Lady Gaga’s single “Applause” has been released in its entirety following the unauthorized leak of several snippets over the weekend that left her incensed.
Gaga issued a “pop music emergency” alert on Twitter Monday announcing the single, originally set to drop August 19, would instead be available now.
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“A pop music emergency is underway 911 … summon the monster troupes,” she wrote Monday before revealing the true nature of the emergency.
“Due to hackers an abundance of low/high quality leaks … we issue this pop music emergency … monsters spread the word,” Lady Gaga tweeted.
“My new single ‘Applause’ is out today and can be heard on [U.S.] radio in 15 minutes."