Katy Perry’s “The One That Got Away” Earns 4x Platinum Certification In US

Katy Perry’s “Teenage Dream” single just reached a new multi-platinum tier.

Katy Perry [CBS]

Katy Perry, who ranks as the #3 artist for US digital single certifications, just received a new multi-platinum award.

The artist’s “The One That Got Away” officially crossed the 4x platinum threshold.

Issued by the RIAA on August 4, the certification confirms 4 million in US units. Each unit is equal to 1 paid download or 150 streams.

“The One That Got Away” was issued as the sixth single from Perry’s “Teenage Dream” album. It peaked at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100.

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