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Celebrating 8 years of The Fame Monster

YES YOU READ IT RIGHT. The Fame Monster was released exactly 8 years ago today. Feel old yet?

This album has shaped the fanbase to what it is today, and Lady Gaga served some of her most legendary moments during this era. Global domination was just starting! Take a trip down memory lane below!

#1 The Fame Monster

The Fame Monster is Lady Gaga's second album, but also know as a re-release of "The Fame". The album spawned 3 VERY successful singles with iconic music, videos and visuals. 

The album/singles were nominated for 6 Grammy awards, and Lady Gaga took home 3: Best Pop Vocal Album, Best Female Pop Vocal Performance and Best Short Form Music Video for Bad Romance.

#2 Bad Romance

Lady Gaga releases her most iconic and successful song "Bad Romance". On August 2nd 2010, it was announced that that it was the second song in history to earn 10 MTV Music Video Awards nominations! 

The music video earned 7 VMAs, making it the most awarded music video by a female artist!

As of 2015, the song is 11X multi-platinum selling 11 million certified units!

#3 Telephone

Telephone was the second single from the album featuring Beyonce. As of 2016, the song is 3x multi-platinum selling 3 million certified units. 

This became Lady Gaga's 6th consecutive #1 single on the charts; it peaked at #3 on the Hot 100 and topped the US Pop Songs Chart!

#4 Alejandro

Alejandro was the third and final single from the album. The song peaked at #5 on the Billboard Hot 100, and as of 2016, the song is 2x multi-platinum selling 2 million certified units.

The music video received 25 million views within 3 weeks of its release - making it the first video in Youtube history to do so.

#5 The Monster Ball Tour

The Monster Ball tour officially began 4 days after the release of "The Fame Monster". The tour became a COMMERCIAL SUCCESS and grossed an estimated $227.4 million from 200 reported shows!

The concert was also filmed by HBO at Madison Square Garden and then later released on DVD/Blue-Ray.

The tour gathered Breakthrough Performer Award, and the Concert Marketing & Promotion Award at the 2010 Billboard Touring Awards!

#6 Lady Gaga at 2010 VMAs

The 2010 VMAs was an iconic and memorable night for Little Monsters. Lady Gaga swooped 8 awards that night and announced the title of her next album: Born This Way.

Lady Gaga also served looks that night and shocked the world by wearing her iconic meat dress.

I was crying, everyone was crying! We did it kids!

#7 Grammy performance debut

Lady Gaga had her Grammy performance debut with Elton John in 2010! The two performed an unforgettable medley and since then, the two have had an incredible friendship.

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