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    1. Lady Gaga is set to open a 2-day Haus Laboratories pop-up store at the Groove shopping center in Los Angeles next week on December 5 and 6. This will mark the first time the brand shifts from e-commerce to physical retail. Fans and makeup consumers alike will be able to feel and shop the products of the brand which are currently sold exclusively on HausLabs.com and Amazon. The pop-up shop will reside between the American Girl store and the Pottery Barn Kids store at the Los Angeles Groove, and showcase the Cosmic Love holiday collection that launched online on December 18. According to Los Angeles Times, the pop-up will include a "full glam room" and offer a chance to meet Lady Gaga's makeup artist and Haus Laboratories global artistry director Sarah Tanno. Tanno is set to be in store, helping the customers with product choices and offering them the tips of a professional makeup artist. The store will be open from noon to 5:30 pm December 5 and from 10 am to 9 pm December 6.
    2. Lady Gaga's Haus Laboratories has launched its new holiday collection titled "Cosmic Love" . Earlier this fall, the beauty start-up released its first ever products which included the Glam Attack all-over shimmer powder colors, Le Riot Lip Gloss, RIP Lip Liner, face lace stickers and the EYE-LIE-NER liquid liner. After a successful initial launch, Haus Laboratories is gearing up for its second launch of 2019 targeted to the upcoming holiday season. The collection is scheduled to be released in 2 parts. Haus Laboratories unveils part 1 of the Cosmic Love Holiday Collection which includes a brand-new SPARKLE LIPSTICK in BURLESQUE and GLAM ATTACK METALLIC CREME liquid eyeshadows. The lipstick marks the first ever lipstick formula released by the brand. Here’s the full list of products included in the collection: SPARKLE LIPSTICK in BURLESQUE The lipstick is described as a universally flattering, true red lipstick which offers one-swipe coverage & glittering shine for ultra-reflective look. GLAM ATTACK METALLIC CREME liquid eyeshadow The Glam Attack formula we all know and love now comes in 4 multidimensional metallic shades. ANGEL BABY COLLECTION Includes GLAM ATTACK Liquid Shimmer powder in ANGEL BABY, RIP Lip Liner in ARC and Le Riot Gloss in ETHEREAL. LEMONHEAD LA SPACEJAM (Available in the U.S. only) Versatile ultra-lux glitter balm by LEMONHEAD.LA, a Haus Labs guest brand featured in the holiday collection. The products are available now to purchase on HausLabs.com and on Amazon.com in US, Canada and China. International pre-orders are available on Amazon with shipments starting 12/15. Watch the promotional clip down below: PROMOTIONAL IMAGES:
    3. Lady Gaga's makeup artist, long-time friend and Haus Laboratories global artistry director Sarah Tanno opens up the doors of her house and beauty closet to Harper Bazaar's Beauty Stash team where she discusses creating for Haus Labs and Lady Gaga's most iconic transformations in American Horror Story, A Star Is Born, and her Super Bowl halftime performance. "This is kinda where it all starts for me. Before I make my mood boards, I like to actually hold and turn the pages of a book" Sarah Tanno reveals to Harper's Bazaar as she points to an image in the book Dior Backstage that served as an inspiration for Gaga's weapon-like Met Gala lashes. The beauty room is extremely organized, covered in pictures of Gaga's most iconic looks and a mood board that spans the length of an entire wall. "Even with Haus Laboratories before I create a collection, sometimes, I make a board to get me in the mood" Tanno adds. She goes on to show the golden lashes that acted as a precursor to Gaga's custom Met look, although the real ones are displayed at Haus of Gaga Las Vegas, she says. Sarah Tanno has previously won an Emmy for working on Lady Gaga's makeup for the 5th installment of the popular FX series, American Horror Story: Hotel. "With Gaga, I get to work in different media for makeup, which I think a lot of people don't get to experience. I get to do TV, film and stage makeup, red carpet makeup, everything you can think of. I've learn so much through all of this, it is such a blessing" Tanno exclaims as she details her experience working with Gaga. "Here I keep all the products that I am testing for Haus Laboratories" Tanno says as she promises to show what is in store for the brand to the interviewer and points to a set of drawers in her desk that contain lab samples and approved products for Haus Labs. She sits down, creates looks and sends pictures to Gaga as she tests out the products. Tanno reveals that her favorite look that she has done on Gaga is the Super Bowl makeup as she opens up a drawer full of custom eye pieces that culminated in the final set of stickers used for the performance. "I was crying on the filed" Tanno says as she describes the unforgettable moment. Inside the same drawer, Tanno also shows the sticker eyebrows that Jackson Maine peels off Ally in A Star Is Born. One of the coolest pieces she has in her beauty room has to be the makeup book that contains the pictures of each of Gaga's 68 original looks from Horror Story from different angles. She reveals that Gaga's makeup looks in Hotel progresses as her love interests change. Working with Gaga, Sarah has also picked up some tips and tricks from the superstar when it comes to makeup. She reveals that using argan oil to remove heavy eye makeup is something she has learnt from Gaga. Watch the interview down below:
    4. Lady Gaga has launched her beauty brand Haus Laboratories on Tuesday, September 17th. The night of the day before, she hosted a massive launch party in LA. In attendance were the most influential names in the beauty industry such as James Charles, Manny MUA, Nikita Dragun, Desi Perkins & more. As expected, the beauty influencers have immediately rushed to their YouTube platforms to record and post reviews on Lady Gaga's makeup line. Here is a compilation of the YouTube influencer reviews on Haus Laboratories: 1. Nicol Concilio 2. Manny MUA 3. Jeffree Star 4. Patrick Starr 5. NikkieTutorials 6. Tati Westbrook 7. Nyma Tang 8. KathleenLights
    5. It's official, the highly awaited launch of Lady Gaga's beauty startup HAUS LABORATORIES is finally here. Starting from today, September 17th, fans and makeup enthusiasts from all over the world can purchase each of the 6 Haus Collections and individual shades of the Glam Attack, RIP Lip Liner and Le RIOT Gloss on hauslabs.com. The products will simultaneously be available to purchase on Amazon US & China while the global launch on the platform will take place October 1st. HAUS LABORATORIES BACKSTAGE VIDEOS
    6. It's no secret that Lady Gaga has been in the studio, recording her much-anticipated sixth solo musical release, the follow-up to 2016's Joanne. She has been extremely silent on the progress of the album; except some subtle teasings via Instagram posts, likes, mischievous exchanges with alleged producers, comments on social media platforms, interviews and even live shows. Check out everything we know (rumored and pretty much confirmed) about Lady Gaga's sixth studio album, below. 1. Lady Gaga's LG6 is in works at least for the past 2 years. Back in August 2017, Lady Gaga revealed to Entertainment Weekly that she has already started working on her next album. "I have started writing. I have a lot of ideas and a lot of things I want to create, so you'll see in a bit. I need some time to create." Gaga said. During a show for the sold-out Joanne World Tour back in November 2017, Lady Gaga told to a crowd: "Sorry Joanne. Gaga's come out to play.", contrary to the usual tag line of the era "call me Joanne." This, for some fans, signified her transition from the pink hats of Joanne to the defining persona of her next body of solo work. 2. "I am pregnant with #LG6" On March 13, 2019, a petty Lady Gaga took to Twitter to respond to the tabloid rumors that she is pregnant. In her Tweet Gaga wrote: "Rumors I'm pregnant? Yeah, I'm pregnant with #LG6" The tweet went viral with over 350,000 likes, and fueled the escalating buzz around the product of Gaga's recent, top-secret musical labor. Although fans have speculated that this might have been hinting at an album announcement or at best, a single drop on Gaga's birthday, March 28th, nothing really happened, as usual. 3. G-A-G-A What came as a huge shock was Gaga's unexpected decision to change all her social media pictures and layouts with an image of white musical notes reading "G-A-G-A" against a pitch black background (as seen below). Of course, fans immediately flooded social media platforms with unwarranted speculations that LG6 must be right around the corner. Although this has been overshadowed by the imagery of Lady Gaga's beauty line, Haus Laboratories, on Twitter and Instagram, the musical notes can still be seen as her Spotify profile picture to this day. However, the post of the "G-A-G-A" tattoo she got on the Valentines Day 2019 again the style of the same musical notes sparked rumors of an upcoming self-titled album, as Lady Gaga is known to get a tattoo dedicated to each one of her studio albums. The name "GAGA" has also been teased by the Haus of Gaga member and Gaga's personal makeup artist Sarah Tanno, who used it as a caption to a picture of Gaga shared on Instagram, from a photoshoot that still remains unknown. 4. Producers SOPHIE Associated acts: Madonna, Charli XCX Genres: Electronic, pop, dance pop, experimental pop Back in 2018, the Scottish electronic music producer Sophie has confirmed in response to a fan question that she has indeed been working with Gaga on new music: "Yes," Sophie says, "Whatever, you know. I am working on a lot of different things. If it comes out, that's cool." Watch the video clip down below: Sophie has also, more recently, confirmed to fans that her collaboration with Gaga is "alive and well" and is "upbeat." Furthermore, a recent video clip of one of Sophie's club appearances debuts a song with strong female vocals that fans have been speculating to be Gaga. Here is the clip, what do you think? BOYS NOZIE Associated Acts: Daft Punk, The Black Eyed Peas, Depeche Mode Genres: Techno, electro house, acid house The German techno producer has revealed to Boiler Room back in summer 2018 he has been in the studio with Lady Gaga, working on new music presumed to be for Gaga's upcoming LG6. "She's down [with] techno. What's crazy, too, is she got into modular stuff now. I brought my modular system and she spilled water on it right away, but it kind of broke the ice I guess, and we wrote a f-ing hit! Now she's into modular. She bought a system, and I went back to Berlin and came back and she had a new system and we used that on some of the songs." Boys Nozie explained. Check out the following clip from the mentioned interview: The duo has also shared multiple sneak peaks into their top-secret studio sessions via Instagram stories: Late 2018, the techno producer has revealed his contributions to the music and sound design of Lady Gaga's Vegas Residency Enigma, which partly explains the studio sessions the singer and the producer have shared throughout that year. However, it is highly likely that he also has been, and is, a key player in the shaping of Gaga's LG6. BLOODPOP Associated Acts: Justin Bieber, Hailee Steinfeld, Charli XCX, Madonna, Fifth Harmony, Britney Spears, John Legend Genres: Electropop Fans that stuck through the Joanne era would remember that BloodPop has served as a co-writer and a producer on most of Lady Gaga's Joanne, including the Grammy-nominated hit single Million Reasons. It seems that the duo has been back in the studio, working on more music possibly for Lady Gaga's LG6. More recently, his music has been featured in the promo footage for Lady Gaga's beauty brand Haus Laboratories. BloodPop has also left cryptic messages to fan comments on Instagram posts implying that the music featured in Haus Labs promo might be a snippet into Gaga's LG6. The duo has been known to be working together since as early as December 2017, made official to the public with an Instagram story of Gaga from the recording studio posted by BloodPop: MADEON Associated Acts: Ellie Goulding, Coldplay Genres: Electropop, house It looks like Gaga has brought ARTPOP producer Madeon back on board for her upcoming musical project. The French DJ has previously co-produced three ARTPOP tracks: Mary Jane Holland, Gypsy and Venus. Very recently, in an interview with PopCrave, Madeon has shared some insight into the creative process of LG6. "The music she's making is the most Gaga she could make. I think she has some really, really good years right around the corner." said Madeon when asked about LG6. Watch the clip of Madeon on LG6 and Lady Gaga: However, whether we will be seeing a touch of Madeon’s magic on Lady Gaga’s LG6 still remains unknown TCHAMI Associated Acts: DJ Snake Genres: Future House, Bass House Tchami has previously worked as a producer on ARTPOP tracks Applause, Sexxx Dreams and Do What U Want. His music has also been featured on the commercial for Lady Gaga's Haus Laboratories along with BloodPop. Very recently, Lady Gaga has followed the producer on Instagram, leading to the surfacing of some fan fiction that he might also be working on Lady Gaga's next studio release. GRIMES Associated Acts: Mostly herself Genres: synth-pop The Canadian singer and producer is now being speculated as one of the producers/collaborators on Lady Gaga's LG6 after very recently, Gaga has followed Grimes on Instagram at the same time as Tchami. Of course, we all remember that the importance of an Instagram follow as an indicator of someone's involvement in Gaga's musical endeavors was weakened by Rihanna, who was believed to be featured on LG6 after Gaga followed her on Instagram but denied the existence of a collaboration that might have been in works. HANA Associated Acts: Mostly herself, Grimes Genres: synth-pop, indie pop The American singer, songwriter and producer is now rumored to be involved in LG6 after very recently Gaga gave her a follow on Instagram and liked one of her recent posts. Last year, BloodPop has also posted a picture of the musician playing with Gaga's dogs during one of their studio sessions, which has lead fans to think that her presence there might not have been a coincidence after all. 5. Other Possible Collaborators ELI RUSSELL LINNETZ Last year, photographer Eli Russell Linnetz has worked with Gaga on a series of breathtaking images as part of a still unknown photoshoot. He was also involved in the development of visuals for Lady Gaga's Enigma Vegas Residency. However, the rumors on his role as an LG6 collaborator comes mostly from his unusual and cryptic replies to LG6-related Instagram posts and fan comments. MARK RONSON & DIPLO Mark Ronson has previously worked with Gaga as a producer and a writer on 2016's Joanne, and more recently, on A Star Is Born soundtrack, especially the Grammy and Oscar winning hit, Shallow. The duo's recent history of musical collaboration has been enough to start fan speculations that he might also be helping on Gaga's LG6. However, earlier this year, a video posted by producer Diplo on Instagram stories showing himself and Ronson in studio mixing a beat over which a female voice, sounding a lot like Lady Gaga, sings has strengthened the connections between both producers and Gaga's long-awaited LG6. BENJAMIN RICE Genres: Rock, indie rock, pop, indie pop, country Associated Acts: Anne Marie, Little Mix, Britney Spears, Fifth Harmony, Selena Gomez, Bruce Springsteen The Grammy nominated record producer previously worked with Gaga on ARTPOP, Joanne and A Star Is Born soundtrack. Lady Gaga has very recently took to her Instagram stories to share a photo of herself from a recording studio, which can be seen below: This photo has then been reposted by the producer Benjamin Rice with the caption "#LG6🔥." The producer BURNS has also commented on this photo, making fans think that both producers might be involved in Gaga's sixth studio album. This is all we know, rumored or confirmed, about Lady Gaga’s upcoming solo studio release. Although Gaga herself is still pretty much tight-lipped on it’s progress, her increased LG6 related teasings on social media might be the signal of an imminent announcement on the horizon. Be sure to check back with Gaga Now to keep up with all #LG6-related information as they emerge!
    7. On August 9th, Lady Gaga issued a heartfelt message to the victims, their families and communities devastated by the recent mass shootings of Dayton (OH), El Paso (TX) and Gilroy (CA). In the letter posted to her official Facebook page, Lady Gaga announced that her Born This Way Foundation is teaming up with DonorsChoose.org to fully finance classroom projects in the affected areas: 14 classrooms in Dayton, 125 in El Paso and 23 in Gilroy. Gaga made clear in her message that the above regions will have "access to the support they need to inspire their students to work together and bring their dreams to life." Lady Gaga wrote, "My heart goes out to those who were taken from us too soon and to their families, loved ones, and communities who are left to grieve. Everyone has the right to laws that make them feel safe in their communities. In this moment, I want to channel my confusion, frustration, and fury into hope. Hope that we are there for each other and for ourselves." As a long-time mental health advocate, she also encouraged the survivors to focus on their mental well-being and support each other through trauma of such a horrifying experience. Throughout her message, Gaga highlighted the importance of being brave, sticking together as a community and asking for help whenever in need. Lady Gaga emphasized, "If you’re struggling, please be brave and tell a trusted someone. Don’t be scared to ask for help, I beg you. If you see a loved one struggling, please be brave and reach out, remind them it’s ok to not be ok, and listen to them. We cannot turn away from ourselves. We cannot turn away from our loved ones. We need each other. Don’t turn away." She also asked fans to come together and help these communities rebuild by donating whatever they can, whether it be time, effort or money, through the link http://donorschoose.org/bekind21.
    8. Lady Gaga's long-awaited beauty brand HAUS LABORATORIES is finally here. The products of the first launch are available to pre-order on HausLabs.com and exclusively on Amazon, where the brand is the first ever celebrity-focused beauty company on the platform. The launch includes three distinct products: RIP Lip Liner, Le Riot Lip Gloss and all-over liquid shimmer powders called Glam Attack which can be purchased individually or in duos and Haus Collections. The line will officially be available, and all preorders will be shipping on September 17 . PRODUCTS & PRICES Duo Sets: 6 Le Riot Lip Glosses - $32 each duo High-shine with shimmer, pearl and pure pigment finishes. 6 RIP Lip Liners - $26 each duo Demi-matte, waterproof and can be sharpened. 6 Glam Attacks - $36 each duo Multipurpose liquid shimmer powders that can be layered on top of other products to transform their finishes or worn alone. Haus Collections: 6 different collections each consisting of a Le Riot gloss, a RIP lip liner and a Glam Attack and comes with a free reusable Haus Laboratories branded makeup pouch - $49 each SHIPPING As of now, HausLabs.com ships internationally for FREE! However, Amazon Prime members will be eligible for free shipping upon purchase on Amazon.com as well. All orders are expected to ship on or by September 17. Click here for more detailed information on each of the Haus Laboratories products.
    9. Lady Gaga's much anticipated cosmetics empire "HAUS LABORATORIES" is finally here! The brand's official website HausLabs.com is expected to go live on July 15th. Haus Laboratories will be the first major beauty brand to launch exclusively on Amazon. The e-commerce giant plans to launch Lady Gaga’s kits simultaneously in nine countries on three continents, including the US, France and Germany, where customers can take advantage of Amazon’s one-day and two-day shipping. Hundreds of millions of additional customers from Singapore to Brazil will be able to buy the brand through its global store. Watch the official commercial below: PROMOTIONAL PHOTO:
    10. Lady Gaga has brought her renowned Enigma set to an eager crowd of SiriusXM subscribers and Pandora listeners at Harlem's Apollo Theatre, in celebration of the two companies' initiative to join forces under the world's largest audio entertainment platform. The audio from the live performance is to be broadcasted this Friday on SiriusXM Hits 1, Howard Stern's Howard 101 and the product of the recent acquisition, Pandora NOW. Earlier today prior to her much anticipated performance, Lady Gaga was spotted leaving The Mark Hotel NYC in a vampy, all-black, head-to-toe leather look. Later in the night, Lady Gaga took the Apollo stage by storm, performing her Enigma set of signature hits and multiple fan favorites. Her "A Star Is Born" co-star Willam as well as the renowned drag queen Alaska were both in the crowd cheering Gaga on as she performed one hit after another and reminisced on her early days of trying to make it. "I am so hot... And it reminds me of when I was 20 and I thought I was so famous and nobody knew who I was..." Watch the clips from Lady Gaga's performance at Apollo Theatre:
    11. Lady Gaga's residency Enigma and Jazz & Piano Engagement shows returned to Park MGM Las Vegas after a lengthy break of almost 4 months, on May 30th, on the same day as the opening of her "Haus of Gaga" exhibition in the same venue where the most iconic and memorable outfits, looks and props of her decade-long career are on display. Earlier in the evening, she made a brief appearance at "Haus of Gaga" to celebrate the opening with the attending fans and visitors, signing the wall right under the "Haus of Gaga" logo inside the store. Later in the night, she put on, yet again, another stellar performance of her acclaimed Enigma residency, performing the same set, unaltered, as before. In a very sincere moment, she took time to send a message to a fan's boyfriend over FaceTime. While performing Judas, she almost fell while being taken off the robotic apparatus by her dancers. However, she continued her show immediately after without any interruption. On June 1st, she performed another night of her Enigma show, kicking the official Pride month off with a celebration of the LGBTQ+ community that has been supporting her ever since the beginning of her career. She picked up a rainbow flag, running around frantically, joyously and proudly smiling. On June 2nd, she performed her Jazz & Piano set to another sold-out crowd at Park MGM Las Vegas. This show gave way to several intimate and emotional moments during which she spoke about her failed engagement to ex-fiancé Christian Carino. “Last time I sang this song, I had a ring on my finger. So it’ll be different this time” Lady Gaga announced before singing “Someone to Watch Over Me.” After her show, she joined her friend and collaborator Brian Newman on stage for his late-night lounge gig "After Dark" at Las Vegas’ NoMad Restaurant inside NoMad Hotel at Park MGM. The duo performed 6 songs together which included “I Can’t Give You Anything But Love,” “Call Me Irresponsible,” “Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood,” “Orange Colored Sky” “Ev’ry Time Say Goodbye” and “Fly Me to the Moon.” Lady Gaga belted out marvelous vocals, even at times without a microphone. After a few songs into the impromptu set, Lady Gaga asked for a chair to be brought onto the stage out of exhaustion and blamed it on "two and half hours of performing and five glasses of whiskey.” Check out additional videos from her various performances May 30 - June 2nd: ENIGMA JAZZ & PIANO BRIAN NEWMAN: AFTER DARK
    12. Lady Gaga's much anticipated Haus of Gaga LV is officially set to open in Park MGM Las Vegas at 12pm, May 31st. Lady Gaga took to Twitter earlier today to post a brief teaser clip showcasing the interior of the space: Haus of Gaga LV is described as an "evolving space that will transform visitors through the history and vision of Haus of Gaga, featuring exclusive merch and memorabilia." The space will, therefore, not only encapsulate the most memorable moments in Lady Gaga's career but also will house never-before-seen Lady Gaga merchandise for fans and visitors to purchase. The museum curated by Lady Gaga's fashion director and stylist Nicola Formichetti will feature a multitude of iconic outfits and props that Lady Gaga has worn throughout the span of her decade-long career, from The Fame until A Star Is Born. Some iconic pieces featured in Lady Gaga's Haus of Gaga include the controversial Meat Dress, Lady Gaga's personal favorite, the Alexander McQueen gown that she wore to the VMAs red carpet back in 2010, the dazzling Armani Prive gown from the red carpet of Grammys 2010, the blood-covered bodysuit from her acclaimed debut performance at VMAs 2009, the iconic red dress from the cover of Vanity Fair's January 2012 issue, as well as various pieces seen during her tours such as The Monster Ball, The Born This Way Ball and The artRave. Take an exclusive first look at Haus of Gaga Las Vegas: Read the exclusive interview made to the curator of the museum Nicola Formichetti by PAPER Magazine below: PAPER: Lady Gaga's 2009 VMAs performance of "Paparazzi" is what really shifted her career. It's the moment the world realized she wasn't your average pop star. Nicola Formichetti: We felt that, too. Being with her around that time — that's the first year we started working together, and it was incredible to see her on stage next to the other [famous] artists. That performance was unbelievable. I remember we were trying to figure out the blood coming out because we were all perfectionists, so we wanted the blood to come out at the perfect time, and we were backstage praying. [Laughs] But everything was perfect. What were the conversations you had with her around the concept? Because bleeding and dying on stage is pretty extreme. [Laughs] It was the idea of the fame that killed her, so it was quite theatrical. There were so many things going on: the choreography was incredible, her playing the piano really in the zone. We worked on the performance for a long time. We research a lot, and study a lot. There are spontaneous aspects to it, but we plan everything to be a perfect performance. The only thing we didn't want is the mechanical problems. That is the only thing we were praying for. Famous pop stars at that time weren't taking fashion seriously. "Bad Romance," for example, premiered on the Alexander McQueen runway, which was livestreamed on SHOWStudio. That's what made your relationship with Gaga so special. I come from the fashion world, so for me, when we started working together it was so normal to cover her in fashion. Because that was such a perfect thing, but that time there weren't people doing that. So I think it was such a special moment in the beginning, with [Alexander] McQueen and Nick Knight. She totally embraced that fashion culture, and she, in a way, made fashion alive. She kind of bridged pop culture and fashion and music. She opened the door for other artists to do that today, because today you have to work with fashion. It's all together. It has to be 360 [degrees]. But at that time, it wasn't like that. We started that. "[Lady Gaga] opened the door for other artists, because today you have to work with fashion. It's all together. It has to be 360 [degrees]. But at that time, it wasn't like that. We started that." When you worked with Gaga, did you design the looks to become iconic? They've all had such an incredible cultural impact. No, she made it iconic. She performs in it; she becomes that [character] to make it better and take it to another level. She's very much a part of the creative process, and, of course, she's using her body and her face and her image. But she's very behind the scenes, as well — making things and cutting things, putting safety pins on, trying to make it better and new... And then we make it iconic [Laughs]. The Born This Way era was packed with so many different ideas, like in the 14-minute "Marry the Night" video. What was your approach? We were looking at it as more of a fashion story in a magazine. Every shot is a different outfit. We really went into the extreme of it. That time was very important — the fashion and the photographers and film directors, from Nick Knight to Steven Klein and Inez & Vinoodh. We really worked with them to elevate the whole thing. It was like an orgasm. Looking back on everything you created together, what was the hardest look to pull off? Well, there's a red carpet — a red carpet, you get one chance, so it has to be perfect. It has to be 360 [degrees]. If you're outside with the hair, there's movement. The meat dress was exciting because I came in with a little fridge and Franc [Fernandez] made the dress, and it was inside the little freezer. Gaga's mom was like, "What's she wearing today?" And I was like, "It's in the fridge" [Laughs]. There was a message: We're all the same, we're all made of meat. This was an evolution of another outfit we did for Vogue Hommes Japan: The meat bikini, and then we wanted to do something a bit more red carpet-y with the same idea [Laughs]. The Monster Ball costumes specifically are so worn in. You can tell she really wore them to the near death. How did you make sure these looks withstood the drama? I know, we try to make it as comfortable as possible. But she cares about her fans so much, that if it looks good in the end, she's going to still wear it regardless. That's why we love her, because she commits. So our job is to try and make the most impactful [look], but also make it comfortable for her to perform in. But sometimes you can't get the effect [with comfort], so she'll be like, "Okay let's go!" But when she has to perform in that every night, sometimes it's very hard. Still, she commits and I love that. Did these looks all come from an archive? Yes, it's a very secured, temperature-managed, numbered archive in California. Is there a full-time staff? Of course, because we respect fashion so much. Also her props and all her gifts from her fans. It's all kept in a really beautiful space. Is Gaga as intense working with you behind the scenes as she is performing on stage? Yeah, she's very much the same Gaga front and back. Also, I love the fact that she really respects artists and other designers. She's one of the first people to encourage me to do my own stuff. She's one of the reasons why I took [on being creative director at] Mugler. It's super fun when we work together. When I stopped working for her for a while, Brandon Maxwell took over and now Brandon is doing his own design job, and there are so many people coming out from Brandon's camp. We're all friends and still talk to each other, and I think it's super cool. What brought you and Gaga back together? I loved doing my own thing, I still do. I was kind of missing the performance aspect of it. We always kept in contact, but I think [Enigma], the Vegas show, was a good moment for me to start collaborating again, and now it's full on [Laughs]. "There are so many memories [in this museum]. It's her life, it's our lives. It's almost like perfume — you remember that moment with a smell." As co-curator, how did you choose what made it into the Haus of Gaga Museum? This place is ever-evolving. We want to switch things up, we want to keep changing. One of the most fun things we did was actually collaborate with her Little Monsters. That was very special for me. We contacted all the super fans, her Little Monsters, to initially get the vibe of what kinds of stuff they wanted to see. Which looks were their favorite, and also fact checking [Laughs]. They're so anal about the dates — Oh no, she wasn't wearing that shoe on that day — so we were checking facts with her Little Monsters. This space is for her fans, so I wanted to collaborate with her fans to give it back to them. Looking at this museum today, with years of your work on display, how do you feel? It's very emotional for us. There are so many memories. It's her life, it's our lives. It's almost like perfume — you remember that moment with a smell, it's very much like that. You look at it visually and you're like, Wow, I remember what I was doing at that time. For Gaga, it's difficult to choose favorite outfits because she always likes to move forward. She'd probably say the t-shirt that she's wearing [today] would be her favorite look right now. That's very you. [Laughs] We love what's next. It's interesting to look back, because we never look back. What we do normally is we'd probably style [these looks] differently and make something completely different out of the old stuff, right? But we didn't want to do that for this experience because we want people to feel that time. But we tweaked the space and made it more current, so it feels much more modern and also in-conjunction with the Enigma show. It feels quite digital. I think it's a very beautiful merge of the past and the future. A museum is quite symbolic. I know, when you start doing a museum it's almost like an end of the career. But [Gaga's] about to start. Of course, she's done 10 years, but we have so much crazy amazing stuff coming up this year and next year. It feels weird, but it's sort of like a nice 10-year stamp to say, Look what we did and thank you, in a way to her fans. But this is just the beginning, I feel. The movie [A Star Is Born] changed things completely. She just keeps surprising people. Do you feel the pressure to continually top yourselves? We don't feel that, actually. We always believe in our gut and we're pretty aware of what's around — what's cool and modern and new. I think we're okay. We have some stuff up our sleeves [Laughs]. This interview originally appeared here.
    13. Earlier today, Lady Gaga took to Twitter to announce the opening of her "Haus of Gaga" branded store in Park MGM Las Vegas on May 30th. She made the announcement through a 15-second video that she posed on Twitter including the name, location and the opening date of her newest establishment, Haus of Gaga: Haus of Gaga Las Vegas will not only be home to official Lady Gaga merchandise for fans to purchase but it will also serve as a Lady Gaga museum curated by none other than Gaga's current fashion director and fan-favorite stylist Nicola Formichetti. It is also important to note that Lady Gaga's acclaimed Vegas Residency returns to Park MGM Las Vegas on May 30th, on the same day as the launch of the "Haus of Gaga" store/museum. Last week, it has been reported by a newly hired employee for “Haus of Gaga” that there are no plans for the store to carry Lady Gaga’s much anticipated beauty brand Haus Beauty, at least as of now. We also hear that the launch of Haus Beauty has been postponed to the upcoming months. Here are some photos inside Park MGM's "Haus of Gaga" posed on Twitter by fans:
    14. Vogue Magazine offers us a glimpse into the behind-the-scenes of the intricate process that culminated in Lady Gaga's epic, nearly 20 minute entrance at the Met Gala 2019 in a video recently posted on YouTube. In the video, we get a look into the creative process that went into the designing and the making of Lady Gaga's multilayered outfit as well as the rehearsal of the precisely calculated choreography that turned Lady Gaga's Met appearance into a live-action performance piece. We see the original sketches of the outfits designed by none other than Brandon Maxwell, who describes the entire process as simple and effortless due to the comfort of the decade-long friendship that he shares with Lady Gaga. In case you missed the event you can read the full recap here: Lady Gaga also gives details into the various elements featured in her grand parade-like entrance that speak to the humorous and ironic nature of Camp. "It's not raining. So why there are umbrellas? Why? The length of the dress, so dramatic. Why? The length of the eyelashes. Extravagant. Why?" Lady Gaga elaborates. Maxwell's 25-feet neon pink overcoat inspired the child-like attitude seen throughout the entrance, Lady Gaga says as she informs her dancers to channel their inner child and be themselves. "What I love about what we are doing is that it reads like an essay, or a poem. So in line with Susan Sontag's notes [on Camp]." Watch the full behind-the-scenes of Lady Gaga's iconic Met Gala Looks:
    15. Last night the annual MET Gala took place in New York City, hosted by Anna Wintour and co-chaired by Lady Gaga, Harry Styles, Serena Williams and Gucci’s creative director Alessandro Michele. The event is an annual fundraising gala for the benefit of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute. This year, the event’s theme was Camp: Notes On Fashion, based on Susan Sontag’s 1964 essay titled “Notes on ‘Camp.’” "Campy" fashion is defined as "the love of the unnatural: of artifice and exaggeration." It is daring, humorous, ironic, and extreme in its nature. Lady Gaga has always embraced the ideology of "Camp" in her love and understanding of fashion. Therefore, the co-chair was one of the most anticipated guests of the evening without a doubt. Lady Gaga embodied the 2019 MET Gala theme like no one else. She made a grand 17-minute entrance, stepping out on the red carpet in a performance art piece making a series of outfit changes, joined by some of her dancers and members of the Haus. With the red carpet shut down for her entrance, she posed for cameras and walked up and back down the entrance stairs revealing a multitude of looks, some with props. Her first look was a neon pink Brandon Maxwell gown with a 25-foot train, entirely cloaking the iconic steps of The Met. She completed the look with a pink bow-tie wrapped around her head, a platinum blonde wig and a gilded set of lashes of outlandish proportions. photos by GettyImages.com Gaga’s second look of the evening was a black Brandon Maxwell piece which was revealed upon the removal of the pink cape by the designer himself. She used a black umbrella to accompany her look and the playful attitude that she maintained all throughout her marvelous entrance. She walked the steps up and down in the company of five dancers, makeup artist Sarah Tanno, hairstylist Frederic Aspiras, the designer himself Brandon Maxwell and a personal photographer to capture the every second of her brilliant live performance. photos by GettyImages.com Returning to the entrance, she revealed a third look, emerging in a bright pink, body-hugging column dress and a Tiffany&Co butterfly necklace. She put on sunglasses and put on a humorous attitude while putting on lipstick and presenting to talk on her giant phone-purse. Again, she was accompanied by her makeup artist Sarah Tanno and hairstylist Frederic Aspiras who kept retouching her makeup and hair. photos by GettyImages.com As the last look of her grand entrance, she stripped down to a crystallized, black bra and panties. She owned the carpet like no-one has ever before, laying down and posing on the steps as the camera lights kept constantly flashing on her. photos by GettyImages.com Inside The Met, Lady Gaga gave us a brief yet a breathtaking artistic performance piece amongst the exhibition pieces of the Metropolitan Museum, serving looks and radiating campy confidence all throughout. Lady Gaga also posed alongside her fellow Met Gala co-chairs, Serena Williams, Harry Styles, Alessandro Michele and Anna Wintour inside the Metropolitan Museum. photo by GettyImages.com The details of her makeup and hair, created by Sarah Tanno and Frederic Aspiras, respectively: photo by GettyImages.com Relive Lady Gaga’s grand arrival here:
    16. Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper's "A Star Is Born" Encore will be available to purchase on June 4th, 2019, on DVD and Blu Ray, following its one-week theatrical run. It will also be available to those who have already purchased the movie on iTunes. The Encore edition of the movie includes extended scenes and almost 12 minutes of never-before-seen performances that were excluded from the original release. Here is a sneak peek at the exclusive performance of an unreleased song "Clover" performed by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper, which will be available in A Star Is Born Encore among many other additional musical scenes: Earlier this week, Bradley Cooper has also appeared on the Ellen Show and talked about what might be lying in the future of A Star Is Born. Although he immediately shut down the possibility of Gaga and Cooper touring the Grammy and Oscar nominated soundtrack, he hinted at a future one-night-only event, possibly at the Hollywood Bowl, where the duo would live read scenes from the script and perform a selection of the songs. You can watch the clip here:
    17. The 2019 Billboard Music Awards (BBMAs) Nominations have been announced and Lady Gaga has scored 4 nominations: Top Song Sales Artist Top Soundtrack - A Star Is Born Top Selling Song - Shallow Billboard Chart Achievement Award - Shallow The nominations came as no surprise given Lady Gaga's undeniable presence across all Billboard charts ever since the release of her lead actress debut in Bradley Cooper's "A Star Is Born" remake back in late 2018. The movie soundtrack has spent a total of 4 weeks atop Billboard 200 and has never left the top ten during its 6-month life span. Shallow has spent a record-breaking 10 weeks as the number 1 song on Billboard Digital Song Sales chart, making it the longest-leading chart topper by a lead female artist surpassing Gwen Stefani's 2005 hit "Hollaback Girl" and the 6th overall. The song has also hit number 1 on Billboard Hot 100 back in February after a powerful Oscars performance. Very recently, the song has entered the top 10 on the Radio Songs chart, making it her first top 10 since "Applause" in 2013. Gaga currently holds 7 Billboard Music Award wins out of 28 nominations. The BBMAs ceremony will take place on May 1st at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, the home of Lady Gaga's Vegas residency "Enigma". Do you think she will attend?
    18. The multi-talented, legendary songstress Lady Gaga, turns 33 today: March 28. Back in 2015 Lady Gaga said in an interview with Billboard: "I want to explode as I go into my 30s" months before she turned 30. Today, as she gears up to celebrate her 33rd birthday, Lady Gaga has already conquered 2019, both in the realms of music and film, owing to the success of her 2018 box office hit "A Star Is Born". Here is a recap of what she has achieved during the first three months of the year in honor of her 33rd birthday: 1. A STAR IS BORN SUCCESS Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper's reimagining of the classic tale "A Star Is Born" has crossed $430,000,000 at the worldwide box office. It has also ended 2018 as the 11th highest grossing movie in the United States. 2. ENIGMA At the end of 2018, Lady Gaga has embarked on her acclaimed Vegas residency "Enigma" which has earned a total of $16,000,000 from its first 11 sold-out dates. "Vegas was once where music stars faded away. Now it's cool enough for Lady Gaga" was one of the many headlines in major news outlets which credited Gaga for revitalizing the once-dead Vegas scene. 3. WORLDWIDE CHARTS As of today, Lady Gaga's "Shallow" has completed its 141st day atop the iTunes Worldwide Songs chart. It has also spent a total of 9 weeks atop Billboard Digital Song Sales chart where it still sits at number 1. The song has also become the longest chart topper on U.S. iTunes by a female artist where it still continues to hold strong at #1 in the face of many new releases. 4. BILLBOARD DOUBLE #1 After a magnificent duet of "Shallow" at the Oscars, Gaga & Cooper's global hit has surged to #1 on Billboard Hot 100. During the same week, "A Star Is Born" Soundtrack has returned to #1 on Billboard 200, earning Gaga her first ever simultaneous #1s of her career on the two major Billboard charts. 5. ACADEMY AND GRAMMY AWARDS Lady Gaga has also collected many noteworthy awards courtesy of her debut leading role as Ally in "A Star Is Born". First, she won a Golden Globe for Best Original Song for Shallow. Soon after, she takes home another trophy as she wins National Board of Review's Best Actress award. A few days later, Gaga wins big at the Critics Choice Awards as she takes home Best Original Song for Shallow and the Best Actress award, tied with Glenn Close. She raised her Grammy count from 6 to 9 in one night as Shallow wins "Best Song Written For Visual Media" and "Best Pop/Duo Group Performance" and Joanne (Where Do You Think You're Goin'?) wins "Best Pop Solo Performance". On the same night, she also won "Best Original Music" at 2019 BAFTAs. But her biggest came at the night of 2019 Oscars where she was awarded "Best Original Song" for her songwriting in Shallow. It seems that Lady Gaga has a lot more in store for the world for the remainder of 2019. She recently updated her social media accounts with a picture of musical notes reading "GAGA", signaling new music in near future. She is set to host fashion's biggest night, the Met Gala, in May, gearing up to launch her beauty empire "Haus Beauty" and returning back to her sold-out Vegas residency after a few months of break. Whatever happens, however, we are sure that success will follow. Oh, and one last thing to say, HAPPY BIRTHDAY Gaga!
    19. The force behind Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop and Jessica Alba's Honest Company, the billon-dollar media investor Nicole Quinn has opened up about her company Lightspeed Venture Partners' newest addition to its growing portfolio of e-commerce startups, Lady Gaga's much anticipated, secretive beauty business "Haus Beauty", in a recent interview with The Hollywood Reporter (THR): "So we're doing something with Lady Gaga" Quinn revealed. She added that the long-run success of the business depends largely on the celebrity's involvement in the process from start to finish. Quinn continued, "asking her many different questions around commitment and time and energy is what actually gave me conviction about the deal because she's so passionate about this. She spends many hours a day calling not just the management team in the company but everybody, discussing the product and having them over to her house to brainstorm". Quinn also told THR that the talks with Lady Gaga and her team actually started about two years ago. "So this has been a long time in the making. We invested about six months ago. We're excited for our launch because we have got some absolute superstars as part of this company, people that have true expertise in the area. They know she never does anything half-assed." Lady Gaga has first filed to trademark her upcoming beauty empire "Haus Beauty" back in February 22, 2018. Foundations, highlighters, bronzers, lipsticks, glosses, eyeshadows, eyeliners as well as fragrances and skincare items such as facial moisturizers, toners, body scrubs, oils and cleansers are among the products that she is expected to launch. The owner of "Jeffree Star Cosmetics" and beauty influencer Jeffree Star has already expressed his interest in reviewing what "Haus Beauty' has in store for all of us on his YouTube channel with a subscriber count of almost 13 million: Well, don't say we didn't warn you. Haus Beauty is expected to launch "very soon". Stay tuned.
    20. As "Shallow" gears up to possibly dominate tonight's Grammy Awards, Billboard gives us an update on Lady Gaga's U.S. career sales and streams according to Nielsen Music: Albums The Fame - 4.8 million Born This Way - 2.4 million The Fame Monster (EP) - 1.6 million ARTPOP - 781,000 A Star Is Born Soundtrack - 780,000 Cheek to Cheek - 773,000 Joanne - 649,000 The Remix - 316,000 Born This Way: The Remix - 62,000 A Very Gaga Holiday - 46,000 With 17 chart weeks spent in the top 10 of Billboard 200 ever since its release back in October 2018, A Star Is Born Soundtrack has already become Lady Gaga's 5th best-selling studio release and is on track to surpassing ARTPOP which currently sits at number 4. Songs Poker Face - 7.5 million Just Dance - 7.2 million Bad Romance - 5.9 million Born This Way - 4.3 million Paparazzi - 3.6 million Telephone - 3.5 million The Edge of Glory - 3 million Applause - 2.7 million Love Game - 2.67 million Alejandro - 2.63 million You and I - 2.4 million Million Reasons - 1.1 million Judas - 1 million Best-selling songs from A Star Is Born Shallow - 596,000 Always Remember Us This Way - 246,000/71 million streams I'll Never Love Again - 226,000/66 million streams Most-Streamed Songs (on-demand U.S.) Bad Romance - 395 million Poker Face - 322 million Million Reasons - 234 million Applause - 232 million Just Dance - 197 million Shallow - 178 million Born This Way - 158 million The Cure - 142 million Paparazzi - 118 million Alejandro -103 million Released back in September, "Shallow" has already become Lady Gaga's 6th most streamed song in the United States, surpassing timeless classics such as Born This Way, Paparazzi and Alejandro. The song has resonated with audiences in the U.S. and all across the world due to its stripped down honesty, as Lady Gaga puts it." It's a conversation between men and women. Asking each other questions and a desire for more depth in the shallowness of a modern era". Billboard also chimes in on the possibility of a follow-up single to the hit "Shallow" which has not yet been announced. According to Billboard, "the safest and the best choice" might be "Always Remember Us This Way" based on its "consumption totals and hook". Lady Gaga has cemented herself as one of the most influential artists of our time, and she sure has the numbers to prove it.
    21. The 61st Annual Grammy Awards ceremony took place on Sunday (February 10, 2019) at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Lady Gaga was the most nominated female artist of the night, tied with H.E.R. and Cardi B, with a total of 5 nominations and 3 wins*: Record of the Year - Shallow Song of the Year - Shallow Best Pop Duo/Group Performance - Shallow* Best Song Written for Visual Media - Shallow* Best Pop Solo Performance - Joanne (Where Do You Think You're Goin'?)* During the pre-show, Lady Gaga took home two Grammy awards: Best Song Written for Visual Media for Shallow and Best Pop Solo Performance for Joanne (Where Do You Think You're Goin"?). Later in the night, Lady Gaga graced the red carpet in a custom, silver Celine Spring 2019 gown by Hedi Slimane and dazzling Tiffany & Co jewelry from the 2018 Blue Book collection, posing alone and with other superstars like Jennifer Lopez. More information on her outfits throughout the night can be found below. She then took the stage with Jada Pinkett, Alicia Keys, Michelle Obama and Jennifer Lopez for an unforgettable moment of female empowerment and celebration of music. You can watch the speech below. She, then, won her third Grammy of the night as Shallow took home the award for Best Pop Duo/Group performance, shared with her co-star, director and friend Bradley Cooper. During her inspiring acceptance speech, Lady Gaga drew attention to mental health issues that people and artists might be facing, which you can watch below. She later took the stage to deliver one of the most hyped and dynamic performances of the night, performing a rock-inspired version of her Grammy-winning hit Shallow with her co-writer Mark Ronson in a bedazzled jumpsuit and giant platform heels. You can watch the full performance below. She then went for an outfit change and took her place in the audience, posing with stars such as Cardi B and Janelle Monáe. . After tonight's win, Lady Gaga has brought her Grammy count to an astonishing total of 9 trophies. She has also won "Best Original Music" at 2019 BAFTA Awards earlier today. RED CARPET SHALLOW PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS ACCEPTANCE SPEECH - BEST POP DUO/GROUP PERFORMANCE LADY GAGA, MICHELLE OBAMA, JADA PINKETT & JENNIFER LOPEZ OUTFIT CREDITS
    22. The 25th Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards took place this Sunday at Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, CA. Bradley Cooper's sensational remake of 'A Star Is Born' leaded the way with 4 feature film nominations including: Outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture (A Star Is Born) Outstanding performance by a male actor in a leading role (Bradley Cooper) Outstanding performance by a female actor in a leading role (Lady Gaga) Outstanding performance by a male actor in a supporting role (Sam Elliot) Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper introduced their film before the 'Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture'. Lady Gaga's exceptional performance as 'Ally' has been recognized by all major acting foundations: Oscars, SAG Awards, BAFTAs, Golden Globes and Critics' Choice. Her SAG Award nomination for her first role as a lead actress, perhaps, is the most monumental, showing that she has been accepted and validated by the acting community that she desperately longed to be a part of.
    23. Bradley Cooper's phenomenal reimagining of "A Star Is Born" starring the exceptionally talented Lady Gaga is now digitally available to purchase on US iTunes as of January 15th, 2019. You can now immerse yourself into the heartbreaking tale of Jack and Ally as their relationship is challenged and slowly blurred by Jackson's continued substance abuse and the demons of Ally's rising fame. The movie has rapidly claimed the top spot on US iTunes movie charts within a few hours of its release. The iTunes version of the movie also features extras such as performances, music videos and never-before-seen behind-the-scenes footage that were not shown on the big screen. In "The Road To Stardom", you can go behind the camera and take a closer look at the making of "A Star Is Born", including Gaga's emotional speech to the audience during the filming of "I'll Never Love Again" right after the death of her close friend Sonja. It features the deleted performance of Gaga's deeply moving ballad "Is That Alright?" from the wedding scene as well as the full performance of Elvis Presley's "Baby What You Want Me To Do?" sung by Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga. You can take a glimpse at the first day Bradley and Gaga met in the iPhone recording of the duo belting out to "Midnight Special" in Gaga's Malibu house after a meal of leftover pasta and witness the instantaneous chemistry between them in the first ever screen test before the filming began. What stands out the most, however, is a brief clip of Gaga's powerful, raw vocals during a table read, which leaves the entire room cheering her in awe. You can view the featured bonus content below. "Baby What You Want Me To Do?" Preview:
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