Lady Gaga

by SheKnows
Aug 22, 2011 at 12:04 p.m. ET
Lady Gaga made a name for herself in the NYC rock scene in 2003. She went on to sign with Interscope Records.

1 /9: Lady Gaga with Akon

1/9 : Lady Gaga with Akon

Lady Gaga's voice and eccentric style caught the eye and ear of AKon, who signed her to his own label

2 /9: Lady Gaga's Rise to Fame

2/9 : Lady Gaga's Rise to Fame

After releasing her debut studio album The Fame in 2008, Lady Gaga became a worldwide success. The album reaches No. 1 in six countries.

3 /9: Lady Gaga "Poker Face"

3/9 :Lady Gaga "Poker Face"

Lady Gaga's singles "Poker Face" and "Just Dance" from her first album achieved international popularity.

4 /9: Lady Gaga in 2009

4/9 :Lady Gaga in 2009

In 2009, Lady Gaga had three chart topping singles from her follow up, The Fame Monster. She wowed fans all year long with her wild costumes and crazy style. Here she is at the 2009 VMAs.

5 /9: Lady Gaga's Meat Dress

5/9 :Lady Gaga's Meat Dress

Lady Gaga received Video Of The Year Award at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards, wearing a raw meat dress.

6 /9: Lady Gaga Billboard Artist of the Year

6/9 :Lady Gaga Billboard Artist of the Year

Lady Gaga is one of the best-selling music artists in the world. In 2010, Billboard named her artist of the year.

7 /9: Lady Gaga in an Egg

7/9 :Lady Gaga in an Egg

Lady Gaga arrived at the 2011 Grammys in a giant egg carried by models.

8 /9: Lady Gaga on American Idol

8/9 :Lady Gaga on American Idol

Lady Gaga was a mentor and a guest judge during the 2011 season of American Idol.

9 /9: Lady Gaga <em>Born This Way</em>

9/9 :Lady Gaga <em>Born This Way</em>

Lady Gaga's Born This Way, was released in May 2011 and was met with much success. The video for the title track is a VMA Best Female Video Nominee and also nominated for Best Video With A Message.