She is known for reinventing herself throughout her career and for her versatility in numerous areas of the entertainment industry. Gaga began performing as a teenager, singing at open mic nights and acting in school plays. She rose to prominence the following year with her debut album The Fame and its chart-topping singles "Just Dance" and "Poker Face". Sign in or Register. Lady Gaga Born 28 March Performances 4. What to expect from Lady Gaga's Super Bowl performance. Last Played on BBC.
Thu 23 Apr Premiered at Coachella in , it was dedicated not only to her fans, but also to a close friend who had cancer. As its only conventional ballad, Speechless sticks out like a sore thumb. But its slurred, whiskey-soaked vocals and over-the-top 70s rock production lend it a knowingly playful edge. Thankfully a hint of the old Gaga can be found in the chugging groove of the camp cowboy fantasy John Wayne. Artpop found Gaga careening between genres with more than a hint of desperation, but she finds space to breathe on the skyscraping Gypsy. One for the anti-pop brigade who remain unconvinced about her vocal prowess.
Every release became an event; her every move was dissected on social media. No pop star this decade has been more committed to achieving transcendence through her art. She has undoubtedly raised the bar for pop music, videos, fashion, and live performances. But the comedown, if you can call it that, has been fascinating in its own way.
American singer, songwriter and producer Lady Gaga has recorded material for seven studio albums and three extended plays EP , and has been featured on songs on other artists' respective albums. After signing with Interscope, Gaga began working on her debut album The Fame , which was released in It produced the global chart-topping singles " Just Dance " and " Poker Face ". The album has influences of the s pop music and discusses Gaga's love for fame while also dealing with subjects such as love, sexuality, money and drugs. Its tracks include " Speechless ", written solely by Gaga, as well as " Alejandro ", " Telephone " and " Bad Romance ". The EP explores the darker side of fame. Gaga's second full-length album, Born This Way , was released in The album's themes include sexuality, religion, freedom, feminism and individualism. Primarily influenced by synthpop and dance-pop , it incorporated musical genres which had not been previously explored by Gaga, such as electronic rock and techno. Described as "a celebration and a poetic musical journey",  the album revolves around her personal views of fame, love, sex, feminism, self-empowerment, overcoming addiction, and reactions to media scrutiny.