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Katy Perry "Prismatic World Tour" Ticket Presales Will Begin Next Week For Select Markets

Ticket Down announces that presale ticket sales for Katy Perry’s 2014 “Prismatic World Tour” will begin next week for select markets. Currently there is no specific information on exact presale dates for the tour. The “Prismatic” tour is in support of Perry’s fourth studio album “Prism.” The first leg of her tour will take the pop star acrossEurope including Northern Ireland, Scotland and England before venturing back across the ocean to the United States.

Katy Perry‘s North America Tour Dates:

6/22/14 – Raleigh, NC – PNC Arena *
6/24/14 – Washington, DC – Verizon Center *
6/27/14 – Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena *
6/28/14 – Atlanta, GA – Philips Arena *
6/30/14 – Tampa, FL – Tampa Bay Times Forum *
7/2/14 – Sunrise, FL – BB&T Center *
7/3/14 – Miami, FL – American Airlines Arena *
7/9/14 – New York, NY – Madison Square Garden *
7/11/14 – Newark, NJ – Prudential Center *
7/15/14 – Montreal, QC – Bell Centre *
7/16/14 – Ottawa, ON – Canadian Tire Centre *
7/18/14 – Toronto, ON – Air Canada Centre *
7/22/14 – Pittsburgh, PA – CONSOL Energy Center *
7/24/14 – Brooklyn, NY – Barclays Center *
8/1/14 – Boston, MA – TD Garden *
8/4/14 – Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Center *
8/7/14 – Chicago, IL – United Center *
8/10/14 – Grand Rapids, MI – Van Andel Arena ^
8/11/14 – Auburn Hills, MI – The Palace of Auburn Hills ^
8/13/14 – Columbus, OH – Nationwide Arena ^
8/14/14 – Cleveland, OH – Quicken Loans Arena ^
8/16/14 – Louisville, KY – KFC Yum! Center ^
8/17/14 – St. Louis, MO – Scottrade Center ^
8/19/14 – Kansas City, MO – Sprint Center ^
8/20/14 – Lincoln, NE – Pinnacle Bank Arena ^
8/22/14 – Minneapolis, MN – Target Center ^
8/23/14 – Fargo, ND – FARGODOME ^
8/26/14 – Winnipeg, MB – MTS Centre ^
8/28/14 – Saskatoon, SK – Credit Union Centre ^
8/29/14 – Calgary, AB – Scotiabank Saddledome ^
8/31/14 – Edmonton, AB – Rexall Place ^
9/9/14 – Vancouver, BC – Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena #
9/12/14 – Portland, OR – Moda Center #
9/13/14 – Tacoma, WA – Tacoma Dome #
9/16/14 – Anaheim, CA – Honda Center #
9/19/14 – Los Angeles, CA – STAPLES Center #
9/22/14 – San Jose, CA – SAP Center #
9/25/14 – Glendale, AZ – Jobing.com Arena #
9/26/14 – Las Vegas, NV – MGM Grand Garden Arena #
9/29/14 – Salt Lake City, UT – EnergySolutions Arena #
9/30/14 – Denver, CO – Pepsi Center #
10/2/14 – Dallas, TX – American Airlines Center #
10/5/14 – Memphis, TN – FedExForum #
10/6/14 – Tulsa, OK – BOK Center #
10/8/14 – New Orleans, LA – New Orleans Arena #
10/10/14 – Houston, TX – Toyota Center ~

*With Capital Cities
^ With Kasey Musgraves
# With Tegan and Sara
~ TBD

Fans around the world will pack stadiums and arenas to see the star play some of the catchiest songs in the music business. Some of Katy Perry’s most popular songs include: Unconditionally, Hot N Cold, California Gurls, If We Ever Meet Again, Teenage Dream, Firework, Part of Me, Roar andI Kissed a Girl. It was the latter that instantly made the 29-year-old native of Santa Barbara, CA a star. The song reached the top of charts around the world including 4x certified platinum in the United States according to the Recording Industry Association of America.

Katy Perry’s supporting acts for the North American Leg of her tour include: Capital Cities, Tegan and Sara and Kasey Musgraves dependent upon the city and venue. Capital Cities will be with Katy to kick off her tour and then Kasey Musgraves will be her warm up act for the middle of the tour and Tegan and Sara will be the supporting act for the last third of the tour. Going out on the tour for the European portion of the tour is Swedish duo, Icona Pop. The duo saw their popularity rapidly grow this year with their club hit, I Love it. The duo has also been in the news lately with the announcement that they will be joiningMiley Cyrus on her “Bangerz” tour next year. Perry isn’t only popular with the fans as she has had several stars collaborate with her for some of her biggest songs. Timbaland joined Perry on If We Ever Meet Again, Kanye West joined her on E.T. and Snoop Dogg was on her California Gurls track. With a star-studded group of collaborators, one never knows who might join Perry on stage.

Perry has been nominated for numerous awards in her career including nine Grammy Award nominations. In 2012, Perry was named the 2012 Woman of the Year and has turned into a mainstream star. She is a celebrity endorser for numerous products, did a voice in The Smurfs, took part in an autobiographical 3D film and was married to actor/comedian Russell Brand.

The California native is one of the highest selling digital-selling artists in the world trailing only Rihanna and Lady Gaga and holds the distinction of being the artist with the longest tenure in the top 10 of the Hot 100 list. Throughout her brief career, Perry has already sold more than 11 million albums and more than 80 million singles.

The “Prismatic World Tour” will be her first since the California Dreams Tour in 2011 that grossed close to $49 million. It was one of the highest grossing tours of the year and the Prism tour should see itself high on that list for 2014.

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Katy Perry’s Jingle Bell Ball 2013 Performance Makes Crowd ‘Roar’

Katy Perry wowed 16,000 screaming fans with a hit-filled set to round off the first night of the Capital FM Jingle Bell Ball 2013, performing both old and new songs to round off today’s (7th December) show.

The US star kicked off her Jingle Bell Ball set with a performance of her debut single ‘I Kissed A Girl’, appearing from behind a door to make her entrance to the stage dressed in a tasselled pink dress.

During the performance Katy headed straight out to the front of the O2 Arena stage alongside her guitarist for the final chorus of the song, before heading straight into new ‘Prism’ song ‘Dark Horse’.

The ‘Teenage Dream’ singer was then joined by a troupe of dancers dressed up as Christmas elves as she launched into her 2012 hit ‘Part Of Me’, before wrapping up in a furry coat for ‘Wide Awake’.

Katy then went on to perform another track from her new album ‘Prism’ called ‘Walking On Air’ to huge cheers from the crowd, and then went on to perform a medley of her fan-favourite songs ‘California Gurls’ and ‘Teenage Dream’.

Day one of the Capital FM Jingle Bell Ball 2013 also saw performances from some of the biggest stars of the moment including Tinie Tempah, Olly Murs, Union J and Ellie Goulding.

Source: CapitolFM

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Katy Perry Announces Prismatic Tour Dates!

Katy Perry recently announced her upcoming Prismatic Concert tour. As of November 18th the tour kicks off at the Belfast Odyssey Arena in the U.K. on May 7th. The tour includes eleven shows.

“DON’T WORRY – more GLOBAL tour dates coming soon! I can’t wait to get closer to ALL of you than ever before!” shared Katy on Twitter.

At the 2013 EMA’s Katy announced that her upcoming tour would be “less cartoony” than in the past, but still something that her fans will really enjoy.

The singer and songwriter will be performing some of her classic hits as well as tons of new tracks from her latest release, “Prism”. Icona Pop will also be joining Katy on tour.

Tickets for the Prismatic Concert tour go on sale on Friday, November 22nd at 9 a.m.

Katy Perry Releases Official Music Video For “Unconditionally”


On Monday, Katy Perry teased Katycats with a snipbit from her upcoming music video. In the clip, fans were able to see snow, an eagle, and Katy decked out in a beautiful gold dress.

However, the wait came to an end early this morning. The official music video for “Unconditionally” premiered for the first time on MTV.

In the video, Katy is at a winter ball. As couples dance around her, she pours her heart into the songs emotional lyrics.

“I’m so glad you are loving it #UNCONDITIONALLY!” shared Katy on Twitter.

“Unconditionally” is off of Katy’s fourth studio album, “Prism”. The album was released last month and includes tracks such as “Dark Horse”, “Walking on Air” and “Roar”. Dates for Katy’s 2014 Prismatic Concert tour have officially been announced. Tickets for the tour, go on sale Friday.

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Katy Perry’s PRISM Debuts at #1

(pr)—PRISM, Katy Perry’s new studio album, debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. According to Nielsen SoundScan, 286,344 units were sold in the US in the album’s first week of release – giving the global pop superstar the best sales week of her career and reflecting a nearly 50% increase over first week sales of 2010’sTeenage Dream, which debuted at No. 1 in eight countries and spent more than two years on the Billboard 200. The strong showing also marked 2013’s largest US sales week for a female artist. PRISM is the first No. 1 album for the Capitol Music Group since Chris Tomlin’s Burning Lights topped the chart in January and the first No. 1 album for the Capitol label since August, 2012.

The album is a global smash as well, shooting to No. 1 on iTunes in 90 markets around the world. Lead single “Roar” has already sold more than five million singles worldwide. It’s certified 6X Platinum in Australia (where it’s topped the chart for nine consecutive weeks), 4X Platinum in Canada (where it has become the biggest-selling single in chart history and has been the No. 1 airplay record on three formats for five weeks running) and 2X Platinum in New Zealand (where it’s been No. 1 for 11 consecutive weeks). “Roar” has gone Platinum in the UK, Italy, Mexico, Norway, Ireland and Sweden and is certified Gold in 10 countries.

“Perry has never sounded better,” said People. “This is a pop blockbuster that easily beats 2010’s hit-laden behemoth Teenage Dream.” “She’s making the mainstream not just swimming in it,” noted Entertainment Weekly while Idolator hailed the album as a “transcendental pop experience.” “Prism strikes a newly sophisticated balance between accessibility and idiosyncrasy,” observed the Los Angeles Times and The New York Timessaid, “Katy Perry is the most potent pop star of the day.”

Following the success of “Roar,” PRISM’s second single, “Unconditionally” is undeniably Katy’s next hit. Over 200 Pop, Rhythm and HOT AC stations have already added it and the song is already in the Top 20 most played at Pop in its first week- it’s no doubt that the song’s rapid rise is the making of yet another smash album.

Katy celebrated the release of PRISM with a series of special events:

– The Katy Perry iHeartRadio Album Release Party was the inaugural event at Clear Channel Media and Entertainment’s new iHeartRadio Theater Los Angeles. The October 22 event featured a live performance and Q&A with Katy, hosted by on-air talent/TV personality Mario Lopez. It aired live on 175 Clear Channel Contemporary Hit Radio (CHR), Rhythmic CHR, Adult Contemporary (AC) and Hot AC stations around the country and exclusively online at Yahoo Screen. The party was televised on The CW Network later that week. Katy also took over all Clear Channel CHR radio stations nationwide and on iHeartRadio as guest DJ, as CCM+E branded its stations “Katy Perry Radio” for the entire day.

– Citi and CBS Radio presented Katy Perry’s WE CAN SURVIVE on October 23 at Los Angeles’ Hollywood Bowl. Ellie Goulding, Sara Bareilles, Tegan & Sara, Kacey Musgraves and Bonnie McKee joined Katy in the sold-out show with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Young Survival Coalition, the premier global organization dedicated to the critical issues unique to young women who are diagnosed with breast cancer.

– On October 25, Katy’s performance at Colorado’s Lakewood High School aired live on “Good Morning America.” Lakewood was one of nearly 1,000 high schools that submitted lip dub videos of “Roar” to the “Good Morning America’s ‘Roar’ With Katy Perry Contest.” View Katy’s performance and the winning clip here.

Katy co-wrote each track on PRISM, with various producers including Max Martin, Dr. Luke, Klas Ahlund, and Greg Wells. PRISM also features collaborations with Bloodshy (“Love Me”), Greg Kurstin and Sia (“Double Rainbow”), as well as a return to the studio with “Firework” producers Stargate (“This Moment”).

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Preview Katy Perry’s New Album, Prism On iTunes Now!

It may not hit stores for another week, but starting today, you can preview 90 seconds of every song on Katy Perry’s new album, Prism! It’s been three years since Teenage Dream, but having listened to it ourselves, this new album is well worth the wait! Click here to preview (and even pre-order) Prism! And did you know the lead single off Prism, “Roar,” has over 125 million views on YouTube and is currently #1 at Top 40 radio? Selena Gomez is even covering the song at her concerts! Way to go, Katy!

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Katy Perry To Perform At MTV EMAs


Katy Perry has been confirmed for a performance at the upcoming MTV European Music Awards. According to the network, Perry will sing her latest single “Unconditionally” at the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam on Sunday, November 10.

“I’m so excited to return to the EMA stage! I have tailor-made a performanceof a brand new song from Prism to share with fans from around the world on November 10,” Perry said in a statement.

MTV also announced that Will Ferrell, star of Anchorman 2, will be a special guest, showing up to the Ziggo Dome in the guise of his character Ron Burgundy.

Leading the pack of nominees at the EMAs are Justin Timberlake and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis with five apiece. Trailing them are Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke, who were nominated for four awards apiece.

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Katy Perry to Light Up the ‘2013 MTV EMA’ Stage in Amsterdam

Katy Perry will perform her new single “Unconditionally” live at the “2013 MTVEMA,” the world’s biggest night in music!MTV has also announced the world’s most famous anchorman Ron Burgundy (star of the upcoming Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues) will be on hand as a special guest, reporting from various city landmarks throughout the show. The “2013 MTV EMA” will air Sunday, November 10th from 6:30PM to 9:00 PM ET/PT on MTV in the United States*. The “2013 MTV EMA” is sponsored in the U.S. by 5 Gum, LG Mobile, Taco Bell and T-Mobile.

Katy Perry said: “I’m so excited to return to the EMA stage! I have tailor-made a performance of a brand new song from PRISM to share with fans from around the world on November 10.”

Three-time EMA winner Perry is no stranger to the EMA stage, having hosted in 2008 and 2009, performed in 2008, 2009 and 2010, and presented in 2011. Perry’s highly anticipated upcoming new album entitled PRISM will be released on October 22nd and features the global hit lead single “Roar,” which has topped the charts around the globe and continues to break records worldwide. In celebration of the forthcoming performance, MTV Hits, MTV’s 24-hour U.S. music channel will feature an hour of Katy Perry videos at 8am ET/PT.

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Katy Perry Says She’s Too Old To Strip Down For Publicity

Katy Perry says she has moved on from the days when she was willing toshow a little skin to sell records. During a recent interview with Britain’s The Sun, she said she’ll leave the skimpy wardrobe choices to her close friend Rihanna.

“I’m just getting a little older and realized I can’t pull that off any more. If I had Rihanna’s body I would wear everything Rihanna wears, she looks fabulous in all of it. I want to keep the attention on my music. I have confidence in my songs, that’s where I need most of the focus.”

She also admits that she has insecurities about her own looks:

“My brows and my eyes, I think, are what frame my whole face. I have all right lips and all right cheekbones, but they’re no showoffs. If I get my brows and my eyes right, that really sets the whole face. My skin used to be a lot worse than it is so I would use a lot more coverage as I was insecure about my skin.”

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Katy Perry Planning To Ditch Pop Music

Katy Perry is planning to ditch pop music and fill her next album with acoustic guitar music.

The I Kissed a Girl hitmaker is preparing to release her latest record, Prism, next month, but she is already looking to the future and is planning to adopt a totally different sound for the follow-up.

Perry, 28, insists she now wants to model herself on legendary singer/songwriter Joni Mitchell as she moves forward with her career.

She tells Billboard.com, “I’ll probably turn into more of a Joni Mitchell. As I inch towards my 30’s, I think my fourth record will be more of an acoustic guitar album. That’s where I started when I was first discovered by Glen Ballard and got my first record deal. We’ll see – I can’t get ahead of myself. I’m still doing the work: I’m a good balance of left and right brain, and to be an artist with a long career, you’ve got to have both… I’ve got a few records under my belt, and I still feel like a brand-new artist. People still want that truth to cut through.”

Prism is Perry’s third album under her current recording moniker, but she released another under her real name Katy Hudson back in 2001.

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