Lady Gaga is set to become the first pop star to sing in space, when she boards Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic shuttle in early 2015.
The 27-year-old musical phenomenon will be one of the company’s passengers, before performing one of her singles during 2015’s Zero G Colony high-tech music festival, which takes place in New Mexico.
Gaga will be joined by several members of her entourage for the excursion, and a source has admitted that she will need to do over a month’s worth of vocal training due to the difference in atmosphere.
Zero G Colony is a three-day festival that takes place at Spaceport America in New Mexico, that features some of the world’s most popular singers, and it also premieres new pieces of cutting edge technology.
Gaga’s set will take place on the final day of the event at dawn, which is around six months after the very first Virgin Galactic commercial flight.
The insider noted that the performance will be “like nothing the world has seen before.” But, just in case there is some kind of disaster, “Gaga has taken out a ridiculous life insurance policy!”
Meanwhile, Gaga has been forced to fire her manager, despite the fact that her new album will be released in just a few days.
Troy Carter has overseen Gaga, whose real name is Stefani Germanotta, since 2007, which was before she even released her debut album.
Carter is believed to have been one of the key reasons for Gaga’s stratospheric rise in popularity over the last few years, which has resulted in her turning into one of the most important figures in music.
The reasons behind the demise of Carter and Gaga’s relationship have still yet to be revealed. However, both Showbiz411 and Hits Daily Double have speculated that it’s down to “creative differences.” Representatives for both Carter and Lady Gaga have yet to comment on the matter.
It’s been a rather strenuous few days for the singer. Earlier this week, rumors began to circulate that Gaga and her current beau, Taylor Kinney, had split. It is believed that Gaga’s intense workload lead to the break-up.
An insider told The Sun, “Taylor has told her she’s married to her career and he can’t deal with dating Gaga the megastar and all her obsessions and alter-egos. He loves the cool down-to-earth girl but hardly gets to see her.”
The source then added, “Gaga never stops working, she writes songs in the shower and dreams up new outfits in her sleep.”
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