Lady Gaga ‘Born This Way’ now the fastest selling single on iTunes, Billboard’s 1,000th No 1 song

By on Feb 19, 2011 in Entertainment, Music Comments

Updated: March 1, 2011 2:45 a.m.

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Lady Gaga’s ‘Born This Way’ is now the fastest selling single on Apple iTunes after receiving more than 1 million downloads worldwide in just five days, and is also Billboard’s 1000th no. 1 song on its 52nd anniversary.

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Photo credit: Billboard.com

According to MTV, Apple iTunes made an announcement on Friday (February 18) that Lady Gaga’s ‘Born This Way’ already reached more than 1 million downloads, only 5 days after it was launched, and now officially the fastest selling single at iTunes.

In a rare statement, Apple said that the single ‘Born This Way’ set records by hitting more than 1 million downloads and landed on the no. 1 spot in 23 countries worldwide.

Meanwhile, Billboard magazine also announced on Friday that the ‘Born This Way’ single is its’ 1000th no. 1 song. This is Lady Gaga’s first single from her third album with the same title, which will be released on May 23.

“It is a tremendous honor. To be the 1000th no. 1 on Billboard…I would be silly not to say this is the greatest honor of my career.” Lady Gaga told Billboard in an interview.

“I am so humbled and so honored and overwhelmed by the reception to ‘Born This Way‘,…I couldn’t be more blessed to have the fans that I have.” She added.



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