Gaga and John are good friends and have shared the stage several times, including performing a fusion of their respective hits "Your Song
" and "Speechless
" during the 2010 Grammy Awards. She described him to Zane Lowe as her "mentor" and explained how the British star played a significant role in her road to recovery from past traumas. "He's always challenged me to keep my head above water and it's something that I always appreciate is that he knows when I'm down," she said.