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Lady Gaga Celebrates Late Friend Sonja's Birthday with Touching 'Grigio Girls' Video Tribute

Lady Gaga is marking the birthday of her late friend Sonja Durham by sharing a touching video tribute.

In the clip, Gaga is seen playing her song “Grigio Girls” for Sonja for the first time. The song is about their relationship!

Sonja passed away earlier this year following a battle with cancer and Gaga dedicated the song “The Edge of Glory” to her late friend every night during the Joanne Tour this summer.

“Not a day goes by that I don’t miss you. #breastcancerawarenessmonth,” Gaga captioned the video on YouTube.


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Lady Gaga Pays Tribute to Late Friend Sonja: 'Go Find Joanne'

Lady Gaga lost her best friend Sonja Durham to cancer this past weekend and she made us tear up with the touching tribute she just wrote in an Instagram post.

The 31-year-old entertainer, who previously talked about Sonja‘s battle with cancer during her Coachella performance last month, revealed the last words she said to her friend.

“Last thing I told her, ‘Go find Joanne, Sonj,’” Gaga told her, referring to her late aunt who served as the inspiration for her latest album. “Somehow I think she did.”

Read the full note below:

“I don’t know how to put a price on a friendship. I’m not even sure how you can assess the size of its meaning, only really your heart truly knows and it’s too special for words. I feel two competing feelings,” Gaga wrote. “Firstly, that I will live everyday with more passion, more determination, more compassion and more giving than ever before. Because that’s who she was, and it’s what drew us to each other, and I know it’s what she always wanted for me.”

“She had this incredible way of releasing me from the anchor of my own sadness that held me back, she loved me fearlessly while I learned how to cope with fame and stay inspired no matter how scared I was. She knew all I cared about was the music. She made that ok,” Gaga added.

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Lady Gaga's Friend Sonja Durham Dies After Cancer Battle

Lady Gaga‘s longtime friend Sonja Durham has sadly lost her battle with cancer.

Sonja‘s husband Andre Dubois confirmed the news on Friday (May 19) by saying she passed away “peacefully and beautifully” at her home.

Gaga wrote the song “Grigio Girls” about Sonja, and then she dedicated her performance of “The Edge of Glory” to her pal at Coachella last month.

Gaga wrote an emotional tribute to Sonja on her Instagram account on the day of her death.

“Watching one of my best friends in the world show unfathomable courage, strength, and positivity while battling cancer has really changed my life,” Gaga wrote. “Thank you Sonja for inspiring me and all of us everyday with your joy. I love you so much it brings tears to my eyes just to think of all the years we’ve spent together backstage running the show, taking care of each other. You are one of a kind. I’m so proud of you. And you and Andre, your unbreakable beautiful love is what life is all about. You can see it in this photo. Wanted to share this with the world and show them what true beauty looks like. ❤#grigiogirls #sonjadurham @sonjad7777 I love you girl. I love you so much.”

We’re sending our thoughts and condolences to Gaga and all of Sonja‘s loved ones during this difficult time.

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Lady Gaga Dedicates Coachella Performance to Close Friend Sick with Cancer

Lady Gaga has once again taken the stage during the second weekend of the 2017 Coachella Music Festival on Saturday night (April 22) at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, Calif.

The 31-year-old performed songs that spanned over her career again starting with “Scheibe” and ending her set with “Bad Romance.”

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While she took to the piano to play her song “Edge of Glory,” Gaga dedicated the song to her close friend Sonja, who is currently battling cancer.

“”My friend Sonja is very sick and I love her so much and if it’s ok with you, I’d like to sing this song for her,” Gaga emotionally shared with the crowd.

See tons of pictures of Lady Gaga performing at the second weekend of Coachella below!

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