On Saturday morning, Lady Gaga posted a photoshopped picture of "Applause" as the number one single in the world. The reality is that the song is far from number one. It is falling from the iTunes charts like an asteroid without any gravity. The song, which Gaga said would redefine pop and art, is pretty much dead even before the official radio impact date.
There were some hopes for the album ARTPOP. However, all hopes seem to be drained as pre-orders for the album have dropped out of the top ten worldwide, only days after initially being made available. Many fans have noted that pre-orders for "Born This Way" hit number one and stayed there for several days. When "Born This Way" was officially released, the poor response caused the album to be reduced to a pathetic 99 cents.
You certainly can't blame Gaga for not trying. Not only has she been leading her fans into prostituting themselves online to goose sales, but she has also released soft-porn videos of herself running through the forest naked and screaming. Unfortunately for the former superstar, it's not working. We certainly hope Gaga' s next move isn't offering her own body parts for everyone who buys the "Applause" single or "ARTPOP" album, but wouldn't be surprised.