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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'?
Some celebrities are not afraid of sharing their more gross feats with their fans. But perhaps intentional mutilation is a step too far?
One of the biggest problems with being able to post pictures and videos straight to the internet to be seen by armies of fans is that sometimes, those videos can be cringe-inducingly vile. Case in point, Katy Perry recently posted to Instagram a video of someone shoving a needle through her nose.
Katy Perry performing on her Prismatic World Tour
The video comes to us halfway through her Prismatic World Tour as she is currently in the second leg of the tour, traveling through the US. Throughout November and December she will visit Australia and New Zealand, before spending February and March of next year in Europe.
Continue reading: Katy Perry Posts Graphic Nose Piercing Video
The 29 year-old pop star explains how someone in her position would benefit dating a man who is in the public eye.
As well as being one of the most successful pop stars in the world, Katy Perry is also one of the most beautiful so there is no doubt that many men can only dream about dating her. Unfortunately this isn't going to change anytime soon as Perry thinks dating "non-famous guys" can be a negative thing.
Perry thinks there are problems with dating men who arn't in the spotlight
The 29 year-old singer's decision to not become intimate with someone who isn't in the spotlight has come from having several well-publicised relationships with famous men in the past, which includes John Mayer and Russell Brand.
Continue reading: Katy Perry Prefers To Date Famous Men, But Finds Fame "Disgusting"
Plagiarism and paganism - of the two accusations against Perry, only one can get her in legal trouble.
Katy Perry is no stranger to controversy, but she has managed to stay away from legal copyright disputes so far. Well, not anymore. The singer is being sued over her catchy single Dark Horse, which the plaintiffs claim replicated their 2006 song Joyful Noise. But that’s not even the strangest part of this story.
Katy Perry used a smoke machine and mechanical horse in one performance.
The four musicians suing Perry are a Christian rock band and claim that the pop songstress not only used their original tune, but that she also sullied it with “witchcraft, paganism, black magic and Illuminati imagery”. This case isn’t Perry’s first brush with plagiarism accusations – last year, she came under fire for the apparent similarities between her single Roar and Sara Bareilles’ Brave.
Continue reading: Katy Perry Slapped With Plagiarism Charges And Possibly A Witch Hunt
Katy Perry has been named RIAA's top digital selling artist. Who's behind her?
It only took three records for Katy Perry to cement herself as one of the biggest names in pop music history. Of course, one could argue that the superstar held that title well before the release of the third album, and they’d have the records to back it up: from May 2010 to September 2011, Perry spent 69 consecutive weeks in the top ten of Billboard’s Hot 100. She also became the first female artist to produce five number one songs from the same album with her sophomore record, Teenage Dream. Pretty impressive, right? Even though she has been earning accolades with every move she makes, perhaps the biggest is something she just achieved: Katy is officially the all-time top digital artist, according to the RIAA.
Katy Perry has moved 72 million in digital sales
"Katy Perry is a force to be reckoned with in music,” Cary Sherman, RIAA Chairman & CEO, said about the feat. "She embodies all that makes a true global superstar: the musical talent, the extraordinary drive and genuine charisma, and an intrinsic connection with her fans." During her trip to the top, she has earned 18 Gold, 16 Platinum, and 56 multi-platinum digital single awards over the span of her career. For albums, her debut record, One for the Boys, has been certified Platinum, while Teenage Dream is double-Platinum. Her most recently released record, Prism, currently stands at sales exceeding 1.1 million. Digital sales altogether land Perry at 72 million, which easily puts her at number one in front of the competition.
Continue reading: Katy Perry Tops RIAA's Digital Artist List - Who's Behind Her?
Hillary Clinton already had a song in mind.
Hillary Clinton might be hitting the 2016 campaign trail soon and she’s got an unlikely ally along the way. Katy Perry, songstress, label boss and cupcake enthusiast has offered to pen a campaign song for Hillary, should she decide to run.
She may have stumbled along the way, but these days Perry is all about female empowerment.
"I told hillaryclinton that I would write her a "theme" song if she needs it," the singer said Friday on Instagram, a day after she met Clinton at a book signing for Clinton's new memoir "Hard Choices."
The 29 year-old singer took to Twitter to announce the launch of Metamorphosis Music, and revealed Los Angeles-bases singer/songwriter, Ferras, as her first signed artist.
Katy Perry is now the owner of a record label.
The 29 year-old songstress announced on Tuesday (June 17th), as well as launching Metamorphosis Music, she has already signed her very first artist.
Perry's new label is a joint venture with her current label, Capitol Records.
Continue reading: Katy Perry Launches Own Record Label And Introduces First Signed Artist
Katy Perry has launched her Make Roar Happen campaign in order to raise money for resources for teachers and students throughout the US. She also, in collaboration with Staples, made a $1 million donation to the cause.
Thursday (12th June) saw the launch of Katy Perry's latest philanthropic venture in Los Angeles. The 29-year-old appeared at the Nokia Theater in L.A. and launched her Make Roar Happen campaign in collaboration with Staples. Perry is currently having a short break before commencing the US leg of her The Prismatic World Tour. She will begin touring in North Carolina at the end of the month.
Katy Perry's Make Roar Happen campaign supports teachers.
Continue reading: Katy Perry Supports And Celebrates Teachers With 'Make Roar Happen'
Turns out, modesty isn't Mr. Mayer's strong suit.
John Mayer has addressed the news that his ex-girlfriend Katy Perry is planning on writing songs inspired by their relationship. The singer songwriter is usually pretty guarded about his personal life but for some reason felt comfortable talking to a TMZ pap about his famous exes and how some choose to write songs about him.
There was a touch of arrogance to Mayer's words as he opened up on dating fellow pop stars. Confronted by the news that Perry has plans for a John Mayer break-up song in the vein of Taylor Swift's 'Dear John,' Mayer was bolshy.
"I actually want everybody's song to go #1," he said as a self-confessed "third wheel" whilst out with two friends. "I purposely stopped writing hits to give other people a chance to have #1 songs. I just stand to the side." "I have super strength for gang-ups, I'm fine," Mayer replied when asked if he was bothered by the songs his former lovers write about him. "That's what you're supposed to do, man, you're supposed to write songs. You're just not supposed to tell everybody you're doing it." Miaow.
Continue reading: Are You John Mayer's Ex? He Dares You To Write A Song About Him
Not to mention those accusations of racism...
Avril Lavigne has dropped the music video for her sugary new single, 'Hello Kitty' from new album, Avril Lavigne. The rock and dubstep fusion track will be a surprise to say the least for fans of the pop punk of her early 'Sk8er Boi' days as the 29 year-old singer-songwriter boldly marches in a new direction in her sound.
Avril Lavigne Couldn't Have Predicted The Internet Storm That Would Greet Her New Video.
The girlish and garish 'Hello Kitty' will make fans recall the singer's similar U-turn on 'Girlfriend' but instead of cheerleader stomp rap and girl-on-girl cat-fighting, the new track is altogether another feline, full of dubstep drops, vocal effects and electro buzzes. Dressed in a plastic homage to Japanese teen culture, Avril debuts a new pastel-coloured, half shaved Skrillex-style hairdo which somehow manages to make the cheesy vid all the more terrible.
Continue reading: Is Avril Lavigne's New Music Video A Crime Against Music? [Video]
Despite claiming they are just good friends, the two stars are thought to have "very strong sexual chemistry," between each other.
Katy Perry and Robert Pattinson are both single, but are they destined to become an item? The 29 year-old songstress reunited with the 27 year-old actor this past weekend when they both attended the Coachella Music Festival.
Perry has said she is just friends with Pattinson in the past
Two celebrities spotted together can only cause one question to arise...are they dating?
Continue reading: Katy Perry And Robert Pattinson Fuel Romance Rumors In Coachella Reunion
We defy anyone that tells us there isn't a top secret celebrity forging factory somewhere out there. We present Exhibit A (B, C, D, etc.)...
We’re starting to suspect that there’s only a handful of famous people, but that they each just have a few different aliases. We’ve never been able to put our finger on it until recently, but some of these celebs look far too similar to be different people. We’re considering a theory that there is a celebrity factory and they only have a few different molds to work with.
Take Penelope Cruz and Paz Vega for example. It’s hard to believe that these two aren’t at least a little bit related. We only realised recently that it’s Paz starring alongside Adam Sandler in Spanglish and not Penelope.
Continue reading: These Celebrity Doppelgängers Prove The Existence Of A Celebrity Factory
There's nothing we love more than finding out when celebrities are best friends, some of them aren't a secret, others will blow you away. We bet you never knew about Bette Midler and 50 Cent's budding best friendship...
Unlike Jennifer Lawrence and her rather normal best friend, Laura Simpson, celebs often pick other famous people to have as their BFFs. They all probably bump into each other at so many events that it’s difficult not to end up practically joined at the hip. Some of these celebrity BFFs you’ll already know about, some you’ll be totally surprised to hear have even met! The phrase chalk and cheese comes to mind.
Courtney Cox and Jennifer Aniston have been BFFs since their Monica and Rachel days. The pair have seen each other through weddings and divorces, children and various film/TV projects. “We just have fun, we laugh, we’re inseparable and it’s great”, Cox said of Aniston, while her best friend in turn dubbed her “the most dependable and loyal”. Mutual appreciation society, or what? We love it! That's how all best friends should talk about each other in our opinion.
Continue reading: 50 Cent And Bette Midler? Our Favorite Celebrity BFFs
The New Zealand singer warned against the fake perfection of Photoshop.
Today, Lorde has tried to prove to her fans that Photoshop perfection is not something to aspire to and that "flaws are ok" in selfies and photos. To illustrate her point, the singer posted two photos of herself performing at one concert on Twitter, one of which had been edited to perfection and the other showed off the young pop star's natural look.
Lorde Has Publically Spoken Out Against Her Photos Being Digitally Retouched.
"i find this curious - two photos from today, one edited so my skin is perfect and one real. remember flaws are ok :-)" the 17 year-old singer captioned the shot. She received an outpouring of support and gratitude from her fans, many of which are also teenagers themselves, who praised her for her realistic attitude towards her own image.
Continue reading: Lorde Calls Out Airbrushing On Her Own Photo: "Remember Flaws Are Ok"
The Aussie's hit 'She Looks So Perfect' leads this week's Official Chart Update.
5 Seconds of Summer are on target to claim a number one single in the UK this week, with their hit track 'She Looks So Perfect.' The Australian boyband's catchy new single is selling extremely well in Britain with a reported 71,000 copies of their track shifted, according to the Official Charts Company. That's a lot more than the week's second best-selling single so far, fellow new entry 'Changes' by Faul & Wad Ad vs Pnau which has sold 45,000 units so far.
5 Seconds Of Summer Are Plotting A Course To UK Number One.
The poppy foursome have managed to dethrone last week's number one, Duke Dumont's 'I Got U Ft. Jax Jones,' which was relegated to third place. Martin Garrix's follow up to November's 'Animals,' 'Wizard' with Jay Hardway entered at No.4. Meanwhile, former heavyweights Pharrell and Katy Perry with their respective big-hitters 'Happy' and 'Dark Horse Ft. Juicy J' were assigned 7th and 9th.
Continue reading: '5 Seconds Of Summer' Heat Up The UK Charts With No. 1 In Sight [Video]
Katy Perry has come under fire from feminists once again, but is it really her fault?
Female celebrities just can’t get it right these days. Not only are they meant to pursue their own careers as actresses, singers or whatever else their profession may be, now they’re expected to be political activists as well. Everything they do must be related back to how much of a ‘feminist’ they are: each action is assessed for its level of feminism; each quote dissected to discuss what could possibly be seen as damaging or encouraging to young female fans.
Poor old Katy Perry just can't get it right
Katy Perry is on the receiving end this week, firstly because in 2012 she refused to call herself a feminist and now because she does...but she doesn’t really know what it means. In 2012 Katy told Billboard magazine, “I am not a feminist, but I do believe in the strength of women.” Big mistake. The feminist blogosphere erupted, slamming Katy for being a bad role model. She learned her lesson though, when asked on Sunday whether she is a feminist, Katy’s response was, “A feminist? Uh, yeah, actually. I used to not really understand what that word meant, and now that I do, it just means that I love myself as a female and I also love men.” Um, well, wrong again.
Continue reading: Poor Katy Perry! Feminists Vs. Female Celebrities
Decadence has come at a hefty price for the successful singer/songwriter.
John Mayer is taking legal action after it emerged that what he thought were vintage Rolex watches were fakes in a scam that has affected celebrities all over Hollywood. The singer-songwriter is reportedly suing jewellery dealer Robert Maron, a friend to actor Charlie Sheen, who allegedly supplied the phony timepieces.
John Mayer Is Suing A Fake Watch Dealer After Being Hoodwinked.
Since his first purchase in 2007, Mayer is said to have spent $5 million buying watches for himself and others before he realised the hoax. In 2010, the Grammy-winning star discovered that one of the watches was fake when he sent it to be repaired, but received credit to buy another when he reported his discovery.
Taylor Swift has many Instagram friends including Karlie Kloss.
Taylor Swift and model Karlie Kloss went on a road trip together, how do we know this? Through looking at Taylor’s Instagram page, of course! Ms Swift’s Instagram is fast become the most star studded yet as the singer shows off her impressive list of friends. So just who has Taylor been paling with on Instagram and who’s next?
So who are Taylor Swift's famous instagram friends?
Taylor kicked off her celeb posing on Instagram with the Boss himself, Bruce Springsteen. Now we’re not saying that the young pop star and legendary ‘Born in the USA’ singer had a brief moment of BBF-ness after he surprised her at one of her shows in 2011. But after snapping herself with Springsteen, Taylor seemed to catch on that two celebs are better than one when sharing your Instagram pics. Another famous musicians to get the Swift Instagram share is Jon Bon Jovi, with who she shared a picture of herself dueting, which really is just showing off.
Continue reading: The Full List Of Taylor Swift's Instagram BFFs, Including Karlie Kloss
Miley Cyrus and Katy Perry seem to be at each other's throats on Twitter, but why and is it for real?
Miley Cyrus and Katy Perry have known each other for years. The pair have been photographed together at events since long before Miley was the peroxide party girl that she is today. That’s why we don’t know whether to take their brewing Twitter feud with a pinch of salt or if these two really are headed for a serious fall out. It all started at Miley’s recent L.A. performance when she dived in to give Perry a full on smooch, and we’re guessing, since this is Miley we’re talking about, that she meant it to be tongues and all! Katy wasn’t at all impressed or interested and immediately yanked her head away from Cyrus before laughing off Miley’s intrusive move.
Katy was taken aback from Miley's move to kiss her
It’s not the first time that Miley has expressed romantic intentions towards Perry, once admitting on Twitter: “Had dreams about @katyperry all night. dayummm that was a good time! #cherrychapstick need to c u more often sloot! Xxxxx”. Perhaps Miley was just taking the first opportunity she saw to make her dream a reality! Who cares if thousands of people were watching?
Continue reading: Is The Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry Twitter Feud For Real?
Katy Perry says she tried to pull away when Miley went in for the tongue during one of her concerts.
Katy Perry has told of how she didn't exactly invite the level of attention she got from Miley Cyrus during a Bangerz tour concert in Los Angeles. Widely circulated footage from the tour sees Miley jumping off the stage during 'Adore You' and planting a huge kiss on Perry, who is known for her hit 'I Kissed A Girl.'
Katy Perry Has Revealed That She Didn't Exactly Invite The Miley Cyrus Tongue-Fest.
"I just kissed a girl and I really liked it a lot," Cyrus announced after she had climbed back onto the stage but it appears that Katy didn't share her sentiment.
The 'Roar' singer laso spoke about getting fit for her upcoming 'The Prismatic World Tour'.
When Katy Perry went to support fellow pop-star Miley Cyrus at her LA 'Bangerz' concert, she got quite a surprise.
The two singers' shared a kiss during Cyrus' performance of 'Adore You,' but Perry wasn't expecting so much tongue!
On Tuesday (March 4th), the 29 year-old appeared on Australian talk-show 'Sunrise' to promote her upcoming world tour, and it didn't take long for the host to ask her about the smooch.
Phoebe Price, Katy Perry and Keyshia Cole Thursday 21st April 2011 Phoebe Price wearing a lip tattoo/transfer made by Violent Lips which has also been endorsed by several other celebrities including Katy Perry and Keyshia Cole. Los Angeles, California
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