Lady Gaga recorded the song “Judas” taken from her upcoming second studio album, Born This Way (2011). She was born Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta on March 28, 1986 in New York City, better known by her stage name Lady Gaga. She is an American pop singer-songwriter. The song “Judas” was written and produced by Lady Gaga and
RedOne, “Judas” is a dance song that speaks of a woman in love with a man who betrays her while simultaneously embodying things that have haunted her in the past, thus representing something that was bad for her – something she could not escape. Gaga explained that it’s also about “honoring your darkness in order to bring yourself into the light,” You have to look into what’s haunting you and need to learn to forgive yourself in order to move on.” The song was released worldwide on April 15, 2011, four days ahead of its scheduled release, by Interscope Records. In New Zealand, “Judas” debuted at number 13 on the New Zealand Singles Chart on April 18, 2011, and at number six on the ARIA Singles Chart of Australia. In Ireland and Finland, “Judas” achieved a top-five debut at positions four and three respectively. Other top-ten debuts happened at Belgium (Wallonia), Norway and Spain. In Japan “Judas” debuted at number seven on the Billboard Japan Hot 100 chart.