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Yesterday, Lady Gaga published a totally brand new clip from her upcoming music video for Joanne. The video, which is based on the piano version of the single, features Gaga interpreting her late aunt and herself.
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Surprise, Little Monsters! Lady Gaga has released a sneak peek off her new upcoming music video for her album track Joanne (Where Do You Think You’re Goin’?) The video, which is available below, features Gaga interpreting her aunt Joanne in a black and white scene while she is holding her guitar and walking down a railway track. On the other side, Gaga is seen singing the song in a colored scene.
Apparently, the video is set to be released on VEVO tonight at around 9 pm PST. Seems like we are going to tear up!
A video surfaced online of Lady Gaga’s manager, Bobby Campbell, being asked if the Joanne World Tour was coming to Asia and Latin America and fans all over the world were quick to react to his answer.
In Spanish, Bobby replied “no,” but mistakingly followed up with “Come to Vegas” when he meant to say “We’ll be in Vegas.” This sent Latin American fans into a frenzy.
Bobby reacted to the controversy today on his Instagram account and apologized for his misuse of the language stating that his Spanish isn’t perfect and that he is sorry.
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An old demo by Lady Gaga called 'We Are Plastic' leaked on the web in high quality some days ago! The track was written in 2007, during The Fame pre-era, by Lady Gaga and Rob Fusari. You can listen to it below:
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On the same day, an early concept demo of Lady Gaga's Black Jesus (Amen Fashion) from her album Born This Way has also leaked. You can hear it below.
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The first round of performers have been announced for the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards®, which airs live from Madison Square Garden in New York City on Sunday, Jan. 28 at 7:30 PM ET / 4:30 PM PT on CBS and CBS All Access.
Taking the stage on Music's Biggest Night® will be current GRAMMY nominee Childish Gambino, GRAMMY winner and current nominee Lady Gaga, GRAMMY winners and current nominees Little Big Town, as well as GRAMMY winner and current nominee P!nk.
Lady Gaga has received a total of 2 nominations: Best Pop Vocal Album for her album Joanne and Best Pop Solo Performance for her song Million Reasons.
Watch the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards®, hosted by James Corden, live from Madison Square Garden in New York City on Sunday, Jan. 28 at 7:30 PM ET / 4:30 PM PT on CBS and CBS All Access.
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During last night's countdown to the new year on CNN, Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen interviewed singer Celine Dion live from her residency in Las Vegas.
Celine was asked by Andy if she had any advice for Lady Gaga since she would be bringing her own show to Las Vegas next year. Celine replied with, "No, first of all this girl knows exactly what she's doing." She continued by praising Lady Gaga and saying she doesn't need to tell someone as talented as her how to do things and that she can't wait to see her show.
When Andy told Celine that he wanted to see her do a duet with Lady Gaga, Celine replied, "I would love that, I love her so much." Let's hope the two of them can get together and create some magic! Watch the full video below.
Six-time GRAMMY Award-winner, Golden Globe Award-winner and Academy Award-nominee superstar entertainer Lady Gaga will bring her one-of-a-kind talent and creativity to the stage at Park Theater at Park MGM in Las Vegas beginning in December 2018. On the heels of a year that included a stunning Super Bowl performance and a wildly celebrated sold-out tour, Lady Gaga's energy and raw talent will forever change the Las Vegas entertainment landscape. With a show designed specifically for this intimate venue, Lady Gaga will launch a two-year, multi-date love affair with Las Vegas.
Lady Gaga said, "It's the land of Elvis, Tony Bennett and Frank Sinatra, the Rat Pack, Elton John, Judy Garland and Liza Minnelli. It has been a life-long dream of mine to play Las Vegas. I am humbled to be a part of a historical line-up of performers, and to have the honor of creating a new show unlike anything Vegas has ever seen before. I'll tell you exactly what I told my MGM and Park Theater partners - you can count on this performer always for one thing…I'll leave my heart on the stage every single night. Thank you to my fans for always believing in me. Meet me in Las Vegas baby, we did it!"
Bill Hornbuckle, President of MGM Resorts International said, "Our announcement today of Lady Gaga joining an amazing lineup of talent at Park Theater is monumental for Lady Gaga fans, MGM Resorts and the Park MGM brand. We have all been wowed by Lady Gaga's raw talent, but the passion, commitment and creativity she is prepared to bring to this engagement will truly be transformational…Las Vegas, get ready to become the Entertainment Capital of the Universe."
Lady Gaga has amassed an extraordinary 30 million global album sales and 150 million single sales, making her one of the best-selling musicians of all-time. Gaga is one of the biggest living forces in social media with more than 60 million likes on Facebook, over 75.3 million followers on Twitter and more than 26.9 million followers on Instagram. Her fifth studio album "Joanne" was recently released and debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200, marking her fourth consecutive No. 1 album - the first female to do so in the last seven years. Lady Gaga has also seen incredible touring success with Live Nation producing and promoting all of her tours since The Monster Ball tour (2009-2011), which was the highest-grossing tour for a debut artist in history. Since then, she's also entertained fans with her Born This Way Ball tour (2012-2013); the 2014 ArtRave: The ARTPOP Ball tour; her 2015 tour collaboration with Tony Bennett; as well as her current JOANNE WORLD TOUR which will wrap in 2018.
Performance dates and ticket information for Lady Gaga's special engagement at Park Theater, promoted by MGM Resorts and Live Nation Entertainment, will be announced in the coming months. For future information, visit parktheaterlv.com or www.ladygaga.com.
The 5,300-seat Park Theater, with its state-of-the-art audio and visual technology, provides artists an exclusive space to create one-of-a-kind productions where every seat allows guests to feel up close and personal. Having opened in December 2016, Park Theater was the first step in the transformation of Monte Carlo in a partnership between MGM Resorts and Sydell Group to create two new distinct hotel experiences – a Las Vegas version of Sydell Group's famed NoMad Hotel and the launch of a new luxury hotel named Park MGM. Each hotel will feature fully redesigned hotel guest rooms and innovative food & beverage offerings, highlighted by Eataly, a vibrant Italian marketplace with cafes, to-go counters and full-service restaurants interspersed with high-quality products from sustainable Italian and local producers.
They say making a movie is like birthing a child, and Bradley Cooper’s directorial debut, A Star Is Born, is a full-bodied take on one of the most oft-made films in the Hollywood canon — see also the 1937 original with Janet Gaynor, the 1954 Judy Garland version, and the 1976 rock opus with Barbra Streisand. But Cooper’s will enter the world to the beat of its own drum.
“It all comes down to this broken love story,” Cooper says of the central romance between a fading crooner, Jackson Maine (Cooper), and the talented unknown, Ally (Lady Gaga, credited by her real name, Stefani Germanotta), he takes under his wing. “She’s not an ingenue,” he says, describing the reenvisioned character, whose journey into the limelight breathes joy and heartbreak into the movie’s rock soul, thanks to a soundtrack of original songs Cooper crafted with Germanotta, Mark Ronson, Jason Isbell, and Lukas Nelson.
“[We’re asking]: What happens when you’re 30 and the idea that ‘Maybe I’m not going to make it’ has crept into your artistic brain?” he says. “There’s no better way to express that than through singing because there’s nowhere to hide when you’re singing.” Or a star.
A Star is Born is in theaters on May 18.
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: I’m curious as to how you, as a director, approached presenting the story differently than what people have seen in the previous versions?
BRADLEY COOPER: The only reason to direct a movie is if you have a point of view, where you feel like there’s a reason that you’re supposed to do it. Believe me, if you told me that the thing, for me, would be A Star Is Born, I’d have said no way, that’s a crazy idea. But, for some reason, this story somehow moved me in a deep way, somewhere inside of myself. It all came down to this broken love story, and there’s no better way to express that than through singing because there’s nowhere to hide when you’re singing. Your whole body is electrified… so there was something about it that kept gnawing at me, and that was the initial igniter of the passion for me… then, it was about going back and watching the other versions, and each one had many merits, and I wanted to make sure that this movie paid homage to and was aware of the [others], and honored [them] as another incarnation, while at the same time being a very personal movie that lives on its own.
So I’ve read the synopsis that was officially released, but I’d like to hear in your own words, in greater detail, what the film is really about. Who are these characters as people, what brings them together, what’s the dynamic of their relationship?
[We’re exploring] what unconditional love is, how hard it is to love someone in this world as a human being, and what that demands: those are the things I was interested in. I was also very interested in the character of Ally being a bit different than the other versions. She’s not an ingénue; she’s not this innocent person. [We’re asking]: What happens when you’re 30 and you [realize] you might not make it? And what happens when the idea that maybe you’re not going to make it creeps into your artistic brain, but then you meet somebody who inspires you to run away from that idea and embrace what it is that moves you [creatively].
We’re also dealing with the idea of abandonment — when you put too much stock in a relationship and not in your own worth —
how that affects your ability to fully be there for someone else, and for yourself. I wanted to explore the realities of loving another human being, and what that demands [of a person].
Would you say the film has a darker tone than in previous iterations, then?
I hope the tone is authentic, more than anything else, that it has darkness, laughter, and humor, and is reflective of life. It’s celebratory, wish fulfillment, and heartbreaking.
Gaga composed most of the music, correct? What other producers or songwriters did you work with?
We had many wonderful writers. Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, who’s in Jackson’s band, participated in writing a lot of the music. I wrote the music, Stefani wrote a lot of the music, Jason Isbell has a wonderful song that he wrote, and so many other great writers from Nashville. Mark Ronson, too. We’re honored to have incredible writers on the movie, because all the music is original, and it’s all sung and recorded live. There’s no singing in playback, which was terrifying, but it’s key to the movie! It makes all the difference. Stefani was adamant about that: she said, ‘We have to record everything live,’ and I’m so glad she did. It’s night and day.
Like La La Land and Les Mis, a lot of the songs were recorded live on the set, right? Why did you decide to do that and how do you think that enhances the film and the performances or the chemistry between you in those performative moments?
I actually jumped on many stages at real festivals. I jumped on stage at the Stagecoach Festival and on the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury in front of, like, 90,000 people, which was incredible. If you don’t believe that I’m actually playing this guy, Jackson Maine, who’s a real musician, then the movie won’t work.
Because I’ve heard that they’re everything from rock to country to dance, what genres will we hear on these songs?
Ally’s rise has a musical arc to it. For Jackson’s music, [Stefani] gave me the inspiration, she just said, ‘Work, and then you’ll figure out what kind of musician he is,’ and that’s really what happened. I had the luxury of time. I spent two-and-a-half years prepping for this movie, and got to go see and work with so many people and had an incredible vocal coach, Roger Love, and great musicians to help me, and by the end he just kind of started developing into his own sort of creation. If I had another year of prep, it would have been complete rock, but now it’s some sort of hybrid.
So you’re saying you’re comfortable enough to tour with this stuff?
[Laughs] That’d be incredible. It was an incredible experience performing at the Pyramid stage — unfortunately, we couldn’t have the music to go through the sound system because then the music would get out here, but the first five rows could hear me just screaming through the monitors. But if anybody would show up, that’d be great.
How does the performative dynamic change when you’re singing opposite someone who’s spent her entire life honing her craft as a musician?
It’s a tribute to her generosity as an artist. She made me so comfortable, from day one. When I first met her to talk about the role, I asked her if we could sing this folk song together, because if there’s no chemistry or we can’t sing together, it won’t work, but she just sat down and made me feel comfortable, and from then on it was that way. I had the benefit of preparation. By the time we shot the movie… in some ways I was able to hide in him, so I never had to deal with the reality of asking myself, ‘Are you nuts, putting yourself on stage with Lady Gaga?’ That never really entered into my head, thank God!
What’s a standout track or one you’re particularly proud of her for contributing?
There’s a moment when Jackson first brings Ally on stage that feels like something very special. It’s a song [Stefani] had written with Mark Ronson called “The Shallow.” The song Jason Isbell wrote for Jackson became the staple, the sword with which a lot of the music spawned from me. And he sent that early on in the demo through Dave Cobb, who’s a producer out of Nashville I worked with, who was fantastic–especially in creating the aesthetic of Jackson’s instruments.
How do the songs fit into the film? I’m curious as to what story you guys are trying to tell through the music, whether that’s lyrically or how the music compliments character? Is there a uniting thread?
It’s an integral part of the entire story. Even the lyrics and where the songs fall in the movie — all have to do with the story. It’s a major artery of the entire film.
Would you say you’re both showing fans different sides of your respective careers, here?
My hope is that [audiences really] see the characters, as Ally and Jackson. There’s always been a meta element to the tradition of A Star Is Born, in that it has to be somebody like Judy Garland, Barbra Streisand, or Lady Gaga playing the role. In that sense, you’ll be blown away by what Stefani’s created.
This interview originally appeared on EW.
Since yesterday morning, Lady Gaga joined an association in charge of reconstruction following the disaster caused by hurricane Harvey in Texas back in January.
On behalf of the Born This Way Foundation, she joined Team Rubicon to give her own contribution in demolishing and re-building for free houses for people who cannot afford paying for it.
The Born This Way Foundation has been holding an important place in the United States thanks to its benefitting initiatives. Last week, the BTWF helped those in need with some Christmas gifts. Meanwhile, yesterday, Lady Gaga put her outfits away and wore a helmet and a tracksuit to help demolish houses. At the end of the day, she gifted tickets to her Joanne Tour shows to volunteers and citizens.
You can send your donations to the Born This Way Foundation on their website.