Photo By Naomi Lir
Fans of multi-platinum and Grammy Award-wining artist Lady Gaga will be pleased to know that the Mother Monster herself will hit the airwaves LIVE on Thursday, August 18th at 7:49pm ET to introduce her new music video “Yoü and I” and make a big announcement simultaneously on MTV and LOGO during “MTV First: Lady Gaga.” And immediately following the on-air portion, Lady Gaga will stay on for an exclusive LIVE interview and interactive Q&A session with MTV News’ Sway Calloway on MTV.com. Fans can submit questions beginning today through MTV.com or via Twitter (using @MTVNews / hash-tag #MTVGAGA). In addition, mtvU, MTV Hits and Tr3s will premiere “You and I” on the same night at 8pm ET.
Lady Gaga's “Yoü and I” is the fourth single to be released from her third studio album, Born This Way. The first single from the album, title track “Born This Way,” set a music industry record by becoming the fastest single in history to reach sales of 1,000,000 copies (five days after its February 11th release). Only the 19th single to ever debut at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 (issue date February 26, 2011), the recording was Lady Gaga’s third #1 on the chart. On iTunes, the song debuted at the top spot in 14 countries, including the U.S., and hit #1 in all 23 iTunes stores worldwide its first week out. The singles from the album, including “Born This Way”, “Judas”, “The Edge of Glory” & “Yoü & I” have sold a combined total of more than 6 million copies in the US alone.