67 Facts About Lady Gaga

1. Lady Gaga's is known for her image reinventions and musical versatility.

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2. Lady Gaga began performing as a teenager, singing at open mic nights and acting in school plays.

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3. Lady Gaga's studied at Collaborative Arts Project 21, through New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, before dropping out to pursue a career in music.

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4. Lady Gaga's ventured into acting, playing leading roles in the miniseries American Horror Story: Hotel, for which she received a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress, and the critically acclaimed musical drama film A Star Is Born (2018).

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5. Lady Gaga's considered herself a misfit and was mocked for "being either too provocative or too eccentric".

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6. Lady Gaga began playing the piano at age four when her mother insisted she become "a cultured young woman".

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7. Lady Gaga's took piano lessons and practiced through her childhood.

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8. In 2003, at age 17, Lady Gaga gained early admission to Collaborative Arts Project 21, a music school at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, and lived in an NYU dorm.

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9. In 2005, Lady Gaga recorded two songs with hip-hop artist Melle Mel for an audio book accompanying Cricket Casey's children's novel The Portal in the Park.

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10. Lady Gaga's formed a band called the SGBand with some friends from NYU.

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11. Fusari and Lady Gaga established a company called Team Lovechild, LLC to promote her career.

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12. In late 2007, Lady Gaga met with songwriter and producer RedOne.

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13. Lady Gaga's collaborated with him in the recording studio for a week on her debut album, signing with Cherrytree Records, an Interscope imprint established by producer and songwriter Martin Kierszenbaum; she wrote four songs with Kierszenbaum.

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14. The video for "Bad Romance" became the most watched on YouTube in April 2010, and that October, Lady Gaga became the first person with more than one billion combined views.

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15. Lady Gaga's was the most nominated artist for a single year, and the first woman to receive two nominations for Video of the Year at the same ceremony.

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16. Lady Gaga performed songs from her albums at the 2009 Royal Variety Performance, the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards, and the 2010 Brit Awards.

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17. Lady Gaga's partnered with Polaroid in January 2010 as their creative director and announced a suite of photo-capture products called Grey Label.

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18. In February 2011, Lady Gaga released "Born This Way", the lead single from her studio album of the same name.

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19. Lady Gaga's performed a concert at the Sydney Town Hall in Australia that year to promote Born This Way and to celebrate former US President Bill Clinton's 65th birthday.

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20. Lady Gaga began work on her third studio album, Artpop, in early 2012, during the Born This Way Ball tour; she crafted the album to mirror "a night at the club".

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21. Lady Gaga hosted an episode of Saturday Night Live in November 2013.

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22. In September 2014, Lady Gaga released a collaborative jazz album with Tony Bennett titled Cheek to Cheek.

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23. Lady Gaga won Billboard Woman of the Year and Contemporary Icon Award at the 2015 Annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Awards.

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24. At the 73rd Golden Globe Awards, Lady Gaga received the Best Actress in a Miniseries or Television Film award for her work on the season.

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25. Lady Gaga's appeared in Nick Knight's 2015 fashion film for Tom Ford's 2016 spring campaign and was guest editor for V fashion magazine's 99th issue in January 2016, which featured 16 different covers.

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26. Lady Gaga's released a standalone-single, "The Cure", which reached the top 10 in Australia.

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27. In March 2018, Lady Gaga supported the March for Our Lives gun-control rally in Washington, DC, and released a cover of Elton John's "Your Song" for his tribute album Revamp.

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28. An admirer of Cooper's work, Lady Gaga agreed to the project due to its portrayal of addiction and depression.

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29. Lady Gaga launched her vegan makeup line, Haus Laboratories, in September 2019 exclusively on Amazon.

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30. In February 2020, Lady Gaga began a relationship with entrepreneur Michael Polansky.

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31. At the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards, Lady Gaga won five awards, including the inaugural Tricon Award recognizing artists accomplished in different areas of the entertainment industry.

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32. The album's promotional rollout included the television special One Last Time: An Evening with Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, released in November 2021, on CBS, which featured select performances from the duo's August 3 and 5 performances at Radio City Music Hall.

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33. Lady Gaga's stayed in character for 18 months, speaking with an accent for nine months during that period.

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34. Lady Gaga's earned the New York Film Critics Circle Award, and nominations for the BAFTA Award, Critics' Choice Award, Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actress.

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35. Lady Gaga wrote the song "Hold My Hand" for the 2022 film Top Gun: Maverick, and composed the score alongside Hans Zimmer and Harold Faltermeyer.

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36. Lady Gaga is set to star with Joaquin Phoenix in Joker: Folie a Deux, which will be released on October 4, 2024.

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37. Lady Gaga grew up listening to artists such as Michael Jackson, the Beatles, Stevie Wonder, Queen, Bruce Springsteen, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Whitney Houston, Elton John, Christina Aguilera and Blondie, who have all influenced her music.

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38. Lady Gaga was inspired by her mother to be interested in fashion, which she now says is a major influence and integrated with her music.

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39. Lady Gaga says she was influenced by Osho's work in valuing rebellion through creativity and equality.

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40. Lady Gaga is a contralto, with a range spanning from B2 to B5.

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41. At the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards, Lady Gaga appeared in drag as her male alter ego, Jo Calderone, and delivered a lovesick monologue before a performance of her song "You and I".

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42. When interviewed by Barbara Walters for her annual ABC News special 10 Most Fascinating People in 2009, Lady Gaga dismissed the claim that she is intersex as an urban legend.

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43. People ranked her number one on their "Best Dressed Stars of 2021" list, writing that Lady Gaga "strutted the streets in high-fashion designs, from a sculptural seersucker number to a black lace corseted gown—accessorizing each with elegant updos, sky-high heels and retro shades—like it was no sweat.

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44. In July 2012, Lady Gaga co-founded the social networking service LittleMonsters.

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45. In 2016, Lady Gaga was banned in China again after she publicly talked with the Dalai Lama.

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46. All profits from her online store that day were donated, and Lady Gaga announced that $500,000 was collected for the fund.

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47. Hours after the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami hit Japan, Lady Gaga tweeted a link to Japan Prayer Bracelets.

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48. In June 2011, Lady Gaga performed at MTV Japan's charity show in Makuhari Messe, which benefited the Japanese Red Cross.

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49. In 2012, Lady Gaga joined the campaign group Artists Against Fracking.

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50. In collaboration with Cyndi Lauper, Lady Gaga joined forces with MAC Cosmetics to launch a line of lipstick under their supplementary cosmetic line, Viva Glam.

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51. In 2012, Lady Gaga launched the Born This Way Foundation, a non-profit organization that focuses on youth empowerment.

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52. In October 2015, at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, Lady Gaga joined 200 high school students, policy makers, and academic officials, including Peter Salovey, to discuss ways to recognize and channel emotions for positive outcomes.

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53. Lady Gaga partnered with Starbucks for a week in June 2017 with the "Cups of Kindness" campaign, where the company donated 25 cents from some of the beverages sold to the foundation.

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54. In 2021, Lady Gaga collaborated with the Champagne house Dom Perignon to release a limited edition of Rose Vintage 2005 bottles along with a sculpture designed by her.

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55. Lady Gaga spoke at the 2009 National Equality March in Washington, DC to support the LGBT rights movement.

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56. Lady Gaga urged her fans via YouTube to contact their senators in an effort to overturn the policy.

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57. Lady Gaga appeared at Europride, an international event dedicated to LGBT pride, in Rome in June 2011.

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58. Lady Gaga's criticized the poor state of gay rights in many European countries and described gay people as "revolutionaries of love".

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59. Lady Gaga's opposed the presidency of Donald Trump and his military transgender ban.

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60. Lady Gaga's supported former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for president in 2016.

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61. Lady Gaga made a congratulatory speech commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots and the LGBTQ+ community's accomplishments at WorldPride NYC 2019 outside the Stonewall Inn, birthplace of the modern gay rights movement.

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62. Lady Gaga was named the "Queen of Pop" in a 2011 ranking by Rolling Stone based on record sales and social media metrics.

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63. Lady Gaga's received a National Arts Awards' Young Artist Award, which honors individuals who have shown accomplishments and leadership early in their career, the Jane Ortner Artist Award from the Grammy Museum in 2016, and a National Board of Review Award for Best Actress in 2018.

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64. Lady Gaga's is the twelfth top digital singles artist in the US, with 85.5 million equivalent units certified according to Recording Industry Association of America, was the first woman to receive the Digital Diamond Award certification from RIAA, one of three artists with at least two Diamond certified songs ("Bad Romance" and "Poker Face"), and the first and only artist to have two songs pass seven million downloads ("Poker Face" and "Just Dance").

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65. Lady Gaga's was included on Forbes Celebrity 100 from 2010 to 2015 and then from 2018 to 2020, having topped the list in 2011.

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66. Lady Gaga appeared on their list of the World's Most Powerful Women from 2010 to 2014.

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67. Lady Gaga's was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine in 2010 and 2019, and ranked second in its most influential people of the past ten years readers' poll in 2013.

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