Mar 06, 2013 01:13 EST
Concert promoters are suing insurers in the United States for breach of contract over an Indonesian concert by Lady Gaga canceled last year due to a threat by Islamic hardliners.
Mar 01, 2013 10:10 EST
Defending champion Hsieh Su Wei lost in the BMW Malaysian Open's quarter-finals Friday, going down 7-5, 6-2 to American wildcard Bethanie Mattek-Sands.
Feb 14, 2013 01:45 EST
Lady Gaga has canceled the rest of her "Born This Way Ball" tour due to a long-standing hip problem that requires surgery.
Feb 06, 2013 04:47 EST
A replica of Michelangelo's Renaissance sculpture David that was erected suddenly last summer is unnerving residents of a Japanese town, with some calling for the naked masterpiece to be given underpants.
Feb 05, 2013 00:52 EST
Japanese fashionistas leaped to the defence of Tokyo-based Singaporean photographer Leslie Kee after he was arrested for selling books containing pictures of male genitals.
Jan 28, 2013 00:38 EST
Thanks to Psy's "Gangnam Style" smash hit, the South Korean music industry's long-held dream to make it big in Europe and the USA with its K-pop boy bands has taken a giant leap forward.
Jan 23, 2013 00:29 EST
Pop diva Lady Gaga and veteran crooner Tony Bennett spanned the generations as President Barack Obama offered a final thank you to his army of campaign volunteers at his last inaugural ball.
Jan 22, 2013 14:08 EST
It took two days longer than expected, but Justin Bieber succeeded Tuesday in overtaking fellow pop idol Lady Gaga as the most followed person on Twitter.
Jan 18, 2013 09:39 EST
Teen idol Justin Bieber is set to make Twitter history this weekend when he is forecast to overtake Lady Gaga as the most followed person on the micro-blogging website.
Jan 17, 2013 16:08 EST
Teen idol Justin Bieber is set to make Twitter history this weekend when he is forecast to overtake Lady Gaga as the most followed person on the microblogging website.
Jan 16, 2013 22:20 EST
Tokyo-based French designer Julien David made his men's catwalk debut at the Paris menswear shows with a casual but elegant streetwear-inspired collection, while Mugler reinvented uniforms in a blaze of acid colours.
Jan 16, 2013 17:13 EST
Tokyo-based French designer Julien David made his men's catwalk debut Wednesday at the Paris menswear shows with a casual but elegant streetwear-inspired collection, while Mugler reinvented uniforms in a blaze of acid colours.
Jan 05, 2013 23:47 EST
From Marc Jacobs to Alexander Wang, star alumni of New York's Parsons design school have long made inroads in Paris. But now the faculty is going a step further, opening a full-fledged branch in the world capital of fashion.
Dec 31, 2012 19:58 EST
Revelers filled Times Square in New York on Monday, with up to a million people expected to celebrate New Year's by viewing the traditional drop of a giant crystal ball -- as a billion more watch on TV around the world.
Dec 26, 2012 10:13 EST
A silver platform shoe tossed to the audience by Lady Gaga and a felt hat custom-made for Michael Jackson are among the items of celebrity memorabilia up for sale in Paris, an auction house said Wednesday.
Dec 12, 2012 11:50 EST
Pope Benedict XVI blessed his new Internet flock on Wednesday in his first Twitter message, sent from a tablet device in eight languages, as the number of his online followers surged to over a million.
Dec 11, 2012 19:00 EST
Lady Gaga has been accused of promoting gay rights to minors during a concert on Sunday in St. Petersburg, Russia. Lady Gaga has been accused of promoting gay rights to minors during a concert on Sunday in St. Petersburg, Russia. A law which criminalizes ?public actions aimed at propaganda of pederasty, lesbianism, bisexuality and transgenderism among minors? took effect in St. Petersburg earlier this year. The measure's architect, Vitaly Milonov, accused Lady Gaga of violating the law. ?We saw that in addition to music, songs and such, there were direct calls for 12-year-old citizens to support the LGBT [lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender] community,? Milonov is quoted as saying by Reuters. ?We will contact prosecutors and the law enforcement agencies to carry out a thorough investigation of the situation,? he told Russian tabloid Life News. ?When people tell kids 'you must support sexual minorities,' that can create a false equivalence for them between traditional and non-traditi
Dec 07, 2012 19:00 EST
Lady Gaga on Saturday tweeted thanks to Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev for his stance on an anti-gay bill. Singer Lady Gaga on Saturday tweeted thanks to Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev for his stance on an anti-gay bill. ?Thank you Prime Minister Medvedev for not standing by your party's anti gay propaganda law & instead supporting my show+fans all over Russia,? she messaged to her nearly 32 million Twitter followers. ?Prime Minister Medvedev please accept my gratitude I am looking forwarding to performing in RUSSIA & celebrating our cultures coming together.? Lady Gaga, who is scheduled Saturday to perform in St. Petersburg, was referring to comments Medvedev made in a live television interview on Friday. ?Not all moral issues, not all behavioral patterns, not all issues of communication between people need to be regulated by law,? Russian media reported Medvedev as saying. The State Duma, Russia's lower house of parliament, is expected to begin debate on the measure w
Dec 04, 2012 11:17 EST
Pope Benedict XVI boasted hundreds of thousands of followers on his new Twitter account on Tuesday -- just a day after it was unveiled and more than a week before any actual tweets appear.
Nov 25, 2012 19:00 EST
Tony Bennett has compared Lady Gaga to Ella Fitzgerald, also known as the 'Queen of Jazz'. Tony Bennett has compared Lady Gaga to Ella Fitzgerald, also known as the ?Queen of Jazz.? Fitzgerald won 13 Grammy Awards over the course of her 59-year recording career. President Ronald Reagan awarded her the National Medal of Arts. Bennett discussed the documentary The Zen of Bennett, now on DVD, in an interview with CNN. In the film, Bennett reflects back over his 60 year career. ?Your documentary takes place as you're really recording the second duets album,? correspondent Soledad O'Brien says. ?Have you loved doing those duets? I mean, you have one where you're performing with Lady Gaga. We see it in the documentary. What was she like?? ?Extremely talented,? Bennett answers. ?She's a beautiful singer. I know how popular she is right now. She plays to 40,000 people a night. But she really has a magnificent voice. I think they're going to find out she's right up there with Ella Fitzgerald. S
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
Gaga performing in The Fame Ball Tour in March 2009
|Birth name||Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta|
|Born||March 28, 1986|
|Origin||New York, United States|
|Genres||Pop, electronic dance music|
|Occupations||Singer, songwriter, musician|
|Instruments||Vocals, piano, synthesizer|
|Labels||Def Jam, Streamline, Kon Live, Cherrytree, Interscope|
|Associated acts||Space Cowboy, Colby O'Donis, Akon|