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Katy Perry scores new chart record

Katy Perry scores new chart record

CHART TOPPER: Katy Perry sets a new Billboard record. Photo: Associated Press

Katy Perry has made chart history on Billboard’s Pop Songs radio airplay countdown by scoring 46 weeks at No. 1.

The pop star’s “Dark Horse” has landed a fourth week at number one, giving Perry one week more at the top than Mariah Carey.

PHOTOS: Katy Perry through the years

In the 21 years of the chart, Perry and Carey are the only performers to rack up over 40 weeks at number one.

Pink and Rihanna share third place with 32 weeks at number one and Ace of Base round out the top five with 29.

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