It also stayed atop the Dance/Electronic Albums chart for 106 non-consecutive weeks and since its release has sold over 12 million copies worldwide. Initially working as a songwriter at Interscope Records her vocal abilities captured the attention of recording artist Akon who also signed her to Kon Live Distribution his own label under Interscope. A.
After embarking on the The Fame Ball Tour Lady Gaga followed the album with The Fame Monster (2009) which spawned the worldwide hit singles "Bad Romance" "Telephone" and "Alejandro". Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta (/ˈstɛfəniː dʒərməˈnɒtə/ STE-fə-nee jər-mə-NOT-ə; born March 28 1986) known by her stage name Lady Gaga is an American singer songwriter record producer dancer activist businesswoman fashion designer actress and philanthropist.