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A Very Gaga Holiday

A Very Gaga Holiday is a live acoustic jazz EP released by Lady Gaga for the 90 minutes ABC Thanksgiving special that featured herself and aired on November 24, 2011. The special was shot on October 22 and 23, 2011. It also featured guest appearances from Katie Couric, Art Smith, and Tony Bennett. The EP was made available for purchase exclusively to iTunes.

A Very Gaga Holiday was awarded three out of five stars by Stephen Thomas Erlewine from Allmusic. In the United States, the EP debuted at number 52 on the Billboard 200 for the issue dated December 10, 2011. The same week, the special also had an impact on Gaga's second studio album, Born This Way, which moved up the Billboard 200 chart from 72–21, with sales of 47,000 copies (up 416% from previous week). Gaga's version of "White Christmas" entered the UK Singles Chart at number 87, for the issue dated December 3, 2011. The same version also entered the Belgium (Flanders) Singles Chart at number 86, for the issue dated December 24, 2011, and the Japan Hot 100 singles at number 93. In Canada, A Very Gaga Holiday debuted at number 74 on the Canadian Albums Chart and in France, it entered the SNEP Download Albums Chart at number 26.

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