Lady Gaga is so massive and her power on social media is unimaginable that she have the ability to hit number 1 on an official Billboard chart even before her new music drops! Today, Billboard reported that Lady Gaga's new upcoming single 'Perfect Illusion' debuts on their weekly chart of Twitter Top Tracks dated September 3rd which is weeks before the song comes out!
Last Wednesday (Aug 17), Lady Gaga announces her new single with iHeartRadio confirming the release sometime in the middle of September. The news about the upcoming single became instantly viral on Twitter, causing the new song to claim the number 1 spot on the real-time Billboard Twitter Trending 140 chart. The new single stays on top of the said chart for more than eight hours in the first day after the announcement. Also, the hashtag #PERFECTILLUSION easily became a number 1 trending hashtag worldwide.
According to the Wall Street Journal, the Billboard Twitter Real-Time charts are four interactive Billboard charts namely: "Trending 140", "Emerging Artists", "Weekly Top Tracks", and "Weekly Emerging Artists". These charts ranks trending songs from popular and emerging artists based on how often they are mentioned in "tweets" sent by Twitter in the United States.
Produced by the Grammy award winning musician Mark Ronson and the talented Tame Impala's member Kevin Parker, Lady Gaga's 'Perfect Illusion' will be released as the first single from Lady Gaga's new studio album which fans refer to as 'LG5'.