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Madonna Takes Another Swipe at Lady Gaga

MadonnaMadonna has taken another swipe at Lady Gaga.

The singer dedicated her track "Masterpiece" to the younger star during a performance in Atlantic City, New Jersey, over the weekend, and appeared to accuse her of imitating her. "I love her. I love her. I do love her. Imitation is the highest form of flattery," she told the crowd. She then cryptically added, "And one day, very soon, we're gonna be on stage together. Just you wait."

Madonna, 54, has previously accused Gaga, 26, of copying her track "Express Yourself" on her single "Born This Way." She said, "I thought, 'What a wonderful way to redo my song'. I mean, I recognized the chord changes. I thought it was... interesting." During her current MDNA tour the star has also been performing a version of "Express Yourself" which leads into "Born This Way."

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Lady Gaga Approves of Alice Cooper’s ‘Born This Way’

Alice CooperLady Gaga has given her seal of approval to Alice Cooper's version of "Born This Way."

Shock rock legend Alice has recently started playing his own heavy version of the "Bad Romance" singer's track live, and said she was impressed when she heard it.

"Gaga loved it, she emailed us - she's in Australia right now - and said she loved it, I just thought it was such a great track, and the lyrics, 'My momma told me when I was young / she did my hair and put my lipstick on,' for Alice Cooper to sing that, it's funny," Alice said.

The "Under My Wheels" singer also explained he prepared the song especially to appeal to the young crowd at last weekend's Bonnaroo festival: "We figured 15 to 25 was probably the average age out there, and I was thinking of a song that would be of their generation, so I said, 'What about "Born This Way"?' Because that song could be a rock song, it just needed a different attitude."

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Madonna Kicks Off World Tour

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Concerts / Tours, Gossip, Pop,

MadonnaMadonna kicked off her world tour in Israel on Thursday night.

The 53-year-old singer launched her MDNA concert series with a spectacular show at Tel Aviv's Ramat Gan Stadium, where she wished peace on the Middle East.

"I chose to start my world tour in Israel for a very specific and important reason. As you know, the Middle East and all the conflicts that have been occurring here for thousands of years - they have to stop," she told the cheering crowd.

During the concert, Madonna also took a swipe at Lady Gaga, who was accused of copying her song "Express Yourself" for her recent hit "Born This Way." At the end of a performance of "Express Yourself," which she had reworked to include a sampling of "Born This Way," and Madonna yelled, "She's not me!"

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Lady Gaga’s New Album Will Be ‘Insane’

Lady GagaLady Gaga's new album will be "insane."

The "Marry the Night" hitmaker is already working on the follow-up to Born This Way - which was released in May 2011 - and her co-manager, Vincent Herbert, thinks it will defy all expectations.

"There's a lot of work to come, [I'm] very excited about it. [It's] just an insane, great record. She's on tour right now, but it's just going to be a great record. Look out for the unexpected when it comes to her. We're doing it on the road right now, so it's a little hard, but it's going to be great," Vincent said, speaking to website That Grape Juice.

Gaga is currently undertaking a two-year Born This Way Ball world tour but won't let that get in the way of her plans to make a new album, as parts of Born This Way were also recorded on the road. Her single "Marry The Night" took shape with producer Fernando Garibay whilst on her previous tour in 2009.

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Madonna Takes Swipe at Lady Gaga

Madonna and Lady GagaMadonna appears to have taken a swipe at Lady Gaga during rehearsals for her MDNA tour.

The 53-year-old singer took a pop at her younger rival as she performed "Express Yourself" on stage in Israel before launching into Gaga's "Born This Way," which has often been accused of being overly similar to her own song. Madonna then seemed to confirm that she was making a dig at Lady Gaga by singing "She's Not Me" from her 2008 album Hard Candy, in leaked video footage which has appeared on YouTube.

This isn't the first time Madonna has referenced the similarities between the two songs. "I thought, 'What a wonderful way to redo my song.' I mean, I recognized the chord changes. I thought it was... interesting," she previously said.

Other musicians have also weighed in on the debate with Noel Gallagher calling Gaga, who is currently on her Born This Way Ball world tour: "I don't give a f***ing monkey's about Lady Gaga. It's all about the meat suit and the controversy. Is it about music? Really? She's got the publicity side sorted, but where's the f***ing music. Her album gets played a lot around my house by my daughter and it's Madonna-lite. Madonna was hardcore. She took it to the edge musically as well as everything else. Twenty years from now, will we listen to Lady Gaga? No. She might think she is making a stand for the freaks and the weirdos. But they're not going to have any decent f***ing music to play are they?"

Lady Gaga Plans to Release Album

Lady GagaLady Gaga is planning to release a new album this year. The "Born This Way" hitmaker is hoping to keep her cycle of touring and recording going and is planning to follow up last year's Born This Way with another album in 2012.

"I just want to keep going. I'm not as goal obsessed as I am process obsessed. I just want to keep writing music. I'm looking forward to putting out another album and going on tour. I feel very blessed to be an artist who gets to make a living doing from what I love."

Gaga also told how she sees each of her records as like her own children. When asked if she wanted to become a mother, she replied, " Someday - long, long day from now. My next baby will be my new record."

Gaga released Born This Way in May last year and staged The Monster Ball Tour between November 2009 and May 2011, and since that wrapped is thought to have been working on new material.

VIDEO: Lady Gaga Gets Revenge in Marry the Night

Posted by Robin Paulson Categories: Music Videos, Videos, Pop,

Revenge, for Lady Gaga, is a dish best-served stylishly.

In her latest music video off of Born This Way, "Marry the Night" tells the tale of how her initial record label -- Def Jam -- dropped her after only 3 months and of her subsequent "breakdown" and recovery. Of course, in this Gaga-directed video full of Cheerio love, Black Swan nods, and general craziness, reality can't hold a candle to Gaga's world. After all, as she states in the video, "It's not that I've been dishonest. It's just that I loathe reality."

Is it too much, or does it leave you wanting more?

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Lady Gaga Splits From Creative Director

Lady Gaga and Lauriann GibsonStylish pop singer Lady Gaga has split with long-time creative director Laurieann Gibson. The pair have been working together since before the "Bad Romance" singer's rise to fame, but reportedly parted ways following a number of creative differences in the last year.

Laurieann has previously admitted working on Gaga's "Judas" video, which has strong religious references, including crosses and the death of Jesus, made her feel uneasy. "At one point, there was two completely different views and after the third glass of wine, I was like, 'Listen, I don't want lightning to strike me. I believe in the Gospel and I'm not going there.'"

Tensions continued to rise between them, with differences on the set of Gaga's "You and I" video, and their creative relationship finally ended in the last few weeks.

A representative confirmed the split, but declined to give any more information.

Lady Gaga Wins Four Awards at MTV EMAs

Lady Gaga at the 2011 EMAsPop star Lady Gaga took home four awards from the MTV EMAs in Belfast, Northern Ireland last night. The eccentric singer, who performed while sitting on a moon sculpture, picked up gongs in four out of the six categories she was nominated for to win Best Female, Best Song and Best Video for "Born This Way," and Biggest Fan, a brand new award that celebrates artists with the most committed fanbase.

Justin Bieber, Bruno Mars and 30 Seconds to Mars each won two awards with "Baby" hitmaker Justin winning Best Male and Best Pop, Jared Leto's band picking up Best World Stage and Best Alternative gongs and Bruno taking home awards for Best Push and Best New Artist.

The surprise win of the night went to Korean boyband BigBang, who beat off competition from acts including Britney Spears to take home Best Worldwide Act while Eminem picked up the Best Hip Hop artist. Katy Perry was presented with the award for Best Live Act and Linkin Park were voted as Best Rock, while Jessie J presented a moving video tribute to the late Amy Winehouse.

Lady Gaga Heartbeats 2.0 earbuds show you were born this way

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Accessories, Wearables, Music,

Monster Heartbeats Lady Gaga 2.0

Looks like the Monster Cable / Lady Gaga / Dr. Dre triumverate (with Jimmy Iovine playing coach) is teaming up again to bring the Lady Gaga Heartbeats into 2011. The Heartbeats 2.0 get a redesign, bringing the updated look of the earbuds more in line with how Gaga herself has been styling herself as of late. That means weird pyramid-shaped studs coming off the side of the earbud, and a spikey looking earpiece as well. You see, these match the ridiculous pyramid bumps that Gaga has been wearing on her face while promoting her new Born This Way album...but stay with us here. Monster is promising awesome clarity and deep base that can be turned up to deafening levels without distortion, and since it has a microphone on the flat, tangle-proof wire, you can even use them to take phone calls. See? It's not just all talk, we already know that Lady Gaga loves fine gadgets. You can pre-order the Heartbeats 2.0 now on Amazon.

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