Katy Perry beats Gaga in the singles race, but Britney may best them both
August 20th, 2013
04:51 PM ET

Katy Perry beats Gaga in the singles race, but Britney may best them both

Hear that "Roar?"

That's the sound of Katy Perry's new single with that title blowing by Lady Gaga's new single "Applause."

According to Billboard, Perry is on track to sell 525,000 to 550,000 downloads of her song while Gaga is projected to sell between 200,000 and 225,000. The official numbers will be released on Wednesday.

And not only do the pair have the charts in common, but they also will be taking to the airwaves for the same event. Gaga will open the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday and Perry is also scheduled to perform. Perry's collaborator, Bonnie McKee, told MTV that her friend's new single is just a preview of what to expect from her upcoming album, Prism, which will be released in October.

"It's kind of like every song is its own little movie, so this is 'Rocky' and also kind of jungle-y and cat-themed,"McKee said. "And then each song has its own little movie and its own visual to go along with it."

So the battle of the pop princesses rages on, though they both may need to watch their backs.

That's because it's Britney...we won't say the word, but Britney Spears is getting fans ready for something with a countdown clock that has now taken over on her official site and the words "All Eyes On Me." Fans can sign up for mailing list that we suppose will deliver news of what folks are predicting will be information about her upcoming album.


Filed under: Britney Spears • Katy Perry • Lady Gaga • Music

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  1. this salon visits

    she is a class act

    August 23, 2013 at 3:21 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Out of the box

    and new beginnings....salon visits are over.....i needed the hack....her career is over

    August 23, 2013 at 3:19 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Rock

    I was just imagining Katy's thighs banging together as I banged her with her legs crossed

    August 23, 2013 at 3:15 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Tabitha Waynes

    Britney Spears will most likely top both of these ladies because she is a pop veteran and pop princess.
    I heard she is possibly releasing her new single on 9/17/2013. That could be what the countdown is for.

    August 23, 2013 at 11:29 am | Report abuse |
  5. Bimbo Tek

    these women do not boff..no way..they are way too into the tool

    August 22, 2013 at 5:58 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Box Control--44

    Gaga is not relevant and never was...her writing stinks

    August 22, 2013 at 4:40 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Peace50

    mayer is so deprived-

    August 22, 2013 at 11:43 am | Report abuse |
  8. Derek Quattro

    Katy Perry vs. Lady Gaga? A strange game...it seems the only winning move is not to listen.

    August 21, 2013 at 11:54 am | Report abuse |
  9. bobdob

    Too bad someone wouldn't beat all of them.....wait... Chris??? Chris, where you at boie.... we gots a job for ya if you's not too busy pickin' up garbage to work off your 1000 hrs of service... then again pickin' up garbage may give ya new material for your next CD.....

    August 21, 2013 at 10:01 am | Report abuse |
  10. Derek Quattro

    Crayon Pop are better than either of these two artists. Unfortunately, they are too busy to tour in the U.S. right now but maybe next year...

    August 21, 2013 at 2:12 am | Report abuse |
  11. Jeannie and johnny hack....stfu

    doc her...she is still talking...

    August 20, 2013 at 10:45 pm | Report abuse |
  12. Wager---she will screw up

    anyone?

    August 20, 2013 at 10:04 pm | Report abuse |
  13. Sasha

    Good for Katy she's my idol!

    August 20, 2013 at 5:14 pm | Report abuse |
    • bobdobalina

      Then you have a pathetic life...... and don't try to reply with something witty.... everyones read this already so do yourself a favour and just stop.

      August 21, 2013 at 10:16 am | Report abuse |
  14. we know your in the Maryl stuff

    doc her

    August 20, 2013 at 10:05 pm | Report abuse |

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