Katy Perry’s 'Roar' breaking records
Published: August 21, 2013 11:05AM
Updated: August 21, 2013 11:07AM
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“Roar,” the first single from Katy Perry’s forthcoming album, "PRISM," sold 557,024 downloads in its first week of release, achieving numerous milestones, including the biggest Digital Song sales week of 2013 to date and two personal bests for the global pop superstar:
· The biggest Digital Song sales week of Katy Perry's career to date, surpassing "Firework"
· The biggest Digital Song debut of Katy Perry's career to date, surpassing "Part Of Me"

Perry will perform “Roar” live for the very first time during the 2013 “MTV Video Music Awards,” which will air live from Brooklyn, NY this Sunday, August 25.

On October 22, Capitol Records will release Perry’s new album, "PRISM."