In 2010, the California Gurl released 'Teenage Dream,' which would yield a historic five chart-topping hits.

When Katy Perry released her second Capitol Records album, Teenage Dream, in 2010, she had quite a ­reputation to uphold. The California-born daughter of Pentecostal pastors had ­titillated -- and in some cases, ­scandalized -- the mainstream in 2008 with "I Kissed a Girl," a playful, bi-curious ­confection inspired by Scarlett Johansson that spent seven weeks atop the Billboard Hot 100, one of three top 10 tracks from her breakthrough LP, One of the Boys.

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