“The Edge of Glory” is performed by American pop singer Lady Gaga and taken from her 2nd studio album “Born This Way”. It was released on 9 May, 2011 by Kon Live Records, Interscope Records and Streamline Records as the third single from her album. It was produced by Fernando Garibay and Lady Gaga, and written by Paul Blair, Fernando Garibay and Stefani Germanotta. The official music video was released on 16 June, 2011 and directed by Lady Gaga’s creative team “Haus of Gaga”.
Gaga performed “The Edge of Glory” at the finale of Saturday Night Live, at Radio 1′s Big Weekend, at the final show of American Idol 2011, on Good Morning America, on Germany’s Next Topmodel, at the Europride 2011 in Rome, at the Le Grand Journal TV show, on the Paul O’Grady Live show, at the MuchMusic Video Awards 2011, at the MTV Video Music Aid Japan 2011 and during Born This Way Ball Tour.
“The Edge of Glory” peaked at number 3 on the US Billboard Pop Songs chart, at number 23 on the US Billboard Latin Pop Songs chart, at number 1 on the US Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs chart, at number 2 on the Billboard Adult Pop Songs chart, at number 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, at number 6 on the UK Singles Chart, at number 10 on the Swiss Singles Chart, at number 19 on the Swedish Singles Chart, at number 8 on the Japan Hot 100, at number 4 on the Irish Singles Chart and at number 3 on the Canadian Hot 100.