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.]

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  • fredo777

    I listened to it + it’s not for everyone, but I really dig it. The beat is dope. It has kind of a nice, throwback vibe.

  • Pentafrog

    Lol Katy stans must be seething

  • mattsy

    I cant decide if I hate ROAR or APPLAUSE more. They both sound TERRIBLE!!

  • Red Meat

    @mattsy: Join a hate group dude. Or a Madonna fan club, same thing.

  • zaneymcbanes

    This is actually really good.

  • jeff4justice

    Fuck piracy laws. Shame on dumb gays selective about real freedom vs. “it’s the law” bullshit.

  • Mauricio

    Oh I love this new song, it’s pretty catchy and great

  • jesaves

    @Red Meat: apply water directly to the burn area

  • QuintoLover

    I’m a hardcore Katy fan so it may sound biased but I really just don’t like this song. I like a lot of Gaga’s music but this…I feel she’s just losing her sense of musical direction. Plus, I’m more into the meaningful stuff than the same old dance sh*t. I’d rather hear about empowerment rather than desperation (I live for the applause… Right, doesn’t sound insecure at all, Gaga).

  • QuintoLover

    @jeff4justice: Stealing someone’s song is REAL FREEDOM??? You’re an idiot, you think the entertainers are just puppets who owe you the world and you don’t have to pay shhht for it.

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