VMAs 2013: Lady Gaga debuts 'Applause' while nearly nude
Gaga started out in a large white outfit and was wearing next-to-nothing by the end of the performance. She flashed her butt in a teeny thong, but that's nothing new -- that's the Gaga we know and love.
Video of the performance below. Gaga's new album, titled "ARTPOP," is due out Nov. 11, 2013.