The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has crowned Katy Perry as the most awarded digital act in the history of Gold & Platinum awards. 18 Perry songs, from âI Kissed a Girlâ and âHot N Coldâ to newer releases âDark Horseâ and âBirthdayâ are included in Perryâs 72 million cumulative RIAA Digital Single Certifications which count both downloads and on-demand streams.
20 Million More Than Any Other Artist
A new batch of certifications vaulted Perry to the top of the RIAAâs list with the most Digital Single Certifications. Perry is also the first to surpass the 70 million â 20 million ahead of any other artist.
More than 32 million new cumulative certifications were awarded to Perry today including a 9x multi-Platinum for âFirework,â two 7x multi-Platinums for âCalifornia Gurlsâ and âE.T.,â three 6x multi-Platinums for âDark Horse,â âHot N Coldâ and âTeenage Dreamâ and more. Katyâs career RIAA tally now encompasses 18 Gold, 16 Platinum and 56 multi-Platinum Digital Single Awards, in addition to her 2x multi-Platinum album âTeenage Dreamâ and Platinum album âOne Of The Boys.â