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Lady Gaga's album, 'Born This Way,' is fastest-selling in 6 years

June 1, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
Lady Gaga's new album, "Born This Way," is officially the fastest-selling album in six years.

The album, released on May 23, sold 1.1 million copies in just eight days.

It didn't hurt that Amazon had put the album on sale to download for 99 cents.

Lady Gaga's album also benefitted from a major marketing blitz.