Why Lady Gaga split from audio engineer Dan Horton

Single lady! Lady Gaga is ready to meet someone new after her recent split from audio engineerDan Horton, a source exclusively confirms to Us Weekly.

“Gaga does want to date again,” the insider tells Us. “Dan was not mature enough for her.”

The A Star Is Born actress, 33, also announced her new single status in an Instagram story on October 18.

The breakup comes nearly three months after Gaga was first spotted kissing Horton. The two locked lips while out to brunch in Studio City, California, in July. The singer “was smiling a lot and laughing,” an eyewitness revealed to Us at the time. “They were talking with their faces close and holding hands a little at the table.”

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February 28, 2016, Beverly Hills, Ca. --- (L-R) Recording artist Lady Gaga and actor Taylor Kinney arrive at the 2016 Vanity Fair post Oscar party in Beverly Hills, Ca. --- Christopher Farina (Photo by Chris Farina/Corbis via Getty Images)
US singer Lady Gaga and her partner US actor Taylor Kinney pose as they arrive to the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, California on February 28, 2016. / AFP / ADRIAN SANCHEZ-GONZALEZ (Photo credit should read ADRIAN SANCHEZ-GONZALEZ/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 11: Taylor Kinney (L) and Lady Gaga attend Billboard Women In Music 2015 on Lifetime at Cipriani 42nd Street on December 11, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Lifetime)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 28: Taylor Kinney and Lady Gaga arrives at the 88th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 28, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
PARK CITY, UT - MARCH 12: Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney pose at Tupelo on March 12, 2016 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Fred Hayes/Getty Images for Operation Smile)
CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 06: Actor Taylor Kinney and musician Lady Gaga enjoy watching the NHL game between the Chicago Blackhawks and the Detroit Red Wings at the United Center on March 6, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Chase Agnello-Dean/NHLI via Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 06: Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney take part in the 16th Annual Polar Plunge at North Avenue Beach on March 6, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)
February 28, 2016, Beverly Hills, Ca. --- Recording artist Lady Gaga(R) and actor Taylor Kinney (L) arrive at the 2016 Vanity Fair post Oscar party in Beverly Hills, Ca. --- Christopher Farina (Photo by Chris Farina/Corbis via Getty Images)
Singer Lady Gaga and actor Taylor Kinney arrive at the 88th Annual Academy Awards held at the Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood. (Photo by Frank Trapper/Corbis via Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 10: Singer/actress Lady Gaga and actor Taylor Kinney attend the 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 10, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 12: Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney are seen in SoHo on December 12, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Alessio Botticelli/GC Images)
NEW YORK - DECEMBER 11: Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney are seen leaving there Mid-Town Manhattan apartment together on December 11, 2015 in New York, New York. (Photo by Josiah Kamau/BuzzFoto via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 12: Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney are seen in SoHo on December 12, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Alessio Botticelli/GC Images)
Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney attend the 'Rock the Kasbah' New York Premiere at the AMC Loews Lincoln Square in New York City. �� LAN (Photo by Lars Niki/Corbis via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 03: Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney arrives at the Premiere Screening Of FX's 'American Horror Story: Hotel' at Regal Cinemas L.A. Live on October 3, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 01: Taylor Kinney and Lady Gaga participates in the Chicago Polar Plunge 2015 at North Avenue Beach on March 1, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 07: Taylor Kinney and Lady Gaga arrive at the 37th Annual Kennedy Center Honors at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on December 7, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/WireImage)
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The monitor engineer began working with the “Born This Way” singer in November 2018 before she launched her Enigma residency in Las Vegas.

The duo mostly kept their romance private. However, Gaga gave fans a peek at one of their date nights in September. “The @dhortonaudio special,” she wrote of an Instagram Story pic of a candlelit dinner, adding 14 red heart emojis.

The Oscar winner and Horton enjoyed a joint The Cure and The Pixies concert in Pasadena, California, in August. The star beamed in photos obtained by a Twitter user. “I love the cure, felt my old self come alive tonight what a show,” Gaga captioned an Instagram Story video from the event.

The pop star was previously engaged to Taylor Kinney from February 2015 to July 2016 and Christian Carino from 2017 to until this February.

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