Congratulations to the one and only Lady Gaga, who was voted Hat Person of the Year in a global online poll conducted by The Headwear Association (THA). Her devoted fan base united in a social media groundswell, and Lady Gaga fan sites worldwide shared, tweeted and re-posted the legendary singer to victory.
Lady Gaga received 81% of the vote in an online poll, beating out Pro Baller and hat fan Carmelo Anthony (8%), the stylish David Beckham (2%) and country star Chris Stapleton (2%). Surprisingly, Legendary Beyonce only received 7% of the vote.
Previous Hat Person of the Year winners include Prince, Pharrell Williams; Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton; Johnny Depp; Brad Pitt; Kate Moss and Al Roker.
The Headwear Association is a 110-year old trade association, the oldest in the fashion industry. Our mission is to promote hats and the headwear industry throughout the world, and to foster goodwill and fellowship among those engaged in the headwear industry.
The legendary music and incredible style of Lady Gaga lives on, and we are excited to see what hat styles she pulls off next.