Katy Perry

  1. Beyonce Wins Big At MTV EMAs In Berlin

    November 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST Beyonce won a hat-trick of awards at the 16th MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) at Berlin's O2 World Arena, which also marked the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. The ceremony was also notable for a third MTV EMAs honor for Germa ...

  2. MTV EMAs Host Katy Perry Brings 'Cabaret' To Berlin

    November 04, 2009 12:00 AM EST The MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) will be marking 20 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall when it takes place on Thursday evening (Nov. 5) at the O2 World Arena in Berlin, before an audience of over 17,000. At a press conference today (Nov. 4) ...

  3. Katy Perry To Return As MTV EMAs Host

    October 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Katy Perry will host the 2009 MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) in Berlin next month. Perry is the first to be asked to host two successive shows in the 15-year history of the awards. She presented the 2008 event in Liverpool. The 2009 awards ceremon ...

  4. Demi Lovato's No. 1 On The Billboard 200 . . . But Jackson's Still Tops

    July 29, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Disney Music Group notches its fourth No. 1 album of the year on the Billboard 200 as Demi Lovato's sophomore set, "Here We Go Again," tops the tally . . . But, the King of Pop, Michael Jackson, had the top-selling overall album las ...

  5. Perez Hilton Gets Sliimy

    July 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music's French pop artist Sliimy has become the first act signed to the major's Perezcious Music label, run by celebrity blogger Perez Hilton in the U.S. Sliimy, who sings in English, has had success in his native France and relea ...

  6. Taylor Swift, Demi Lovato, Katy Perry, Shakira Make Moves On Hot 100

    July 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Taylor Swift, Demi Lovato, Katy Perry and Shakira make their moves on the Hot 100 this week, while the Black Eyed Peas and Jason Mraz set new milestones. Taylor Swift's "You Belong With Me" at No. 3 nets a new peak on the Hot 100 fo ...

  7. Katy Perry Vs Katie Perry

    June 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Katy Perry is attempting to block an Australian fashion designer from trade-marking her clothing range with the brand name Katie Perry. The designer, who started her high-end Katie Perry loungewear label two years ago, apparently launched a tradem ...

  8. Katy Perry Hits The U.K.

    June 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Katy Perry launched her mini U.K. tour with the first of two sell-out shows at London's O2 Shepherds Bush Empire, as she continues the "One of the Boys" (Virgin) campaign. The set has sold 389,000 copies in the U.K. according to the ...

  9. Exile Wins Big At MTV Video Music Awards Japan

    June 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Japanese group Exile won best video of the year for the second consecutive year at the MTV Video Music Awards Japan, held just outside Tokyo in the Saitama Super Arena. The Avex act's video "Ti Amo (Chapter2)" snared the top honors ...

  10. Rick Ross Nets Third No. 1 Album

    April 29, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Rick Ross' "Deeper Than Rap" bows atop the Billboard 200 with 158,000, giving the rapper his third chart-topper . . . Two more new sets arrive in the top 10 this week: Depeche Mode's "Sounds of the Universe" enters at ...

  11. Sheryl Crow, Modest Mouse, Katy Perry Set For Bumbershoot

    April 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Sheryl Crow, Modest Mouse, Katy Perry, Michael Franti & Spearhead, De La Soul, and Raphael Saadiq are among the first acts confirmed for the 2009 Bumbershoot: Seattle’s Music & Arts Festival. The event will be held Labor Day weekend, Sept. ...

  12. Pink, Katy Perry, Britney Win At Aussie MTV Awards

    March 29, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U.S. pop artists took out a clutch of trophies at the Vodafone MTV Australia Awards 2009 on Friday night in Sydney, where Pink, Katy Perry and Britney Spears were among the main winners. For the three categories which recognize viewers' favor ...

  13. Coldplay, Ne-Yo Up For MTV Video Music Awards Japan

    March 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The MTV Video Music Awards Japan 2009 nominations have been announced, with Coldplay, Ne-Yo and Japanese pop singer Namie Amuro landing three apiece. With domestic and overseas artists nominated in all 15 categories, the awards on May 30 will be s ...

  14. RCA Signs Kesha

    February 20, 2009 12:00 AM EST RCA has signed 21-year-old singer Kesha, the Nashville native featured in Flo Rida's current single, "Right Round." Kesha was signed to the label through producer Dr. Luke, who co-wrote and produced "Right Round," and has ...

  15. TapTap Revenge Boosting Artist Sales

    February 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST Following in the footsteps of "Guitar Hero" and "Rock Band," the mobile music simulation game TapTap Revenge is driving music sales for artists licensing tracks to the game. In a recent Christian Science Monitor story , the hea ...

  16. Blur To Headline T In The Park

    February 05, 2009 12:00 AM EST Recently reformed U.K. rock act Blur is the latest band confirmed to headline Scotland's T in the Park festival, staged by DF Concerts on July 9 to 12 in Balado, Kinross-shire. It will join already announced acts Kings of Leon, Snow Patrol an ...

  17. Katy Perry: Single Lady

    January 23, 2009 12:00 AM EST If you've only seen videos of Katy Perry singing "I Kissed a Girl" and "Hot N Cold," looking like the love child of Zooey Deschanel and an anime character, you might take her for a lightweight. She giggles, does exaggerate ...

  18. Katy Perry Ready For First Headlining Tour

    January 23, 2009 12:00 AM EST With digital sales still robust for her two breakthrough singles, Katy Perry will launch her first headlining tour Jan. 23 at the Showbox in Seattle. She'll make a brief detour to perform Feb. 8 at the Grammy Awards as part of the My Grammy M ...

  19. Pink, Perry Top Euro Charts

    January 22, 2009 12:00 AM EST American female vocalists have a winning week on Billboard's pan-European charts. Pink's "Funhouse" (LaFace/Sony Music Entertainment) reaches the Top 100 Albums summit for the first time in its tenth week, while Katy Perry begi ...

  20. Perry Picks Up Wrong NRJ Award In Cannes

    January 18, 2009 12:00 AM EST Katy Perry received the award for best international song during France's NRJ awards in Cannes, but the honor was actually meant for Rihanna. Perry was given the award by mistake and host Nikos Aliagas later admitted the error. Rihanna actual ...

  21. Duffy Returns To European Albums Summit

    January 15, 2009 12:00 AM EST As Katy Perry starts a second week atop Eurochart Hot 100 Singles with "Hot N Cold" (Virgin/EMI), Duffy's "Rockferry" (A&M/Universal) returns to the European Top 100 Albums summit in its 45th chart week. The 2-1 move o ...

  22. First Performers Announced For Grammys

    January 14, 2009 12:00 AM EST Lil Wayne, the Jonas Brothers, Coldplay, Kenny Chesney and Katy Perry are the first performers announced for the 51st annual Grammy Awards, to be held Feb. 8 at Los Angeles' Staples Center and broadcast on CBS. Perry's performance will b ...

  23. Katy Perry Heats Up Eurochart

    January 08, 2009 12:00 AM EST Katy Perry is the first Eurochart Hot 100 Singles-topping artist of the new year, moving 2-1 with "Hot N Cold" (Virgin/EMI). AC/DC's "Black Ice" (Columbia/Sony BMG) leads European Top 100 Albums for a seventh non-consecuti ...

  24. Taylor Swift's 'Fearless' Flies At No. 1 With 592,000

    November 19, 2008 12:00 AM EST Taylor Swift nets the best week for a country album in a year as her "Fearless" set arrives at No. 1 with 592,000 . . . Her set is just one of six arrivals in the top 10 of the Billboard 200. The others? David Archuleta's self-title ...

  25. Hip-Hop Briefs: Z100, Snoop Dogg, Cool Kids

    November 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST - New York pop radio station Z100 is holding their annual Jingle Ball concert on Dec. 12, with performances by Katy Perry, Chris Brown, Leona Lewis, Ne-Yo, Jesse McCartney, Paramore, David Archuleta, Brandy and Lady Gaga. Rihanna will serve as a h ...

  26. Hotel Café Holiday Release To Hit U.K.

    November 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST Columbia U.K./Epic Records have confirmed Dec. 1 as the U.K. release date for its collaborative album with U.S. venue Hotel Café, "The Hotel Café Presents Winters Songs." Amongst the traditional Christmas melodies is Katy Perry's ve ...

  27. American Acts Win Big At MTV EMAs

    November 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST U.S. pop artists dominated the MTV Europe Music Awards held at Liverpool Echo Arena in the U.K., while the performers and winners were also keen to bask in President-elect Barack Obama’s election victory. Britney Spears sent a video acceptance for ...

  28. Metallica Holds Off Oasis on Euro Albums Chart

    October 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Metallica's "Death Magnetic" (Vertigo/Universal) starts a fifth week atop Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart, which features top ten debuts for Oasis and Bob Dylan. Katy Perry is No. 1 for a tenth week on Eurochart Hot 1 ...

  29. Katy Perry To Host MTV Europe Music Awards

    October 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Katy Perry will host the MTV Europe Music Awards at Liverpool Echo Arena on Nov. 6. The pop singer has been nominated in two categories - best new act and most addictive track for "I Kissed A Girl" (EMI). "Katy Perry has been one of ...

  30. Europe Held By Metallica's Magnetic Attraction

    October 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Metallica's "Death Magnetic" (Vertigo/Universal) secures a fourth week atop European Top 100 Albums, while there's a ninth week at No. 1 on Eurochart Hot 100 Singles for Katy Perry's "I Kissed A Girl" (Virgin/EMI ...

  31. Katy Perry Preps Doll

    September 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Singer songwriter Katy Perry is set to release a limited edition doll of herself next week, Billboard has learned. Perry's "I Kissed A Girl" topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart this summer. "It makes good sense for Katy who is a ...

  32. Metallica's 'Magnetic' Reigns On Euro Albums Chart

    September 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Metallica's "Death Magnetic" (Vertigo/Universal) marks its first full week on release by starting a second week atop European Top 100 Albums. Meanwhile Katy Perry's run at No. 1 on Eurochart Hot 100 Singles with "I Kissed ...

  33. Metallica Debuts At No. 1 In Europe

    September 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Two official days of opening sales are enough to drive Metallica's "Death Magnetic" (Vertigo/Universal) to the top of European Top 100 Albums, while "I Kissed a Girl" (Virgin/EMI) gives Katy Perry a sixth week at No. 1 on ...

  34. 'Now' Compilation Celebrates Silver Anniversary

    September 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT EMI will celebrate the 25th U.K. anniversary of the "Now That's What I Call Music" compilation series with the release of a special edition, triple-CD set. "Now 25 Years" (EMI TV), will be released Oct. 27 in the U.K., wil ...

  35. Coldplay, Perry No. 1 In Europe

    September 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay's "Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends" (Parlophone/EMI) is back at the top of European Top 100 Albums, part of a resuming EMI double that sees Katy Perry's "I Kissed a Girl" (Virgin) lead Eurochart Hot ...

  36. Slipknot, Perry Reign In Europe

    September 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Slipknot scores an instant No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums with "All Hope Is Gone" (Roadrunner), while there's a fourth week on Eurochart Hot 100 Singles for Katy Perry's "I Kissed a Girl" (Virgin/EMI). Slipknot' ...

  37. The Verve Storms To No. 1 U.K. Debut

    September 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The reunited Verve delivered a No. 1 U.K. album for Parlophone/EMI on Sunday (Aug. 31) as "Forth" debuted at the top. In a double for EMI labels, Virgin's Katy Perry started a fourth week at the singles chart summit with "I Kis ...

  38. Ten Weeks Atop Euro Chart For Coldplay

    August 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay's reign on European Top 100 Albums moves into double figures as "Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends" (Parlophone), starts a tenth week at No. 1. Katy Perry's "I Kissed A Girl" (Virgin) begins a third w ...

  39. Coldplay Score Ninth Week Atop Euro Chart

    August 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT EMI artists lead Billboard's pan-European sales charts again, with Coldplay moving into a ninth week at No. 1 on Top 100 Albums with "Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends" (Parlophone), and Katy Perry's "I Kissed A Gi ...

  40. Coldplay, Perry Score Euro Chart Double For EMI

    August 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT EMI labels score a double victory on Billboard's new pan-European sales charts. Coldplay starts an eighth week at No. 1 on the Top 100 Albums chart with "Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends" (Parlophone), while Katy Perry' ...

  41. Publishing Briefs: Katy Perry, Fergie

    July 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Katy Perry has signed a worldwide publishing deal with Warner/Chappell Music, the global music publishing arm of Warner Music Group. Under the agreement, Warner/Chappell music will administer Perry's future work and current catalog, includi ...

  42. Capitol Gains: Perry, Coldplay Provide 1-2 Punch

    June 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Capitol Records will succeed itself at the summit of the Billboard Hot 100 tomorrow for the first time in 32 years, as Katy Perry's cheeky "I Kissed a Girl" replaces last week's leader, "Viva La Vida" by labelmate Col ...

  43. 'Viva La' Coldplay!

    June 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Coldplay rocks the top of the Billboard 200 as its "Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends" bows atop the list with 721,000. It's the second No. 1 for the British band, following the chart-topping start of 2005' ...

  44. Katy Perry To Get A Lift From Steve Madden Campaign

    June 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Steve Madden is stepping into music marketing again. The footwear and apparel retailer is launching an in-store and online marketing campaign dubbed Steve Madden Music that will spotlight a recording artist every month or two, Billboard has learne ...

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