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 “I Kissed a Girl” and “Hot N Cold” to newer releases “Dark Horse” and “Birthday” are included in Perry’s 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 RIAA’s list with the most Digital Single Certifications. Perry is also the first to surpass the 70 million – 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 “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.”