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Lady Gaga

Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta (/ˈstɛfəniː dʒərməˈnɑːtə/ STE-fə-nee jurr-mə-NOT-ə; born March 28, 1986), 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. During her employment as a songwriter for the record company, her vocal abilities captured the attention of recording artist Akon, who signed her to his label Kon Live Distribution. Lady Gaga came to prominence as a recording artist following the release of her debut album The Fame (2008), which was a critical and commercial success that topped charts around the world and included the international number-one singles "Just Dance" and "Poker Face". After embarking on the The Fame Ball Tour, she followed the album with The Fame Monster (2009), which spawned the worldwide hit singles "Bad Romance", "Telephone" and "Alejandro". The Fame Monster's success allowed her

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Judge Judy & Lady Gaga -- Born This Wave

Judge Judy & Lady Gaga
Born This Wave

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Lady Gaga -- NOT Engaged

Lady Gaga
NOT Engaged

Despite a photo that seems to say to the contrary ... Lady Gaga is NOT engaged ... sources close to the singer tell TMZ. Famed photog and close friend Terry Richardson posted a photo last… READ MORE >

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Lady Gaga -- Engaged?

Lady Gaga
Engaged?

Famed celeb photographer Terry Richardson posted a photo of Lady Gaga last night ... sporting a giant rock he claims is her engagement ring. Gaga herself has said nothing about the ring (and by… READ MORE >

- 840 days ago
Russian TV Company Sues Over Ill-Fated Lady Gaga Concert

Lady Gaga
Russian TV Co. Sues Over Ill-Fated Performance

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- 945 days ago
Mary J. Blige and Toni Braxton -- Rocking Out to Bell Biv Devoe [VIDEO]

Mary J. Blige and Toni Braxton
Rocking Out to Bell Biv Devoe

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Lady Gaga's BF
Cut Up Outside Beach House

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- 974 days ago
Lady Gaga Shows Off New 'Vampire' Boyfriend Taylor Kinney

Lady Gaga
Shows Off New 'Vampire' Boyfriend

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- 975 days ago
Lady Gaga Lawsuit -- Whiney Former Assistant Claims GaGa Demanded Towel After Shower

Lady Gaga Lawsuit
Whiney Assistant Claims Gaga Demanded Towel After Shower!

In what reads like one of the biggest sour grapes lawsuits of the year, Lady Gaga's former assistant claims she was a slave to the singer, having to do such unconscionable things as fetching a… READ MORE >

- 980 days ago
Cheerios: Lady Gaga's Naked O-Face Is O-Kay With Us

Cheerios
Lady Gaga's Naked O-Face Is O-Kay With Us

Lady Gaga can pour Cheerios all over her wet, naked body as long as she wants -- the cereal company tells TMZ, the singer's controversial new music video is all just freedom of expression.If you… READ MORE >

- 1002 days ago
Lady Gaga Dress Designer: Butt Cheek Flashing Was a MISTAKE

Gaga Dress Designer
Butt Cheek Flashing Was a MISTAKE

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