The Cure (song)

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"The Cure"
Single by Lady Gaga
ReleasedApril 16, 2017
GenreElectropop
Length3:31
LabelInterscope
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • Nick Monson
  • Detroit City
  • Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga singles chronology
"Million Reasons"
(2016)
"The Cure"
(2017)
"Joanne"
(2018)
"Million Reasons"
(2016)
"The Cure"
(2017)
"Joanne"
(2018)

"The Cure" is a song by American singer-songwriter Lady Gaga. She performed it at the 2017 Coachella Music Festival in California on April 15, 2017, replacing Beyoncé. The song was released after her show. The day of its release, it reached number one on iTunes in 62 countries.[2]

"The Cure" entered at #23 on the UK Singles Chart, #17 in Australia, #39 on the Billboard Hot 100, and #3 on the US Digital Songs chart. It later reached #19 in the UK, #33 in Canada, and the top ten in Australia.[source?]

On February 6, 2018, the RIAA certified the song platinum in the US for sales and streams of over one million copies.[3]

Live performances[change | change source]

Gaga has performed "The Cure" on the Joanne World Tour. On November 19, 2017, she performed it via satellite on the American Music Awards of that year while she was at the Washington, D.C. stop of the tour.

Charts[change | change source]

Chart (2017) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[4] 10
Argentina[5] 8
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 75)[6] 37
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[7] 30
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[8] 33
France (SNEP)[9] 4
Germany (Media Control AG)[10] 57
Ireland (IRMA)[11] 24
Illegal chart entered Portugal 18
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[12] 4
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[13] 51
Switzerland (Media Control AG)[14] 41
ERROR: MUST PROVIDE DATE FOR UK CHART[15] 19
US Billboard Hot 100[16] 39
US Pop Songs (Billboard)[17] 20

References[change | change source]

  1. iTunes metadata.
  2. "Lady Gaga Chart Positions on iTunes/Spotify/YouTube". kworb.net. Retrieved 2017-04-17.
  3. "Gold & Platinum - RIAA". RIAA. Retrieved 2018-02-12.
  4. "Australian-charts.com – Lady Gaga – The Cure". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Hung Medien.
  5. "Lady Gaga - The Cure @ Top40-Charts.com". Top40-Charts.com. Retrieved 2019-04-06.
  6. "Lady Gaga – The Cure Austriancharts.at" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Hung Medien.
  7. "Ultratop.be – Lady Gaga – The Cure" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50. Ultratop & Hung Medien / hitparade.ch.
  8. "Lady Gaga Album & Song Chart History" Canadian Hot 100 for Lady Gaga. Prometheus Global Media.
  9. "Lescharts.com – Lady Gaga – The Cure" (in French). Les classement single. Hung Medien.
  10. "Die ganze Musik im Internet: Charts, News, Neuerscheinungen, Tickets, Genres, Genresuche, Genrelexikon, Künstler-Suche, Musik-Suche, Track-Suche, Ticket-Suche - musicline.de" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH.
  11. "Chart Track". Irish Singles Chart. GfK.
  12. "Spanishcharts.com – Lady Gaga – The Cure" Canciones Top 50. Hung Medien.
  13. "Swedishcharts.com – Lady Gaga – The Cure". Singles Top 60. Hung Medien.
  14. "Lady Gaga – The Cure swisscharts.com". Swiss Singles Chart. Hung Medien.
  15. "Archive Chart" UK Singles Chart. The Official Charts Company.
  16. "Lady Gaga Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Lady Gaga. Prometheus Global Media.
  17. "Lady Gaga Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Pop Songs for Lady Gaga. Prometheus Global Media.