Applause (Lady Gaga song)

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"Applause"
Single by Lady Gaga
from the album Artpop
Released August 12, 2013 (2013-08-12)
Genre
Length 3:32
Label
Writer(s)
  • Stefani Germanotta
  • Dino Zisis
  • Julien Arias
  • Martin Bresso
  • Nick Monson
  • Nicolas Mercier
  • Paul Blair
  • William Grigahcine[1]
Producer
  • Lady Gaga
  • DJ White Shadow
  • Dino Zisis
  • Nick Monson[2]
Certification 3× Platinum (RIAA)
Lady Gaga singles chronology
"Marry the Night"
(2011)
"Applause"
(2013)
"Do What U Want"
(2013)

"Applause" is a 2013 song performed by American singer Lady Gaga. It was released for her album Artpop. It was released on August 12, 2013,[3] a week ahead of its original release date, because it was leaked.

Background[change | change source]

"Applause" is an electropop and Eurodance song. It is about being famous and applauded by fans.

Commercial and chart performance[change | change source]

"Applause" reached the top five in the United States, Canada, and the UK, while reaching the top ten in several other countries. It was certified triple-platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America on May 29, 2015, for sales and streams equal to three million copies across the United States.[4]

  1. https://www.discogs.com/Lady-Gaga-Artpop/release/5090306
  2. https://www.discogs.com/Lady-Gaga-Artpop/release/5090306
  3. https://www.discogs.com/Lady-Gaga-Applause/release/4815990
  4. https://www.riaa.com/gold-platinum/?tab_active=default-award&ar=Lady+Gaga&ti=Applause#search_section