News

Katy Perry named highest-selling digital act

Katy Perry named highest-selling digital act

YOU'RE GONNA HEAR HER 'ROAR:' Katy Perry is a top digital artist. Photo: Associated Press

Katy Perry has picked up another major accolade after becoming the Recording Industry Association of America’s highest-selling digital act.

The “Roar” singer has sold over 72 million digital singles to date and she was presented with an award to mark the feat at Washington, D.C.’s Verizon Center on Wednesday.

With 72 million digital singles to her name, Perry becomes the first artist to surpass 70 million.

Billboard.com reports she is currently 20 million sales ahead of any other artist.

Recently Played

Latest Headlines

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Sept. 30

cheers

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

in Music

Sam Smith shuns the spotlight

samsmith

The British pop star plans to keep his private life out of the headlines.

in Music

Get ready for 3D ‘Thriller’

thriller

Michael Jackson's epic 14-minute music video is going to be re-released next year.

in Music

Cher postpones tour again

cher

The pop superstar has canceled more U.S. shows after struggling to recover from a viral infection.

in Music

Harvard to study the business of Beyoncé

beyonce

The pop star's success will be the subject of a new research project at the Ivy League school.