Lady Gaga brought her ‘Monster Ball’ to Joe Louis Arena for two sold-out Monster Shows Detroit shows in January. The Monster Ball Tour is the second concert tour by Lady Gaga to promote her second studio album, The Fame Monster.
Last year, Lady Gaga was nominated for a total of nine awards at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards , winning three, she received Billboard magazine's Rising Star of 2009 award, and has sold an estimated eight million albums and 35 million singles digitally worldwide. Although Lady Gaga has cancalled a few apperances folling the Detroit shows, Lady Gaga was still scheduled for gigs at Radio City Music Hall later in the month, before heading overseas to unleash the Monster Ball on Europe.
Lady Gaga kept her "Poker Face" when presented with a personalized Detroit Red Wings jersey. (left to right) Rick Franks with Live Nation, Gaga, Sarah Zawalski, Director of Booking, Olympia Entertainment, and Tim Padgett, Vice President and General Manager of Joe Louis Arena and Cobo Arena.
Photography by Olympia Entertainment (Trever Long).