1. Lady Gaga's Dalai Lama Meeting Generates Backlash in China

    June 28, 2016 4:54 AM EDT Lady Gaga sat down with the Dalai Lama on Sunday to discuss love, compassion and the ills of the world. The 20-minute meeting, which took place after the Tibetan spiritual leader's appearance at the 84th annual Conference of Mayors in Indianapolis, was live-streamed on Facebook and liked…

  2. Uh Oh. The Celeb Fragrance Biz is Starting to Stink for Music's Divas

    June 24, 2016 6:11 PM EDT Something in the fragrance business stinks. For a decade following the blockbuster launch of Jennifer Lopez ’s 2002 scent Glow by JLo, celebrity-branded fragrances have been a steady, if modest, source of revenue for perfume makers like Coty, Elizabeth Arden and Estee Lauder. J. Lo’s $40M+…

  3. Lady Gaga Reads Names of Orlando Victims During L.A. Vigil

    June 14, 2016 2:21 AM EDT Lady Gaga led a Los Angeles vigil for the victims of Orlando on Monday night. Speaking to the crowd of thousands who gathered at L.A.'s City Hall, the singer read off the names and ages of the 49 people who were killed during Sunday morning's attack at gay nightclub Pulse, resulting…

  4. Lady Gaga Rocks a Patriotic Swimsuit to Back 'Rock 'n' Roll' Candidate Hillary Clinton

    June 07, 2016 6:44 PM EDT As California residents take to the polls for the presidential primary on Tuesday (June 7), Lady Gaga made one final push for her girl Hillary Clinton. Lady Gaga Tweets Support for Hillary Clinton on Mother's Day "VOTE for the 1st female US president in history," Gaga tweeted…

  5. Watch Lady Gaga Ride With Mario Andretti at Indy 500

    May 29, 2016 2:45 PM EDT Already a regular singing partner with Tony Bennett , Lady Gaga found another golden oldie chart topper to pair with: Mario Andretti. Lady Gaga Snapped in the Studio with Mark Ronson and Tame Impala's Kevin Parker Gaga was at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the 100th running of the Indy…

  6. Kim Kardashian Kimoji Contributing Designer Creates Icons for Other A-Listers -- From Beyoncé to Lady Gaga: Exclusive

    May 27, 2016 1:55 PM EDT These days, stars from Future to The Chainsmokers are releasing their own emojis. With help from Jen Lewis, an independent designer who worked on the launch of Kim Kardashian's Kimojis, Billboard suggests icons for some other A-listers. See popmojis for Beyoncé , Lady Gaga ,…

  7. Lady Gaga's Childhood Piano Does Not Sell at Auction

    May 21, 2016 8:19 PM EDT Lady Gaga 's childhood piano, which she used to write her first song at age 5, didn't hit a high note at an auction in New York. Lady Gaga's Childhood Piano to Go Under the Hammer The upright piano failed to meet its reserve price Saturday when Los Angeles-based Julien's…

  8. Lady Gaga Defends Kesha After Dr. Luke Halts Billboard Music Awards Performance

    May 18, 2016 9:24 PM EDT Following news that Kesha will not be performing at this year's Billboard Music Awards due to Dr. Luke's label Kemosabe Records rescinding its approval, Lady Gaga has spoken out in support of her friend.  Kesha Planned to Cover Bob Dylan at Billboard Music Awards "Isn't it…

  9. Dionne Warwick Says Lady Gaga Will, In Fact, Be in Her Biopic

    May 13, 2016 5:02 PM EDT The confusion was rooted in the fact that Gaga's music reps were the ones that knew about the deal, and not her film reps, Warwick claims. After an afternoon of back and forth, Dionne Warwick says that Lady Gaga will be playing a role in Warwick's biopic. At HFPA FilmAid party in…

  10. Lady Gaga Tweets Support for Hillary Clinton on Mother's Day

    May 09, 2016 9:53 AM EDT Mother Monster Lady Gaga spent Mother's Day throwing her support behind another mother: Hillary Clinton. Never one to shy away from making a statement, Lady Gaga tweeted "Happy Mother's Day @HillaryClinton. This country needs a mother and you're it," setting off a…

  11. Diane Warren On Kesha Performing 'Til It Happens To You' At Humane Society Gala: 'I Got Pushback'

    May 09, 2016 12:14 AM EDT The emotional high point of May 7’s Humane Society Gala in Los Angeles honoring Diane Warren came when Kesha sang a raw, emotional version of Warren and Lady Gaga’s Oscar-nominated song, “Til It Happens To You.” The idea for Kesha’s appearance came from Warren herself. Warren, a long-time…

  12. Photographer Matt Irwin, Who Worked With Taylor Swift, One Direction & More, Dies at 36

    May 07, 2016 1:14 PM EDT Celebrity and fashion photographer Matt Irwin, who photographed numerous A-list faces including Taylor Swift , Rihanna , Brie Larson and One Direction , died unexpectedly on May 5, 2016, The Hollywood Reporter confirmed Saturday (May 7). He was 36. A representative at Irwin's photo…

  13. Lady Gaga Nails Met Gala's Tech Theme With Circuit-Board Leotard

    May 02, 2016 8:27 PM EDT Leave it to Lady Gaga to take the 2016 Met Gala theme and run with it. The fashionista pop star arrived in a leotard made out of computer circuit boards -- yup, that fits the "Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology" theme to a T. 2016 Met Gala Red Carpet Photos: Taylor…

  14. Stephen Colbert Introduces America to Babymetal's Inimitable Live Act

    April 06, 2016 12:52 PM EDT Babymetal  made their U.S. television debut last night (April 5) on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert . The Japanese "metal dance" trio performed their genre-bending track "Gimme Chocolate!!" off their latest and second full-length album  Metal Resistance. Babymetal Talk…

  15. Vice President Joe Biden on His It's On Us Initiative to End Sexual Assault on College Campuses and Teaming Up With Lady Gaga: Exclusive

    March 30, 2016 9:00 AM EDT On April 7, Vice President Joe Biden will team up with Lady Gaga in Las Vegas to support his It’s On Us campaign, Billboard exclusively reveals. Biden talks to Billboard about ending sexual assault on college campuses, the "brave" pop star and more. As the Vice President of the…

  16. Lady Gaga Celebrates 30th Birthday Early With Star-Studded Party

    March 27, 2016 3:35 PM EDT Lady Gaga celebrated her 30th birthday early over the weekend, inviting some of music’s biggest names to a pre-birthday bash at a Los Angeles club Saturday night (March 26).  Lady Gaga's Grandmother Didn't Know About Her Sexual Assault Until Oscars Performance Gaga, along with her…

  17. The Band Perry Shares 'All Our Friends' Playlist: Takeover Tuesday

    March 22, 2016 3:01 PM EDT Welcome back to Takeover Tuesday , where each week  Billboard  taps charting artists and mega tastemakers to compile their very own playlist exclusive to Billboard's Spotify account . We give the artists free reign to base the list on whatever subject they want and add whatever tracks…

  18. Twitter Turns 10: Celebrate By Checking Out the First Tweets From Gaga, Bieber, Drake & More

    March 21, 2016 3:00 PM EDT As Twitter celebrates 10 years today (March 21), it's hard to imagine a time without a daily dose of celebrity thoughts, selfies and not-so-subtle subtweets. From infamous rants and shade-throwing to album reveals and festival coverage, the little blue bird has served as platform for…

  19. Zayn's 'It's You' Hits No. 1 on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks Chart

    March 10, 2016 5:21 PM EST Zayn collects a second straight No. 1 on the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart as “It’s You” strides 5-1 on the tally dated March 19. The single follows “Pillowtalk,” which debuted at the summit and led for two consecutive weeks last month. “You” ascends following its first full charting…

  20. Hillary Clinton Shares International Women's Day Playlist Featuring Beyonce, Lady Gaga & More

    March 08, 2016 9:00 PM EST Hillary Clinton is celebrating International Women's Day with the help of Beyonce , Lady Gaga , Katy Perry , Alabama Shakes , Haim and a whole lot of others.  Katy Perry, Elton John & Andra Day Perform at Hillary Clinton Radio City Benefit The presidential hopeful shared a 30-track…

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