Lady Gaga Gets Her Own HBO Concert on May 7

Show airing May 7 will be taped at Madison Square Garden

Last Updated: February 15, 2011 @ 9:37 AM

Lady Gaga will headline her first solo HBO concert on Saturday, May 7, the network announced Tuesday.

The show which will tape Feb. 21 and 22 at Madison Square Garden in Gaga's hometown of New York City.

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“Lady Gaga is the single most exciting music talent on the scene today,” HBO entertainment president Sue Naegle said in a statement. “We’re especially thrilled that she’ll be creating unique new elements for the special that will make the show an even more memorable experience for our viewers.”

Lady Gaga Presents the Monster Ball Tour at Madison Square Garden" will feature a ten-piece band and ten backup dancers.

Gaga’s next album, “Born This Way,” is scheduled for release May 23.