Snapshot: Two Years Ago Today...

The Fame

Two years ago today, The Fame was released in Canada, and the world was introduced to Lady Gaga. I'm not ashamed to admit that I was not a fan in the beginning; it took a bit of 'Bad Romance' to get me on board... now I'm a faitful little mons†er.

A list of achievements and milestones of The Fame (and The Fame Monster):

13 million copies sold worldwide
Number one in more than ten countries
Top 10 in more than thirty countries
Over 45 weeks in the top 10 of the Billboard 200
Over 75 weeks at number one on Billboard’s Dance/Electronic albums
Six weeks at number one on the UK albums chart
Double platinum in France, Japan and New Zealand
Triple platinum in the United States, Australia and Canada
Four times platinum in the UK, Russia and Germany
Nine times platinum and best selling album of 2009 in Ireland
Best-selling digital album of all time in the United States
Most digital track downloads of all time in the United States
First album to spawn two 5 million-selling singles in the United States
Seven consecutive top 10 singles in the United States
Six consecutive number one singles on pop radio in the United States
Six number ones on Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs
Seven top 10 hits in the UK, Australia and Canada
Best selling female digital single of all time in the United States (“Just Dance”)
Second best selling female digital single in the United States (“Poker Face”)
Best selling digital single of all time in the UK (“Poker Face”)
First debut album since 2000 to collect four number ones in the UK
Two Grammy Awards, six nominations
Eight Billboard Year End Chart Awards
Three Teen Choice Awards
Five World Music Awards
Three BRIT Awards

Happy Anniversary Mo†her Mons†er ... you are indeed a Free B-tch Baby!!!

[sidenote: 90 years—and a day—ago, the 19th Amendment was ratified, prohibiting the
states & federal government to denying citizens the right to vote based on their sex]

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