Applause (Lady Gaga song)
|Single by Lady Gaga|
|from the album Artpop|
|Released||August 12, 2013|
|Certification||3× Platinum (RIAA)|
|Lady Gaga singles chronology|
"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, 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.