American singer Lady Gaga's lightning burst onto the scene and immediately was able to get to the top of "Mount Olympus" foreign show business. She is the recipient of many awards and has many awards, which include six "Grammy" awards, 13 MTV Video Music Awards and eight MTV Europe Music Awards. The newspaper «Time» singer has given the honorary title of the most influential women in the world.

Lady GaGa (Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta) was born on 28 March 1986 in New York. His father - a businessman, an entrepreneur, a former musician, Joseph Germanotta, mother - Cynthia Germanotta. Both parents are Italian Americans.

As a child, Stephanie interested in music, in the 4 years she could play the piano. By doing cover versions of songs by Michael Jackson on piano, she wrote them down on a small tape recorder. His first piano ballad she wrote for the 13-year-old. In 1997, Lady Gaga went to study at the Roman Catholic school Convent of The Sacred Heart. Her classmates were Paris Hilton and Caroline Kennedy. According to our heroine, she rarely talked to them.

At school, the girl was a diligent, disciplined student, students do not love her extravagant clothing. And as for the fact that she has played in musical groups. In 2000, Lady Gaga began performing at the Club Bitter End. At this time in high school, she became involved in several musicals, which put the students themselves. At the same age, she played in a group Regis Jazz Band. The following year, Stephanie was invited to perform at clubs downtown New York, playing with bands Mackin Pulsifer and SGBand. It was at 15 years old the first time she began to appear on stage in the ultra-short miniskirts and bikinis. From this age, she does not get tired to shock the audience. She also participates in shows with transvestites.

After graduation in 2003, she became a student of the School of Arts at New York University. At that time, she moved from her parents in the university dormitory. After studying two courses, Stephanie left school to pursue stage work.

Lady Gaga music career in 2006 first used the pseudonym Stephanie Lady GaGa. The history of its creation is based on the songs of Freddie Mercury «Radio Ga-Ga». So it began to call the producer Rob Fyuzari, with whom she began working at the time. According to him, the singer made faces as well as a great singer in the clip. Together with him the producer wrote several songs that sang, speaking in New York clubs.

At the same time, she signed her first record deal with Def Jam Recordings, which belongs to the world belonging to the audio recording giant Universal Music Group. But less than a year the contract was terminated. In 2008, Lady Gaga has signed a new contract, this time with the label Interscope Records. He helped her in this show business bigwig producer Vincent Herbert. With this label, she worked as a songwriter. There she became author of songs for Britney Spears. Later, she met with rapper Akon, who liked the demo songs Lady GaGa. He eventually signed her to record an album on their own label, Kon Live Records.

FIRST popular songs Lady Gaga Popularity came to Lady Gaga in Canada after her first album «The Fame» in 2008. The disc was a commercial success, it topped the charts in six countries, among the top ten in the ratings of radio stations around the world. Special mention was made of the song «Just Dance» and «Poker Face».

His first concert after the plate she gave in the autumn of the same year. Helps her musicians from the group New Kids on the Block. In January of the following year she went on tour with the Pussycat Dolls for European countries. Self tour Lady Gaga went in March 2009 for North America. In the next few years, she won five Grammy awards, despite the fact that it has been nominated 12 times.

The second album «The Fame Monster» Lady Gaga was released in November 2009, it included such singles as the «Bad Romance», «Telephone» (recorded by the singer with the participation of Beyonce Knowles), «Alejandro», «Monster», «Dance in the Dark ». In the summer of 2010, the press reported that the star has a predisposition to a disease called systemic lupus erythematosus, the singer later confirmed. This topic was actively discussed in various sources, but the disease it has not been revealed. During the MTV VMA awards in autumn 2010 Lady Gaga has been recognized in eight nominations, setting a record for all time of the ceremony. At the same time Guinness World Records awarded her the title of the most popular women in the number of searches on the Internet. A month later, her views on the YouTube channel of video clips over one billion, also for the first time in history.

The second full-length studio album, Lady Gaga «Born This Way» was officially released in France May 19, 2011. Three months before that date, the singer began to present singles from this album: «Born This Way», «Judas», «The Edge of Glory», «Hair». Thanks to the Internet album quickly spread around the world. Fans of Star active downloads songs. Next album «Artpop» was released two years after the previous one, in November of 2013. Work on it began with the beginning of 2012 with producer Fernando Garibeem.

Lady Gaga is a movie star, not only sings, travels around the globe and is bathed in glory. She has always been no stranger to a certain theatricality inherent in the clips and performances. It is therefore not surprising that Lady Gaga started acting in movies. The first film with its participation - "Machete Kills" directed by Robert Rodriguez. True film flopped at the box office, collecting only 15 million dollars, when he was 20. A spent for the role of killers La Chameleon Lady Gaga was nominated for a "Razzie" in the category "Worst Actress".

In 2014 saw the release of "Sin City 2: A woman, for which there is a killing," in which the star performed a small role Bertha.

At the end of February 2015 the press reported that the singer to appear in the fifth season of the horror series "American Horror Story." This was announced by the show's producers. What kind of role performed by Gaga, it is still unknown. The show of the new season of the television series is scheduled for the autumn. According to press reports, he will be called "hotel", it will be 13 episodes.

Till some time about the personal life of a star was not known anything for certain - it was a set of rumors and gossip. At the shooting clip «You and I» Star acquainted with the actor Taylor Kinney in 2011. Several months later, Lady Gaga began dating Kinney. In 2012, beloved for some time parted, but then resumed their romance.

On Valentine's Day, February 14, 2015, her boyfriend proposed to her, which took Gaga. Star shared the news with your subscribers on Twitter. It is possible that the wedding is not far off.

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In autumn of 2014 was released the fourth jazz album Lady Gaga «Cheek to Cheek», on which work began in 2012. It was planned that the release date will be January 1, but in the process of recording timing shifted for several quarters. The album was recorded in conjunction with the American singer Tony Bennett. At the end of the year, along with singer Tony went on tour together in support of the album.

In 2015, the 87th Oscar film awards ceremony the singer performed, performing several songs from "The Sound of Music."

Interesting facts about Lady Gaga by the number of albums sold to date, it is in the lead: it sold more than 23 million albums and 60 million singles. For these achievements, she twice fell into the Guinness Book of Records.

Lady GaGa actively advocates for gays and lesbians in America it is called a gay icon. She often goes to the rallies in support of sexual minorities actively protested against the law "do not ask, do not tell", which the US military should not talk about their orientation. American music weekly Billboard named her the best actor of 2010. Also revision edition made it to the list of the best artists of zero years, it ranked 73rd.

Forbes magazine has made it into the list of the hundred most influential celebrities in the world. She also took seventh place in the top of the "100 Most Powerful Women," which was the publication.

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Gaga began to play the piano at the age of four, wrote her first piano ballad at 13, and played at open mic night a year later. An avid thespian in high school musicals, she played the lead roles of Adelaide in Guys and Dolls and Philia in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, auditioning for New York shows without success, though she did appear in a small role as a mischievous classmate in the 2001 Sopranos episode "The Telltale Moozadell". She studied method acting at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute for ten years. At age 17, Gaga gained early admission to Collaborative Arts Project 21 (CAP21)—a music school at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts—in 2003, and lived in a NYU dorm. There, she studied music and improved her songwriting skills by writing essays on art, religion, social issues and politics, including a thesis on pop artists Spencer Tunick and Damien Hirst. During her second semester of her sophomore year in 2005, she withdrew from the school to focus on her music career. Also that year, she played an unsuspecting diner customer for MTV's Boiling Points, a prank reality television show.