#1 Song October 23 2009

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#1 Song October 23 2009

The #1 Song on October 23, 2009

"Paparazzi" by Lady Gaga

On October 23, 2009, the #1 song on the Billboard Hot 100 chart was "Paparazzi" by Lady Gaga. This was the second #1 single from Lady Gaga's debut studio album, "The Fame". The song was written by Lady Gaga and Rob Fusari, and it was produced by Fusari and Lady Gaga.

About the Song

"Paparazzi" is an electropop and dance-pop song that features a catchy melody and lyrics that explore the theme of fame and the consequences of being in the public eye. The song received positive reviews from music critics, with many praising Lady Gaga's unique vocal style and the song's catchy hooks.

Music Video

The music video for "Paparazzi" was directed by Jonas Åkerlund and features Lady Gaga and her friends partying on a yacht. The video was a commercial success, peaking at #1 on the iTunes video chart.

Chart Performance

"Paparazzi" was a commercial success, peaking at #1 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart on October 23, 2009. It also reached #1 on the UK Singles Chart and the Australian Singles Chart, among others.

Legacy

"Paparazzi" has been certified multi-platinum in several countries, including the US, UK, and Australia. The song has been praised for its catchy melody and lyrics, and it is widely regarded as one of Lady Gaga's signature songs.

Fun Facts

  • "Paparazzi" was originally intended to be a slower, more introspective song, but Lady Gaga and Rob Fusari decided to rework it into an uptempo dance track.
  • The song's chorus was inspired by Lady Gaga's own experiences with the paparazzi and the media.
  • "Paparazzi" has been covered by several artists, including Weezer and The Baseballs.

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