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BBC Sound of 2009: Lady GaGa

Fifteen of the best rising music stars were announced as the longlist for the BBC's Sound of 2009.

LADY GAGA

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Lady GaGa performs Just Dance

Hip New York party princess Lady GaGa is making waves in the US, where her infectious top 10 single Just Dance has just been nominated for a Grammy for best dance recording.

Real name Stefani Joanne Germanotta, she went to the same school as Paris Hilton and named herself after the Queen hit Radio Gaga. She has also written songs for Britney Spears, Pussycat Dolls and New Kids on the Block.



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