It was a commercial success globally, peaked at number one in Australia and attained top five positions in Germany, Hungary, Ireland, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Slovakia, and the United Kingdom.
The accompanying music video was directed by Melina Matsoukas, used greenscreen techniques and featured props that included a stuffed lion and zebra.
(Wikipedia) between week 16, 2010 and week 17, 2010 Label: Interscope - Writers: Stefani Germanotta, Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins, La Shawn Daniels, Lazonate Franklin, Beyonc Knowles - Producers: Darkchild, Lady Gaga "Telephone" is a song recorded by Lady Gaga which features American R&B singer Beyonc for Gaga's third EP, The Fame Monster (2009) and was released on January 26, 2010.
Inspired by her fear of suffocation, Gaga explained that the lyrics portray herself preferring the dance floor instead of answering her lover's phone call and noted that the telephone addressed in the lyrics of the song is, in reality, a person telling her to continue working harder.
Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen, Ester Dean, Makeba Riddick, Rob Swire, Robyn Fenty - Producers: Star Gate, Rob Swire "Rude Boy" is taken from Rihanna's fourth studio album, Rated R (2009).
It was released as the album's third single on February 19, 2010, through Def Jam. "Rude Boy" is an up-tempo song which incorporates elements of dancehall and raggamuffin.
(Wikipedia, Media Traffic) week 8, 2010 Label: Syco Music - Writers: Bill Berry, Peter Buck, Mike Mills, Michael Stipe - Producers: Steve Robson, John Shanks In an attempt to raise money for victims of the 2010 Haiti earthquake, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown asked Simon Cowell to arrange a charity single. The single was released both physically and digitally on February 7, 2010, with the physical release being brought forward by one day due to demand.
(Wikipedia) week 20, 2010 Labels: Aftermath / Interscope - Writers: Marshall Mathers, Matthew Samuels, Luis Resto, Jordan Evans, Matthew Burnett - Producers: Boi-1da, Eminem, Matthew Burnett "Not Afraid" is the lead single of Eminem's seventh studio album, Recovery (2010).Lyrically, "Bad Romance" explores Gaga's attraction to individuals with whom romance never works, her preference for lonely relationships and the paranoia she experienced while on tour.Following an illegal demo leak, Gaga showcased the final product at Alexander Mc Queen's show at the Paris Fashion Week in October 2009, followed by the release of the single's cover art.Originally, Gaga wrote the song for Britney Spears, who recorded a demo of "Telephone".After Spears rejected the track, it leaked onto the web in May 2010. It uses the auto-tune effect in several lines, as well as Jock Jams-esque sports arena chanting.