Lady Gaga mentioned Stevie Nicks during her interview on The Howard Stern Show Tuesday morning. Gaga was talking about the challenge of being taken seriously as an artist by longtime producers when she cited Stevie and Janis Joplin as examples: “Stevie Nicks is a real artist. Janis Joplin is a real artist.” Stern then asked Gaga if she had ever met Stevie, to which she responded:
“[Stevie Nicks’] everything, not a disappointment. She was amazing. She’s so much fun, and so smart and so sweet.”
Lady Gaga, whose real name is Stefani Germanotta, met Stevie while having drinks with her and Interscope Records chairman Jimmy Iovine. Listen to the full interview below. Gaga starts to talk about Stevie at 1:10:10.