Introduction and Childhood
Lady Gaga is an American singer, songwriter, and actress who was born on March 28, 1986. Her image makeovers and musical diversity have made her famous. Gaga began her career as a performer when she was a teenager; singing at open mic nights and participating in school productions. Before leaving out to pursue a career in music; she studied at Collaborative Arts Project 21 at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.
She worked as a songwriter for Sony/ATV Music Publishing after her contract with Def Jam Recordings was terminated, and in 2007 she signed a joint agreement with Interscope Records and Akon’s label, KonLive Distribution. The Fame, Gaga’s debut studio album, and the chart-topping songs “Just Dance” and “Poker Face” catapulted her to stardom the following year.
Her Rise to Stardom
All five of Gaga’s subsequent studio albums debuted at the top of the Billboard 200 in the United States. Born This Way (2011), her second full-length album explored electronic rock and techno-pop and went platinum in its first week. With over one million downloads in under a week, the title track became the fastest-selling song on the iTunes Store.
Following the release of her EDM-influenced third album, Artpop (2013), and its lead hit “Applause. Gaga released the jazz album Cheek to Cheek (2014); with Tony Bennett, as well as the soft rock album Joanne (2015). (2016). She has dabbled in acting, starring in the highly acclaimed musical drama film A Star Is Born (2015) and the miniseries American Horror Story: Hotel (2015–2016), for which she won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress (2018).
Her Impact On Pop Culture
Although Gaga has been hailed as a trendsetter for her use of controversy to raise awareness about a variety of topics. According to The Independent’s Frankie Graddon, Gaga influenced protest clothing on the red carpet; by wearing a meat dress to express her hatred for the US military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy.