Bobby Campbell: 'New chapter of Gaga in 2016'
Lady Gaga\'s new manager Bobby Campbell says they want to show the world a new chapter of her in 2016.
magazine, he said: "Right now, we\'re focused on
. She started in August and films up until the holidays. And that\'s what she\'s doing right now. After that I think it\'s clear that new music will be on the horizon. How soon? We don\'t know. But next year, I think we\'ll show a new chapter of her as an artist and as a musician."
Bobby also reveals that although Lady Gaga\'s show-stopping performance at the Oscars this year wasn\'t a strategic move, he wanted to make the public see how talented she actually is.
"I don\'t think it was so scientific that we sat down and said okay, the big goal for 2015 is to change perception of her," he said "But from the time I began managing her, I saw that there was a vocal minority that did not respect her for all that she brings to the table. I wanted to change that and set her up to be the icon that she is."
He continued: "You\'ve seen the articles. She was \'eccentric,\' \'too artsy.\' People were judging her unfairly, so I wanted to press the reset button and remind them that whatever their perceptions, she\'s an incredibly talented musician, performer and songwriter. In the last year, she has gotten a Grammy, performed at the Oscars, went on a couple of tours with Tony Bennett, co-wrote \'Till It Happens to You\' with Diane Warren, and is currently on
. She\'s proven that there\'s not really anything that she can\'t do if she works hard for it."
Billboard.com to read the full interview with Bobby Campbell.
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