Katy Perry Ties Michael Jackson's Billboard Record

Katy Perry attends the European premiere of 'Arthur' at Cineworld 02 Arena on April 19, 2011 in London, England Katy Perry attends the European premiere of 'Arthur' at Cineworld 02 Arena on April 19, 2011 in London, England

When Katy Perry first came on the scene, some dismissed her as a one-hit wonder.

Three years later, she’s proven she’s a multi-hit wonder, becoming the first woman to score five No. 1 songs from one album on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Her “Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)” set the precedent: It’s the latest No. 1 from her platinum album “Teenage Dream.” Only Michael Jackson had five No. 1s from one album before Perry, from “Bad.”

But Jackson spent a total of seven weeks at the top with his “Bad” songs; Perry has been at the top perch now for a cumulative 18 weeks.

Perry’s first major hit was the song “I Kissed a Girl” in 2008.

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