(Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta;) New York, 1986) American singer. Great more recent pop diva and Queen when less of eccentricity by the aesthetics of groundbreaking accompanying their concerts and his appearances in public, the albums and singles of its still short but original race have repeatedly led the charts and earned numerous awards and recognitions. In the 2010 edition of the MTV Video Music Awards, was the great winner to take eight of thirteen awards that aspired.
Lady Gaga Poker Face video
Daughter of a businessman and a Wizard of telecommunications of Italian origin, four years began to play the piano by hearsay, and the twelve already made his first steps as a composer. He studied at the convent of the sacred heart, in Manhattan, an elitist private and Catholic school for women in which, at the same time, they also studied other girls that would feed the enamel-paper pages (although for other reasons): Paris Hilton and Kim Kardashian. At the age of seventeen, she was admitted to the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University to study music, although it left him a few months. Rellenita and long brown hair, began his career playing melodic songs at the piano in clubs and small halls of New York. Nothing foreshadowed it would soon result in a global icon.
In 2006, Stefani acted on the Lower East Side with cover bands Mackin Pulsifer and SGBand. It Meanwhile tried, without success, put his models in some record labels, and eked out a living as a songwriter for artists like Pussycat Dolls, New Kids on the Block, Fergie and Akon. Things change when he met music producer Rob Fusari, which initiated a working relationship and sentimental. It was Fusari who gave him the nickname of Lady Gaga, in honor of the song Radio Gaga of Queen, one of the groups of Stefani header.
And then gave a twist to his career. In the Lower East Side, where he lived between parties and drugs, created with performance artist Lady Starlight dance entitled Lady Gaga and the Starlight Revue, which already hinted the new directions that would develop the artist, above all the aesthetic and avant-garde, burlesque show. One day Akon, who already knew his abilities as a composer, heard her sing and decided to hire her to his label, Kon Live Distribution. Lady Gaga began to work, in collaboration with Fusari and other producers such as RedOne and Martin Kierszenbaum, which would be his debut, The Fame album.
The first single from the album, Just Dance, appeared in April 2008, coinciding with his distancing from Fusari, and shortly after was number one in countries such as United States (with more than 400,000 digital downloads), Canada, Australia or United Kingdom. For this work the new artist was nominated for a Grammy for the first time. The phenomenon Lady Gaga was born. The Fame came to the shops of discs in August, and the second single from the album, Poker Face, co-writing and co-produced, as above, by RedOne, a month later. Once again, the song was number one in a score of countries, including the United States, which again clinched it to the top of the list Billboard Hot 100 (April 2009).
Lady Gaga Poker Face video
The Fame, a mixture of the electropop and synthpop sounds and 1980s dance, was one of the most sold of 2009 around the world, with more than 12 million copies, and reached number one in countries such as United Kingdom, Canada and Ireland. Lady Gaga songs were heard in all the radio stations and the artist began to be home in the specialised press. This contributed, also his first tour, The Fame Ball Tour; their promotional videos, care to detail with an aesthetic increasingly more in keeping with the Lady Gaga we know today, and five nominations at the Grammy Awards. In Just Dance blonde Gaga appears already Platinum; with a Flash of lightning on the cheek, pays homage to David Bowie's Aladdin Sane, another of its references. And Poker Face it incorporates your vein sexy and futuristic. Poker Face received three nominations at the MTV Video Music Awards 2009, including best video of the year award which finally went to (Single Ladies Beyonce).
To while her singles began to be number one and their videos went on rampage on television and in Internet, Lady Gaga was forging his character and his legend. Hairstyles impossible, extreme makeup, wardrobe sidereal or cosmic or simply groundbreaking, increasingly sophisticated scenery, choreography bordering on the pornographic, eccentricities mil and statements explosive to the press (as when declared hermaphrodite) made it increasingly popular, and began to be common to be the center of attention.
In the last quarter of 2009 Lady Gaga released her second Studio album, The Fame Monster. He presented his first single, Bad Romance, at the Alexander McQueen spring/summer 2010 fashion week, October 25, 2009. The impact could not be more spectacular. Bad Romance was number one in countries such as United Kingdom, Canada, Peru, Germany, France, Italy, Ireland, Spain, Sweden, Austria and Denmark, and its promotional video, valued by critics for its innovative elements, exceeded the two hundred million hits on YouTube, becoming the most watched in history.
This simple followed Telephone (played a Duet with Beyonce and accompanied by a ten minute video), Alejandro and Dancer in the Dark. For the promotion of the album, Gaga embarked on his second world tour, The Monster Ball Tour, officially announced on October 15, 2009. Described by Gaga as the "first opera electropop", tour would take it five continents until June 2011, and recalaría in Spain in two unique concerts, Barcelona and Madrid, 7 and December 12, 2010. Tickets went on sale on 5 may; three days later they were exhausted.
September 12, 2010, Lady Gaga was the star of the MTV Video Music Awards, at the theatre gala Ángeles Nokia, to take up eight of the thirteen awards to those who aspired: best video of the year ( Bad Romance), best pop video, best video by a female artist, best video dance, best choreography best direction and best editing; by Telephone, in which he appears with Beyonce, the best collaboration was. GAGA was presented with eight different dresses (one for each award and among them one made with fillets of beef which caused stupor), she took the opportunity to announce the title of his next album: Born This Way, that would see the light in May 2011 and had again an extraordinary acceptance, both in sales and in its valuation by musical critics.