|Katy Perry in Toronto, June 2010|
Some girls work their whole lives to get a number one Hit. Some girls get three in a row. Katy Perry dominates the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 Chart this week with her third single Firework off her just-Grammy-nominated album Teenage Dream. The last Female Artist to be able to accomplish three consecutive number ones is Monica from 1998-1999 with The Boy is Mine (ft. Brandy), The First Night and Angel of Mine. But note that Perry accomplished this in less time and in six months.
Although I hate to brag, I knew all along Perry's success would be meteoric upon first previewing tracks off Teenage Dream this past June. Meeting Perry in-person was an experience I will never forget as I'm sure with her popularity having spiked so much recently, everyone will be trying to get to her next time she visits. A sweet, lovable and hard-working girl - her success is well deserved.
(Photo credit: Mr. Will-W.)