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Katy Perry Crowned Top Certified Digital Artist Ever!

June 26
11:24 2014

Katy Perry Crowned Top Certified Digital Artist Ever!Katy Perry has made Gold & Platinum (G&P) Program history. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has recognized the Capitol Records artist as its most awarded digital act in the history of Gold & Platinum awards, the industry's premier program for celebrating artistic achievement in the marketplace.

Eighteen Katy Perry songs, from early favorites like "I Kissed a Girl" and "Hot N Cold" to popular new releases like "Dark Horse" and "Birthday" are included in Perry's 72 million cumulative Digital Single Certifications counting downloads and on-demand streams. The new batch of certifications vaults Katy to the top of the RIAA's list of artists with the most G&P Digital Single Certifications, and makes Perry the first artist to surpass the 70 million digital award threshold - 20 million ahead of any other artist.

More than 32 million new cumulative certifications were awarded today including a 9x multi-Platinum for "Firework," two 7x multi-Platinums for "California Gurls" and "E.T.," three 6x multi-Platinums for "Dark Horse," "Hot N Cold" and "Teenage Dream" and more. Katy's career RIAA tally now encompasses 18 Gold, 16 Platinum and 56 multi-Platinum Digital Single Awards, in addition to her 2x multi-Platinum album "Teenage Dream" and Platinum album "One Of The Boys."

RIAA Chairman & CEO Cary Sherman presented the top award to Perry Wednesday evening at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C.

"Katy Perry is a force to be reckoned with in music," said RIAA Chairman & CEO Cary Sherman. "We are honored to recognize Katy as the most successful digital artist in Gold & Platinum Program history. She embodies all that makes a true global superstar: the musical talent, the extraordinary drive and genuine charisma, and an intrinsic connection with her fans. This award is a reflection of her deep commitment to those qualities and to her music, which has propelled her to this historic milestone. We congratulate Katy and her team on all her success."

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