This Sunday, Katy Perry will rock the VMAs with the very first live performance of her new single ‘Roar‘.
Fortunately for her, the live showing follows the record breaking feat she’s achieved this week- thanks to the Dr.Luke penned song!
Chart news below!
Thanks to 557,000 units moved in its first week of release, ‘Roar’ boasts of having the third biggest first week digits in US digital history, as seen in the list below.
Biggest 1st-week sales tally in US digital history:
#1 Right Round 636k
#2 We Are Never Ever Getting..623k
#3 Roar 557k
#4 Boyfriend 521k
Peaking at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100, the number’s US success comes as it tops the Canadian Hot 100, standing as the performer’s 12th US Top Ten.
In adding to this, the song now enjoys the record for shifting more units first week than any other cut in Brazilian chart history, snatching this record from Demi Lovato’s ‘Heart Attack’ with 3,569 copies sold!