Pop star Katy Perry and Capitol Records recently celebrated her 10-year anniversary with the label and her illustrious career, which include a cumulative 18+ billion streams alongside worldwide sales of more than 40+ million adjusted albums and 125+ million tracks.
The global superstar was awarded a plaque recognizing her “singular artistry, astonishing creative vision and extraordinary global popularity within every realm of recorded music.” The ceremony took place during Universal Music Group Chairman and CEO Sir Lucian Grainge’s annual pre-GRAMMY showcase at the Ace Hotel in Los Angeles.
Katy’s recently released new single, “Chained to the Rhythm,” set a new Spotify record. With more than three million streams on its first day of release, it marks the best first day of streaming of a single track by a female artist in Spotify history. Katy will perform “Chained to the Rhythm” for the very first time at the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards, which will air on CBS tomorrow, February 12, at 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT.
The lyric video, which already has more than eight million views, can be seen HERE. Katy co-wrote “Chained to the Rhythm” with Max Martin, Sia Furler, Ali Payami and Skip Marley. The latter is featured on the track.