Happy 4th Birthday The Fame!


4 years ago, pop music and Lady Gaga’s life was changed. 16 Million copies sold worldwide. Happy Birthday The Fame! 

On August 19, 2008 (four years ago), Lady Gaga released her debut album “The Fame”. Little did Gaga or anyone else know, this very record would not only go on to become one of the most successful records in digital history, but also catapult her into the pop culture stratosphere. The album went on to sell over 15,000,000 copies worldwide, span four massively successful singles, and win two Grammys amongst a plethora of other awards. Let’s take a quick look back at some of the amazing sales accomplishments this record achieved…

Sale Certifications:

  • US: 4x platinum
  • Australia: 3x platinum
  • Austria: 4x platinum
  • Canada: 7x platinum
  • France: diamond
  • Germany: 9x gold
  • Ireland: 9x platinum
  • New Zealand: 5x platinum
  • Switzerland: 4x platinum
  • UK: 4x platinum

Worldwide Sales:

  • US: 4,400,000
  • Canada: 476,000
  • France: 620,000
  • UK: 2,799,889
  • Worldwide: 15,000,000


This album has changed music as we know it! With it’s catchy, iconic tunes: Paparazzi, Poker Face, Love Game, Eh Eh (Nothing Else I Can Say) and many more.