Lady Gaga Announces World Tour Dates

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This year will see Lady Gaga on a massive world tour in lieu of her latest album Joanne, which kicks off in August and will see the star artist on the road for the remainder of the year (including an O2 Arena stop in October. Check out those dates here; to get you a taste of what’s to come, you can also check out Lady Gaga’s halftime performance at this year’s Super Bowl below.

Lady Gaga To Reportedly Headline Rock In Rio 2017

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Looks like Lady Gaga will be leading the festival circuit next year. Several reports are stating that Mother Monster was recently announced as a headliner for next year’s Rock In Rio Festival in Brazil, which takes place 15th to 24th September.

While this hasn’t been confirmed, we do know for sure that Aerosmith will be taking to the stage. So there’s that.

While we wait for a confirmation, fans can check out Gaga’s new album Joanne here. In related news, she revealed to Zane Lowe that one of the album’s tracks, ‘Angel Down’, was written about Trayvon Martin.

Lady Gaga – A-YO; ‘Joanne’ Stream (UPDATE)

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UPDATE: Lady Gaga also has a web series titled Making Joanne, which takes the user behind the scenes for the making of Joanne. Episode 1 is added below.

Before the release of her new album Joanne, we get to hear another rockin’ track from Lady Gaga titled ‘A-YO’, produced by Mark Ronson and BloodPop. Definitely keeps with the Rock (and slight Country) sound we’ve been hearing as of late.

Check it out above; Joanne drops this Friday. UPDATE: You can now stream Joanne below, courtesy of Apple Music.

Lady Gaga – Million Reasons

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Come 21st October, Lady Gaga will be liberating her brand-new album Joanne. Before that, we get to hear another track from the project titled ‘Million Reasons’, co-written by Hillary Lindsey. The somewhat Country number certainly keeps with the more stripped-down vibe that Mother Monster has been giving the masses lately.

Enjoy ‘Million Reasons’ above; pre-order Joanne via iTunes.

Lady Gaga – Perfect Illusion

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UPDATE: Yesterday saw Lady Gaga performing her new tune at London nightclub The Moth alongside Mark Ronson; you can check that out below.

Mother Monster is back. This weekend, Lady Gaga liberates a brand new single titled ‘Perfect Illusion’, a booming cut that sees production from Mark Ronson, (Tame Impala’s) Kevin Parker, BloodPop and Gaga herself (Josh Homme provided some assistance as well). The track is said to be about a soured relationship — art imitating life, as Gaga is currently split from fiancé Taylor Kinney.

You can enjoy a stream of ‘Perfect Illusion’ above; the song is also available via iTunes.

WINNERS/PERFORMANCES: Oscars 2016 (& Chris Rock’s Opening Monologue)

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This year’s 88th Academy Awards saw some rousing performances from Sam Smith, Lady Gaga and The Weeknd; big winners of the night included Mad Max: Fury Road, Spotlight and The Revenant‘s Leonardo DiCaprio and Alejandro González Iñárritu. Extra special congrats also goes to Sam Smith (for the Spectre theme song ‘Writing’s On The Wall’) and the creators of the Amy documentary.

Also: the night’s host was none other than Chris Rock, who made sure to see the issue of racial diversity front and centre throughout the program (ex. a random Stacey Dash appearance and hilarious skits with Whoopi Goldberg and Tracy Morgan), beginning with his sure-to-have-been-polarising opening monologue, which you can watch above. The award winners can be found below; performances are now streaming on the Academy Awards’ official website.

Winners: 88th Academy Awards

Best picture

“The Big Short”

“Bridge of Spies”

“Brooklyn”

“Mad Max: Fury Road”

“The Martian”

“The Revenant”

“Room”

“Spotlight” (WINNER)

Best actor

Bryan Cranston, “Trumbo”

Matt Damon, “The Martian”

Leonardo DiCaprio, “The Revenant” (WINNER)

Michael Fassbender, “Steve Jobs”

Eddie Redmayne, “The Danish Girl”

Best actress

Cate Blanchett, “Carol”

Brie Larson, “Room” (WINNER)

Jennifer Lawrence, “Joy”

Charlotte Rampling, “45 Years”

Saoirse Ronan, “Brooklyn”

Best supporting actor

Christian Bale, “The Big Short”

Tom Hardy, “The Revenant”

Mark Ruffalo, “Spotlight”

Mark Rylance, “Bridge of Spies” (WINNER)

Sylvester Stallone, “Creed”

Best supporting actress

Jennifer Jason Leigh, “The Hateful Eight”

Rooney Mara, “Carol”

Rachel McAdams, “Spotlight”

Alicia Vikander, “The Danish Girl” (WINNER)

Kate Winslet, “Steve Jobs”

Best director

“The Big Short,” Adam McKay

“Mad Max: Fury Road,” George Miller

“The Revenant,” Alejandro G. Iñárritu (WINNER)

“Room,” Lenny Abrahamson

“Spotlight,” Tom McCarthy

Best original screenplay

“Bridge of Spies,” by Matt Charman and Ethan Coen & Joel Coen

“Ex Machina,” by Alex Garland

“Inside Out,” by Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve and Josh Cooley; original story by Pete Docter and Ronnie del Carmen

“Spotlight,” by Josh Singer and Tom McCarthy (WINNER)

“Straight Outta Compton,” by Jonathan Herman and Andrea Berloff; story by S. Leigh Savidge & Alan Wenkus and Andrea Berloff

Best adapted screenplay

“The Big Short,” Charles Randolph and Adam McKay (WINNER)

“Brooklyn,” Nick Hornby

“Carol,” Phyllis Nagy

“The Martian,” Drew Goddard

“Room,” Emma Donoghue

Best costume design

“Carol,” Sandy Powell

“Cinderella,” Sandy Powell

“The Danish Girl,” Paco Delgado

“Mad Max: Fury Road,” Jenny Beavan (WINNER)

“The Revenant,” Jacqueline West

Best production design

“Bridge of Spies,” production design by Adam Stockhausen; set decoration by Rena DeAngelo and Bernhard Henrich

“The Danish Girl,” production design by Eve Stewart; set decoration by Michael Standish

“Mad Max: Fury Road,” production design by Colin Gibson; set decoration by Lisa Thompson (WINNER)

“The Martian,” production design by Arthur Max; set decoration by Celia Bobak

“The Revenant,” production design by Jack Fisk; set decoration by Hamish Purdy

Best makeup and hairstyling

“Mad Max: Fury Road,” Lesley Vanderwalt, Elka Wardega and Damian Martin (WINNER)

“The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed out the Window and Disappeared,” Love Larson and Eva von Bahr

“The Revenant,” Siân Grigg, Duncan Jarman and Robert Pandini

Best cinematography

“Carol,” Ed Lachman

“The Hateful Eight,” Robert Richardson

“Mad Max: Fury Road,” John Seale

“The Revenant,” Emmanuel Lubezki (WINNER)

“Sicario,” Roger Deakins

Best film editing

“The Big Short,” Hank Corwin

“Mad Max: Fury Road,” Margaret Sixel (WINNER)

“The Revenant,” Stephen Mirrione

“Spotlight,” Tom McArdle

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” Maryann Brandon and Mary Jo Markey

Best sound editing

“Mad Max: Fury Road,” Mark Mangini and David White (WINNER)

“The Martian,” Oliver Tarney

“The Revenant,” Martin Hernandez and Lon Bender

“Sicario,” Alan Robert Murray

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” Matthew Wood and David Acord

Best sound mixing

“Bridge of Spies,” Andy Nelson, Gary Rydstrom and Drew Kunin

“Mad Max: Fury Road,” Chris Jenkins, Gregg Rudloff and Ben Osmo (WINNER)

“The Martian,” Paul Massey, Mark Taylor and Mac Ruth

“The Revenant,” Jon Taylor, Frank A. Montaño, Randy Thom and Chris Duesterdiek

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” Andy Nelson, Christopher Scarabosio and Stuart Wilson

Best visual effects

“Ex Machina,” Andrew Whitehurst, Paul Norris, Mark Ardington and Sara Bennett (WINNER)

“Mad Max: Fury Road,” Andrew Jackson, Tom Wood, Dan Oliver and Andy Williams

“The Martian,” Richard Stammers, Anders Langlands, Chris Lawrence and Steven Warner

“The Revenant,” Rich McBride, Matthew Shumway, Jason Smith and Cameron Waldbauer

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” Roger Guyett, Patrick Tubach, Neal Scanlan and Chris Corbould

Best animated short film

“Bear Story,” Gabriel Osorio and Pato Escala (WINNER)

“Prologue,” Richard Williams and Imogen Sutton

“Sanjay’s Super Team,” Sanjay Patel and Nicole Grindle

“We Can’t Live without Cosmos,” Konstantin Bronzit

“World of Tomorrow,” Don Hertzfeldt

Best animated feature film

“Anomalisa,” Charlie Kaufman, Duke Johnson and Rosa Tran

“Boy and the World,” Alê Abreu

“Inside Out,” Pete Docter and Jonas Rivera (WINNER)

“Shaun the Sheep Movie,” Mark Burton and Richard Starzak

“When Marnie Was There,” Hiromasa Yonebayashi and Yoshiaki Nishimura

Best documentary, short subject

“Body Team 12,” David Darg and Bryn Mooser

“Chau, Beyond the Lines,” Courtney Marsh and Jerry Franck

“Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah,” Adam Benzine

“A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness,” Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy (WINNER)

“Last Day of Freedom,” Dee Hibbert-Jones and Nomi Talisman

Best documentary feature

“Amy,” Asif Kapadia and James Gay-Rees (WINNER)

“Cartel Land,” Matthew Heineman and Tom Yellin

“The Look of Silence,” Joshua Oppenheimer and Signe Byrge Sørensen

“What Happened, Miss Simone?” Liz Garbus, Amy Hobby and Justin Wilkes

“Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom,” Evgeny Afineevsky and Den Tolmor

Best live-action short film

“Ave Maria,” Basil Khalil and Eric Dupont

“Day One,” Henry Hughes

“Everything Will Be Okay (Alles Wird Gut),” Patrick Vollrath

“Shok,” Jamie Donoughue

“Stutterer,” Benjamin Cleary and Serena Armitage (WINNER)

Best foreign-language film

“Embrace of the Serpent,” Colombia

“Mustang,” France

“Son of Saul,” Hungary (WINNER)

“Theeb,” Jordan

“A War,” Denmark

Best original song

“Earned It” from “Fifty Shades of Grey”

Music and lyric by Abel Tesfaye, Ahmad Balshe, Jason Daheala Quenneville and Stephan Moccio

“Manta Ray” from “Racing Extinction”

Music by J. Ralph and lyric by Antony Hegarty

“Simple Song #3” from “Youth”

Music and lyric by David Lang

“Til It Happens To You” from “The Hunting Ground”

Music and lyric by Diane Warren and Lady Gaga

“Writing’s on the Wall” from “Spectre”

Music and lyric by Jimmy Napes and Sam Smith

Best original score

“Bridge of Spies,” Thomas Newman

“Carol,” Carter Burwell

“The Hateful Eight,” Ennio Morricone

“Sicario,” Jóhann Jóhannsson

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” John Williams

Lady Gaga Joins Apple Music

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In addition to Drake and Pharrell Williams, Apple Music and Beats 1 has nabbed Lady Gaga for their celebrity artist roster…Gaga herself confirmed via Twitter (above).

Read about the Apple Music service here.

Kendrick Lamar Feat. Lady Gaga – PARTYNAUSEOUS

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This is really dope: remember the version of Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Don’t Kill My Vibe’ (from 2012’s good kid, m.A.A.d city) that featured Lady Gaga? Well, they apparently also had another collaboration sitting in the vault…below lies an unreleased (and presumably unfinished) track titled ‘PARTYNAUSEOUS’, which sounds great but doesn’t really match with the cohesiveness of GKMC (and is thus understandable to see why it didn’t make it on the album).

Check it out below.