Lady Gaga sets iTunes Store sales record with ‘Born This Way’

“In less than a week Lady Gaga has sold 1 million digital copies of her newest song, Born This Way, making it the fastest selling single ever on iTunes,” Dorothy Pomerantz reports for Forbes.

“The song has already hit No. 1 in 23 countries, according to Interscope Geffen A&M,” Pomerantz reports. “Born This Way is the first single off of Gaga’s upcoming album of the same name. Her manager, Troy Carter, has said that he wants to sell 30 million copies of the new album.”

Pomerantz reports, “But even if she doesn’t sell quite that many copies, a successful new album could put Gaga well on her way to earning $100 million next year. We estimated her earning at $62 million for our Celebrity 100 last year.”

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27 Comments

  1. She’s not my cup of tea, music wise, but she knows how to play the media and stay in the spotlight. Her politics are also spot on and she really doesn’t give a damn what it costs her. The speech she gave last year on marriage equality was pretty damn awesome.
    There’s more than a little bit of Steve Jobs in her- she knows how to play the media, goes her own way, follows her gut and doesn’t give a rat’s arse about the detractors.

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