Katy Perry Sets Hot 100 Chart Record, First Artist To Spend Entire Year in Top 10
Katy Perry Sets Hot 100 Chart Record, First Artist To Spend Entire Year in Top 10

Katy Perry's "Teenage Dream" becomes the first album in more than six years to yield four No. 1 songs on the Billboard Hot 100, as "E.T.," featuring Kanye West, rises 2-1 with Greatest Gainer/Airplay honors.

The space age love song follows "California Gurls," featuring Snoop Dogg, the title cut and "Firework" to the chart's summit, making Perry's second Capitol Records album the first to yield a quartet of Hot 100 No. 1s since Usher's "Confessions" in 2004.

"Teenage Dream" is just the ninth album to produce four No. 1s in the Hot 100's 52-year history. It's the first by a solo female since Mariah Carey's eponymous debut set in 1990-91.

"I am so thrilled that 'E.T.' has landed at No. 1," Perry told Billboard. "I want to thank all the fans who contributed to this amazing feat and radio, which has been an essential part of my continued existence. I truly appreciate all the support of my creative twists and turns."

"Can't wait to share the video with you tomorrow," Perry adds, teasing the premiere of the "E.T." clip tomorrow (March 31) at 12 p.m. ET on MTV.com and VEVO.com.

On Hot Digital Songs, "E.T." spends a third week at No. 1, logging sales of 254,000, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The song concurrently reaches the top 10 (13-10; 74 million audience impressions, up 35%, according to Nielsen BDS) on Hot 100 Airplay.

"E.T." is Perry's fifth Hot 100 No. 1. Prior to her current album, her 2008 release "One of the Boys" generated the seven-week leader "I Kissed a Girl."

"E.T." marks West's fourth No. 1 and first since "Stronger" in 2007.

Perry's new Hot 100 No. 1 pushes Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" from No. 1 to 4 after spending its first six chart weeks in charge. As previously reported, the first single and title cut from Lady Gaga's new album, due May 23, becomes her record-tying seventh No. 1 on the Mainstream Top 40 radio airplay chart.

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