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Lady Gaga’s Music Video Evolution

From ‘Just Dance’ to ‘Applause,’ see how the singer’s clips have changed

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From 'Just Dance' to 'Applause,' see how the singer's clips have changed

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‘Born This Way’ (2011)

"Thus began the beginning of the new race . . . No prejudice, no judgment, but boundless freedom." Yes, we're all superstars. (Directed by Nick Knight, Haus of Gaga)

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‘Judas’ (2011)

Jesus and the apostles are a motorcycle gang, and Gaga is a biker-chick Mary Magdalene. Gaga was becoming "increasingly irrelevant," spluttered the president of the Catholic League. (Directed by Laurieann Gibson, Lady Gaga)

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‘The Edge of Glory’ (2011)

Inspired by the death of Gaga's grandfather, the video for "The Edge of Glory" features one person besides the singer: Springsteen saxophonist Clarence Clemons, who died a month after the single was released. (Directed by Haus of Gaga)

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‘Yoü and I’ (2011)

Featuring a guitar solo by Queen's Brian May, this video brings together just about all the contents of Gaga's huge bag of tricks, including mermaid fins, fever dreams, creative eyewear and Gaga's street-rat alter ego Jo Calderone. (Directed by Laurieann Gibson)

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‘Marry the Night’ (2011)

"It's not that I don't want to see things exactly as they happened. It's just that I prefer to remember them in an artistic way." (Directed by Lady Gaga)

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