1 Year ago Lady Gaga self-released her 3rd single from her 3rd Studio album ARTPOP. G.U.Y. peaked at #76 on the Billboard Hot 100 being Gaga’s lowest charting single of her career. It also peaked at #1 on the iTunes charts in 36 countries. The single sold 274,000 copies in its first 5 days and selling 296,000 digital downloads in its first week which became one of Gaga’s lowest selling singles. After the artRAVE began G.U.Y. was long off the Hot 100, the single saw momentum again as it climbed the Hot/Dance Club charts and peaked at #1 and remained #1 for 3 weeks. The single also peaked at #3 Radio Songs and was one of the most played songs on the radio for 4 weeks. As of January 2015 G.U.Y. has sold an estimated 1,500,000 digital downloads. G.U.Y. is Gaga’s 13th song to achieve 1,000,000 sales. The single spawned an artistic music video released March 22nd. The video accumulated 8,400,000 views in 24 hours and currently (as of March 2015) has accumulated 64,000,000+ views on youtube.
me tonight when gaga performs “ratchet” + “out of control” + the edm dj infected zedd remix of “till it happens to you” + the #LG5 lead single at the vmas and then simultaneously releases artpop act ii, music videos for “do what u want” + “gypsy” + “venus”, the born this way ball 4k recording dvd, and the lina morgana snuff film to itunes at midnight