.

Lady Gaga Launches 'Amen Fashion' Tumblr

Singer has started posting photos on hot blogging platform

June 28, 2011 12:55 PM ET
Lady Gaga Launches 'Amen Fashion' Tumblr
Courtesy of AmenFashion.tumblr.com

After having conquered Twitter, Facebook and YouTube, Lady Gaga appears to have her eye on adding the blogging platform Tumblr to her social media empire. The singer quietly started her own Tumblr blog called Amen Fashion, named after the Born This Way bonus track "Black Jesus † Amen Fashion," earlier this week and has already scored a huge number of likes and reblogs from other Tumblr users. So far, Amen Fashion mainly features photographs of the pop star wearing typically avant garde outfits.

Photos: Lady Gaga's Fashion Evolution

Since follower counts on Tumblr are not made public knowledge, it's impossible to know just how many of Gaga's fans are keeping tabs on the new site. If Gaga can bring even a fraction of her over 11 million Twitter followers over to Tumblr, it would be a huge boon to the still-growing social network. (If you didn't know already, Rolling Stone is also on Tumblr.)

Photos: Lady Gaga's Best Looks

Tumblr's eagerness to bring Gaga into the fold has already sparked a minor controversy. When Gaga requested the username amenfashion, the Tumblr team had to seize the name from a user who had already registered the name for a dormant blog. This isn't the first time Tumblr has had to do this in order to please a big name user, but it nevertheless has annoyed some users who resent celebrities and institutions not facing the same limitations as regular folks.

To read the new issue of Rolling Stone online, plus the entire RS archive: Click Here

prev
Music Main Next

blog comments powered by Disqus
Around the Web
Powered By ZergNet
Daily Newsletter

Get the latest RS news in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the Rolling Stone newsletter and special offers from RS and its
marketing partners.

X

We may use your e-mail address to send you the newsletter and offers that may interest you, on behalf of Rolling Stone and its partners. For more information please read our Privacy Policy.

Song Stories

“Don't Dream It's Over”

Crowded House | 1986

Early in the sessions for Crowded House's debut album, the band and producer Mitchell Froom were still feeling each other out, and at one point Froom substituted session musicians for the band's Paul Hester and Nick Seymour. "At the time it was a quite threatening thing," Neil Finn told Rolling Stone. "The next day we recorded 'Don't Dream It's Over,' and it had a particularly sad groove to it — I think because Paul and Nick had faced their own mortality." As for the song itself, "It was just about on the one hand feeling kind of lost, and on the other hand sort of urging myself on — don't dream it's over," Finn explained.

More Song Stories entries »
 
www.expandtheroom.com