Lady Gaga – American pop icon, whose debut album included such hits as “Just Dance” and “Poker Face”. Her next mini-album “The Fame Monster” was nominated six times for the Grammy Award.
Stephanie Joanne Angelina Germanotta was born on March 28, 1986 in New York to the family of Cynthia and Joseph Germanotta. Germanotta, now better known as Lady Gaga, later became the world-famous pop star.
Gaga learned to play the piano in 4 years. At the age of 11 she was admitted to the Juilliard School in Manhattan, but instead attended a private Catholic school in the city. She continued to study music and perform, her first piano ballad was written at the age of 13, and her first performance at the nightclub of New York was at the age of 14.
A few years later, Gaga was prematurely admitted to the Tish School of Art at New York University – she was one of 20 students around the world who were honored. Already at school she studied music and perfected her writing skills. Later, she dropped out of school to seek creative inspiration. To make ends meet she had to work on three jobs, including a go-go dancer, immediately she improved her performance skills.
In 2005, Lady Gaga did not cooperate with Def Jam Records for long, but a few months later the contract was canceled. After losing the contract with the label, the singer herself performed in various clubs and places of
In 2007, when she was 20, Gaga began working for Interscope Records as an author of songs for other artists of this label, including Britney Spears, New Kids on the Block and The Pussycat Dolls. R & B artist Eikon noticed Gaga when she performed in a burlesque show called “Lady Gaga and The Starlight Revue”, which she herself put on. Impressed Akon signed the singer under her label Kon Live, which was part of Interscope. During 2007 and 2008, Gaga composed and recorded her debut album “The Fame”. He received good reviews and became popular in the US. And with the help of her own creative group “Haus of Gaga” the singer started to move to the world level.
Lady Gaga’s debut single “Just Dance” was first presented on the radio in early 2008, it received popular recognition and enjoyed commercial success. The song was nominated for a 2008 Grammy Award. But she lost the song Daft Punk “Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger”, but this did not prevent Gaga in 2009 to take number 1 in all major pop charts. The second single from The Fame – “Poker Face”, became even more successful for Gaga. The song took the leading position in the charts in almost every category in almost all countries. Both songs were written by Eikon’s assistant RedOne, who co-wrote most of the albums of Lady Gaga.
Later, in 2008, Lady Gaga began work with the newly reunited group New Kids on the Block. She also worked with the band on the song “Big Girl Now” from the album “The Block” of the band New Kids on the Block. A year later, Gaga released the album “The Fame Monster”, which included eight songs, followed, in 2011, her album “Born This Way”. In 2013, Gaga released her third studio album “Artpop”. But the album did not receive the same high-profile responses as it was with her previous work. Among other things, there were changes in her immediate environment, she ceased cooperation with her manager. In 2014 she recorded the jazz album “Cheek to Cheek” with Tony Bennett. In an interview with Parade, Lady Gaga commented on her last collaboration: ” Working with Tony again gave me everything I knew, but began to forget when life began to change and become noisy. For Tony, it’s all about great music. “