For detractors, Lady Gaga is the weird singer who once wore an outfit of meat, entered the Grammys in an egg, and is the subject of an urban legend that says sheâ€™s actually a man. For fans, Lady Gaga is â€śMother Monster,â€ť the â€śQueen of Pop,â€ť a role model, a fashion icon, and a singer who is taking pop music to new and amazing heights.
Born Stefani Germanotta in 1986 in New York City, Gaga got her start in the music business as a songwriter. Her debut album, The Fame, dropped in 2008. The following year she released the very successful EP, The Fame Monster. Also in 2009, Lady Gaga launched â€śThe Monster Ball Tour.â€ť During this epic trek, Lady Gaga tickets were collected on four continents at more than 200 shows.
Not only was it a critical success, but itâ€™s one of the highest-grossing concert tours of all-time. During â€śThe Monster Ball Tour,â€ť Lady Gaga proved sheâ€™s a consummate performer and one of the best live acts in the world. Lady Gaga has won numerous awards and is frequently included on prominent lists of â€śbestsellingâ€ť and â€śmost powerfulâ€ť female artists. Gaga is also a fearless and tireless activist for the LGBT community.