annie lennox gaga Did Annie Lennox get ripped off by Gaga? Kelly Osbourne thinks soYes, it’s true. Annie Lennox performed her hit “Sweet Dreams” in drag at the Grammy Awards in 1984, and her dark-haired male alter-ego vaguely resembled Lady Gaga‘s Jo Calderone (who vaguely resembled a lot of people).

Kelly Osbourne commented on the similarities via Twitter, linking to a YouTube clip of Lennox’s performance and posting, “I love lady gaga but I wish she would start giving credit where credit is due!”

While we do think Gaga is guilty of borrowing ideas — “Born This Way” sounds a lot like old-school Madonna and it’s hard to deny that Bette Midler did the mermaid-in-a-wheelchair bit better — this one may be a bit of a stretch.

Women have been dressing in drag for centuries. Ms. Lennox wasn’t asked to give credit to the millions who went before her, so should Gaga?

Weigh in below in our comments section.

Posted by:Carina MacKenzie