Lady Gaga Confirms: "I'm Going to Be the First Recording Artist to Sing in Space"

November 11, 2013
Lady Gaga Confirms: "I'm Going to Be the First Recording Artist to Sing in Space"

Lady Gaga is officially going galactic! After Us Weekly exclusively broke the news last week, the 27-year-old singer confirmed to reporters on Sunday, Nov. 11 that she will, indeed, be the first artist to sing in outer space in early 2015.

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During her artRave presentation at Brooklyn Navy Yard in New York City, Gaga explained to reporters how she secured a ticket on Virgin Galactic to travel to space.

"I did not buy a ticket. No my ticket was given to me. I was asked specifically to sing," she said. "So I'm going to be the first recording artist to sing in space. And I did not purchase my flight. This is a special festival event held by Zero G Colony and I will be flying to space two months after the first commercial flights take off."

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As for her thoughts about performing in zero gravity? "I have to check out the specs," she said, "and I'll let you know."

Us Weekly exclusively revealed on Wednesday, Nov. 6 that the "Applause" singer will perform a single track during the Zero G Colony high-tech musical festival in New Mexico. Gaga's performance is set to take place on the third day of the festival at dawn.

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"She has to do a month of vocal training because of the atmosphere," a source told Us. Just in case anything goes wrong, an insider added: "Gaga has taken out a ridiculous life insurance policy!"

This article originally appeared on Usmagazine.com: Lady Gaga Confirms: "I'm Going to Be the First Recording Artist to Sing in Space"

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