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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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Lady Gaga -- SMACKED in the Head by Giant Pole During Show

Lady Gaga
SMACKED in the Head by Giant Pole During Show

Lady Gaga got into a bad romance on stage in New Zealand ... with a giant pole that fell on her head!Gaga was performing her song "Judas" when the mishap occured, but she never missed a… READ MORE >

Madonna to Lady Gaga -- I Can Steal Your Songs, Too!

Madonna to Lady Gaga
I Can Steal Your Songs Too

The shoe was on the other foot in Israel Friday -- Madonna performed a cover of Lady Gaga's hit song "Born This Way" ... the same song Madonna called a rip-off of her earlier work ... but it's… READ MORE >

- 879 days ago
Lady Gaga -- Fears for Her Life, Axes Concert in Indonesia

Lady Gaga
Fears for Her Life ... Axes Concert in Indonesia

Lady Gaga is TERRIFIED Islamic hardliners might attack her concert in Indonesia, so she cancelled it ... this according to her reps. Gaga's management team announced today there were major… READ MORE >

- 881 days ago
Judge Judy & Lady Gaga -- Born This Wave

Judge Judy & Lady Gaga
Born This Wave

Here's "Judge Judy" star Judith Sheindlin, 69, in NYC on Wednesday (left) -- and cutting edge popstar Lady Gaga in Taiwan on Wednesday as well (right).It ain't easy being green.We're just sayin'. READ MORE >

- 891 days ago
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 >

- 895 days ago
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 >

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

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

The Russkies are pissed ... claiming a doomed Lady Gaga concert screwed them out of $1.5 million -- and now, they're taking it to court.TV Service ZAO -- a media company that owns the Russian… READ MORE >

- 1000 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

No one can resist getting down on the dance floor when Bell Biv Devoe starts performing "Poison" -- not even Mary J. Blige and Toni Braxton!It all went down at a birthday party last night for… READ MORE >

- 1001 days ago
Lady Gaga's Boyfriend Taylor Kinney -- Cut Up Outside Beach House

Lady Gaga's BF
Cut Up Outside Beach House

Lady Gaga's new boy toy -- "Vampire Diaries" star Taylor Kinney -- has already established the pec'ing order in his blossoming relationship ... shredding out hardcore in Southern California… READ MORE >

- 1030 days ago
Lady Gaga Shows Off New 'Vampire' Boyfriend Taylor Kinney

Lady Gaga
Shows Off New 'Vampire' Boyfriend

In one of the first pics of the couple in public, Lady Gaga strolled with her hot new "Vampire Diaries" boyfriend Taylor Kinney in California recently.The couple met on the set of Gaga's video for… READ MORE >

- 1031 days ago

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