Watch Lady Gaga’s debut performance of her latest promo single “Dope“, off her upcoming 3rd studio album ARTPOP.

Lady Gaga opened the YouTube Music Awards, live from NYC, with an emotional and powerful performance of “Dope” and reminds us of Lady Gaga’s true talent for a moving live performance. You can feel the emotion in her vocals, you can see how this song means something deep for the singer.

“This is for my fans. This is for my lover, I love you too…” “This is for anybody who has that pain inside.” – Gaga mumbled into her mic before playing the song on her piano.

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Here is the full version of the song on the album.