Lady Gaga Opens VMAs With 'Yoü and I'

Singer performs as her male alter ego with Brian May on guitar

Rolling Stone

The 2011 MTV Video Music Awards opened with a "Grease" wannabe pounding the piano in a slick pompadour and a grubby white T-shirt. Actually, it was Lady Gaga's male alter ego, Jo Calderone, with Queen's Brian May on guitar, performing a dramatic rendition of "Yoü and I," a track off her latest album Born This Way.

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