Katy Perry achieved a major musical accomplishment that no other artist has ever done before. Her achievement is related to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), which is a trade organization that represents that recording industry in America. Perry also hit two major milestones on social media.

What music history did Katy Perry make?

Katy Perry became the first artist ever to have three Diamond certifications from the Recording Industry Association of America.

A Diamond certification is given to an artist when either a song or an album surpasses the 10-million threshold for sales and streams. In Katy Perry's case, she now has three songs that have received a Diamond certification, which is impressive considering that only 14 songs have ever been given this award.

"Firework" from her 2010 album "Teenage Dream," and "Dark Horse" from her 2013 album "Prism," both received Diamond certification on October 29, 2015.

"Roar," her lead single from "Prism," received Diamond certification yesterday to give her the achievement. Since her career started, Perry now has 21 songs that have gotten RIAA certifications, including three albums that have gone Platinum or multi-Platinum.

What other songs have earned Diamond certification?

Besides Katy Perry, the only other artists with at least two songs to receive Diamond certification are Eminem and Lady Gaga.

Eminem — "Not Afraid" and 'Love the Way You Lie (ft. Rihanna)"

Lady Gag — "Bad Romance" and 'Poker Face"

The first artist to receive this honor was Elton John for his song "Candle in the Wind' on October 9, 1997. Others to accomplish this are Carly Rae Jepsen ("Call Me Maybe"), Florida Georgia Line ("Cruise"), Imagine Dragons ("Radioactive"), Justin Bieber ("Baby' ft. Ludacris), Macklemore & Ryan Lewis ("Thrift Shop" ft. Wanz) and Mark Ronson ("Uptown Funk" ft. Bruno Mars).

Katy Perry's recent online accomplishments

Katy Perry also accomplished two other major milestones on Twitter and YouTube. Last week she became the first person to hit 100 million followers on social media site Twitter. Having joined the site in February 2009, it took her 8 years and 4 months to get to 100 million.

In May, Perry broke her own YouTube record for most views in 24 hours when she uploaded her music video for "Bon Appetit." That video got 16.8 million views, passing the previous record that was held by her music video for the song "Roar."

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