Judas (song)

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Single by Lady Gaga
from the album Born This Way
Released April 15, 2011
Recorded 2010; Gang Studios, Paris
Length 4:10
  • Lady Gaga
  • RedOne
Certification 2× Platinum (RIAA)
Lady Gaga singles chronology
"Born This Way"
"The Edge of Glory"

Judas is a song by American pop singer Lady Gaga from her second studio album, Born This Way. it was released as the second single from the album on April 15, 2011.

"Judas" is a house-tinged electropop and techno song about a woman falling in love with a man who betrayed her.

The song managed to reach the top ten in the US and Canada. On February 29, 2016, the song was certified double-Platinum by the RIAA for sales and shipments of over 2 million copies in the United States alone.[1]

Music video[change | change source]

The music video for the song was controversial, like Gaga's video for "Alejandro", because it contained religious imagery. Gaga is shown dressed as Mary Magdalene in the video and depicted riding on the back of a motorcycle that an actor portraying Jesus is driving. The Catholic League condemned the video.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Gold & Platinum - RIAA". RIAA. Retrieved 2017-03-11.