Lady Gaga claims her fourth No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart, as Joanne arrives in the pole position. The set earned 201,000 equivalent album units — a better-than-expected start — in the week ending Oct. 27, according to Nielsen Music. Joanne was released on Oct. 21 through Streamline/Interscope Records. The Billboard 200 chart … Read moreLady Gaga scores her fourth no. 1 album on Billboard 200 chart, with ‘Joanne’.
Lady Gaga’s “Perfect Illusion” roars to a No. 1 debut on the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart (dated Sept. 3) — weeks before the song is due. She leads a debut-filled top three, as Metallica’s “Hardwired” and Shawn Mendes’ “Mercy” enter at Nos. 2 and 3, respectively. Gaga announced the “Perfect Illusion” title via … Read moreLady Gaga’s ‘Perfect Illusion’ debuts at no. 1 on Billboard.
Lady Gaga is sitting in her “sanctuary” — the sprawling, olive tree-dotted backyard of her Malibu home — when a silent, tie-clad man arrives with cocktails on a tray. “Thank you,” she says, with the sort of silver-screen elegance that it’s surprising a “dahhhling” doesn’t follow. “I might have busted my ass on the Lower East Side, but … Read moreBillboard Cover: Woman Of The Year Lady Gaga’s Raw, Revealing Interview.
Jamey Rodemeyer was a gay Lady Gaga fan from New York state. Bullied for his sexuality, the 14-year-old became a kind of online activist against harassment, even filming an “It Gets Better” video. Then, on Sept. 18, 2011, he tweeted at Gaga before taking his own life: “Bye mother monster, thank you for all you … Read moreLady Gaga & Elton John, Cover Billboard. THE FULL STORY.
Lady Gaga added the 2015 Billboard Woman of the Year title to her resume on Tuesday (September 29). The “Edge of Glory” songstress will receive the honor at the annual Women in Music event on December 13th, and the shindig will air on December 18th on the Lifetime Network. Honcho Janice Min told press, “Billboard’s … Read moreBillboard, Names Lady Gaga: 2015 Woman Of The Year!