1. 13 Things to Know About the Charts This Week: Katy Perry Crowns Billboard 200, Lorde Up Next

    June 24, 2017 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Luis Fonsi  and  Daddy Yankee 's "Despacito," featuring  Justin Bieber , earns its sixth week atop the  Billboard Hot 100  (dated  July 1 ). Plus,  Katy Perry 's new album  Witness  debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 , also fue ...

  2. Katy Perry Shares 'One Love Manchester' Behind-the-Scenes Video

    June 22, 2017 7:11 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber, Chris Martin, Miley Cyrus, Niall Horan and Mac Miller all make cameos in the clip. The One Love Manchester event hosted by Ariana Grande earlier this month after her May concert was bombed was a historic occasion and no ...

  3. Katy Perry Makes History With Third RIAA Diamond Song Award

    June 22, 2017 2:42 PM EDT Katy Perry has made history. The singer's label announced (and the RIAA confirmed) on Thursday (June 22) that Perry's "Roar" has earned a Diamond Song Award from the Recording Industry Association of America, meaning the track ...

  4. Katy Perry Makes History With Third RIAA Diamond Song Award

    June 22, 2017 1:42 PM EDT 0 0 0 Katy Perry has made history. The singer's label announced (and the RIAA confirmed) on Thursday (June 22) that Perry's "Roar" has earned a Diamond Song Award from the Recording Industry Association of America, meaning the track ha ...

  5. Divas & Queens: 'Drag Race' Queens Sound Off on Katy Perry

    June 22, 2017 12:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Pride asked several former contestants from RuPaul’s Drag Race to sound off on some of our favorite divas. As part of our Divas & Queens series, the queens sound off on Katy Perry in the video above. Make sure to watch to the end to se ...

  6. Drag Queens Love Katy Perry | Divas & Queens

    Drag Queens Love Katy Perry | Divas & Queens

    June 22, 2017 12:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 Derrick Barry, Manila Luzon, Mariah Balenciaga, Pandora Boxx and Willam Belli share their thoughts on Katy Perry. LGBTQ , mariah balenciaga , willam , manilla luzon , Derrick Barry , Billboard , Katy Perry , Willam Belli , pandora boxx , Billboard P ...

  7. Camila Cabello, J.Lo & More: Which Female Singer Should Do a 'Despacito' Remix? Vote!

    June 21, 2017 6:38 PM EDT 0 0 3 Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee have marked another week at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 with the “Despacito” remix featuring Justin Bieber . The song itself it is very catchy and danceable, and it's ripe for more remixes. So far, the song has ...

  8. Katy Perry Completes Record Climb to No. 1 on Billboard Artist 100

    June 21, 2017 12:21 PM EDT 0 0 0 The diva reaches the top for the first time, powered by her new album "Witness." Katy Perry vaults from No. 44 to No. 1 on the Billboard Artist 100 chart (dated July 1) to become the top musical act in the U.S. for the first time. She comp ...

  9. Katy Perry's Version of Britney Spears' 'Passengers' Is Now Available | Billboard News

    Katy Perry's Version of Britney Spears' 'Passengers' Is Now Available | Billboard News

    June 20, 2017 5:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 A demo track of Katy Perry singing Britney Spears’ Passenger has leaked online, and it gives fans a taste of what it would have sounded like delivered if it was performed by a different pop star. passenger , music , Britney Spears , sia , billboard ...

  10. Katy Perry Demo of Britney Spears' 'Passenger' Leaks Online

    June 19, 2017 7:49 PM EDT 0 0 6 The song was produced by Diplo and co-written by Perry and Sia. Turns out Katy Perry gave Britney Spears ' "Passenger" a shot before it wound up on the 2013 album Britney Jean .  Perry's version has now leaked online, giving a ta ...

  11. Katy Perry's 'Witness' Marks Her Third No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart | Billboard News

    Katy Perry's 'Witness' Marks Her Third No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart | Billboard News

    June 19, 2017 12:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Katy Perry has scored her third No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart, as her latest release, 'Witness,' debuts atop the list. music , 2017 , billboard news , Billboard , Music News , Katy Perry , News , Katy Perry Videos Katy Perry Brigh ...

  12. Katy Perry Scores Third No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart With 'Witness'

    June 18, 2017 4:17 PM EDT 0 0 9 Plus: Three more albums debut in the top 10 as Billboard revises charting qualifications for compilations. Katy Perry claims her third No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart, as her latest release, Witness , debuts atop the list. The set, which was ...

  13. Taylor Swift vs. Katy Perry Beef: Experts Weigh In | Billboard News

    Taylor Swift vs. Katy Perry Beef: Experts Weigh In | Billboard News

    June 16, 2017 3:06 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard asked some PR experts to weigh in on who they think came out on top, or whether two of the most powerful women in pop should just call a truce and work together to make a change. 2017 , taylor swift , billboard news , Billboard , Music New ...

  14. Katy Perry Becomes First to Hit 100 Million Twitter Followers

    June 16, 2017 2:00 PM EDT Just days after dropping her fifth studio album  Witness , Katy Perry hit a new milestone: the first person ever to reach 100 million followers on Twitter. The social media company announced the occasion via a congratulatory video tweet -- and a p ...

  15. Why Katy Perry's 'Witness' Pop-Up Embodies What Being a Fan Is All About

    June 16, 2017 12:21 PM EDT 0 0 0 The security guard in front Los Angeles' Kim Sing Theatre on Thursday was most likely just there for a check. In all black and thin matching sunglasses struggling not to slip from his glistening nose, the heavyset man was not quite as chipper a ...

  16. Katy Perry Becomes First to Hit 100 Million Twitter Followers

    June 16, 2017 12:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Just days after dropping her fifth studio album  Witness , Katy Perry hit a new milestone: the first person ever to reach 100 million followers on Twitter. The social media company announced the occasion via a congratulatory video tweet -- and a pun ...

  17. Katy Perry's Witness World Wide Generated Over 49 Million YouTube Views

    June 15, 2017 1:55 PM EDT Over 49 million fans from 190 countries tuned in to the online event. Last Thursday (June 8) Katy Perry kicked off the weekend of her Witness album release with a 96-hour livestream, entitled Witness World Wide, in partnership with YouTube. The st ...

  18. Katy Perry's Witness World Wide Generated Over 49 Million Views

    June 15, 2017 1:18 PM EDT 0 0 0 Over 49 million fans from 190 countries tuned in to the online event. Last Thursday (June 8) Katy Perry kicked off the weekend of her Witness album release with a 96-hour livestream, entitled Witness World Wide, in partnership with YouTube. The stre ...

  19. Selena Gomez's Many 'Bad Liar' Faces: 11 Other Videos Where the Star Plays Multiple Characters

    June 15, 2017 11:33 AM EDT 0 0 0 Most music videos are basically an excuse to play dress-up. Unless the artist is rocking it out on stage while pretending to play, most promo clips find a way to create a fantastical world where we can all escape from the daily grind for a few minut ...

  20. Where Are the Female Pop Stars at the Top of the Charts?

    June 14, 2017 5:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Thirty-one weeks. That's how long the Billboard 200 went without a female artist capturing No. 1. It seems almost impossible, but after Lady Gaga 's Joanne bowed at No. 1 on the chart dated Nov. 12, it took until this week (the chart dated ...

  21. Calvin Harris' 'Feels,' Featuring Pharrell, Katy Perry & Big Sean, Out Thursday

    June 14, 2017 4:34 PM EDT 0 0 0 The countdown to Calvin Harris ' star-studded fifth studio album is so serious, it gives us chills -- and the prolific producer still has tricks up his sleeve. He posted a pic to Instagram announcing the next tune, “Feels,” will drop Friday, mo ...

  22. Katy Perry vs. Taylor Swift Beef Debrief: Experts Declare Winner & Loser -- Or Call for a Truce

    June 14, 2017 3:46 PM EDT 0 0 0 For almost three years, it was the Voldemort of pop diva beefs: a roiling public battle whose generals could not, would not be named, even if everyone had both on their tongues almost from the start. Taylor Swift came out first, swinging hard with & ...

  23. Diplo on Katy Perry Ranking Him In Bed: 'Don't Even Remember Having Sex" | Billboard News

    Diplo on Katy Perry Ranking Him In Bed: 'Don't Even Remember Having Sex" | Billboard News

    June 13, 2017 6:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Diplo is definitely speaking out about his rumored ex Katy Perry ranking him "third in bed" behind John Mayer and Orlando Bloom. In fact, he’s claiming he doesn’t even remember having sex with her! music , 2017 , Major Lazer , katy perry w ...

  24. Diplo Responds to Katy Perry Ranking Him Third in Bed: 'I Won the Bronze'

    June 13, 2017 4:21 PM EDT 0 0 0 Diplo and Katy Perry briefly dated back in 2014, as hinted on social media at the time and in some cozy-looking photos, and their relationship was absolutely proclaimed on Sunday when the pop singer ranked the superstar producer in third place when ...

  25. Katy Perry's 'Witness' a Lowly No. 5 on U.K Midweek Chart, London Grammar's 'Truth' Out in Front

    June 12, 2017 10:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 Katy Perry’s new album Witness  (Virgin) can only manage fifth place on the U.K.’s midweek chart as London Grammar’s latest effort takes a massive lead in the race to the title.  London Grammar’s Truth Is A Beautiful Thing (Ministry of Sound) has ac ...

  26. Katy Perry Wraps Round-the-Clock YouTube Stream With Intimate L.A. Concert

    June 12, 2017 10:10 PM EDT 0 0 5 Katy Perry has been going back to school with her new album Witness -- at least, that's what her time in the Big Brother -style house she locked herself in over the past 72 hours seems to have suggested. In there, she's subjected herself t ...

  27. Katy Perry Ranks Orlando Bloom, John Mayer, & Diplo In Bed | Billboard News

    Katy Perry Ranks Orlando Bloom, John Mayer, & Diplo In Bed | Billboard News

    June 12, 2017 8:16 PM EDT 0 0 0 Who is the best in bed? Katy Perry ranks the following lovers: Diplo, John Mayer, and Orlando Bloom. 2017 , John Mayer , music , Orlando Bloom , Billboard , Katy Perry , Music News , james corden , Pop , billboard news Videos Katy Perry Diplo John M ...

  28. Katy Perry's 'Witness' Live Stream Had No Business Working -- But It Did

    June 12, 2017 6:24 PM EDT 0 0 0 Going into the launch of her fifth album Witness , Katy Perry had an air of desperation the world hadn't yet seen from her. Though 2013’s Prism didn't quite achieve the monstrous success of its predecessor, 2010’s Teenage Dream , it still ...

  29. Every Time Katy Perry Has Addressed Taylor Swift Feud While Promoting 'Witness'

    June 12, 2017 5:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 Katy Perry and Taylor Swift have supposedly had "bad blood" with one another for several years now, starting with Swift accusing an unnamed female pop star of stealing backup dancers out from under her in a 2014 Rolling Stone interview and ...

  30. Katy Perry's 'Witness' Fails as 'Purposeful Pop,' But Succeeds as Future Pop

    June 12, 2017 5:13 PM EDT 0 0 0 When Katy Perry described her yet-to-be-titled Witness as “purposeful pop” on the 2017 Grammys red carpet -- followed by a politicized live debut of its first single, “Chained To The Rhythm” -- she may have shot herself in the foot somewhat. Followi ...

  31. Katy Perry Ranks Her Famous Exes in Bed & Reveals The Real 'One That Got Away': Josh Groban

    June 12, 2017 4:51 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's day 4 of Katy Perry 's ongoing YouTube live stream  to promote her new album Witness , and so far we've watched the singer sleep, do yoga and open up about past suicidal thoughts for an on-air therapy session. But during a visit ...

  32. Katy Perry Reveals 'American Idol' Reboot Audition Dates

    June 12, 2017 2:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 Budding music superstars rejoice: The rebooted American Idol audition train is getting ready to leave the station and new judge Katy Perry just called "All Aboard!" Near the end of her 96-hour Witness World Wide live stream stunt, the pop ...

  33. Katy Perry Apologizes to Taylor Swift, Opens Up About Suicidal Thoughts | Billboard News

    Katy Perry Apologizes to Taylor Swift, Opens Up About Suicidal Thoughts | Billboard News

    June 12, 2017 11:47 AM EDT 0 0 0 During the four days of Katy Perry's live stream, the singer opened up about her own suicidal thoughts and attempted to make amends with Taylor Swift. 2017 , taylor swift , billboard news , Billboard , Music News , Katy Perry , News , Katy Perr ...

  34. Katy Perry Responds to Taylor Swift's Return to Spotify on 'Witness' Release Day: 'I Can Only Do Me'

    June 12, 2017 11:27 AM EDT 0 0 0 After an exhausting weekend-long Witness World Wide  live stream during which she meditated, apologized for cultural appropriation , slept, talked about her bouts of depression and hosted dinner parties, Katy Perry wrapped up the 96-hour  Witness ma ...

  35. Katy Perry Apologizes For Her Past Cultural Appropriation During Livestream

    June 12, 2017 8:41 AM EDT 0 0 0 Katy Perry is in the midst of a very strange album launch, and to promote her new album  Witness , she’s been living in a  Big Brother -style house and livestreaming her entire weekend in partnership with YouTube. So far, she’s  reunited with Left S ...

  36. Katy Perry Opens Up About Suicidal Thoughts on Livestream

    June 11, 2017 8:18 PM EDT Katy Perry opened up about having suicidal thoughts during a marathon weekend livestream event. "I feel ashamed that I would have those thoughts, feel that low, and that depressed," she said Saturday (June 10) on YouTube during a tearful ...

  37. Katy Perry Apologizes to Taylor Swift: 'I Am Ready to Let it Go'

    June 11, 2017 11:48 AM EDT Katy Perry has finally buried the hatchet with Taylor Swift . In an interview with Arianna Huffington on Saturday (June 10), Perry decided to put the past behind her and apologize to her longtime rival. "I am ready to let it go," Perry sa ...

  38. Katy Perry's 'Witness' Album Heading for No. 1 Debut on Billboard 200 Chart

    June 10, 2017 7:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 Katy Perry ’s Witness album is on course for a No. 1 debut on the Billboard 200 chart, according to industry forecasters. Those in the know suggest the set, which was released on June 9 through Capitol Records, could launch atop the chart with betwe ...

  39. Katy Perry YouTube Live Stream Wraps Monday With Live Concert; James Corden, Sia & More Guests to Pop In

    June 09, 2017 7:38 PM EDT 0 0 0 The pop star has also revealed a new partnership with CoverGirl that challenges the stigma around applying makeup in public. Katy Perry released her new album Witness on Friday (June 9), and to celebrate, the pop superstar is nonstop live-streaming ...

  40. Timing of Taylor Swift's Return to Spotify Motivated by RIAA Milestone Not Katy Perry Feud, Sources Say

    June 09, 2017 5:04 PM EDT 0 0 0 Though the Internet is ablaze with talk about why Taylor Swift returned her entire catalog to Spotify just as Katy Perry dropped her new album Witness , sources tell Billboard the timing was coincidental – and not an attempt to steal Perry’s thunder ...

  41. Witness the Weirdest Moments From Katy Perry's Live Stream (So Far)

    June 09, 2017 4:53 PM EDT 0 0 3 The pop star is letting fans into her world for 72 hours straight. Katy Perry ’s album Witness arrived Friday (June 9), and in the vein of the album’s voyeuristic title, the “Bon Appetit” singer is spending the weekend in a house fashioned with came ...

  42. Twitter Reacts to Taylor Swift's Return to Spotify

    June 09, 2017 10:53 AM EDT 0 0 0 On Friday (June 9) at midnight, Taylor Swift ’s entire discography returned to Spotify, three years after she removed her catalog  from the service. Though the artist once spoke out against streaming services, all of her music, from her self-titled ...

  43. Stream Katy Perry's New Album 'Witness'

    June 09, 2017 12:37 AM EDT 0 0 0 After a somewhat odd run-up -- three singles that haven’t quite landed and a bizarre SNL performance -- Katy Perry has released her new album Witness . [readmore:7824735] Still, it’s one of the summer’s most anticipated albums and marks the fifth ef ...

  44. Katy Perry Shares Behind-The-Scenes Look at Making of 'Bon Appétit' Video | Billboard News

    Katy Perry Shares Behind-The-Scenes Look at Making of 'Bon Appétit' Video | Billboard News

    June 07, 2017 2:48 PM EDT 0 0 0 Katy Perry has posted a new making-of special that takes you behind the scenes of her latest clip featuring Migos. Bon Appetit , 2017 , migos , billboard news , Billboard , Music News , Katy Perry , News , Katy Perry , Migos Videos Katy Perry Migos ...

  45. Summer Songs 1958-2016: The Top 10 Tunes of Each Summer

    June 07, 2017 10:43 AM EDT Check out nearly 60 years of summer songs, from "Papa Don't Preach" to "Macarena" to "I Gotta Feeling" to "One Dance." Hot weather plus nostalgia makes for a potent mix(tape). In order to aid your fes ...

  46. Katy Perry Posts Revealing Behind-The-Scenes 'Bon Appétit' Making-of Video: Watch

    June 07, 2017 7:56 AM EDT 0 0 0 If you thought Katy Perry got raw in the official video for her " Bon Appétit " single, get ready for the main course courtesy of a new making-of special that takes you behind the scenes of the clip featuring Migos . The five-minute odysse ...

  47. The Funniest Genius Annotations From Nine of the Year's Biggest Hits

    June 06, 2017 3:22 PM EDT 0 0 0 For some artists, the lyrics are the most important piece of their music -- they tell the story, share the message, and can even read like poetry -- but with the words that carry the song’s tune, also comes interpretation. What did they really mean ...

  48. Katy Perry, Pitbull, The Chainsmokers & More Honor Fallen Soldiers on Memorial Day

    May 29, 2017 7:51 PM EDT 0 0 0 Also Common, Nick Jonas, Luke Bryan, Justin Timberlake, Brad Paisley, Lin-Manuel Miranda and others. While the United States took Monday (May 29) to honor soldiers who died in battle or just enjoy some time off and barbecue with family, music stars ...

  49. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Katy Perry's 'Bon Appetit' Re-Enters, But Single Switches to 'Swish Swish'

    May 26, 2017 3:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Plus: Debuts for Selena Gomez & Lauren Duski. As previously reported , Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee 's "Despacito," featuring Justin Bieber , tops the Billboard Hot 100 chart (dated June 3) for a second week. Meanwhile, Miley Cyrus ...

  50. Ohio Gov. John Kasich Breaks Down the Katy Perry/Taylor Swift Feud, Gives 2 Chainz Political Advice: Watch

    May 26, 2017 8:14 AM EDT 0 0 0 The whole running for president thing didn't really work out for John Kasich. But the Republican Ohio Gov. might have stumbled on a solid second career as a pop culture whisperer during his appearance on The View on Thursday (May 25). In additi ...

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