Today (March 28), Lady Gaga turns 30, and to celebrate we rounded up 30 things the superstar has already achieved, in chronological order.
1. Her debut single, “Just Dance,” hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
2. Her debut studio album The Fame (2008) was nominated for five Grammy Awards (including Album of the Year) and won a Grammy Award for Best Electronic/Dance Album and Best Dance Recording for “Poker Face.”
3. “Poker Face” hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
4. The Fame Monster (2009) was nominated for six Grammy Awards (including Album of the Year) and won a Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Album.
5. “Bad Romance” won two Grammy Awards for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance and Best Short Form Music Video.
6. “Bad Romance” peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
7. “Telephone,” her collaboration with Beyonce, was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals.
8. In 2015, Billboard named “Telephone” the best video of the decade.
9. “Telephone” was nominated for Video of the Year at the MTV Video Music Awards, but in a win-win situation, “Bad Romance” took home the trophy.
10. She is the first person to reach one billion views on YouTube.
11. She is the first living person to reach 10 million Facebook fans.
12. She is the first person to reach 10 million Twitter followers.
13. Her second studio album, Born This Way (2011), hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart.
14. “Born This Way” hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
15. In 2011, “Born This Way” became the fastest selling single ever on iTunes.
16. She holds the 2011 Guinness World Record for Most Searched-For Female on the Internet.
17. Her third studio album, Artpop (2013), hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart.
18. Her collaboration with Tony Bennett, Cheek To Cheek (2014), hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart and No. 1 on the Billboard Jazz Albums chart.
19. Cheek to Cheek won a Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album.
20. She performed a Sound of Music medley to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the film at the 2015 Academy Awards.
21. She was honored with the inaugural Contemporary Icon Award at the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
22. She was honored as Billboard’s 2015 Woman of the Year.
23. She won a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance in a Miniseries or Television Film for her role on American Horror Story: Hotel.
24. Her single, “Til It Happens to You” (2015), was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song.
25. She performed her Oscar-nominated song, “Til It Happens to You” at the 2016 Academy Awards and at Billboard’s Women In Music 2015.
26. She performed the National Anthem at Super Bowl 50.
27. She performed a six-minute tribute to David Bowie at the 2016 Grammy Awards.
28. She walked in the Marc Jacobs fashion show during New York Fashion Week 2016.
29. She is the only artist with two 7-million selling downloads (“Just Dance” and “Poker Face”).
30. She is the first artist to play the Grammy Awards, the Super Bowl, and the Academy Awards in the same year.
What will 30 bring for Lady Gaga?