|Single by Lady Gaga|
|from the album The Fame|
|Released||September 23, 2008|
|Certification||2× Platinum (ARIA) Platinum (RIANZ) Diamond (RIAA)|
|Lady Gaga singles chronology|
The song has been very successful worldwide, reaching #1 in over 20 countries, including the US, UK, Canada, Australia, and Germany. It finished as the best-performing single of 2009 in the United Kingdom and the second-best performing in the US and Canada. "Poker Face" has sold over 7.3 million copies in the United States as of April 2016. She is the only female artist to have two songs sell over 7 million copies each in the US.
The song has won Gaga several awards, including Best Dance Recording at the Grammy Awards in 2010. On November 30, 2015, the song was certified Diamond (10× Platinum) in the US for sales and streams equal to 10 million copies in that country alone.
In an interview with Barbara Walters, she said that this song is about dealing with bisexuality. The lyrics "Bluffin' with my muffin" are about her fantasizing about women when having sex with her boyfriend. In a Carpool Karaoke segment of The Late Late Show with James Corden, where Corden and Gaga sang several of her songs as they played on the radio, Gaga revealed that she wrote "Poker Face" in only ten minutes.
Gaga has performed the song at all of her major concert tours, at her Super Bowl LI Halftime show, and at the Coachella Music Festival in April 2017.
Certifications[change | change source]
|New Zealand||2× Platinum|
|United Kingdom||2× Platinum|
References[change | change source]
- ""Poker Face" writing credits". Broadcast Music Incorporated. Retrieved April 19, 2010.
- "Ask Billboard: Lady Gaga's Sales & What's the Longest Streak for Americans Atop the Hot 100?". Billboard. Retrieved 2017-06-13.
- The Late Late Show with James Corden (2016-10-24), Lady Gaga Carpool Karaoke: Coming Tuesday, retrieved 2018-02-24