Lady Gaga debuts 'Applause' music video on 'Good Morning America'
Lady Gaga made a grand appearance on "Good Morning America" by arriving in a Cadillac Eldorado in order to mark the world premiere of the music video for her new single "Applause."
The 27-year-old singer stopped by for a chat with the show's co-hosts and revealed she will have the opening performance at this year's MTV Video Music Awards on Aug. 25. She also talked about her recovery from her hip surgery in February. Video of her interview can be viewed below.
"I had no idea I broke my hip until, I think it was the third MRI that I had 'cause we had to do quite a few tests to really figure out what was wrong," Gaga said during her interview on the show. "But I'm ok now and I really, really worked on my rehab very diligently and I thought about nothing but my fans every minute since that tour ended."
Lady Gaga had previously canceled the remaining dates of her Born This Way tour in February after it was announced that she needed to undergo surgery to repair a hip injury.
"It was intense, especially because I'm such an active person and I love performing so much," Gaga said of her recovery process. "It was challenging to stop performing. That was the hardest part, not seeing the fans, not performing, not playing the music."
"Applause" was released earlier this month following a low-quality leak of the song, which the singer blamed on hackers. The music video, which debuted on "Good Morning America," can be seen here (Warning: Video contains explicit images).Her upcoming album "ARTPOP" hits stores on Nov. 11.
Gaga explained in a previous interview with Ryan Seacrest on his KIIS-FM radio show that the makeup she is seen wearing on the cover art for "Applause" and during other appearances was originally done on the set of the video and it became smudged after Gaga became emotional.
"We were shooting and I had this sort of clown makeup on my face and then, as I was singing, I got very passionate and frustrated 'cause I really missed my fans and my hip breaking and everything that happened on tour and the tour stopping that quickly was really difficult for all of us," she said
The singer added, "So I got very emotional during the video shoot and I took my hands and I smeared the makeup down my face to look like tears and it became one of our favorite scenes in the video and so we used it for the 'Applause' cover and I decided today ... to wear the makeup.'"
Check out Lady Gaga's "Good Morning America" interview below.