The woman born Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta but better known by her stage name Lady Gaga was born in Yonkers, New York to an Italian family consisting of an Internet mogul and business partner. She began her career singing Michael Jackson and Cyndi Lauper tunes into a plastic tape recorder. She attended the Catholic School Covent of the Sacred Heart (a school attended by both Hilton sisters) before attending early admission at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts.
The Born This Way Ball is Lady Gaga's first tour since the release of her album Born This Way (Streamline/Konlive/Interscope), which has sold nearly 6 million copies worldwide since its release in May 2011. The album is the follow-up to back-to-back GRAMMY® Award-winning albums The Fame Monster 2009), and The Fame (2008). Combined, The Fame and The Fame Monster have sold 15 million albums worldwide, while Lady Gaga’s hit singles have combined sales of over 90 million worldwide.
in the World 2011 and was included in Time's annual "The 2010 Time 100" list of the most influential people in the world. With over 2.2 billion combined views of all her videos online, Lady Gaga is one of the biggest living people on Facebook with over 53 million 'likes' and is #1 on Twitter with nearly 30 million followers. She has also recently launched hew own social network just for fans, LittleMonsters.com. Lady Gaga is the only artist in the digital era to top the 5 million sales mark with her first two hits.
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