Gaga initially performed in theater, showing up in high institution plays, and examined at CAP21 with New York University's Tisch School of the Arts before going down out to go after a musical occupation. After leaving a rock band, getting involved in the Lower East Side's avant garde efficiency art circuit, as well as being dropped from a contract with Def Jam Recordings, Gaga worked as a songwriter for Sony/ATV Music Publishing.
Her launching cd The Fame (2008) was an important as well as commercial success which generated international chart-topping singles such as "Just Dance" and also "Poker Face". A follow-up EP, The Fame Monster (2009), was consulted with a similar reception as well as released the effective songs "Bad Romance", "Telephone", as well as "Alejandro". Her second unabridged album Born This Way was launched in 2011, topping the graphes in more than 20 nations, consisting of the United States, where it marketed over one million duplicates in its first week. The cd generated leading solitary "Born This Way". Her third album Artpop, launched in 2013, topped the US charts and consisted of the successful singles "Applause" and "Do What U Want". In 2014, Gaga released a joint jazz cd with Tony Bennett labelled Cheek to Cheek, which became her 3rd successive number one in the United States.
With international album and solitary sales of 28 million as well as 140 million respectively, as of April 2015, she is among the very popular artists of all time. Her accomplishments consist of 12 Guinness World Records, six Grammy Awards, and also a Songwriters Hall of Fame's Contemporary Icon Award-- first musician ever to win-- for "achieving an iconic standing in pop culture." In 2011, Gaga got the Fashion Icon lifetime success honor from the Council of Fashion Designers of America. She on a regular basis shows up on Billboard's Artists of the Year lists as well as Forbes's power and also revenues rankings. In 2013, Time listed Gaga as one of the Most Influential People of the Decade, while in 2015, she was called Billboard's Woman of the Year. Outside of her music, she is noted for her kind endeavors as well as social activism, including LGBT rights as well as HIV/AIDS prevention. In 2012, Gaga set up the Born This Way Foundation, a charitable company that concentrates on young people empowerment.
Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta (born March 28, 1986), much better recognized by her phase name Lady Gaga, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Gaga initially did in cinema, appearing in high college plays, and studied at CAP21 with New York University's Tisch School of the Arts before going down out to go after a music profession. After leaving a rock band, participating in the Lower East Side's avant garde efficiency art circuit, as well as being gone down from a contract with Def Jam Recordings, Gaga worked as a songwriter for Sony/ATV Music Publishing.