Lady Gaga delivered a heartfelt and passionate speech as she collected her award for Best Actress at the National Board of Review Awards in New York .
Lady Gaga the singer was awarded for her impressive performance in musical drama A Star Is Born thanked director Bradley Cooper for ‘believing in her’ and ‘changing her life’
Gaga praised Bradley as a musician and actor and likened him to a magician and visionary after he directed his own character’s death scene in the critically acclaimed film.
Lady Gaga wore a floor length black sleeveless gown with plunging neckline and thigh high slit for the event . She celebrated her acting win with her mother Cynthia Germanotta at the National Board of Review gala in New York .