Lady Gaga Releases “Applause” Early Due To “Abundance” Of Leaks


What seems like minutes following a fan launched anti-piracy campaign* in response to leaks of Lady Gaga‘s new single “Applause” over the weekend, Mama Monster has now called for a “pop music emergency,” releasing the single a week early.

Gaga posted the following message on her Facebook:


Meanwhile, the pop music threat level has been upgraded from P!nk to Blue Ivy.

*[Ed. note: A link to the full version of “Applause” was subsequently taken down, so the anti-piracy campaign is still clearly alive and clawing.]