Katy Perry Entered into Billboard HOT 100
Katy Perry’s song Last Friday Night (TGIF) has been taking the music industry by storm. After making it to #1 on the BIllboard chart it pushed Katy Perry into the elusive HOT 100 club for having five #1 hits. She was the first female artist to accomplish this feat and only the 2nd artist ever with the first being Michael Jackson. The late King of Pop sent five songs to No. 1 on the Hot 100 from “Bad” in 1987-88: “I Just Can’t Stop Loving You” (with Siedah Garrett); the title track; “The Way You Make Me Feel”; “Man in the Mirror”; and, “Dirty Diana.”
Katy Perry’s #1 hits have been:
From the Billboard 200 album chart dated Sept. 11, 2010, it has sold over 1.7 million copies.
Jackson achieved the honor from his album “Bad” over nine months and two weeks. Perry’s five toppers from “Dream” have spanned one year, two months and one week, dating to the first week at No. 1 for “Gurls” on the Hot 100 dated June 19, 2010. Katy Perry’s newest Hot 100 is dated Aug. 27, 2011.
Michael Jackson may have been the quickest to earn this honor, but Katy Perry has spent more time on the Hot 100. Michael Jackson’s five No. 1s from “Bad” totaled a combined seven weeks in charge. With the first week on top for “Friday,” Perry is up to 18 total weeks at No. 1 with her No. 1s from “Dream.”
Katy Perry has risen to success quickly with her catchy lyrics, great song writing ability, sexy style, and incredible uniqueness!
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