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Lady Gaga: 'Born This Way' is Billboard's 1000th #1

Lady Gaga: 'Born This Way' is Billboard's 1000th #1

Lady Gaga covers Billboard magazine’s issue for the week of February 26th.

The 24-year-old pop sensation’s new single “Born This Way” earned the recognition as the 1000th song to reach number one on the Billboard Hot 100!

Here is what Gaga had to share with the mag:

On the instant success of “Born This Way”: “I can’t believe it. I’m humbled, honored and overwhelmed at the reception to “Born This Way.” This has been so life-changing for me. Between Billboard and the international No. 1s, and the radio numbers… I couldn’t be more blessed to have the fans I have. I knew when I wrote the song it was special, but I also knew that perhaps my fans or my label were hoping for me to deliver “Bad Romance the Third” or “Poker Face the Third.” I wanted to do exactly the opposite.”

On her Grammys performance: “The Grammy performance was about many things but ultimately the song “Born This Way” . . . is visually and thematically and lyrically about birthing a new race, birthing a race within the race of already existing cultures of humanity–that bears no prejudice and no judgment.”

On her red carpet entrance in an egg: “I was in Amsterdam on my tour bus. I was thinking about birth–about embryos. Even my hair color was a washed-out rose color . . . It was meant to be a hair expression, an afterbirth.”

For more with Lady Gaga, check out!

FYI: Billboard just launched an iPhone app, which can access 15 different charts, from the Hot 100 and Billboard 200 to genre rankings and ringtones.

Pictured inside: Lady Gaga appearing on Good Morning America on Thursday (January 17).

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44 Responses to “Lady Gaga: 'Born This Way' is Billboard's 1000th #1”

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  1. 1
    Sligo lambert ^__^ cute Says:

    This magazin will be zero

  2. 2
    Kaz simply Amaazingg !!!!!!!! Says:

    What this

  3. 3
    Sligo lambert ^__^ cute Says:

    Not necessary to post

  4. 4
    ^__^ Says:

    I love you GaGa, I don’t care what anyone says.

  5. 5
    Sligo lambert ^__^ cute Says:

    She smell of sewageas

  6. 6
    Cristobal Says:


  7. 7
    Kaz simply Amaazingg !!!!!!!! Says:

    This woman so scary

  8. 8
    Kaz simply Amaazingg !!!!!!!! Says:

    She like dead

  9. 9
    Zac Says:

    Why didn’t she release Speechless….Dance In The Dark, So Happy I Could Die………here were so many solid tracks on her album.

    I can’t get into BTW, at all.

  10. 10
    Kaz simply Amaazingg !!!!!!!! Says:

    Big head

  11. 11
    Zac Says:


  12. 12
    Sligo lambert ^__^ cute Says:

    W. dont care

  13. 13
    Kaz simply Amaazingg !!!!!!!! Says:

    silly and boring

  14. 14
    Kaz simply Amaazingg !!!!!!!! Says:

    Hahahahahaa people love werid

  15. 15
    Yasmin Says:

    Cool……good for her. :)

    & Brit’s #10 without any promo. :)

  16. 16


  17. 17
    Annie Says:

    Those ‘horns’ look f-ing disgusting. The condom dress makes me want to vomit.

  18. 18
    Sligo lambert ^__^ cute Says:

    Mouth of a shimp

  19. 19
    Sligo lambert ^__^ cute Says:

    So pathetic

  20. 20
    vivi Says:

    New @britneyspears “Hold It Against Me” artwork posted here:

  21. 21
    kaz simply Amaazingg!!!!!!!! Says:
    it’s sitting on a wheel of the elderly want to move haha ha

  22. 22
    Zara Says:

    Amsterdam my hometown! Love GaGa!!

  23. 23
    2011=GAGA year Says:

    eat Your heart our Brittards, xtina fans or Katy fans. GAGA is the Raining queen of POP MUSIC. NO other artist can compete with her. She is a genius which is why people love her and her song has a great message. She is #1 on the music , Facebook, Twitter, …. There is no stoping mother monster. 2011 is the year of GAGA , sorry Katy, Rihanna, Kesha and Britney . Can’t wait for teh video , she will break records again.

  24. 24
    Kaz simply Amaazingg !!!!!!!! Says:

    Katy perry much better ,and love katy

  25. 25
    j Says:

    please go away forever.

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