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VMAs Performance: Lady Gaga Opens the Show with “Applause”

She is an easy sell for the MTV Video Music Awards audience, and Sunday’s broadcast predictably relied upon Lady Gaga to open the festivities.

The always high-energy, always-bizarre Lady Gaga kicked off the show with new single “Applause.”

“Lady Gaga tears it up to open the show with a ton of costume changes worth of “Applause,” said MTV’s publicity team regarding the show’s opening performance.

Video of Gaga’s performance follows:

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

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