Life and career — She considered herself a misfit among her peers and was mocked for "being either too provocative or too eccentric". The lessons taught her to create music by ear, which she preferred over reading sheet music and practiced professionally. Her parents encouraged her to pursue music, and enrolled her in Creative Arts Camp. I don't know exactly where my affinity for music comes from, but it is the thing that comes easiest to me. When I was like three years old, I may have been even younger, my mom always tells this really embarrassing story of me propping myself up and playing the keys like this because I was too young short to get all the way up there.
Just go like this on the low end of the piano I was really, really good at piano, so my first instincts were to work so hard at practicing piano, and I might not have been a natural dancer, but I am a natural musician. That is the thing that I believe I am the greatest at. At NYU, she studied music and improved her songwriting skills by writing essays on art, religion, social issues, and politics, including a thesis on pop artists Spencer Tunick and Damien Hirst.
Their live performance art piece, known as "Lady Gaga and the Starlight Revue" and billed as "The Ultimate Pop Burlesque Rockshow", was a tribute to s variety acts. While Gaga and Starlight were performing, Fusari continued to develop the songs he had created with her, sending them to the producer and record executive Vincent Herbert. At Madison Square Garden. The song sold more than one million copies within five days, earning the Guinness World Record for the fastest selling single on iTunes.
Part of Me ,   and released her first fragrance, Lady Gaga Fame , followed by a second one, Eau de Gaga , in Kelly and was released later that month,  topping the charts in Hungary and reaching number 13 in the US. The Artpop Ball tour, building on concepts from her ArtRave promotional event. The inspiration behind the album came from her friendship with Bennett, and fascination with jazz music since her childhood.
Cheek to Cheek Live! According to Billboard, this shift started with the release of Cheek to Cheek and the attention she received for her performance at the 87th Academy Awards , where she sang a medley of songs from The Sound of Music in a tribute to Julie Andrews.
Roanoke , the series' sixth season,  which ran from September to November It was released on October 21, , and sold , copies in the US during its first week. Joanne was Gaga's fourth number one Billboard album, making her the first woman to reach the US summit four times in the s. Her performance featured a group of hundreds of lighted drones forming various shapes in the sky above Houston's NRG Stadium —the first time robotic aircraft appeared in a Super Bowl program.
Five Foot Two , which premiered on Netflix in September. It is set to be released in October Gaga says she was influenced by Osho's work in valuing rebellion through creativity and equality. She says the continual reinvention is "liberating" herself, which she has been drawn to since childhood. Almost never does she overwhelm a song with her vocal ability, recognizing instead that artistry is to be found in nuance rather than lung power.
The Fame is an electropop and dance-pop album that has influences of s pop and s Europop ,  whereas The Fame Monster displays Gaga's taste for pastiche, drawing on "Seventies arena glam, perky ABBA disco , and sugary throwbacks like Stacey Q ".
Lady Gaga videography and live performances Gaga during a "blood stained" performance in Featuring constant costume changes and provocative visuals, Gaga's music videos are often described as short films. The main themes of her music videos are sex, violence, and power. She calls herself "a little bit of a feminist" and asserts that she is "sexually empowering women".
Because of her influence on modern culture, and her rise to global fame, sociologist Mathieu Deflem of the University of South Carolina has offered a course titled "Lady Gaga and the Sociology of the Fame" since early with the objective of unraveling "some of the sociologically relevant dimensions of the fame of Lady Gaga".