Trying to narrow down the best Lady Gaga songs is always going to be a difficult task: the pop superstar has multiple albums with multiple hits, and most of those hits are critically adored. Yet when it comes to the essential Gaga smashes — the ones that define her and her dazzling career — these tracks distinguish themselves. Peruse, debate, listen and enjoy. Yet the Born This Way standout works because Gaga nails the whiskey-drenched mood, presenting an homage to classic rock while making a bid to add to the canon.
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5. ‘Bad Romance’
Hers is a catalogue that boasts multi-platinum singles, six Grammys, 13 Guinness World Records and the most-watched Superbowl performance of all time. This haunting orchestral rock ballad was written for the Netflix documentary, The Hunting Ground. The song won an Emmy, as well as being nominated for both a Grammy and an Oscar. Gaga reportedly struggled to record this song, as she had to recall her own past with sexual abuse. Although Gaga has used her skillset to create weird and wonderful realities in the past, here she simply welcomes you in to her own. The lyrics cover remaining defiant and self-assured when the world feels like a constant battle. I have a good and strong spirit within me. Lady Gaga explained the song has multiple meanings to About.
Lady Gaga has new music on the way. Her sixth album Chromatica is due out April 10, and she has just released the lead single "Stupid Love. Ahead of her new album, we wanted to pick the tracks that stand out the most in her discography. Although Lady Gaga has had hits upon hits throughout her career thus far, we took the challenge to narrow it down to our 10 favorite Gaga hits. We've also listed where each track peaked on Billboard 's Hot to see how our favorites stacked up against each other on the charts. For all your music needs, head over to Live
Every release became an event; her every move was dissected on social media. No pop star this decade has been more committed to achieving transcendence through her art. She has undoubtedly raised the bar for pop music, videos, fashion, and live performances. But the comedown, if you can call it that, has been fascinating in its own way. No artist is completely original, but time has proven Lady Gaga sui generis. What will she do next?