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A double dose of good news for Lady Gaga.

Not only did she just collect Billboard's Artist of the Year award, she also got an apology for someone who allegedly hacked into her private computer files.

So what was he looking for?

As translated by the U.K.'s Guardian, the 18-year-old identified as Deniz A, posted a mea culpa in Germany's Bild newspaper in which he expressed regret for allegedly breaking into the Mother Monster's PC using a Trojan horse program that allegedly swiped several unfinished tunes she was working on.

DJ Stolen, as he likes to call himself, and a 23-year-old coconspirator known only as Christian M. then resold the tracks online, raking in approximately $13,230.

"Dear Lady Gaga," Deniz began, "I'm unbelievably sorry. We were only interested in the music."

The teen faulted his own blind "ambition" for his poor decision, noting that he was taking full responsibility for compromising Lady Gaga's privacy.

"I am ashamed of what I have done. I did not think about the consequences...I never thought it would go this farm," he added.

That emotion was seconded by Deniz's attorney, Burkhard Benecken, who told Agence France-Presse that the boy felt like "he was in a movie."

"It is almost unbelievable that such a boy could hack into the accounts of superstars," said the legal eagle. "He knows he made a mistake.

The teen also allegedly hacked into computers owned by Justin Timberlake, Kelly Clarkson and Ke$ha.

German authorities in the western city of Duisburg are investigating the hacking but so far no charges have been filed against the duo.

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