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Katy Perry’s “Firework,” “Dark Horse” Earn Diamond Certifications in the US

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As of October 29, 2015, two standout Katy Perry singles are officially 10x platinum in the United States.

Venturing into that coveted “diamond” territory are “Teenage Dream” single “Firework” and “PRISM” smash “Dark Horse.”

The singles represent Perry’s first to achieve the diamond distinction in the United States. Perry’s next-most-certified singles include “ET” (8x platinum), “Roar” (8x platinum), “California Gurls” (7x platinum), and the “Teenage Dream” title track (7x platinum).

Under the terms of the RIAA’s digital singles program, a 10x platinum/diamond certification confirms a US unit total in excess of 10 million. One unit is equal to 1 paid download or 100 streams.

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

Brian's reporting has been cited by major websites like BuzzFeed, Billboard, the New Yorker and The Fader -- and shared by celebrities like Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj.

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