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This Lady Gaga Performance Shows Just How Far She's Come In Under A Decade

Queen of reasonably priced furniture.

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Though Lady Gaga is one of today's biggest pop stars, it wasn't always that way.

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This video from 2008 shows our girl performing in an Ikea parking lot (yes, A PARKING LOT) and giving us the performance of our lives:

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Her debut album The Fame had just been released a few months prior and Gaga made this lil' stage feel like a goddamn arena!

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She did all this in support of Rady's Children's Hospital in San Diego. Goes to show she's been charitable since day one!

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Leave it to Mama Monster to go from this...

Christopher Sotello / Via the single biggest stage in the world in just under a decade.

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Dreams DO come true!

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