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Katy Perry sets historic radio play record with ‘E.T.’

Global pop superstar Katy Perry has broken yet another record – her massive hit single ‘E.T.’ featuring Kanye West has smashed her own previous record for the highest ever number of plays on US radio in one week in the history of the Nielsen BDS mainstream top 40 survey!


The fourth single from her Grammy-nominated album ‘Teenage Dream’, ‘E.T.’ notched up a stunning 12,330 radio plays in just one week, besting the 12,159 weekly spins for her huge global hit ‘California Gurls’ featuring Snoop Dogg.

With this latest achievement Katy now holds the top four spots on the Pop Songs play sums chart with her first four singles from ‘Teenage Dream’: ‘E.T.’ at number one, followed by ‘California Gurls’, ‘Firework’ and ‘Teenage Dream’. With the success of ‘E.T.’ Katy is also the first female artist in over 20 years to score four number one singles from the same album. Go Katy!

Katy kicks off her North American live dates on June 7 in Atlanta, Georgia, the first of her 60-city tour which runs through to mid-September.

In the meantime here’s another chance to enjoy that record breaking hit, ‘E.T.’ featuring Kanye West:


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