Lady Gaga is one hell of a successful woman. And her success is not only limited to her music, which, by any means has been extremely popular over the years. I mean, who hasn’t heard Bad Romance and Poker Face Be it her fashion sense or incredible acting skills in the 2018 film A Star Is Born, Lady Gaga has made her unforgettable mark everywhere.
1. The ‘TIL It Happens To You’ Performance At the Oscars in 2015
Only a year after the Sound Of Music Tribute, Lady Gaga stunned the whole world once again at the Oscar stage. She performed her moving and revolutionary Oscar-nominated song ‘Til It Happens To You’. She was joined by a huge number of sexual assault survivors on stage during the performance that left the audience with gooseflesh. And even though she lost the Oscar that night, she won the hearts of millions of people with that one performance.
2. Lady Gaga’s Bad Romance Broke All Records on YouTube
Lady Gaga released “Bad Romance” in November 2009 and it was an immediate hit. Be it the stunning visuals and the “ra ra” choreography, or the hidden Illuminati clues, Bad Romance was the talk of the entire consumer base of pop music. There came a point when Bad Romance became the most viewed video on YouTube.
3. The Sound Of Music Tribute Performance in 2015
On the 50th anniversary of the release of the iconic film Sound of Music, Lady Gaga was invited to perform a Sound of Music medley. Gaga took everyone’s breath away when she sang in the original as Julie Andrews who commented in a Billboard interview that she loved her performance. Lady Gaga enchanted the entire audience and established herself as a versatile performer.
4. Lady Gaga Sang The National Anthem At Joe Biden’s Inauguration
As recent as January 2021, Lady Gaga was invited to sing the national anthem, The Star-Spangled Banner at the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. To everyone’s expectations, she did a remarkable job and proved that she is an icon who will go down in the books of history and that too on the right side of it.
5. Lady Gaga Gave Us The Best Super Bowl Halftime Show in 2017
Lady Gaga gave us the most sensational and one of the best Halftime in the history of the Super Bowl. Many people were not convinced with the idea of her performing but then she jumped off the roof of the stadium with cables attached and stole the show. It was the most-watched halftime show with approximately 118 million viewers.
6. She Had Us Crying With ‘A Star Is Born’ in 2018
Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper starring in a remake of the musical drama called A Star Is Born grossed over 436 million dollars. Not only was it commercially successful, but the film got amazing reviews from the critics as well. The two had such chemistry that half the world was fooled into thinking that Gaga and Cooper were head over heels in love with each other.
7. Shallow is the most awarded song ever
For months, Shallow was being covered by young artists, by singers on the stage of the Voice, it was on Instagram and it was at the restaurants. Shallow was just everywhere. Naturally, the power ballad was also quite popular at the award shows, and eventually, it happened to become the most awarded song ever in the history of music.
8. Lady Gaga recorded an entire Jazz Album With Tony Bennett
Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett have previously recorded a version of the song ‘The Lady Is a Tramp’ for Bennett’s Duets II album. When their energies and voices sounded great together, they decided to go ahead with a full album called Cheek to Cheek which was a massive hit selling over 131,000 copies as well.
9. MTV Gave Her A Special Award
Lady Gaga was awarded The Tricon award by MTV in 2020 to celebrate her success across three different disciplines of music, fashion, and films. This icon is definitely a Tricon, or maybe even more.
10. Lady Gaga is the first woman to win 4 major awards in one year
Mother Monster had a hell of a year in 2019 with the release of A Star Is Born which won Gaga an Oscar, BAFTA, Golden Globe, and an Oscar award- all in the same year. She was the first woman and only the second person in history to have achieved this.