Gaga’s latest single is 1,000th number one on Billboard’s Hot 100

Updated: Feb 18, 2011, 12:54 PM IST

London: ‘Poker Face’ singer Lady Gaga has made history after her latest single became the 1,000th number one on Billboard’s Hot 100.

‘Born This Way’ is Gaga’s third US number one single, following her 2009 hits ‘Just Dance’ and ‘Poker Face’, and it is only the 19th single to debut at number one in the Hot 100’s history a website reported.

Gaga told Billboard magazine that the milestone was “the greatest honour” of her career.

The Hot 100 chart, which began in 1958, ranks songs by a mix of radio airplay, sales and streaming activity data.

With digital sales of 448,000, the track also broke the record for the largest amount of downloads of a song by a female artist in its first week of release.