|Lady Gaga is
an American pop singer-songwriter. Lady Gaga
performing in the rock music scene of New York
City's Lower East Side in 2003 and enrolled at
New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.
Gaga has been influenced by glam rock artists
such as David Bowie and Queen, as well as pop
music artists such as Madonna, Britney Spears
and Michael Jackson.
The Queen song Radio Ga Ga inspired her stage
name, Lady Gaga. She commented: I adored Freddie
Mercury and Queen had a hit called Radio Gaga.
In response to the comparisons between herself
and Madonna, Gaga stated: I don't want to sound
presumptuous, but I've made it my goal to
revolutionise pop music.
The last revolution was launched by Madonna 25
years ago. Actress and singer Grace Jones was
also cited as an inspiration, along with Blondie
singer Debbie Harry. Gaga wearing a plastic
bubble dress while performing on The Fame Ball
TourGaga's vocals have drawn frequent comparison
to those of Madonna and Gwen Stefani, while the
structure of her music is said to echo classic
1980s pop and 1990s Europop.