Lady Gaga, born Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, is the Mother Monster to millions of fans everywhere. She first gained fame partly from her outlandish signature costumes. The Mother Monster has established herself both as a musician and an icon. While her public image remains polarized, her impact on modern pop culture is set in stone. In fact, her fame has prompted the University of South Carolina to offer a course. It was called "Lady Gaga and the Sociology of the Fame" and has been available since 2011.
Her latest album, "Chromatica," has dominated album charts around the world. With this, her beloved fanbase will only grow larger. To get you started, here are the top three Lady Gaga for all the Little Monsters everywhere.
"The Fame" is the debut Lady Gaga album. It also propelled Stefani Germanotta to the front of the music scene. This album is musically classified as an electropop, synth-pop, and dance-pop albums. "The Fame" contained party bangers such as "Just Dance" and "Poker Face." Both singles topped charts across multiple countries, including the US.
It was reissued in 2009 as "The Fame Monster." As of May 2019, with both albums selling more than 15 million copies worldwide. Aside from the first two singles above, it also spawned critical and commercial successes "Paparazzi" and "LoveGame." Own this landmark album, in 12-inch and 33-rpm vinyl record format, only on Amazon.
This Lady Gaga album is a stark departure from her earlier albums. Her first three albums had grandiose visuals and heavy electro elements. "Joanne" retains dance-pop tracks. But most of the tracks are stripped-down "country and soft rock songs. Even its cover art features a simpler Gaga. In it, she wore a pink, wide-brimmed cowboy hat.
It spawned a different set of hits for this era. She released the title track "Joanne," together with "Million Reasons" and "Perfect Illusion." Critics loved his "earth-bound" album, which demonstrated her versatility as an artist.
You can have your copy of "Joanne" in a two-disk vinyl record format, now available on Amazon. This starting edition of the album allows you to enjoy its eleven-track setlist in black pressed vinyl.
Her latest album was released last May 29, under Streamline and Interscope records. It was delayed by seven weeks due to the coronavirus pandemic. Moreover, its lead single was leaked a month before release. However, it did little to diminish its path towards topping the charts. Back to her high-voltage electropop elements, this Lady Gaga album topped the Billboard 200. It also dominated the album charts in other countries, including Portugal, the UK, Italy, Ireland, New Zealand, Scotland, and more.
Its lead single, "Stupid Love," was leaked earlier yet managed to peak the Hot Dance/ Electronic Songs chart. It also climbed up to the fifth spot of the Hot 100 charts. "Stupid Love" was accompanied by a music video, which premiered both on YouTube and MTV. "Chromatica" also spawned the Mother Monster's collaboration with the K-Pop group Blackpink for "Sour Candy." Another Lady Gaga collab, this time with Ariana Grande in "Rain on Me," is on the album.
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