Today, Capitol Records celebrated Katy Perry‘s 10-year anniversary with the label and honored her extraordinary accomplishments, which include a cumulative 18+ billion streams alongside worldwide sales of more than 40+ million adjusted albums and 125+ million tracks.
The global superstar was awarded a plaque recognizing her “singular artistry, astonishing creative vision and extraordinary global popularity within every realm of recorded music.” The ceremony took place during Universal Music Group Chairman and CEO Sir Lucian Grainge’s annual pre-GRAMMY showcase at the Ace Hotel in Los Angeles.
Yesterday’s release of Katy’s new single, “Chained to the Rhythm,” set a new Spotify record. With more than three million streams on its first day of release, it marks the best first day of streaming of a single track by a female artist in Spotify history!Â
The lyric video already has more than eight million views.
Katy co-wrote “Chained to the Rhythm” with Max Martin, Sia Furler, Ali Payami and Skip Marley. The latter is featured on the track.