Applause (Lady Gaga song)

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

"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,[2] 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.[3]

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