After the leak of her new single "Applause," Lady Gaga took matters into her own hands on Monday morning. Mother Monster took to Twitter to announce that because of the leak, the single will be released early.
Originally set for an August 19 release, "Applause" made its official debut on the radio on Monday afternoon. The single is the first track off of Gaga's upcoming album "ARTPOP," hitting stores in November. Check out Gaga's tweets on the matter below and take a listen to "Applause" above.