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, Sports

Ronda Rousey biopic in the works

rrousey

Paramount executives have picked up the rights to the 28-year-old's autobiography.

in Entertainment

Ben Stiller back as dimwitted male model in ‘Zoolander 2′ trailer

13-overlay1

The sequel to the 2001 comedy is still several months away but with one-liners like these, we can't wait.

in Entertainment

Jon Stewart prepares to sign off

15-overlay2

After 15 years, the comedian will bid farewell as he hosts his final "Daily Show."

in Music

Lawmakers at odds over Billy Joel highway

billyjoel

The argument over naming a highway for "The Piano Man" has sparked a debate over whether roads should be named for the living or only the dead.

in Music

Chris Brown’s ex wants supervised visits for their daughter

chrisbrown

The "Loyal" hitmaker wants the courts to establish official paternity of his one-year-old daughter and is fighting a request for increased child support.