Can You Match the Lady Gaga Song to a Screenshot of the Music Video?

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By: Emily Maggrett

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About This Quiz

Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, aka Lady Gaga, has sold more than 27 million albums, won 11 Grammy Awards and redefined American dance-pop music. Her unique aesthetic and underground art-influenced music have resulted in dozens of memorable music videos, from the Ingmar Bergmanesque "Paparazzi" to the slow-burn piano ballad "Always Remember Us This Way," which features clips of Gaga's naturalistic performance in "A Star is Born." 

In each of her phases, from art school drop-out to pop diva to country music singer, Gaga has delivered musical excellence. You might not have enjoyed every Gaga incarnation, but you likely found them all memorable. If you're American (or British, or Australian), it's highly unlikely that you can't at least hum the melodies of "Shallow," "Poker Face" and "Bad Romance." Grandparents everywhere enjoy Gaga's duets with Tony Bennett, while Gen Xers like her Madonna-inspired songs and millennials dig her Mark Ronson collaborations. 

If you consider yourself the rare person who appreciates all of Gaga's work equally, you're going to love this quiz! We're challenging you to correctly identify songs from every Gaga era, with only screenshots from her music videos to act as your clues. Think you can guess the titles of ALL of these Gaga bops? We dare you to take this quiz!

Which song's intergalactic music video features a pink-haired Lady Gaga?

The music video for "Stupid Love" shows Lady Gaga as a futuristic warrior. She and her tribe wear head-to-toe pink. The video was shot entirely on an iPhone 11 Pro. "Stupid Love" is her first single since "Shallow" in 2018 from "A Star is Born."

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One of Gaga's biggest hits, this song's lyrics are centered around a memorable gambling metaphor. Can you name it?

One of Lady Gaga's most memorable songs, "Poker Face" was the best-selling single of 2009. Its music video, which was directed by Ray Kay, depicts Gaga as a futuristic expert poker player in a masquerade mask.

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In this song's surreal music video, Gaga gives birth to a new human race. Do you know which song it is?

The lead single of Gaga's "Born This Way" album, "Born This Way" was an international hit. Because its music video is infused with humorous body horror themes, Time Magazine criticized it for being "strange."

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Gaga gets kidnapped by supermodels in this monster hit's music video, which was directed by Francis Lawrence. Do you know its name?

"Bad Romance" is perhaps Gaga's signature song. After topping charts around the world, it has been certified platinum 11 times. Its intensely dramatic music video became the most-viewed video on YouTube in 2010. Currently, it's been viewed more than a billion times.

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A collaboration with Beyoncé, this song's music video is set in a penitentiary. Do you recall its title?

Directed by Jonas Åkerlund, the music video for "Telephone" was inspired by the films of Quentin Tarantino. After Beyoncé breaks Lady Gaga out of prison, the two of them go on a murderous diner rampage.

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Norman Reedus appears in this biblically themed song's music video. Can you guess its name?

Norman Reedus stars as Judas Iscariot and Gaga as Mary Magdalene in this controversial video, which Gaga co-directed. Although it drew the ire of the Catholic League, Slant Magazine called it "visually stunning."

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Gaga dresses like Ziggy Stardust for this vivid song's music video, which came out in 2008. Do you know its name?

"Just Dance" was a huge hit for Gaga, netting her a Grammy nomination. In its music video, Gaga places a lightning bolt beneath her right eye in homage to her idol David Bowie's alter ego, Ziggy Stardust. The video's story portrays Gaga waking up guests at a house party and inciting them to dance.

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This song's iconic music video depicts Gaga as a starlet who's pushed too far by the press. What is it?

The music video of this dance hit co-stars Alexander SkarsgĂĄrd as Gaga's evil boyfriend. After SkarsgĂĄrd tells photographers where to find Gaga, she attacks him, and he throws her over a balcony. Later, Gaga famously dances with crutches.

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Bradley Cooper also performs in the music video for this song, a stirring ballad. Do you know its name?

The theme song of "A Star is Born," "Shallow" is a duet between Gaga and Bradley Cooper's characters that is highly symbolic of their love story. After "A Star is Born" was released, "Shallow" reached the top of the Billboard Hot 100.

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For this bop's music video, Gaga danced with soldiers in a cabaret. Can you guess its name?

Another music video that was criticized by the Catholic League, the 2010 "Alejandro" video is a tribute to the film "Cabaret." Almost nine minutes long, it mixes religious imagery with fascist imagery. Rolling Stone called it a "cinematic epic."

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During this bop's music video, Gaga performs with Mark Ronson. What's its title?

Filled with festival-like imagery, the video for "Perfect Illusion" featured a dressed-down Gaga singing at a rave in the L.A. desert. Idolator said that the video "reinvents Gaga as a rockstar."

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A tribute to Gaga's character's husband from "A Star Is Born," this ballad's music video heavily features Bradley Cooper. Do you know its name?

At the climax of "A Star is Born," Gaga sings "I'll Never Love Again," a bittersweet song about not getting the chance to say goodbye. It charted on the Billboard Hot 100 but was not a number one hit in the United States. However, it reached the top 10 in Hungary and Scotland.

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This Gaga ballad has a music video that's much starker than her usual fare. Can you guess its title?

Unlike most Gaga videos, the music video for "The Edge of Glory" doesn't feature back-up dancers or elaborate costumes. Instead, Gaga is shown hanging out by herself on a fire escape. Later, Clarence Clemons makes a cameo.

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Another Beyoncé collaboration, this song's music video pays homage to the film "Reservoir Dogs." Remember its name?

Directed by Hype Williams, the music video for "Video Phone" was called an "almost seizure-inducing parade of cinematic homages and wardrobe changes" by Rolling Stone. It went on to win a 2010 BET award for Video of the Year.

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In the music video for this song, Gaga plays musical instruments in her backyard. What's its title?

A song about Gaga's aunt's death from lupus at a tragically young age, "Joanne (Where Do You Think You're Goin'?)" was co-written by Mark Ronson. Its music video accompanies a stripped-down piano version of the song.

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Shot in New York City's Little Italy, this song's music video shows Gaga riding a Vespa. What's it called?

The video for Lady Gaga's calypso ballad "Eh, Eh (Nothing Else I Can Say)" plays with Italian-American stereotypes, according to Slant Magazine, who saw it as an exploration of Gaga's persona. Although not as popular as other Gaga singles, "Eh, Eh (Nothing Else I Can Say)" was certified gold.

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This song's music video is made up of clips from "A Star Is Born." Can you guess its name?

In "A Star is Born," Gaga's character Ally Campana writes "Look What I Found" after she meets and falls in love with famous musician Jackson Maine (Bradley Cooper). A funk-infused track, this song's music video portrays the whirlwind romance that kicks off Ally's relationship with Jackson.

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In the music video for this country-influenced song, Gaga is rescued from the desert by friends. What's it called?

A single from Gaga's 2016 album "Joanne," "Million Reasons" has lyrics that express Gaga's religious faith. Its music video tells another chapter of the story begun in the music video for "Perfect Illusion," depicting the aftermath of Gaga's desert concert from that video.

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Shot at Hearst Castle, this song's music video features cameos from the cast of "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills." What's its name?

At a whopping eleven minutes, "G.U.Y. – An Artpop Film" is one of Gaga's most ambitious music videos. However, despite its lavish production, the song "G.U.Y." itself is one of Gaga's lowest-charting singles.

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Gaga covered this Frank Sinatra hit by turning it into a duet. Can you recall its title?

"But Beautiful" was originally written for the 1947 movie "Road to Rio." In that film, it was performed by Bing Crosby and Dorothy Lamour. While it has been recorded many times as a solo piece, Gaga and Bennett reprised "But Beautiful" as a duet for their jazz album "Cheek to Cheek."

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YĂĽyi, Gaga's mermaid alter ego, makes an appearance in the music video for this song. Do you know its name?

Shot in Springfield, Nebraska, the music video for "You and I" depicts Gaga as a lovelorn woman walking from New York to Nebraska to reunite with her boyfriend. Critics praised the video, amused by the image of one version of Gaga making out with another.

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This music video stars Gaga as a lady who's enamoured with Justin Timberlake and Andy Samberg. Can you remember its title?

A 2011 SNL digital short, this comedic music video features the vocal stylings of Gaga, Samberg and Timberlake. Written by Samberg's comedy music group The Lonely Island, the video's aesthetics are based on early 90s stylings.

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A song with saucy lyrics, this tune was recorded by Tony Bennett and Gaga. Remember it?

Written by Duke Ellington and Irving Mills, "It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)" has been covered so many times that it's now considered a jazz standard. Gaga and Bennett sing it on their album "Cheek to Cheek," which debuted at number one on the U.S. Billboard 200.

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This ballad is heard at the end of "A Star is Born." Can you guess what it is?

Gaga plays piano on "Always Remember Us This Way," an Elton John-like power ballad with raw, wistful lyrics. Called a "heartfelt slow jam" by The Plain Dealer, "Always Remember Us This Way" received a Grammy nomination for Song of the Year.

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This song's music video features imagery from art history. What is it?

"Applause," a track from Gaga's "Artpop" album, boasts a music video that's rich with visual references. Rolling Stone said it was reminiscent of Ingmar Bergman's "The Seventh Seal." Other critics noted its homages to Botticelli and Warhol.

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Gaga recorded this Cole Porter song in 2014. Can you guess its title?

"Anything Goes" is the theme song of Cole Porter's musical of the same name. Set on an ocean liner, this extravaganza was a satire of Depression-era high society. Gaga recorded this track for "Cheek-to-Cheek," receiving positive reviews from critics.

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Interestingly enough, the music video for this Gaga song did not feature the singer herself, as it was a PSA. Do you know its title?

"Til It Happens to You" was written by Gaga for a documentary about campus rape, called "The Hunting Ground." After the documentary came out, a campus rape PSA music video for "Til It Happens to You" was made, directed by Catherine Hardwicke and starring Nikki Reed.

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This romantic song's music video features live studio footage of its recording. Know its name?

"I Can't Give You Anything But Love" was written in 1928 by Jimmy McHugh and Dorothy Fields. When Gaga and Tony Bennett released a music video showcasing their recording of the song, Rolling Stone said it "proves [Gaga and Bennett] exude a unique, adorable brand of musical chemistry."

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Gaga covered this song by the band Chic for a Tom Ford fashion film. What's its name?

"I Want Your Love" originally came out in 1978, but Gaga created a cover of it to promote Tom Ford's Spring 2016 fashion line. In the video, Gaga models Tom Ford couture alongside professional runway models.

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A video album, this collection was released in 2010. Can you guess its title?

"The Fame Monster: Video EP" features the music videos for several of Gaga's singles. These include "Telephone," "Bad Romance," "LoveGame," "Paparazzi," "Eh Eh (Nothing I Can Say)," "Just Dance" and "Poker Face."

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Shot at Cardozo Senior High School, this song's music video also features rapper Wale. What's its name?

A collaboration between Gaga and Wale, the music video for "Chillin'" was directed by Chris Robinson. Many reviewers criticized Gaga's contribution to this track, feeling that her vocals on it were derivative of M.I.A.

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This major hit's music video is set in a subway station. What is it?

"LoveGame" was Gaga's third single. Inspired by Michael Jackson's music video for "Bad," the "LoveGame" music video was directed by Joseph Kahn and featured dancers who Gaga hired in downtown New York City.

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For this concert video, Gaga teamed up with a classic crooner. What's it called?

After Gaga and Bennett did a cover of "The Lady Is a Tramp" together, they decided to record a jazz album. Gaga felt that this endeavor would make jazz accessible to a brand-new generation. The resulting album, "Cheek to Cheek," was a resounding commercial success for both artists.

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In the music video for this cover, Gaga sports aquamarine hair. Can you guess its name?

Gaga and Bennett recorded "The Lady is a Tramp" for Bennett's 2011 album "Duets II." A hit with critics, "The Lady is a Tramp" was also performed live by Gaga and Bennett for Gaga's ABC Thanksgiving special, "A Very Gaga Thanksgiving."

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The music video for this hit features Gaga riding a horse. Can you remember the title of this rock song?

Another chapter in the music video saga started by Gaga's song "Perfect Illusion," "John Wayne" continues the plot of the "Million Reasons" video. It starts with Gaga galloping on a horse and also portrays her riding on a motorcycle and climbing around on top of a speeding car.

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A cover of a Peter Gabriel/Kate Bush song, this song was a collaboration between Gaga and Nathan Ferraro. Know what it's called?

Not only is "Don't Give Up" a cover, but its music video is a "cover" of sorts as well. It's a shot-for-shot remake of the original "Don't Give Up" video, with Lady Gaga taking Kate Bush's role and Nathan Ferraro of The Midway State taking Peter Gabriel's role.

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This song's music video was shot at a mental health clinic. Can you remember its name?

The music video for "Marry the Night" is about Gaga's struggles after she was dropped by Def Jam Recordings. It depicts Gaga going to a mental hospital, leaving and reinventing herself. Critics compared it to "Girl, Interrupted," "The Bell Jar" and "Black Swan."

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Gaga and her dancers burn money in the music video for this song. What's its name?

"Beautiful, Dirty, Rich" is about Gaga's past struggles as a broke NYC artist. Its music video is a wish-fulfillment fantasy that portrays people throwing money at Gaga, as well as Gaga burning and eating money.

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A collaboration with Semi Precious Weapons, this song's music video features Gaga with brown hair. Know what it's called?

Glam rock band Semi Precious Weapons worked with Gaga in 2007 on this rough-edged music video, directed by Pamela Romanowsky. In it, Gaga plays a seductive dancer who kisses one of the band members.

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In "A Star is Born," this song is meant to be "bad" (but it sounds pretty good to us.) Know which tune we're talking about?

As Gaga's character Ally becomes more famous, her handlers steer her in a pop music direction, which her husband Jackson doesn't approve of. When she gets the opportunity to appear on Saturday Night Live, Ally sings, "Why Did You Do That?", a rather blaring tune with intentionally repetitive lyrics.

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Gaga once recorded a live concert special for HBO. Can you guess its name?

In 2011, Lady Gaga's two-night engagement at NYC's Madison Square Garden was documented for this special. Featuring live concert footage as well as backstage footage, "Lady Gaga Presents the Monster Ball Tour: At Madison Square Garden" was compared by critics to Madonna's "Truth or Dare."

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