Bad Romance

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"Bad Romance"
Single by Lady Gaga
from the album The Fame Monster
Released October 26, 2009 (2009-10-26)
Format Digital download
Recorded 2009
Length 4:54 (album version)
4:19 (radio edit)
  • RedOne
  • Gaga
Certification Diamond (RIAA)
Lady Gaga singles chronology
"Bad Romance"
Music video
"Bad Romance" at YouTube

"Bad Romance" is a song by American recording artist Lady Gaga. It was released as the lead single from her third extended play (EP), and second major release The Fame Monster on October 26, 2009.

Gaga has said that the song is about being in love with a best friend. There are some lines sung in French in the song.

The song reached #1 in many countries including Canada, the UK, Germany, France, Italy, and Spain, while reaching #2 in the US and Australia. It was certified Diamond in America and has sold over 5.5 million downloads in that country. "Bad Romance" won Gaga the 2011 Grammy Awards for Best Pop Vocal Performance and for Best Short Form Music Video.[1]

Music video[change | change source]

The video for the song starts off with Gaga and her dancers in a bathhouse, getting out of beds shaped like caskets. It features Gaga being auctioned off while in a white, open room. The end of the video shows her in bed, smoking, with a skeleton by her side.

It has received over 908 million views as of March 2018 and is Gaga's most-watched music video.

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