Lady Gaga, 23, whose real name is Stefani Germanotta, is said to be an unusual choice for the event, which has traditionally featured artistes from light entertainment such as Bruce Forsyth, Nat King Cole, Cliff Richard and Katherine Jenkins, reports the Telegraph.
She is best known for her outrageous outfits and performances, such as at the New York Fashion Week when she wore a see-through red lace bodysuit and g-string.
The Queen"s aides will be hoping that Lady Gaga tones down her act for the Royal Variety Performance on December 7 at Blackpool"s Opera House.
The event is staged in aid of the Entertainment Artistes" Benevolent Fund, whose patron is the Queen.
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