Roar

  1. Katy Perry Ties For Most Mainstream Top 40 No. 1s

    September 16, 2013 12:20 PM EDT Katy Perry's "Roar" blasts 5-1 on Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Mainstream Top 40 radio airplay chart. With the coronation, which dethrones Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" (featuring T.I. and Pharrell) after 10 ...

  2. Katy Perry's Future 'Prism' Hits: Industry Picks

    September 09, 2013 1:17 PM EDT While Katy Perry's "Roar" growled its way to the Billboard Hot 100 summit last week, PDs and others in the industry are already focusing on potential future hits from "Prism", her studio set due Oct. 22. Capitol Records ...

  3. Luke Bryan's No. 1 Album and Katy Perry's No. 1 Digital Song Each Sell Over Half-Million

    August 21, 2013 12:00 PM EDT This week, for only the second time in history, an album and a digital song both simultaneously sell more than a half-million copies in a single week. On the Billboard 200 albums chart, Luke Bryan's "Crash My Party" debuts at No. ...

  4. Luke Bryan Nets No. 1 Album; Katy Perry's 'Roar' Tops Digital Songs

    August 21, 2013 10:58 AM EDT As reported yesterday, country star Luke Bryan nabs his second No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 with "Crash My Party." The album bows atop the list with nearly 528,000 sold in the week ending Sunday, Aug. 18, according to Nielsen Sound ...

  5. Katy Perry Set to Sell 450k Downloads of 'Roar,' Gaga's 'Applause' Set for 225k Debut

    August 15, 2013 1:16 PM EDT Katy Perry's new song "Roar" is off to a roaring sales start, with industry forecasters suggesting it will move around 450,000 downloads by the end of the tracking week on Sunday (Aug. 18). Meanwhile, fellow diva Lady Gaga is also ...