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Katy Perry - Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala - Manus x Machina: Fashion in the Age of Technology at the Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York City, New York, United States - Monday 2nd May 2016
Though Derek and Hansel have left the world of fashion modelling behind them, a part of both of them still has the wish to return to the stage and once again be crowned as the king of the runway. When some of the world's most famous celebrities are found murdered (all of whom have died pulling Derek's trademark Blue Steel pout) Interpol decide to recruit the two fashion veterans in a bid to infiltrate the current world of modelling - an industry that's evolved beyond the one they were originally accustom to.
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Perry's Prismatic world tour constituted the bulk of her earnings, which were just under $88 million in the 12-month period measured.
Katy Perry has edged out her fierce rival Taylor Swift to be named as the highest-earning female musician of 2015, with estimated income of $88 million in a 12-month period, according to the annual article by Forbes.
Perry’s Prismatic world tour accounted for the substantial part of her earnings, as she took approximately $1.3 million on every stop on the massive haul. Sponsorship deals tied in with the tour also added to this number, with deals with cosmetics brand Covergirl and fashion accessories company Claire’s as well as her fragrances released in conjunction with Coty.
Katy Perry earned $88 million between June 2014-June 2015, making her the highest-earning woman in music
Continue reading: Katy Perry Tops Forbes List Of Highest-Earning Women In Music
Perry joined Madonna onstage in Los Angeles on Tuesday night, and brought her ultimate fan-girl with her.
Sparks flew when Katy Perry joined Madonna onstage on the latest stop on her Rebel Heart tour in Los Angeles this week, as the two pop titans performed together and got rather close with a few raunchy dance moves.
It’s fair to say that 31 year old Perry brought out her inner fan-girl as Madonna invited her to the stage at The Forum in Inglewood, L.A. on Tuesday evening (October 27th). They joined forces for a rendition of Madge’s ‘Unapologetic B****’, and got rather intimate with their twerking, dipping their butts low and grinding at one point.
Continue reading: Katy Perry Grinds Onstage With Madonna During 'Unapologetic B****'
In the words of N'Sync, 'what's the deal with this pop life and when is it gonna fade out?' Well, if this three-cd compilation is anything to go by, then the answer is: not anytime soon. Ironically, the clean-cut American quintet isn't actually among the 66 artists featured across this album.
Kicking off with Little Mix's recent single Black Magic, the tracks here span almost a 10-year period, from present hits back to Take That's 2006 smash Rule The World. Pop as a genre arguably has been around for an awful lot longer than a decade, but perhaps the folks at Now! who put this together felt it was easier to focus on a specific time frame, or that the age of people they're expecting to purchase this record aren't old enough to remember anything prior to this period. Either way, this compilation demonstrates that there have been both a huge amount of both ridiculously catchy and ridiculously awful songs that have captured the public's attention in the past few years.
It's almost a prerequisite that Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars' Uptown Funk is included, and it certainly reminds you why the catchy hooks and memorable lyrics of pop songs help the genre dominate the music industry. Followed by Roar from Ms. Katy Perry, Sexy And I Know It by LMFAO, CeeLo Green's Forget You, Happy by Pharrell Williams and Lady Gaga telling us about her Bad Romance, there's certainly enough hits to get you smiling and singing along (however much you try to resist). There's also songs in this mix that are questionable as pop and could easily be classed in other genres - there's Lean On from Major Lazer x DJ Snake, a blend of dancehall/electronica; the dreamy indie synths of MGMT's Kids; and Rudimental ft. John Newman's drum and bass tones of Feel The Love to name a few. However, pop or not it's no bad thing these have been included, as they're all absolutely fantastic tracks.
Continue reading: Now That's What I Call Pop! Album Review
Swift still wont name names when it comes to ‘Bad Blood’, but it’s definitely not about a former boyfriend.
Taylor Swift appears on the cover of this month’s GQ magazine, with a sexy beach photoshoot and a headline proclaiming she rules the world. But inside the mag Swift isn't afraid to open up on a variety of topics, including Kanye West and writing about her former friends (even if she wont reveal who they are).
Continue reading: Taylor Swift Covers GQ Magazine, Talks Kanye West And 'Bad Blood'
She was kissed by a girl - and didn't like it!
Katy Perry was left slightly surprised after she invited a fan up to the stage during one of her songs, who then proceeded to spend most of her time groping the singer.
Perry was performing a gig at the Rock In Rio festival in Brazil as part of her Prismatic World Tour on Sunday night (September 27th), and before one of the tracks she stopped to pick out a young female fan, identified by some as being called ‘Rayane’, from the front row to the stage. However, the fan seemed generally a bit out of it, and couldn’t stop touching her idol.
Katy Perry was kissed by a girl - and didn't like it!
Continue reading: Katy Perry Groped By Fan Onstage In Brazil
Katy Perry has shared a funny video in which she fails to use a Segway whilst attending the Burning Man Festival.
Katy Perry is prepared to let the whole world see that she isn’t perfect. The 30-year-old ‘Roar’ singer shared a funny video with her 26.9 million Instagram followers which showed her attempt and subsequent failure at using a Segway. Perry was attending the annual Burning Man Festival in the Black Rock Desert in Nevada when she attempted to use the Segway.
Katy Perry at the World TV premiere of Katy Perry: The Prismatic World Tour in L.A., March 2015.
Continue reading: Katy Perry Shares Segway Fail Video From Burning Man
Zayn Malik and Calvin Harris spent some of Monday evening (17th August) embroiled in an argument on Twitter.
With rumoured ‘bad blood’ with Katy Perry, Twitter feuds with Nicki Minaj and Miley Cyrus criticising the violent content of one of her music videos, Taylor Swift isn’t that popular with many of her fellow artists. The latest artist to come to blows with Swift, or rather her boyfriend Calvin Harris, is former One Direction star, Zayn Malik. Malik and Harris spent yesterday evening squalling on Twitter after Malik retweeted a picture comparing Swift and Miley Cyrus.
Zayn Malik photographed in London in March 2015.
Ellen DeGeneres received the Teen Choice Award for Choice Comedian on Sunday 16th August. The 57-year-old gave a moving acceptance speech at the ceremony in which she urged the audience to be “proud of who you are”.
Ellen Degeneres used her speech at the Teen Choice Awards to relay an important message to those watching: “Be proud of being different”. The talk show host received the award for Choice Comedian at the awards ceremony in Los Angeles on Sunday (16th August).
Ellen DeGeneres and Portia De Rossi at the 2015 Teen Choice Awards at the Galen Centre in L.A. on Sunday.
Taylor is having to deal with more bad blood with Miley calling her out, and is suspicious that Katy Perry might be behind it all.
An unnamed insider told HollywoodLife on Saturday (August 15th) that Swift believes Perry has somehow incited Miley to attack her. Cyrus has recently spoken of her distaste for Tay’s ‘Bad Blood’ music video, criticising it for being “violent”, and has recently hinted that she and her current boyfriend Calvin Harris will be the prime targets of her upcoming MTV VMAs performance on August 30th.
Taylor Swift has been the target of Miley Cyrus' criticisms in the last week or so
Continue reading: Is Katy Perry Behind The Feud Between Taylor Swift And Miley Cyrus?
Miley Cyrus has criticised Taylor Swift’s ‘Bad Blood’ music video.
The rest of the world may be head over heels in love with Taylor Swift but Miley Cyrus isn’t quite as impressed. Cyrus criticised Swift’s ‘Bad Blood’ video in an interview with Marie Claire, also taking a pop at those who criticise her for being comfortable with her body and sexual identity.
Miley Cyrus at the 2015 Met Gala in New York in May.
The goldmine that is Taylor Swift's '1989' is being plundered for yet another single.
Even though her massively successful album 1989 still riding high in the Billboard Top Ten after nearly nine months and its current single ‘Bad Blood’ on heavy radio rotation, Taylor Swift is wasting no time in promoting it even more, announcing the release of a fifth single from the album.
Swift tweeted her 61 million followers on Wednesday morning (August 5th) that the slow-burning ballad ‘Wildest Dreams’ would be the next cut to be released from 1989. “Just wanted to let you know that the next single from 1989 will be........... Wildest Dreams,” she wrote.
Taylor Swift will be releasing 'Wildest Dreams' as her next single
Continue reading: Taylor Swift Announces 'Wildest Dreams' As Fifth Single From '1989'
The judge ruled that the nuns, who opposed the Archbishop's sale to Perry, did not have the right to make a separate deal with a real estate developer, but deferred the ultimate sale to church law.
There’s been mixed news for Katy Perry in the legal battle concerning a former convent in Los Angeles that she wishes to purchase, with a ruling handed down on Thursday in favour of the archbishop (who wants to sell to her) over the order of nuns who had arranged a deal with another purchaser.
While this is positive news for her, the judge in the case ultimately deferred the decision over the actual sale of the property, ruling that church law had jurisdiction over sale of the property, rather than civil law.
Katy Perry received mixed news in the convent court case judgment
The case over who has the right to sell prime piece of L.A. real estate - in which Perry is one of the prospective buyers - goes before a court on Thursday (July 30th).
The bizarre legal battle between two nuns and an archbishop over a Los Angeles hilltop convent that the latter wants to sell to pop megastar Katy Perry is to go to court today.
An order of nuns owns the multi-million dollar property in the hills surrounding L.A., and claims that it has sold it to a businesswoman, Dana Hollister, who intends to convert it into a 60-room boutique hotel with a restaurant and bar, for $10 million. However, L.A. Archbishop Jose Gomez claims that it wasn’t theirs to sell in the first place, that the property actually belongs to the diocese and that Perry’s offer amounts to a better deal.
Katy Perry is one of the prospective buyers in the strange case
Continue reading: Katy Perry Convent Dispute Set To Go Before Judge
Taylor Swift is well-known for having close female friendships but there’s allegedly one woman in the music industry who she doesn’t get on well with: Katy Perry. Swift appeared to reference their feud during a recent performance, bringing a shark dancer (something Perry has done in the past) out on stage.
Taylor Swift – or some of her more mischievous backing dancers - appeared to reference her alleged feud with Katy Perry whilst performing on stage. Swift is currently on her 1989 tour and during her performance of ‘Bad Blood’ in Foxborough, Massachusetts, a toy shark appeared behind her on stage.
Taylor Swift at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards in February 2015.
Perry had a few interesting comments on Swift's reactions, following the slight she perceived in Minaj's complaints about bias in the music industry.
More feathers are flying in the Nicki Minaj v Taylor Swift Twitter saga, with Katy Perry wading into the argument with some pretty subtext-heavy comments that all but confirm the subject matter of Swift’s ‘Bad Blood’ video.
Perry called out Swift’s reaction to Nicki Minaj’s complaints to not receiving enough MTV Video Music Awards nominations as ironic. “Finding it ironic to parade the pit women against other women argument about as one unmeasurably capitalizes on the take down of a woman…” she said, a tweet quickly favorited by Minaj.
Perry all but confirmed her 'Bad Blood' with Taylor Swift, one of the worst kept music industry secrets
Continue reading: Katy Perry Wades Into Nicki Minaj Vs Taylor Swift Twitter Feud
Katy Perry and John Mayer were spotted together at The Grateful Dead’s farewell shows this weekend. Fans of both singers are hoping this is a permanent reconciliation for the on-again-off-again couple.
Katy Perry and John Mayer’s on-and-off romance may be back on again. The pair was spotted being affectionate with one another whilst attending two of The Grateful Dead’s farewell concerts in Chicago on Saturday and Sunday (4th and 5th July).
Katy Perry and John Mayer have been dating on-and-off since 2012.
A fan was left in a critical condition after a fall whilst attending The Grateful Dead’s farewell concert on Sunday (5th July).
The Grateful Dead’s farewell show has been hailed as a success, both in terms of their performance and financial gain, yet there was also an unpleasant incident involving one of their fans. The legendary rock group performed their last concert together as The Grateful Dead on Sunday (5th July) where a fan was rushed to hospital after a fall in Soldier Field arena, Chicago.
The Grateful Dead performed together for the last time on Sunday (5th July).
Katy Perry is reportedly trying to buy a former convent, but two ex-residents just aren't having it.
Katy Perry has found herself caught up in a bizarre property dispute, featuring two nuns, an Archbishop and a restauranteur. It all started when Perry decided she wanted to buy a former covent in Los Feliz, an affluent section of Los Angeles, but found her proposal being rejected by two former residents, Sister Rita Callanan and Sister Catherine Rose Holzman.
Katy Perry is currently in a property dispute with two L.A. nuns.
The two nuns, who have not lived in the property since 2011, would reportedly rather sell the 8-acre property to restaurateur Dana Hollister, who plans to turn it into a 60-room boutique hotel with a restaurant and bar, according to court papers.
Continue reading: Two Nuns Are Taking On Katy Perry In Dispute Over Los Angeles Property
Perry made more than any other musician this year including rival Taylor Swift and boyband One Direction.
Katy Perry graces the cover of Forbes' annual ‘Highest Earning Celebrities’ issue this month, as the singer is ranked as the world’s highest paid female entertainer as well as the biggest money making musician. Perry comes in a number three overall on the list and is beaten only by boxers Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao after their record breaking fight last month.
Katy Perry is 2015’s highest earning musician.
Mayweather tops the list after making an incredible $300 million in earnings, mostly thanks to the ‘fight of the century’ which took place May 1st in Las Vegas. His opponent Manny Pacquiao didn't do too badly for himself either, coming in second place with earnings of $160 million.
Continue reading: Katy Perry Is Named Forbes Highest Paid Female Entertainer
Amy Schumer will be opening for Madonna when the singer performs in New York as part of her ‘Rebel Heart’ tour.
Comedian Amy Schumer is opening for Madonna when the singer performs for three nights in New York later this year. Schumer, who is best known for her Comedy Central series Inside Amy Schumer, will be an opening act for Madonna on 16th and 17th September at Madison Square Garden and at Brooklyn's Barclays Center on 19th September.
Amy Schumer will be opening for Madonna in New York.
Continue reading: Amy Schumer Opening For Madonna For Three Nights In New York
Beyonce among the video stars of Madge's latest offering
Very few people break a trend before Queen of Pop, Madonna but it would seem Princess Pop Taylor Swift has pimped Madge to the post when it comes to video collaborations.
Madonna shows off a lot of friends in her new song, B**ch I'm Madonna
Madonna recently teased a promotional poster on her Instagram for her latest video B**ch I’m Madonna which featured a party of pop perfection including Nicki Minaj, Beyonce, Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus and Rita Ora.
Continue reading: Madonna Reveals Her Own Line-Up Of Pop Royalty For Latest Video
Perry and Brand split in 2012, and now she reveals that they haven't spoken in the three years subsequently.
Katy Perry has made a rare public reflection on her split from ex-husband Russell Brand in a new interview, and it seems that she’s got no time for wallowing in sadness and generally prefers to not waste her time talking about it.
The pop superstar was talking to the Sydney Daily Telegraph at the weekend, and revealed that she hasn’t spoken to Brand at all since their 2012 divorce. “He hasn't spoken to me since he texted me saying he was filing for divorce,” she told the publication. “I don't want to talk about him - my songs will say what I need to say.”
Russell Brand and Katy Perry were married from 2010-2012, with neither speaking to each other since
Continue reading: Katy Perry Says She Hasn't Spoken To Russell Brand Since Their Divorce
Hilary Duff is on Tinder but, in case blind dates weren't awkward enough, is reportedly filming them with a view to create a reality television show around her dating life.
Hilary Duff has reportedly been filming her dates with men she met using the dating app Tinder. The 27-year-old actress, best known for her roles in Lizzie McGuire and Gossip Girl, may be using the footage for a reality series, according to reports in TMZ. Duff is recently single having filed for divorce from her husband of four years, Mike Crombie, in February of this year.
Hilary Duff has reportedly been filming her Tinder dates.
Read More: Hilary Duff: My Tinder Date Was Cool.
Continue reading: Hilary Duff Filming Tinder Dates For New Reality Series?
The "Left Shark" incident was one of the most talked-about Super Bowl events in years, but Perry hasn't been able to make a case for the design of the costume to be trademarked.
Pop star Katy Perry has failed in a bid to register a “Left Shark” design as a trademark, in an attempt to cash in on the internet phenomenon sparked by her Super Bowl halftime show earlier this year.
Back in February, one of the singer’s two back-up dancers dressed as a cute cartoon shark seemed to have forgotten his choreography, throwing some rather erratic moves compared to the other. The incident was dubbed “Left Shark” and was the most talked-about event of the evening on social media, eclipsing the game itself and spawning a ton of internet memes.
Katy Perry applied to register "Left Shark" as a trademark
Continue reading: Katy Perry Fails In Trademark Application For "Left Shark" Design
The 'Twilight' actor was spotted in the audience with friend Katy Perry.
Robert Pattinson headed to the desert on Saturday night, to support his rumoured fiancée FKA Twigs as she made her Coachella debut. The Twilight star was spotted in the audience enjoying his girlfriend’s set along with friends including singer Katy Perry.
FKA Twigs has been dating the Twilight actor since last summer.
Although he tried to blend in with the crowd, fans and media in attendance couldn’t help but spot Robert proudly watching his girlfriend on Saturday evening. The Twilight star was dressed down for the occasion, wearing one of his trademark beanie hats with a light grey t-shirt and blue jeans.
The 30-year-old singer paid a visit to the World War II landmark while on the European leg of her Prismatic World Tour.
During some down time on the European leg of her Prismatic World Tour, Katy Perry visited the notorious concentration camp, Auschwitz-Birkenau, in Poland, where Nazis killed an estimated 1.1 million people during the Second World War.
Perry paid a visit to Auschwitz duing the European leg of her world tour
While the 30-year-old singer stopped by the World War II landmark site on Wednesday (Feb 25th), a day after performing at the Krakow Arena in Poland, she uploaded a photograph of the prison barracks to Instagram and shared a rather sombre message.
Continue reading: Katy Perry Shares Emotional Message During Auschwitz Visit
An untouched photography of Cindy Crawford has leaked online. Marie Claire has confirmed the image is from a previous cover shoot but, as it was untouched, is a leak.
Leaked photographs of Cindy Crawford posing in lingerie have been leaked online. The completely untouched image was leaked on Twitter by ITV News Anchor Charlene White on Friday (13th Ferbuary). The photo, which shows Crawford posing in a black bra and matching knickers, was taken at a Marie Claire shoot in 2013. The magazine has confirmed the image is from their magazine and was 100% untouched.
An untouched photograph of the model has leaked online.
Continue reading: Untouched Photograph Of Cindy Crawford In Lingerie Leaks Online
Taylor may not have bagged any awards on Sunday night, but she did manage to keep us talking thanks to her tangled web of celeb connections.
Taylor Swift really didn't need to win any Grammy awards on Sunday evening to have an eventful night. Despite having three nominations and going home empty handed, Swift managed to steal nearly as many headlines as Kanye West on Grammy night, thanks to her always eventful personal life.
Taylor Swift had an eventful Grammy night.
Hitting the red carpet, Taylor’s first noteworthy moment came when she encountered Entertainment Tonight host Nancy O’Dell. After the camera’s panned to Swift’s dress O’Dell decided it would be appropriate to say to the signer, "I just wanted to show the legs, because as I was telling you ahead of time, I think you're going to walk home with more than just a trophy tonight. I think lots of men.”
Katy Perry and John Mayer - Katy Perry hosts a party at her home with John Mayer in attendance. Rumors have been circulating that the on-again-off-again couple was back on, and these images appear to confirm the rumors. - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 7th February 2015
Katy Perry could make an absolute fortune from her Glu Mobile deal.
Katy Perry, who performed the Super Bowl half-time show on Sunday (February 1), has signed a potentially lucrative deal with US firm Glu Mobile for a game that will feature her "voice, likeness and personality". The game will launch at the end of 2015 on iOS and Android devices.
Katy Perry could make a fortune from her Glu Mobile deal
It is likely that Perry's people were buoyed by the huge success of Kim Kardashian's recent mobile game at Glu, which made its money from in-app purchases.
Continue reading: Katy Perry Follows Kim Kardashian Into Lucrative Games World
After insinuating the 25-year-old songstress isn't suited for her "sweetheart" persona, has Perry confirmed the pair are still at odds?
Katy Perry was once believed to be in a bitter feud with fellow pop star Taylor Swift, but after performing in the hugely successful Super Bowl halftime show on Sunday evening (Feb 1st), the 29-year-old songstress hinted that the pair are still at odds.
Perry recently spoke about pop stars playing characters in the media
Only days after playing in front of 70,000 people at University of Phoenix Stadium, and millions of viewers around the world, Perry opened up to Elle Magazine about the difficulty of achieving her goals and maintaining the success.
Idina Menzel singing the National Anthem, Katy Perry riding a giant lion - it could only be the Super Bowl.
The Super Bowl is possibly the most anticipated and well-known sporting event of every year; a game of American Football, set to decide the National Football League champion team for that season. On 1st February 2014, the New England Patriots fought the Seattle Seahawks for the title, in a game that saw Quarterback Tom Brady win his fourth Super Bowl and third Super Bowl MVP award. In the end, the New England Patriots won the game with 28, against the Seattle Seahawks 24.
Katy Perry flies into her Super Bowl performance (Credit Kevin C. Cox - Getty Images)
Idina Menzel received the honour of singing the American National Anthem during the opening ceremony, while Katy Perry received critical praise for her half-time show performance, featuring Lenny Kravitz and Missy Elliott. With the Super Bowl being such a loved sporting event, it should be no surprise that a whole host of celebrities made an appearance at the show to watch their favourite teams. Amongst those in attendance were Snoop Dog, John Legend, Chrissy Teigen, Chris Pratt, Anna Faris and many more.
Continue reading: Stars Look On At Katy Perry's Super Bowl Performance [Photos]
Missy Elliott may be joining Katy Perry on stage during the Super Bowl half time show as a "surprise guest", reports suggest.
Missy Elliott will be joining Katy Perry and Lenny Kravitz on stage during the Super Bowl half-time show, according to a source speaking to the Associated Press. 43-year-old Elliott will be a "surprise guest" at the big game's entertainment on Sunday (1st February). The source, someone "familiar with the plans" for the entertainment, claimed Elliott will be performing alongside Perry during one of her songs. Elliott has previously worked with Perry on a remix of 'Last Friday Night T.G.I.F.' but it is uncertain which track she will feature on at the half time show.
Missy Elliott may be performing with Katy Perry as a "surprise guest" at the Super Bowl on Sunday.
Rihanna, Kanye West and Paul McCartney will be performing their new track 'FourFiveSeconds' at the Super Bowl DirecTV party in Glendale, Arizona the night before the big game.
Rihanna, Kanye West and Paul McCartney will cement their new musical collaboration by performing at a Super Bowl party on Saturday night (31st January). Rihanna will be performing at the Super Bowl DirecTV party in Glendale, Arizona the night before the big game. Joined by her two new collaborators, Rihanna is likely to perform their track 'FourFiveSeconds' on which McCartney plays acoustic guitar and Rihanna and West provide the vocals.
Rihanna will be performing at the Super Bowl DirecTV Party on Saturday.
Will Ms Perry make us roar and set off a few fireworks on Sunday?
Katy Perry is just under 24 hours away from taking the stage at this year’s Superbowl, in front of a television audience of more than 100 million people. So far the singer hasn’t given away much about what to expect from her half time show, but this is Katy Perry we’re talking about so we at least know we’re in for a big treat come Sunday.
Katy Perry is this year's Superbowl half time performer
Speaking at a press conference on Thursday Perry teased that her performance will include "a lion and sharks.” Adding, "It's going to be wild out there.”
Continue reading: So What Can We Expect From Katy Perry's Halftime Show At Superbowl XLIX?
Remember that whole Diplo, Taylor Swift, Lorde twitter incident last year? Well it seems that one's been stirred up again thanks to Diplo's latest interview.
Back in November Diplo, the music producer, DJ and rumoured boyfriend of Katy Perry, tweeted that Taylor Swift needed a kickstarter to help her get ‘a booty’. This distasteful bit of twitter attention seeking caused the singer’s BBF Lorde to retaliate ‘should we do something about your tiny penis while we're at it’ and thus the great Diplo/Lorde/Taylor Swift feud was born. Or actually it wasn't, as nothing really happened after that. Until now that is, when Diplo decided to bring it all up again in an interview with GQ.
Diplo made comments regarding Taylor Swift's 'booty' last year
Addressing Lorde’s tweet Diplo said it was, “funny, because me and Lorde, we're actually friends, and it was a funny, in-jest conversation.” Adding “I think Taylor Swift is such an impactful character, that it was because she was involved that it became really big.”
Let it be known, Ms Perry is no scrub (and neither is Bette Midler!)
Just three days after launching their Kickstarter campaign, TLC have not only raised enough money to record their fifth and final album, they’ve exceeded their goal. The group have so far raised over $210,000 in just three days, beating their target of $150,000 in 30 days.
TLC have raised more than enough to record their fifth and final album
The amazing total is thanks in part to some of the band’s famous fans including singer Katy Perry, who, according to TMZ, has donated $5,000 to the campaign. That $5,000 pledge gets Perry a slumber party with the girls where she can “put on her jammies, order some late night snacks and have some #TLCPillowTalk".
Katy Perry has been speaking ahead of her big halftime gig on February 1st.
It’s one of the most coveted gigs a performer can land, the halftime slot at the Superbowl and this year the honour has fallen on Katy Perry. But while there had been rumours that the NFL asked the artist in consideration for the 2015 gig to ‘pay to play’, Perry has said she didn't buy her place on the show.
Perry is this year's halftime performer
"I put my foot down very early in the courtship," Perry told The Associated Press "I said, 'Look guys, here's where I draw a line in the sand.' I want to be invited on my own merits and not with some fine print.”
Continue reading: So, Did Katy Perry 'Pay To Play' At This Year's Superbowl?
Lenny Kravitz will join Katy Perry when she performs at the Super Bowl halftime show.
The music streaming service released its 'Year In Music' feature which breaks down your personal tastes and tells you what the world was listening to.
Hello, musical magpies: ever wanted to know which artist or genre is your favourite? Well, Spotify’s 2014 ‘Year In Music’ feature can categorically prove that to you.
The music streaming service has been running its end-of-year feature for a while now, but the 2014 edition is its most thorough incarnation yet. It displays the top genres you listened to over the course of the year, suggesting some top playlists for each of those, as well as your top five artists, albums and playlists.
For added geekiness, the service will also break down your listening habits by geographical origin, how much time you spent using Spotify overall and on what device, and even on which days of the week.
Becky G talks Katy Perry at American Music Awards
Becky G may be a 17-year-old star in her own right having shot herself to recognition by posting several videos of herself performing remixes of popular songs but it seems the American rapper, singer, actress and dancer is still happy to get a little help from the super, super stars.
Speaking at the American Music Awards, Becky G explained what she learned about the music world and touring when she supported Katy Perry and Jason Derulo.
Continue reading: Katy Perry Was Huge Inspiration For Becky G On Tour
Get ready, people. Katy Perry is bringing kittens and glitter to the Super Bowl.
The 2015 Super Bowl Halftime performer has been announced and it is... drumroll please... Katy Perry! The singer will take to the stage on February 1, 2015 for what will be the most watched musical event of the year. Ever the workaholic, Katy has already started brainstorming ideas for the show, according to a tweet she posted celebrating the NFL announcement.
Perry is set to bring the Prismatic experience to Super Bowl 2015.
The announcement was made during the Cowboys-Giants game on Sunday, so Perry responded with a tweet about her band watching the game in the other room. Meanwhile, the NFL tweeted a video of Perry at a "half-time show testing facility" apparently trying out ideas for her show.
The former Destiny's Child star topped the Forbes list for the second consecutive year, more than doubling her earnings from 2013
For the second year in a row, Beyonce has been unveiled as the highest-earning female in the music industry, according to the annual Forbes list. With the help of her most recent album, her enormously successful world tour and a host of endorsement deals, she’s more than doubled her earnings from the previous year.
Beyonce came top of the Forbes rich list of female music stars for the second year in a row
The artist referred to in the list as Beyonce Knowles Carter was top of 2013’s list with an income of $53 million, and this year she’s into nine figures with $115 million. Yikes!
Continue reading: Beyonce Revealed As Highest Earning Female Music Star
Last night the stars swapped couture for costumes, but whose dress was the fanciest this Halloween?
If there’s one thing better than dressing up for Halloween, its looking at everyone else's amazing costumes. But in Hollywood, with unlimited funds and stylists this must be quite the sport come October 31st. So we’ve trailed through all the celebrity pictures from last night and found the ones you just have see. So can you guess who was who this Halloween?
Bow to the queen, Heidi Klum
First we have to start with the undisputed queen of Halloween Ms Heidi Klum, who this year hosted her annual Halloween party in NYC, as the most colourful and beautiful of all the butterflies. This one must have taken absolutely ages as the transformation video Heidi posted to twitter showed. But doesn't she look amazing?
Katy Perry, Beyonce and One Direction have all also scored multiple nominations.
Iggy Azalea is leading the pack at this year’s American Music Awards, amassing six nominations including one for ‘artist of the year’. The Australian rapper has had quite the 2014, hitting the Billboard number one spot for the first time earlier this year with ‘Fancy’ and releasing her debut album, The New Classic.
Iggy Azalea leads this year's AMA nominations
The 24 year old is nominated for artist of the year, new artist of the year, favourite female pop/rock artist, favourite rap/hip hop artist, favourite rap/hip hop album (for The New Classic) and single of the year for ‘Fancy’.
Continue reading: How ‘Fancy’! Iggy Azalea Leads AMA Nominations With Six Nods
In August it was reported that the 29 year-old singer was shortlisted alongside Coldplay and Rihanna for the coveted spot.
It seems that the NFL have reportedly settled on Katy Perry to perform at the annual halftime show at Super Bowl XLIX next year, she will be following in the footsteps of Madonna (2012), Beyoncé (2013) and Bruno Mars (2014).
Perry is reportedly set to play at the 2015 Super Bowl halftime show
The 29 year-old songstress' participation in the sporting event has been rumoured since August after she was allegedly shortlisted alongside Coldplay and Rihanna, who were asked to 'pay to play' due to last year's halftime show drawing a record-setting 111.5 million viewers. The huge audience makes the coveted spot one of the most valuable promotional platforms in the music industry.
Continue reading: Katy Perry Expected To Perform At 2015 Super Bowl Halftime Show
The 'Anaconda' rapper will oversee proceedings in Glasgow, Scotland on November 9th.
Fresh off hitting the UK number one spot this past weekend, Nicki Minaj has been unveiled as the host for this year’s MTV Europe Music Awards. The ceremony, which will take place in Glasgow on November 9th, also marks the 20th anniversary of the awards.
Nicki Minaj will play host at this year's MTV EMA
The announcement was made by the rapper on Instagram, who posted a very regal image of herself sitting on a throne along with the caption, "So excited to announce that I will not only perform, but I have the honorable task of HOSTING this year's MTV European Music Awards!!!!!!! AAAAAHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!! The show will shoot in GLASGOW, SCOTLAND for its 20th Anniversary ON NOVEMBER 9th!!!!” Previous hosts of the awards include Katy Perry, Heidi Klum and Selena Gomez.
Taylor Swift insists things are still cool with her and Selena Gomez, but what of the recent Katy Perry rumours?
As the press speculate over Taylor Swift's alleged feud with Katy Perry after a recent comment she made regarding a new song, the 'Shake It Off' star is quick to brush off rumours that she's been fighting with bestie Selena Gomez too.
Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez still firm friends
It was reported in August 2014 in various stories that Swift had spectacularly dumped her younger best friend Selena Gomez when she re-kindled her on-again off-again romance with pop bad boy Justin Bieber; a rumour that was perhaps first sparked after apparently pulling a face on seeing Gomez and Bieber kiss at the Billboard Music Awards last year. However, in a recent interview with Rolling Stone, Swift has insisted the pair are still bosom buddies.
Katy Perry has said in an interview with Harper's Bazaar that her assistant often feels the brunt of her bad moods.
How does a pop princess blow off steam? With a human punching bag, of course! Well, that's according to Katy Perry.
Perry gives a candid interview with the magazine
In her new interview with Harper's Bazaar, Katy talks about how she deals with the stress of her job. She says that on a bad day, she's "quieter. I can snap a little bit, be a little bitchy to the couple of people around me. Tamra, my assistant, is my closest punching bag. But she’s strong and understands that I have a lot of pressure on me sometimes." She also says that she meditates "five to six times a week and has an “act-out day about every four to six months. I’ll have a cigarette, which I know is absolutely horrible for me, after a few drinks when I’m having a week off. I don’t do black tar heroin."
Continue reading: Who's Katy Perry's Human Punching Bag?
Why do many believe a tweet from Katy Perry reveals she is the person the 24 year-old songstress sings about in the song 'Bad Blood'?
Taylor Swift recently opened up about the track 'Bad Blood,' from her fifth studio album '1989,' and revealed that a unknown "enemy" celebrity was the inspiration behind it. Although the 24 year-old singer didn't name this individual, many believe it could be fellow singer Katy Perry.
Swift recently explained' Bad Blood' was about a fellow celebrity
In a very candid interview with Rolling Stone, Swift recalled how her hatred for this person began last year at an award show ceremony, where she realized they were "straight-up enemies."
Continue reading: Is Katy Perry The Inspiration Behind Taylor Swift's 'Bad Blood'?
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