Katy Perry ‘Freshening Up’ Unreleased Songs
autor: | October 5th, 2011 | add comment | Interviews ,News ,Others

She may still be releasing tracks off Teenage Dream thanks to her latest single, ”The One That Got Away,” but Katy Perry is already hard at work on some other super-special, top-secret musical project.

Producer Tricky Stewart, who worked with Perry on threeTeenage Dream songs, is back at work with the California Gurl herself, prepping some music with the singer. “Katy and I went into [the studio] just to address some issues with records that we had done in the past that didn’t end up going on Teenage Dream,” he told MTV News. “So we are in the process of just listening and freshening up things and getting ready for something special she has going on.”

What is it that she is readying? Well, Stewart doesn’t exactly know, or maybe he just doesn’t want to say. “I don’t know what it is, but I know she has something going on because she wants to be in the studio,” he said. “So that’s good. … I can tell you that Katy likes the studio again; that’s always a good thing.”

While he couldn’t shed much light on the project itself, he did reveal the name of the song. “This song is really special. It’s called ‘Dressing Up,’ so it’s going to be a big record, I think,” he said. “It definitely fits. It’s right there in what her sensibilities are as a musician and a songwriter. She doesn’t change much. She has a very keen musical taste. It’ll be really good.

The music they are working on is using some leftovers from their Teenage Dream sessions. And they hope to finally put that magic out into the world. “We always knew that the records we created were special [and] at the time it was more contractual obligation [that they didn’t make the record],” he explained, noting all the success the singer has experienced with the record, which includes five #1 songs. “I can only have so many songs produced by me on the record. She didn’t need to have extra songs at the same time.”

Source: MTV

Ubisoft To Sponsor Katy Perry’s UK Tour
autor: | September 13th, 2011 | add comment | Articles ,Media ,News ,Others ,The California Dreams Tour ,Videos

Ubisoft have announced they will be sponsoring Katy Perry’s forthcoming “California Dreams” UK tour, which starts next month, on behalf of their upcoming title Just Dance 3. Concert-goers will enjoy the opportunity to play the game before her performances at each of her UK shows and watch a video of the singer playing the game herself.

As an added bonus, fans who record a video of themselves and their friends dancing to the Just Dance version of Katy Perry’s song “Firework” also have a chance of winning backstage tickets to a concert of their choice, during which they’ll meet the pop idol herself. The contest, called “Just Dance Your Way to Katy Perry”, can be entered through the game’s Facebook page here.

This isn’t the start of Just Dance’s advertising partnership with Katy Perry; she was also sighted playing the game in one of her recent music videos, “Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)“, which Ubisoft boasts has been viewed on YouTube over seventy-two million times. A dubious quote from Perry herself claims: “I’m a fan of Just Dance 3, and I’m glad it brings people together to dance, just like I get to do on my tour.

Mark Slaughter, head of marketing at Ubisoft is proud of the partnership, calling it “a landmark sponsorship for Just Dance, [demonstrating] how this game has transcended its platform to become a hugely popular entertainment brand in the UK”. He also emphasised the connection with Katy Perry, with her songs being included in both previous games.

Just Dance 3 is currently scheduled for release on Kinect for Xbox 360, Move for PlayStation 3, and the Wii on October 11th. You can read more about the game on zConnection here. The California Dreams tour begins in Sheffield on October 12th and runs throughout the UK and Ireland until November.

Source: zConnection

Katy Perry Poll: What’s Your Favorite ‘Teenage Dream’ Single?
autor: | August 18th, 2011 | add comment | 'Teenage Dream' ERA ,News ,Others

With “Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)” hitting No. 1 on the Hot 100 this week, Katy Perry has notched five chart-toppers from her sophomore album, “Teenage Dream.” The feat makes Perry the first female artist with five No. 1s from a single album and ties the record Michael Jackson set with “Bad” in 1987-88.

“Friday” may be Perry’s latest hit single and the one to push her into the history books, but is it the best single off “Teenage Dream”? So far, “California Gurls” has had the longest run at the top of the Hot 100, notching six weeks at the perch beginning in June 2010. The bubblegum pop track featured a laid-back Snoop Dogg verse and was highlighted by a Candyland-themed music video.

“Teenage Dream’s” title track, an emotional ode to tender teenage romance, soon followed and topped the Hot 100 for two weeks. The music video dialed down “California Gurl’s” candy-coated wonder and showed Perry making out with a guy who was decidedly not named Russell Brand.

Firework” brought Perry’s pop reign into the winter, shining atop the Hot 100 for a total of four weeks beginning in December. The Stargate-produced dance track was performed at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, as well as on Oprah Winfrey’s post-Oscars show with the Staten Island PS22 Children’s Choir.

And Perry kept it going this spring with “E.T.,” her otherworldly love song that featured a guest spot from Kanye West. After its five-week stay in the Hot 100 penthouse began in April, “Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)” returns Perry to the top in its 12th week on the chart.

Now it’s your turn to decide: which one of “Teenage Dream’s” five smash singles will best stand the test of time? Cast your vote in our poll below, and check out a full breakdown of Katy Perry’s chart accomplishments.

Click here now to vote at Billboard.com and watch all the official music videos!

Just Dance 3 Behind the Scenes: Katy Perry
autor: | August 17th, 2011 | add comment | Media ,News ,Others ,Videos

To promote the new Just Dance 3 game available for Wii, Plastation 3 and Xbox 360, a new video with exclusive backstage footage from The California Dreams Tour was released recently. In case you didn’t know, you can catch Katy, Rebecca Black and the rest of the “Last Friday Night” gang dancing while playing this game on the official music video. Make sure you watch this super cute and great video below:

LAST DAY to VOTE for Katy in the 2011 MTV VMAs!
autor: | August 16th, 2011 | add comment | News ,Others ,Vote

As previously reported, Katy was honored with TEN MTV Video Music Award nominations including: Video of the Year, Best Female Video and Best Video With a Message for “Firework,” Best Pop Video for “Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.),” Best Collaboration, Best Editing, Best Direction, Best Art Direction & Best Special Effects for “E.T.” featuring Kanye West, and Best Cinematography for “Teenage Dream“!

Today is your LAST DAY to VOTE in the Video of the Year, Best Female Video, Best Pop Video and Best Collaboration and Best Video with a Message categories.

So make sure you GO vote for Katy NOW in the above categories, and don’t forget to watch the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards live on August 28 at 9/8c! Keep checking Katy-Perry.net back for more updates


VMA VOTING IS NOW CLOSED. GOOD LUCK KATY!

Rebecca Black & Kathy Beth Terry Throwing A Party?
autor: | August 4th, 2011 | add comment | News ,Others

Katy Perry intercepted a note between Kathy and Rebecca Black and shared it on her Twitter and Facebook. It looks like Kathy & Rebecca are having a party this Friday, August 5th at 3pm PDT on TinyChat.com and you’re invited!

RSVP to Crash Kathy & Rebecca’s party by clicking here and read Katy’s tweet below:

Keep checking back for more updates!

US Box Office Weekend Report: ‘Cowboys’ Out-Draws ‘Smurfs’ in Near Photo Finish
autor: | August 1st, 2011 | add comment | News ,Others ,The Smurfs

Studio estimates of $36.2 million apiece had Cowboys & Aliens and The Smurfs in a photo finish for the weekend top spot, but Cowboys came out ahead, $36.4 million to $35.6 million, when final numbers were tabulated. Captain America: The First Avenger retreated to third, the final Harry Potter hit another milestone, and Crazy, Stupid, Love. rounded out the Top Five in its debut.

Smurfs led on Friday with $13.26 million versus Cowboys’ $13.09 million, but Cowboys pulled ahead on Saturday, $13.18 million to $12.61 million, and on Sunday, $10.16 million to $9.74 million. Cowboys’ distributor Universal Pictures had underestimated each day, while Smurfs’ distributor Sony Pictures had overestimated each day. For what it’s worth, on Sunday, Universal reported its Cowboys estimate before Sony issued its Smurfs estimate, but, on Monday, Sony reported its Smurfs $35.6 million actual before Universal issued its $36.4 milion actual. Furthermore, pre-weekend tracking had indicated that the gap between Cowboys and Smurfs would be much greater than it was, and Smurfs is still likely to gross more in the long run, given the historical patterns of each movie’s genre.

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Happy Birthday Rogger!
autor: | July 12th, 2011 | add comment | Others ,Site Updates

I would like to wish our dedicated webmaster and my good friend Rogger a very very happy birthday!! Thank you so much for being a part of the site and helping making it what it is today! I really hope you have a lot of fun today with tons of gifts and you get everything you wish for in your life. Let all your dreams come true! Happy Birthday!!

“Teenage Dream” video’s Josh Kloss talks about Katy
autor: | February 22nd, 2011 | add comment | Celebrity Quotes ,News ,Others ,Videos

Katy’s on-screen boyfriend for the “Teenage Dreammusic video, model and actor Josh Kloss was interviewed recently and talked a bit about our girl. Read what he had to say below:

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PR: So we can’t skip the question about your video with Katy Perry, “Teenage Dream” – how did that come about?

JOSH KLOSS: I went on an audition with hundreds of guys, which is normal and then forgot about it when I left the building which is normal.

A few weeks later out of nowhere I was waiting at MILK studios LA for Katy to meet me. I didn’t have a clue what to expect but then she walked in. Entourage in tow Katy shook my hand, tilted her sunglasses down to look me in the eyes and the rest is history.

PR: You kissed Katy! What do you fancy the most about her?

JOSH KLOSS: Her ability to block out fear and get lost in a moment. We wound up singing a worship song together from our youth in that old Beamer. That ‘s not what people expect to hear I’m sure, but for me I’m more moved by the heart than looks.

PR: Could we catch you singing Teenage Dream or any other song by Katy?

JOSH KLOSS: Depends where you catch me! I’d have to say “Teenage Dream” but I want to say “Firework”. There I said them both.

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You can read the complete interview at Pony Ryder by clicking here and you can also watch the official “Teenage Dream” music video again below:

X Factor 2011: Katy Perry is favourite to be the next judge
autor: | February 21st, 2011 | add comment | Others ,Rumors

X Factor 2011: Katy Perry could be joining the judging panel, according to new betting odds

Katy Perry has emerged as the nation’s first choice to join The X Factor.

Following reports Cheryl Cole and Simon Cowell are quitting The X Factor to focus on the Stateside-version, Katy Perry has been named as the front-runner to join the judging panel.

The Firework songstress – who appeared as a guest judge on the show last year – is 7/2 favourite, with Take That’s Gary Barlow in joint second place with Sharon Osbourne at 4/1.

Former Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger is also in the running according to William Hill’s latest odds, sitting alongside Robbie Williams at 8/1.

Interestingly, the least likely person to take a seat on The X Factor is Eminem, who currently has odds of 66/1.

Joe Crilly, a spokesman for William Hill, said: “Katy Perry was very well liked when she appeared on last year’s show and the odds suggest that she is in pole position to either take over from a departing judge or become a fifth judge on the show.

Source: OK! Magazine