Full Name: Lady Gaga [Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta]
Why Famous: Rose to prominence with her debut album The Fame (2008), a critical and commercial success.
Best known for her flamboyant and diverse contributions to the music industry via her fashion, live performances, and music videos.
She is one of the best-selling musicians of all time, with global album and single sales of 27 million and 125 million.
- 2008-08-19 "The Fame", debut album by Lady Gaga, is released (Grammy Award Album of the Year, Best Electronic/Dance Album 2009)
- 2010-09-12 27th MTV Video Music Awards: Lady Gaga & Eminem win
- 2010-11-21 37th American Music Awards: Lady Gaga & Justin Bieber win
- 2011-08-28 28th MTV Video Music Awards: Katy Perry, Lady Gaga & Justin Bieber win