Lady Gaga's ‘Applause’ Gets #1 On Dance Chart
Posted by Joseph Lee on 08.23.2013
Billboard reports that Lady Gaga's "Applause" has climbed fifteen spots from #16 to get #1 on the Dance/Electronic Songs Chart. The increase is the most a song has climbed in the eight-month history of the chart. It beats the 12-1 jump of "Harlem Shake". Only "Shake" and PSY's "Gentleman" have hit #1 in two weeks or less.
The song also has the Greatest Gainer/Airplay award and is #4 on Dance Streaming Songs (79% of its 2.9 million streams from Youtube). It sold 218,000 digital downloads, getting it #1 in a debut on the Dance/Electronic Digital Songs. This is her fourth #1 and ninth top ten.