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Lady Gaga's 'Do What U Want' music video shelved over sex assault controversy

Lady Gaga's 'Do What U Want' music video shelved over sex assault controversy

NEW YORK, June 19 (UPI) --Lady Gaga's "Do What U Want" music video with R. Kelly and Terry Richardson was scrapped due to questionable sexual content and controversy surrounding the men.
Annie Martin
Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett make surprise appearance at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts

Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett make surprise appearance at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts

NEW YORK, June 17 (UPI) --Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett surprised students at the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts with an impromptu master class and performance on Monday.
Veronica Linares
Lady Gaga cancels shows: 'Ursula took my mermaid voice'

Lady Gaga cancels shows: 'Ursula took my mermaid voice'

NEW YORK, May 29 (UPI) --Lady Gaga has canceled the rest of her shows this week due to illness.
Annie Martin
UPI Almanac for Saturday, May 24, 2014

UPI Almanac for Saturday, May 24, 2014

UPI Almanac for Saturday, May 24, 2014
By United Press International
Taylor Kinney, Lady Gaga pose for rare photo together

Taylor Kinney, Lady Gaga pose for rare photo together

NEW YORK, May 8 (UPI) --Lady Gaga and boyfriend Taylor Kinney have been dating since 2011, but aren't often photographed together.
Danielle Haynes
Unretouched photos from Lady Gaga's Versace campaign leak online

Unretouched photos from Lady Gaga's Versace campaign leak online

LOS ANGELES, April 16 (UPI) -- Unretouched photos from Lady Gaga's 2014 Spring/Summer Versace campaign have leaked online.
Annie Martin
Lady Gaga tones down look with classic pink coat, simple blowout

Lady Gaga tones down look with classic pink coat, simple blowout

NEW YORK, April 4 (UPI) -- Lady Gaga has fashion mavens and fans all aflutter with her recent toned-down outfits and hairstyles.
Annie Martin
Bill Murray takes awesome selfie with Lady Gaga and David Letterman

Bill Murray takes awesome selfie with Lady Gaga and David Letterman

NEW YORK, April 3 (UPI) -- Bill Murray continued to be awesome on Wednesday when he took a selfie with David Letterman and Lady Gaga during his appearance on the "Late Show."
Annie Martin

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, March 28, 2014.
By United Press International
Lady Gaga says she is 'submissive' in her relationship, debuts new music video

Lady Gaga says she is 'submissive' in her relationship, debuts new music video

March 25 (UPI) -- Lady Gaga discussed submissiveness in her relationship and her latest music video during an interview on Monday.
Annie Martin
Rihanna to be honored with the 2014 CFDA Fashion Icon Award

Rihanna to be honored with the 2014 CFDA Fashion Icon Award

March 24 (UPI) -- Rihanna will be honored with the Fashion Icon Award at the 2014 Council of Fashion Designers of America fashion awards ceremony.
Annie Martin
Lady Gaga's 'G.U.Y.' video stars Andy Cohen and some 'Real Housewives'

Lady Gaga's 'G.U.Y.' video stars Andy Cohen and some 'Real Housewives'

March 23 (UPI) -- Lady Gaga recruited a few Bravo television personalities for her latest "ARTPOP" video.
Kate Stanton
Demi Lovato slams Lady Gaga's SXSW performance

Demi Lovato slams Lady Gaga's SXSW performance

March 16 (UPI) -- Demi Lovato has accused Lady Gaga of "glamorizing" eating disorders.
Kate Stanton
Katy Perry dissed by Lady Gaga at SXSW

Katy Perry dissed by Lady Gaga at SXSW

March 16 (UPI) -- Lady Gaga says she doesn't know what she has to do with other female pop stars like Katy Perry.
Danielle Haynes
SXSW: Lady Gaga roasts self on spit, gets vomit painted

SXSW: Lady Gaga roasts self on spit, gets vomit painted

March 14 (UPI) -- Lady Gaga sings while roasting over a spit and has a friend vomit paint on her during South By Southwest performance in Austin, Texas.
Danielle Haynes
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Singer Lady Gaga attends a press conference in Tokyo, Japan, on June 23, 2011. UPI/Keizo Mori
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Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta (born March 28, 1986), better known by her stage name Lady Gaga, is an American pop singer-songwriter. After enrolling at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts in 2003 and later performing in the rock music scene of New York City's Lower East Side, she signed with Streamline Records, an imprint of Interscope Records. During her early time at Interscope, she worked as a songwriter for fellow label artists and captured the attention of recording artist Akon who, recognizing her vocal abilities, signed her to his own label, Kon Live Distribution.

Gaga came to prominence following the release of her debut studio album The Fame (2008), which was a critical and commercial success and achieved international popularity with the singles "Just Dance" and "Poker Face". The album reached number one on the record charts of six countries, topped the Billboard Dance/Electronic Albums chart while simultaneously peaking at number two on the Billboard 200 chart in the United States and accomplished positions within the top ten worldwide. Achieving similar worldwide success, The Fame Monster (2009), its follow-up, produced a further three global chart-topping singles "Bad Romance", "Telephone" and "Alejandro" and allowed her to embark on her second global concert tour, The Monster Ball Tour, just months after having finished her first, The Fame Ball Tour. Her second studio album Born This Way (2011) topped the charts in all major musical markets after the arrival of its singles "Born This Way", "Judas" and "The Edge of Glory" – the first-mentioned achieved the number-one spot in countries worldwide and was the fastest-selling single in the history of iTunes, selling one million copies in five days.

Inspired by glam rock singers like David Bowie and Freddie Mercury, as well as dance-pop artists such as Madonna and Michael Jackson, Gaga is well-recognized for her outré and ever-changing sense of style in music, in fashion, in performance and in her music videos. Her contributions to the music industry have accrued her numerous achievements including five Grammy Awards, among twelve nominations; two Guinness World Records; and the estimated sale of 13 million albums and 51 million singles, making her one of the best-selling music artists worldwide. Billboard named her the Artist of the Year in 2010, ranking her as the 73rd Artist of the 2000s decade. Gaga has been included in the Time 100 list of the most influential people in the world as well as being listed in a number of Forbes' annual lists.

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