Night Live, where she performed "Do What U Want" (with Kelly) and an album cut, "Gypsy".
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  • 2012
    Age 25
    In July 2012, the BTWF partnered with Office Depot, which will donate 25% of the sales-a minimum of $1million-of a series of limited edition back-to-school products that promote the foundation's message The foundation's initiatives have included, in March–April 2012, a poster competition that asked participants to submit images that answer the question "What does bravery mean to you?"; the "Born Brave Bus" that would follow her on tour as a youth drop-in center as an initiative against bullying, and the "Born Brave" community and school groups.
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    New songs for Gaga's third studio album, Artpop, were beginning to take definite form as she worked with producer Fernando Garibay in early 2012.
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    Lady Gaga Fame, which was released worldwide in September 2012.
    In May 2012, Gaga guest-starred as an animated version of herself on the 23rd season finale of The Simpsons, titled "Lisa Goes Gaga".
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    In March 2012, Gaga was ranked fourth on Billboards list of top moneymakers of 2011 with earnings of $25 million, which included sales from Born This Way and her Monster Ball Tour.
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  • 2011
    Age 24
    Gaga was ranked as the second most-played artist of 2011 in the United Kingdom by the PPL.
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    In July 2011, she started dating actor and model Taylor Kinney, whom she met while filming the "You and I" music video.
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    Born This Way, released on May 23, 2011, debuted atop the Billboard 200 with first-week sales of 1.108 million copies, and topped the charts in more than 20 other countries.
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    In February 2011, Gaga released the lead single "Born This Way" from her studio album of the same name.
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  • 2010
    Age 23
    Forbes first listed Gaga on their 2010 Celebrity 100 and World's Most Powerful Women lists ranking her fourth and seventh, respectively. The success of The Fame and The Fame Monster allowed Gaga to start her second worldwide concert tour, The Monster Ball Tour, just weeks after finishing The Fame Ball Tour. Critically and commercially successful, the tour began in November 2009 and ended in May 2011, and grossed $227.4 million, making it the highest-grossing for a debut headlining artist.
    At the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards, Gaga won 8 of her 13 nominations, including Video of the Year for "Bad Romance".
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    But her collaboration with past producer, and ex-boyfriend, Rob Fusari led to her production team, Mermaid Music LLC, being sued in March 2010 when he claimed that he was entitled to a 20% share of the company's earnings.
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    Gaga also partnered with Polaroid in January 2010 as their Creative Director and revealed a trio of new photo capturing products called Grey Label.
  • 2009
    Age 22
    Gaga also performed songs from the albums at international events such as the 2009 Royal Variety Performance, 52nd Annual Grammy Awards, and the 2010 BRIT Awards.
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    While she traveled the globe, Gaga released The Fame Monster, an EP of eight songs, in November 2009.
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    Following her opening act on The Pussycat Dolls' 2009 Doll Domination Tour in Europe and Oceania, Gaga embarked on her own worldwide The Fame Ball Tour, which ran from March to September 2009.
  • 2008
    Age 21
    By 2008, Gaga relocated to Los Angeles in order to work extensively with her record label to complete her debut album, The Fame, and set up her own creative team called the Haus of Gaga, modeled on Andy Warhol's Factory.
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  • 2007
    Age 20
    Towards the end of 2007, Gaga met with songwriter and producer RedOne.
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    The latter was quick to sign her to his label Streamline Records, an imprint of Interscope Records, established in 2007.
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    Her relationship with Fusari ended in January 2007 following which she became romantically involved with a heavy metal drummer.
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  • 2006
    Age 19
    Fusari and Gaga established a company called Team Lovechild LLC to promote her career. They recorded and produced electropop tracks and sent them to music industry executives. Joshua Sarubin, the head of A&R at Def Jam Recordings, responded positively and after agreement from his boss, Antonio "L.A." Reid, Gaga was signed to Def Jam in September 2006.
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    According to the producer, they began dating in May 2006, and he claimed to have created the "Lady Gaga" moniker after the Queen song "Radio Ga Ga".
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    After the 2006 Songwriters Hall of Fame New Songwriters Showcase at The Cutting Room in June, Gaga was recommended to music producer Rob Fusari by talent scout Wendy Starland.
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  • 2005
    Age 18
    In the mid-2005, Gaga recorded a couple of songs with hip-hop singer Grandmaster Melle Mel, for an audio book accompanying Cricket Casey's children's book The Portal in the Park.
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  • 2001
    Age 14
    Her debut album The Fame (2008) provoked The Sunday Times to assert "in combining music, fashion, art and technology, Gaga evokes Madonna, Gwen Stefani circa 'Hollaback Girl', Kylie Minogue 2001 or Grace Jones right now", and a critic from The Boston Globe to comment that she draws: "obvious inspirations from Madonna to Gwen Stefani... in her girlish but sturdy pipes and bubbly beats."
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    She also appeared in a very small role as a mischievous classmate in the television drama series The Sopranos in a 2001 episode titled "The Telltale Moozadell".
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  • 1986
    Born on March 28, 1986.
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