Lady Gaga, just like any other musician, has tracks left over from her recording sessions, often referred to as unreleased songs or outtakes. Songs included on this list are either registered tracks that have not been commercially or promotionally released, leaked recordings that have gained attention from the media and fans, or songs confirmed by Gaga herself or other musicians that worked with her.

As A Child

Songs written as a child

  • "Dollar Bills" (1992)
  • "Piano Etiude"1 (1993)
  • "I'll Find a Way to Love Again" (1999)
(1) Small piano etiude played during "Oprah's Next Chapter" documentary.

Amateur recordings (2001-2006)

Stefani Germanotta demos and outtakes (2001-2006)

Stefani Germanotta Unreleased Demo (2002)

Stefani Germanotta Unreleased Album

In October 2010, Bob Leone (Gaga's former manager) put up for auction six unreleased demos that were gifts from Gaga who he met at one of his SHOF Open Mics when she was only 13. The demos included unreleased self-titled album and unreleased 4-track 2001 Demo. Gaga bought the demos for an undisclosed amount.

Written for UltraViolet Live competition (2005)

Songs performed at open mic performance (2005-2006)

Lady Gaga (then Stefani Germanotta) performed at open mic performance between 2005-2006 at a bar in the Upper East Side. During one night, she sang three songs:

  • "Barracuda"1 (2005/2006)
  • "I Am Just A Girl"2 (2005/2006)
  • "You Outta Know"3 (2005/2006)
(1) Might be a cover version of the song with the same title by Heart.
(2) Might be a cover version of the song with similar title (Just A Girl) by No Doubt.
(3) Might be a cover version of the song with similar title (You Oughta Know) by Alanis Morissette.

Stefani Germanotta Band demos and outtakes (2005-2006)

(1) Might have been recorded in a studio, but only the Rob Fusari's version is known to exist.

Team Love Child LLC

Team Love Child's recordings

(1) Gaga's version of the song has different hook.

Recording Sessions with Lina Morgana

Lina's mother, Yana Morgana, wanted the copyrights to the songs that Lina and Lady Gaga recorded together. Lina’s former manager claims that they [Gaga and Lina] recorded at least 12 songs together (only three song titles are known).

Songs given to other artists

Debut album early recording sessions (2007)

with KNS Productions

(1) Reworked into "Summerboy".

with Noize Trip

The Fame recording sessions (2007/2008)

with Martin Kierszenbaum

(1) Written for someone else.

with RedOne/Konvict

with RedOne

(1) Written for Esmée Denters.
(2) Given to Cher.

Rumored songs

This list is purely based on speculation. These song titles aren't registered on either Lady Gaga's ASCAP or BMI. This list of songs came from an old list leaked around The Fame era. The same list included "Electric Kiss".

Sophmore album early recording sessions (2008/2009)

with Fernando Garibay

(1) Given to Britney Spears.

with Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins

(1) Rejected by Britney Spears, reworked version of the song was later released on The Fame Monster.
(2) Rejected by Mario.

with Space Cowboy

with RedOne

(1) Reworked version of the song was renamed "Monster" and released on The Fame Monster.

The Fame Monster recording sessions

with Fernando Garibay

(1) This is a rumor stemming from an unreleased demo from around the 2009 time period. The song is rumored to have been replaced from the album by Teeth

with Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins

(1) Duet version with Britney Spears

Born This Way recording sessions

Lady Gaga during Born This Way recording sessions (Dec 11, 2010)

ARTPOP recording sessions

Gaga claimed in interview with Howard Stern for KISS FM radio that during recording sessions of ARTPOP were recorded over 90 songs, however only 15 were released. Gaga planned to release second volume of the album, although it never happened. Several song titles were revealed by Gaga or registered on BMI but over half of them remain unknown.


Cheek to Cheek recording sessions

Rejected fifth studio album

"We wear our sunglasses at night #LG5". Description of the image is probably a reference to rumored song called "Vampire". (Sep 22, 2015, via Instagram)"

  • "Blood"
  • "Funk the Punk"
  • "Vampire"
  • "Chaos Angel"

Joanne recording sessions

A Star Is Born recording sessions

Simplified list