Lady Gaga walks the red carpet at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall on September 13, 2009.
Lady Gaga performs her song "Paparazzi" at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards in September 2009.
After her performance, Lady Gaga changed costumes at the MTV Video Music Awards. "That's Alexander McQueen, and I added the hat to it. It's the oldest archive in the McQueen Collection," she says. "It was meant to be a continuation of the VMA performance. So after ... the princess had been murdered by the paparazzi, the red lace was meant to symbolize sort of my eternal martyrdom."
After the VMAs, Lady Gaga heads to an after-party.
Lady Gaga goes green for a German television show. "That's the Jean de Castelbajac outfit," she says. "I don't like to wear fur, so it was my way of making a comment about fur because it looks like a bunch of dead Muppets."
On September 30, 2009, Lady Gaga poses for pictures at a press conference announcing her headphones, Heartbeats by Lady Gaga.
Lady Gaga performs at the 2009 American Music Awards on November 22, 2009.
On December 7, 2009, Lady Gaga met Queen Elizabeth. "I kind of wanted to do an homage to the queen, so that was my Queen Elizabeth I outfit," she says. "But it's made out of latex, so it's still Gaga."
Lady Gaga performs at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles on December 23, 2009.
Lady Gaga's interview with Oprah
The "Just Dance" singer reigns in purple during Lollapalooza at Grant Park in Chicago, Illinois.
Lady Gaga's fashion prowess is undeniable as she walks the runway during Thierry Mugler's Paris Fashion Week show.
She's been known to push the envelope—or in this case, the shell. Lady Gaga "hatches" from an egg during her performance at the 53rd annual Grammy Awards where she debuted her single, "Born This Way."
Photo: George Burns/Harpo Studios
There wasn't a hair was out of place when Lady Gaga surprised The Oprah Show's audience during our last Harpo Hookups show. While playing a piano that was built into a massive shoe sculpture, Lady Gaga performed "You and I" and "Born This Way."