We all know who Lady Gaga is now, but it wasn’t always like that. Back in 2006, she had chosen the title ‘Lady Gaga’ as her musical alias and she was trying her best to be recognized, but she wasn’t the international phenomenon that she is now. And when after her level best efforts, she was granted a meeting with Island Def Jam representative L.A. Reid, the Mother Monster was thrilled and thought that she has finally found her big break.
But unfortunately, it was a false dawn. Within the time span of a few months, Gaga was being blown off the label without any proper explanation and her budding dreams were shattered when the label decided to wield the axe and Gaga was booted out. Now that everything has turned out for the best, it is easy to ignore Island Def Jam’s ruthless and cold behavior towards the now-pop superstar, but the reality is that back then, she was devastated. She revealed in her recently-released documentary that being dropped was the kind of agony that she will never forget. Continue reading Lady Gaga is Beyonce Inspired »
Not content with beating Britney Spears on US music charts and spearheading the new musical attack mounted on the American soil by Britain, Adele achieved another big honor when the famous Rolling Stones magazine decided to feature her on the cover of the next issue.
Her fame and good fortune has sky rocketed in recent months and one would think that it must be getting pretty routine for Adele to find herself in the limelight, but the reality is that she is still coming to terms with the piling list of honors that she has witnessed in her short musical career so far. In fact, she still regularly experiences stage fright and anxiety attacks before her performances, which might appear odd to some considering that she almost always looks calm and composed in studio sessions as well as during her live performances.
In a recent interview the Chasing Pavements-singer revealed that she is frightened of standing in front of the audience and once in an Amsterdam show, she got so nervous that she almost escaped down the emergency exit. She also said that touring is not one of her favorite things and she has also thrown up on several occasions during her concerts.
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