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Katy Perry’s ‘Teenage Dream’ Yields Sixth Hot 100 Top Five Hit

As "The One That Got Away" roars 9-4, the album becomes just the third in the chart's history to produce a six-pack of top five smashes.

Not content with being honored as the Billboard Hot 100 Artist of the Year, Katy Perry continues to make her mark on the survey.

As “The One That Got Away” bounds 9-4, her “Teenage Dream” album becomes just the third in the Hot 100’s 53-year history to generate at least six top five smashes.

The song joins the set’s first five singles, all of which reached No. 1: “California Gurls,” featuring Snoop Dogg; the title cut, “Firework”; “E.T.,” featuring Kanye West; and, “Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)”


A complete rundown of this week’s Hot 100’s top 10 will follow today and all charts will be refreshed tomorrow (Dec. 15), as they are each Thursday, on Billboard.com.

A more historic milestone could still lie ahead for Perry: with one more No. 1 from the set, “Teenage Dream” would pass Michael Jackson‘s “Bad” to become the first album to produce six Hot 100 No. 1s.

Now in its 68th week on the Billboard 200, “Teenage Dream” has sold 1.9 million copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

Upon Perry’s latest feat, here is a look at the select trio of albums to spawn as many as six Hot 100 top five hits:

“Rhythm Nation 1814,” Janet Jackson, 1989-91, seven:
“Miss You Much” (No. 1, four weeks)
“Rhythm Nation” (No. 2)
“Escapade” (No. 1, three weeks)
“Alright” (No. 4)
“Come Back to Me” (No. 2)
“Black Cat” (No. 1, one week)
“Love Will Never Do (Without You)” (No. 1, one week)

“Faith,” George Michael, 1987-88, six:
“I Want Your Sex” (No. 2) (first released on the “Beverly Hills Cop II” soundtrack)
“Faith” (No. 1, four weeks)
“Father Figure” (No. 1, two weeks)
“One More Try” (No. 1, three weeks)
“Monkey” (No. 1, two weeks)
“Kissing a Fool” (No. 5)

“Teenage Dream,” Katy Perry, 2010-11, six:
“California Gurls,” featuring Snoop Dogg (No. 1, six weeks)
“Teenage Dream” (No. 1, two weeks)
“Firework” (No. 1, four weeks)
“E.T.,” featuring Kanye West (No. 1, five weeks)
“Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)” (No. 1, two weeks)
“The One That Got Away” (No. 4, to-date)