Katy Perry Is the Highest-Selling Digital Artist Ever. (Well, So Far…)

As of yesterday (June 25), the Recording Industry Association of America says that Katy Perry is the US’s (and therefore the world’s) best-selling artist in terms of digital sales.

Through her three albums, she’s moved 72,000,000 digital singles (the first artist to move beyond 70 million), which is at least 20 million ahead of any other artist.  This includes 18 gold, 16 platinum and 56 multi-platinum digital awards.

(Via Billboard)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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