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Lady Gaga gets Lennon-Ono Grant for Peace

Lady Gaga is shown accepting the Lennon-Ono Grant for Peace in this still image from a video the star posted on her Twitter account. (www.twitter.com/ladygaga)

October 10, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
Lady Gaga has received a special award in Iceland - the Lennon-Ono Grant for Peace.

The pop star was given the honor for her commitment to gay, lesbian and transgender rights.

Lady Gaga took to her Twitter account, posting video of herself accepting the award.

The award, which was presented to the singer by Yoko Ono, also shares the name of Ono's late husband, Beatle John Lennon.