According to me , I feel fashion icon is a person who could carry herself more trendily and uniquely who is comfortable with her own style and could carry herself among the others. Lady gaga has got all these thing in herself . she wears amazing outfits and carries them perfectly Apart of her outfits her music styles and songs made the people a big fan of hers.
STEFANI JOANNE ANGELINA GERMANOTTA (born March 28, 1986), better known by her stage name Lady Gaga, is an American recording artist. After being signed to and quickly dropped from Def Jam Records at age 19, she began performing in the rock music scene of New York Citys Lower East Side. During this time, she was also working at Interscope Records as a songwriter for several established acts including Akon, who, after hearing Gaga sing, convinced Interscope chairman Jimmy Iovine to sign her to a joint deal with the label and Akons Kon Live Distribution label.
1986-2004: EARLY LIFE AND EDUCATIONGaga was born on March 28, 1986 in Yonkers.New York State as the eldest child to Italian American parentsJoseph and Cynthia Germanotta.At age 11, Gaga was set to join Juilliard School in Manhattan, butinstead attended Convent of the Sacred Heart, a private Catholicschool.Playing piano by ear from the age of 4, Gaga went on to write herfirst piano ballad at 13 and began performing at open mike nights byage 14.At age 17, she gained early admission to the New York UniversitysTisch School of the Arts.
2005-07: CAREER BEGINNINGSGaga signed with Def Jam Records when she was 19, after recordexecutive L. A. Reid heard her singing down the hallway from hisoffice. However, she claims Reid never met with her, and after threemonths, she was dropped from the label. She moved out of her parents house and started performingdowntown in the Lower East Side club scene, with bands MackinPulsifer and SGBand. Around the same time, she started taking drugs and performing atburlesque shows; Gaga said her father "just didnt understand" it, andthat he could not look at her for several months.
GAGAPERFORMING ATA RESTAURANT DURING THEEARLY DAYS OF HER CAREER.
2008: THE FAMEBy 2008, Gaga had relocated to Los Angeles, working closely withher record label to finalize her debut album The Fame. Gaga said that she combined a lot of different genres on thealbum, "from Def Leppard drums and handclaps to metal drums onurban tracks. The Fame peaked at number one in Austria, the United Kingdom,Canada, and Ireland, and at number four in Australia and the UnitedStates; worldwide sales as of July 2009 stand at 3 million copies. The albums lead single, "Just Dance," was released on April 8,2008, and has topped the charts in six countries - Australia, Canada,the Netherlands, Ireland, the United Kingdom, and the United States. It received a Grammy nomination for the Best Dance Recording,but lost to Daft Punks "Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger.”
THE FAMEThe Fame is the debut studioalbum by American recordingartist lady gaga. It was releasedon August 19, 2008through inter scope recordsPromotion was primarilythrough the fame ball Tour andmultiple televisionappearances. The Fame wasincluded as a bonus disc on thedeluxe edition of the extendedplay, The Fame Monster (2009).
COMPOSITION Musically, the album drew influences from late 1970s glam rock musicians such as David Bowie and Queen . Gaga incorporated their glam-rock sound while devising catchy pop melodies and hooks to create what she has dubbed, "theatrical pop“ Songs like "Poker Face", "Just Dance" and "Love Game" are up tempo dance songs, with "Poker Face" carrying a dark sound with clear vocals on the chorus and a pop hook "Just Dance" is synth-based while "Love Game"
The success of the album allowed Gaga to start her secondworldwide concert tour.The “Monster Ball Tour” just weeks after the release of The FameBall Tour Upon finishing in May 2011. the critically acclaimed and commercially accomplished tour ran forover one and a half years and grossed $227.4 million.It made one of the highest-grossing concert tours of all time and thehighest-grossing for a debut headlining artist Concerts performedat Madison Square Garden in New York CityIt was filmed for a HBO television special titled lady gaga Presentsthe Monster Ball Tour: At Madison Square Garden.
2011– BORN THISWAY AND ART POP Gaga released her second studio album, Born This Way, on May 23, 2011. Described as a marriage of electronic music with metal, rock n roll, pop and anthemic style melodies with sledge-hammering dance beats and referred to as an album .about what keeps us up at night and what makes us afraid, Gaga characterized it as "something so much deeper than a wig or lipstick or a fucking meat dress" and, upon hearing it, Akon remarked that she is taking music to the next level. Upon release, the album received generally positive reviews from music critics
Gaga„ s parents, who exposed her to artists like The Beatles, StevieWonder, Queen, Bruce Springste , Pink Floyd, The GratefulDead, Led Zeppelin and Elton John had significant influence on herchildhood and, presently, still do. "I am a real family girl. When itcomes to love and loyalty, I am very old-fashioned. And I am quitedown-to-earth for such an eccentric person," she insists."Im quitetraditional in the family sense. Ive always been that way."[ Accordingto Gaga, Joanne Germanotta – her aunt who died of lupus aged 19 –lives on through her and inspires all of her music and art Joannesdate of death is tattooed on Gagas body and, despite dying 12 yearsbefore her birth, Gaga commented, "I really believe I have two hearts.I think I actually carry two souls in my body, and that Im living out therest of her life and her goodness – she died a virgin, she died neverhaving experienced all these things that we all get to love andexperience in our lives.
MUSICAL STYLEContinually experimenting with new musical ideas and images,Gagas musical and performance style is the subject of muchanalysis and scrutiny from critics.She professes that she is "liberating" herself by constantlyreinventing her sound and image, insisting that she has beendrawn to such a practice since her childhood Vocally.Gaga – whose range is frequently compared to those ofMadonna and Gwen Stefani – has manipulated her vocal styleover the course of her career yet considers Born This Way (2011)
Gaga performing in aplastic bubble dress(2009)
While Rolling Stone named Gaga the "Queen of Pop" in 2011, publicreception of Gagas music, fashion sense and persona are mixed Herstatus as a role model self-esteem booster for her fans, trailblazer and fashion icon whobreathes new life into the industry is by turns affirmed and deniedGagas albums have received mostly positive reviews and critics havepointed out her unique place in pop music, the need for newmovements in popular culture, the attention Gaga brings to modern social issues, and the inherently subjectivenature of her art In view of her influence on modern culture and her riseto global fame, sociologist Mathieu Deflem of the University of SouthCarolina has organized a course titled "Lady Gaga and the Sociology ofFame" since spring 2011 with the objective of unraveling "some of thesociologically relevant dimensions of the fame of Lady Gaga“.
Gaga performing on the2011 Good MorningAmerica Summer ConcertSeries
She also jumped into the debatesurrounding SB 1070, Arizonasrecently-enacted anti-immigrationlaw, after premiering her Born ThisWay song "Americano" on theGuadalajara stop of The Monster BallTour in Mexico, telling the local pressthat she could not "stand by many ofthe unjust immigration laws" in theUS. Gaga is an outspoken activistfor LGBT rights worldwide
oThe Fame (2008)oThe Fame Monster (2009)oBorn This Way(2011)oARTPOP(2013)