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Lady Gaga to go it alone -- solo tour launching this November

October 2, 2009 | 12:14 pm


Less than 24 hours after the sudden but not entirely unexpected cancellation of her co-headlining trek with Kanye West, pop-star-meets-fashion-oddity Lady Gaga has stated that she will stage a solo tour this winter. The singer unveiled on her Twitter account that an announcement will be coming next week.

"Still leaving on solo TOUR this nov.," the artist wrote, making creative use of her caps lock key.

Lady Gaga also appeared at an industry conference held by trade Billboard Magazine today in New York, and briefly addressed the tour. "It was a mutual decision," Gaga was quoted as saying. "Kanye's going to take some time off. But the good news is that I'm going on tour in a few weeks."

In other Lady Gaga news, a leaked single of hers, "Bad Romance" made its way online today. Music blog Idolator wrote that the song "is pretty much a calculated step back into 'Poker Face' territory," although the artist stressed on Twitter that the version online is "making my ears bleed." Lady Gaga will appear on NBC's "Saturday Night Live" this weekend.

Meanwhile, it's all quiet on the Kanye front. Fans will find zero mention of the canceled tour on the artist's blog. Instead, the blog today has posted some designer lamps

Lady Gaga's co-headlining tour with West, "Fame Kills," was to begin in November.

-- Todd Martens

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