Singer-songwriter Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, better known as Lady Gaga, signed with Sony/ATV Music Publishing in 2008 and has gone on to become an international superstar and cultural icon. Known around the world for her unique and catchy songs, over-the-top fashion and generous philanthropy, Lady Gaga has sold a staggering 24 million albums worldwide and 65 million singles worldwide. At just 26 years old, Lady Gaga has already won five GRAMMY® Awards, 13 MTV Video Music Awards and achieved two Guinness World Records, among many other awards. After the astronomical success of her latest album, the multi-platinum Born This Way, Lady Gaga began this year working on a new album and embarked upon a worldwide tour that began in April 2012.
Sony/ATV Music Publishing owns or administers more than 750,000 music copyrights, including those by legendary artists such as The Beatles, Neil Diamond, Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Stevie Nicks, Roy Orbison, Joni Mitchell and Hank Williams, as well as those by its growing roster of chart-topping artists like Akon, Enrique Iglesias, Lady Gaga, Jessie J, John Mayer, Pitbull, Shakira, Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift.