About Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga is an American recording artist; she was born on March 28, 1986 in New York City. Her real name is Stefani Joanne Germanotta, and is the eldest child of Joseph & Cynthia Germanotta. She begun playing piano when she was 4 years old and by 13 she wrote her first piano ballad. She even started performing open mic nights when she was 14 years old. The singer attended Convent of the Sacred Heart, a private Roman Catholic School. Later on she got admitted to the New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. There, Lady Gaga studied music and improve her song writing skills. Read on to know more about Lady Gaga.
When Lady Gaga was 19 years old, she was firstly signed with Def Jam Recordings. But after three months she was dropped from Def Jam. Later on, she used to perform in the rock music scene in Lower East Side of the New York City. It has been revealed that music producer Rob Fusari helped her write some of her earlier songs and her vocal style was even compared to that of Freddie Mercury. However, after the Queen song ‘Radio Ga Ga”, she became to be known as Lady Gaga. Till 2007, Lady Gaga collaborated with performance artist Lady Starlight, she was the one who helps create her onstage fashions.
Lady Gaga later on signed with Streamline Records, which is an imprint of Interscope Records in 2007. During these days, she worked as a song writer but her vocal ability was recognized by Akon and had her sign to his own label Kon Live Distribution. The information on Lady Gaga reveals that, she released her first debut album The Fame in August 19 2008. The album becomes a big hit. The songs received positive reviews and it has gone to number one in four countries, also topping the Billboard Top Electronic Albums chart in the United States.
The first two singles of the album i.e. ‘Just Dance’ and ‘Poker Face’ have become international become a big hit. The song ‘Just Dance’ was also got nomination for Best Dance Recording at the 51st Grammy Awards. These two hit songs are co-written and co-produced with RedOne. In 2009, after having opened for New Kids on the Block and the Pussycat Dolls, Gaga embarked on her first headlining tour, The Fame Ball Tour. Lady Gaga released her second studio album The Fame Monster in 2009.