Katy Perry

Kid’s Choice Music Nominees Are No Kids; See Who’s Pushing 40!

The 2018 Nickelodeon Kids Choice music awards is shaping up to be a battle between the oldsters and the youngsters–relatively speaking. Beyonce, who is 36, is nominated for Favorite Female Artist along with singer Pink, the grand dame at 38. They’re going up against the younger kids, Katy Perry, Demi Lovato, Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez. The brat pack ranges in age from 25 (Gomez) to 33 (Perry). Lovato is also 25 and Swift is 28, a full 10 years younger than Pink....

Lorde Pop Music Spiral Confirmed by New Song ‘Perfect Places’ (listen)

Lorde has released her promised song, “Perfect Places,” a dreamy ballad that confirms her spiral into pop music. The song is from her widely anticipated sophomore album Melodrama. Say goodbye to indie-rock. Her debut album, 2013’s Pure Heroine was an international success. The album’s indie-rock vibe was a refreshing change from homogenized pop of singers like Ariana Grande, Katy Perry,Taylor Swift and others. ...

Ingersol Joins Wave of Female Singer-Songwriters With Debut Album

Ingersol may not be an artist you immediately associate with Adele, Taylor Swift or Katy Perry, but the young singer, songwriter is part of a trend that has re-ignited the music world. The passion and insight of today’s female singer, songwriters recalls the golden era of Joni Mitchell, Chrissie Hynde and Sarah McLachlan. Ingersol, will released her self-titled, debut album (via JIC Music) on Nov. 6....

Taylor Swift, At Top Of Game, Talks Disillusion, Over-Exposure (photos)

Taylor Swift is about so much more than music. She’s a million-megawatt celebrity trapped in the never-ending, pop-culture news cycle and she thinks she–and her fans–may have had enough of fame and celebrity for the moment. Beside her unprecedented career success, the year hasn’t been all smooth going. She drew heat for her “Bad Blood” video, which many interpreted as a broadside against singer Katy Perry....

Charli XCX Electrifies Katy Perry Prismatic Tour in Germany (watch!)

Charli XCX, the latest phemon out of the England, opened for Katy Perry in Munich, Germany last night (Mar. 2), and gave her Prismatic Tour an extra kick, which such songs as her hit “Break the Rules.” Charli, real name Charlotte Emma Aitchison, scored a breakout in the United States last summer with her No. 1 hit “Boom Clap.” The song was later added to the soundtrack to Shailene Woodley’s film, “The Fault in Our Stars.”...

Lea Michele New ‘On My Way’ Video Lacks Her Own Music Style (watch!)

Lea Michele’s new video for her song “On My Way” features her signature look, but doesn’t really establish a musical style she can call her own. It’s pretty much homogenized pop in look and feel. Michele is sexy enough. She’s honed her moves for the camera during five seasons on the hit Fox television show “Glee.” She’s drawn comparisons to Cher Lloyd and even to Lana Del Rey, although we don’t see it. Other artists drawing mentions are Iggy Azalea and Christina Aguilera....

Katy Perry D-Cups Not Real But Still Spectacular… in Wax (photos!)

Katy Perry is forever locked in a beaming grin wearing a cotton-candy skirt and a revealing red sequined body suit at Madame Tussauds in London. Her wax was officially unveiled today (Apr. 2) and attention appears to have been paid to details. Katy’s figure pays homage to her candy-colored Teenage Dream years, although she’s moved away from that image recently. She's now enshrined in six cities. ...

Sex & Music: Even Katy Perry Pole Dances in New Video (watch)

Katy Perry must be feeling the heat from rivals. While she’s no Miley Cyrus, she somehow finds a way to pole dance in her sexed up new video for her hit song “Dark Horse.” She plays a queen in ancient Egypt, a theme that is drawing some shade for its similarity to Michael Jackson’s 1997 video for his song “Remember the Time.”...

Ed Sheeran Leaps From Taylor Swift Opener to Major Star (watch!)

Before last night, Ed Sheeran was mostly known as Taylor Swift’s opening act, but his moving acoustic performance of The Beatles’ “In My Life,” on last night’s (Feb. 9) CBS’s tribute show, was nothing less than magical. The show included Stevie Wonder, a reunited Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart of the Eurythmics, E.L.O.’s Jeff Lynne with Dave Grohl, Eagles guitarist Joe Walsh, Katy Perry, John Legend, Alicia Keys, John Mayer and Keith Urban. Pharrell Williams, Brad Paisley, Imagine Dragons and Maroon 5 also covered classic Beatles songs....

Katy Perry’s ‘Unconditionally’ Video Says I Want Movie Career (watch!)

Katy Perry rolled out the special effects and sky-high production value to create her latest video for her song “Unconditionally.” At times, signing the pop power ballad, she looks like she’s in a arthouse movie. Is she angling for a movie career? A move into movies at this stage in her career makes perfect sense for the “I Kissed A Girl” singer....

Katy Perry Reveals ‘Prism’ Secrets at iHeart Album Party (video!)

Katy Perry unveiled Prism, her first studio album in three years, last night (Oct. 22) at an album listening party that doubled as the inaugural event for the new iHeartRadio Theater in Los Angeles. The album, she said, helped her find her own voice. Perry, 28, kicked off the evening in front of about 400 close friends and fans, known as “Katycats,” with an electrified performance of her hit song “Roar.”...

Britney Spears Rushes Out Fully Mastered ‘Work Bitch’ After Leak

Britney Spears jumped back out ahead of the Internet, releasing the official version of her new single “Work Bitch,” after a bootleg copy went viral over the weekend. She called the earlier version “low quality.” The new release comes on the heels of news that Spears has wrapped up a two-year deal to perform at the Planet Hollywood hotel for a reported $15 million a year....

Katy Perry Is Queen of the Jungle in New ‘Roar’ Video (watch!)

Katy Perry unleashes a roar–literally–in the new video for her song “Roar.” It’s a big production number that features Katy as the victim of a plane crash in the jungle. She’s soon left to fend on her own after a tiger takes out her chauvinist colleague. But as the power pop song duly notes, Katy soon learns how to roar and turns her predicament into a tropical paradise. “Roar” is the lead single for her upcoming fourth studio album...

Katy Perry Thumbs Nose at Parents; Sings at Vegas Obama Rally (watch!)

Katy Perry was a headliner at a rally in Las Vegas for President Obama, but her parents couldn’t have been happy about it. They are fundamentalist Christians, and hard right politically, who think Obama is the Great Satan. But Katy, 28, has a mind of her own when it comes to politics and has been an avid supporter of the President’s. To show that support, she wore a skin-tight latex dress during the show that was a facsimile of an election ballot. A big box was marked for the Obama, Joe Biden ticket. ...