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Lady Gaga Rush Releases Second Single After "Applause" Flops

If you're in the mood for even more new music from Lady Gaga, your wish might be Universal Music Group's command. 

Music websites are reporting that since "Applause" has apparently struggled to gain a standing O from fans on music charts around the world, Gaga's parent record label (UMG owns Interscope) is apparently ready to rush-release a second ARTPOP single ahead of schedule. The new song "Swine" will likely see the light of day in early September, according to reports. 

Noise11 reports:

In Australia, ‘Applause’ has already fallen out of the Top 10 of the iTunes chart to number 15 after just one week on sale. In the USA, ‘Applause’ is down to no. 7 and in the UK it has fallen to no. 10.

The lack of interest has become a major issue for Universal Music, Lady Gaga’s record label. Universal will rush-release a second single ‘Swine’ within two weeks to hopefully reignite some interest in Gaga.

It gets worse. Lady Gaga’s YouTube views for ‘Applause’ have been questioned after her fanbase was encouraged to hit refresh to inflate the figures. Incentives were also given to fans who were encouraged to buy multiple copies of the song to win a prize in an effort to upstage ‘Roar’, the new song by Katy Perry.

What do you think? Is "Applause" failing to resonate?


Gaga is over with Applause in 45 countries #1 ? I dont think so. If you tell us Gaga is over, go make a song by yourself that is #1 in 45 countires. 

Gaga is #7 in the US which is pathetic in all major countries she isn't even the top 5. Her schtick is tiring and OLD. She is so 2009

What land of fiction do you live in?  She has dropped out of the top ten in most countries after a week

So was Madonna's last album. It was a major failure, with most songs never even reaching the top ten.

It's always "The Littles Morons" that call Gaga the queen of pop.  She doesn't even have close to the number of hits that Madonna, Katy, Rihanna have.  She has two number one songs.  Big deal.  She's been around for five years.  She's not even the Princess of pop, that would be Britney.  And that ugly mug of hers, sorry... she needs to keep those sunglasses on.  Her career is coming to an end by being mean, allowing her haus and monsters to tweet cruel things about other artists, she's ugly inside and out.  She;s done.   

2 number 1 songs? Poker Face, Born this Way, Applause, Paparazzi, Judas, Bad Romance. I dunno what u call 2 songs. Just gtfo with your lies. No Gaga is not the queen of pop, she is the GODDES of pop.

How old r u 12?

Go ahead and look it up on Billboard before just stating what you think is true. You didn't even name one of her number one songs...Just Dance. Remember that one? Probably her best song. Poker Face, and unfortunatley the rip off that is Born this way. That is it. The rest you mentioned are between 2-10. Just check your facts. She is the furthest from Goddess and queen of Pop. The true Queen is Madonna, duh. just look at her longevity with massive success. Gaga has been around barley 5 years. Theres no comparison. After Madonna there are several other artists such as Mariah, Whitney, Britney, Christina, Katy, Beyonce, Kylie, Rihanna, Janet, Gwen, Robyn, Kelly, shit even Solange that are more creative/artistic than her.

Again the Little Morons have it all wrong.  She has two number 1 songs on the billboard hot 100.  TWO lmao.  No one cares about her anymore.  I'm an ex fan of gaga.

I would like to know what fan base you are from...because you are doing the exact same thing you are saying us Little Monsters are doing to other artists. It is so wrong of you all to judge little monsters in general terms like this let alone Gaga based on some little monsters behaviour. I am a big Lady Gaga stan but I love Roar, I love a whole bunch of other pop artists.

About the tweeting...she has been quite oftenly tweeting telling her monsters to stop saying cruel things.

While her new single didn't do as good in lady gaga standards, i still don't considered a flop, the bitter stans are something else! God save the queen of pop.

I think they used to give Instint magazin away free or still do .   I saw Lady gaga on GMA she was shy , sweet and unique.  THis has always been frowned upon even from the days of Jesus.   We can only listen to these artists.  We get no more no less, and should expect no more or less.  

lmao you compare her to Jesus?!  Sick.  Just utterly sick.

You really are demented, you know.

Inbreeding much?

applause is great , dj here and love the runs and her voice.   video is way out there for sure .   

the song sucks. It is a rip-off of Madonna (once again) and sounds worse. Her "Art" ain't "Pop"

Wow some much hate!!! She does not need any of you worthless gays!!!!

Oh really???? Well nobody invited her to that drag club she used to film her lyric video...please child think before you type.

I never hated Lady Gaga in the past or present. Just hated all the praise and credit from the media for what other major talents have done way before her, and made it seem its all her creations from the meat dress to well we all know she was trying to take what Madonna has built and make it hers...cause today people lack the education of facts and just believe what they read and hear. I knew Gaga would eventually get slapped dead in the face with karma..faking a hip injury and playing on custom made wheel chairs... using gay people when its convenient for her albums sales.Also the latest cover up by billboard and other possibly paid to do so sources . Now that its obvious on her latest Single is not performing well... what will they say? Thank you very much for speaking out like a real journalist

I used to like Gaga but she seems very mean-spirited and fake and I can't stand how she thinks she is already the next Madonna.  People like Beatles, Elvis, Madonna have earned their legendary titles after being in the game at the top of their field for decades.  Rihanna has 24 top ten singles and is well on her way to becoming a music legend but you don't see Rihanna and her people acting like pretentious jackasses the way Gaga does.  Gaga is pretty much done and only a miracle can save her.  Good article Attitude, awesome job. :)     

I'm sorry, in what universe is going #1 in 30+ countries a FLOP?

I'm sorry, in what universe is lady gaga #1 in 30+ countries?


Earth is not a universeHunHun 

In what universe did she go to number 1? lmao.  She's fallen out of the top ten in many countries after less than a week on the charts. 

Applause is a song that something you could find lets say in Bjork B-side CD single and I'm not even joking.

Waste of time and dime.

Embarrassing is the right word to describe this. Bye.

Artpop- a tribute for Ciara's flopped albums :D

Is that her album cover?  I hope not...lookin' like a voodoo doll!  Who ever came up with that Idea outta be fired!

So you want to fire inez and vindooh?

Halloween comes early for some people. Thats why.

You don't have to be a scientist to realize that Gaga thinks she is Madonna but she isn't and she will always remain the footnote in Madonna's Wikipedia page.

If I were you, I would terminate those pathetic donkeys in the Haus of GagGag and replace them with true creative, able, fresh, savvy and groundbreaking staff; not cocaine and meth addicts who dressed you like a homeless clown and called your work as 'art'. Get it ?

I... Have always hated. Loathed the bitch. And Katy Perry to me is brain dead. But it amazes me that nobody understood this song. The song is not meant to say 'look how arrogant I am applaud me bitches' its supposed to illustrate the need as an artist to have an audience. The album is a depiction of the creative process and what it involves and how you feel when u create something and what drives you to create it in the first place. The make up for examply illustrates how u change your work. It represents the canvas . As for people who say she hasnt changed a thing I mean. Am i the only who noticed that she actually looks human in a lot of the shots of the video? Katy Perry is doing well on the fact that her song is classic old and tried pop . It is however forgetable and she relyes on the 'I'm a powerful woman but im also a child ' idea to make anthem songs and that will take her only so far because people get bored of it . This is why Beyoncé hasn't had success with her album after sasha fierce and in a way why lady gaga is having a problem of disinterest. People r bored of the same weird shit and have becomed used to her changing outfits everytime she blinks. The idea of her album is brilliant but her execution is a bit out of aim. Still tho. How can u consider this a flop when Madonna's singles didn't even make it past #20 on the charts? This made it to #3 not her best but most certainlynot half as bad as Bionic No doubts Push and Shove or Alicia Keys latest . All of those where actual flops .

Wow some sense finally! Other people are seeing that music shouldn't just be stick to what you know blah de blah like Katy perry, although her song is doing well its only because she's sticking to the same format as every other boring pop artist and unfortunately that's what the world wants. Her song has no depth what you see is what you get and people 'relate' to it but obviously because she's wrote it that way so they will so it becomes a hit whereas gaga has realised that music is actually art and needs to be experimented in different ways and so ok it's not made the great comeback we would've liked but at least she's pushing boundaries and thinking outside the box and as all experiments go some work some dont but unless you try you'll never know and also at least with gaga she makes you think about the lyrics, like they have meaning behind them that's not so straight forward but maybe that's why people don't like it because they're to stupid to actually think! But applause is far from a flop and I actually love it and especially the video it's one of gagas best visual masterpieces!!

Yeah because "art" was never thought up before her right. Like all her costumes and songs ripped directly off other artist hard work. Pushed what boundaries may I ask has she pushed musically? Singing about paparazzi ala Britney or Born This Way aka Express Yourself. Your a single called human being. Art existed long before that big nosed flop existed. Go to iTunes download music by Madonna, The Beatles, Prince, Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston and get familiar with boundaries, that is all


This is the first sane piece of commentary I've seen on this issue. 

Gaga's metldown is coming soon.

99cents per download once again for Artflop.

Get your discount card ready.

You guys have been warned. 


Her perfume smells like Lady Ca-Ca!

Dear Lady Gaga,

Please do rimming videos with your stupid bf and maybe gays around the world would love your work again and outsell Katy Perry.


Butt Muncher Video Fan


I love Me some Britney 

It's good to see a gay media outlet being honest. Gaga (and her fans especially) need to learn some humility. You can't keep blowing your own trumpet and not expect people to hate you. If she were truly a great artist, she'd let the music do the talking. It's like the story of the Emperor's new clothes, and now people are finally starting to see who she really is.

....only gay magazines have the real balls. Many journalists keep sniffing Gaga's smelly kunt. Useless..

Such shameful declaration.

So pompous and full of arrogance.

Looks like the circus is in town again, please clown caca go away.  And yes ya flopped!

I actually really like Applause and find it to be a totally danceable song.  From the beginning I never really thought the song was self-indulgent to only her, but was instead for any one who has ever been on a stage and received applause. It doesn't need to be literal applause, it can be anything from a pat on the back to a standing O. What drag queen doesn't live for a crowd going crazy for their routine?

I think the problem here was the misguided move to try and beat Katy Perry. While I don't really like Katy Perry, Roar is instantly infectious and easy to like (even if it is a complete rip off of Sara Bareilles' “Brave" [similar to Born This Way ripping off Madonna]). Applause could've been a great end of the summer song if there wasn't all the Perry/Gaga/Perez Hilton drama that surrounded the release.

Couldn't agree more!

That's because you have two left feet.  LMAO

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