She”s been promoting the heck out of it for weeks before it hits stores, and it looks like all of her hard work paid off as Katy Perry”s PRISM debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200.
In addition to her top spot, the 29-year-old pop star also set a record for the largest sales week for a female artist in the U.S. in 2013.
According to Nielsen SoundScan, over 286,000 copies were sold in its first release in the country, giving the “Roar” singer a personal best as well as beating out Miley Cyrus.
Meanwhile, Katy is taking her show on the road and is currently in Japan, tweeting on Tuesday, “Finally! I”m in my HAPPY place! KONNICHIWA,” followed by, “…AND it”s national CAT day.”