Katy Perry has recorded songs for four studio albums, some of which were collaborations with others. At 15, Perry signed a record deal with Red Hill Records and recorded a gospel album entitled in 2000. The album was released March 6, 2001. However the record company closed down later that year. Katy Hudson After two other unsuccessful contracts, the singer signed a fourth with [1 ] Capitol Records in 2007, a division of record label Virgin. [2 ]
Once signed with Capitol, Perry began recording sessions for her second studio album
, which was released on June 17, 2008. One of the Boys She collaborated with [3 ] Dr. Luke and Max Martin on the lead single " I Kissed a Girl" and the second single " Hot n Cold". The former peaked at number one on the [4 ] US chart, while the latter peaked at number three. Billboard Hot 100 Perry co-wrote "Lost" and "A Cup of Coffee" with [5 ] Ted Bruner, and shared writing credits with Greg Wells on the tracks " Ur So Gay" and "Fingerprints". The third single, " Thinking of You", was one of three songs written solely by the singer, including "One of the Boys" and "Mannequin". The songs " [4 ] I Do Not Hook Up" and "Long Shot" were written during the five years Perry worked on One of the Boys, but they did not make the final cut and were later recorded for Kelly Clarkson's album (2009). All I Ever Wanted [6 ] In July 2009, she appeared as a guest vocalist on [7 ] 3OH!3's song " Starstrukk", included on the band's album . Want In February 2010, she also duetted with [8 ] Timbaland on the song " If We Ever Meet Again", included on his album . Shock Value II [9 ]
Perry began recording sessions for her third studio album,
, in October 2009. Teenage Dream The album was released on August 24, 2010. [10 ] The singer reunited with Dr. Luke and Martin for the majority of the album. Together, along with various other co-writers, they wrote " [11 ] California Gurls", " Teenage Dream", " E.T.", " Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)", and " The One That Got Away". " Firework" was co-written by Perry with Ester Dean, Sandy Vee, and Mikkel S. Eriksen and Tor Erik Hermansen of Norwegian production team Stargate. Perry, Dean, and Stargate also shared writing credits for the song " Peacock". She collaborated with Monte Neuble and Christopher "Tricky" Stewart on " Circle the Drain" and "Who Am I Living For?" In March 2012, the singer re-released [12 ] Teenage Dream as , which includes remixes of songs from the standard version of the album released in August 2010. Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection It features new songs "Dressin' Up" and the single releases " [13 ] Part of Me" and " Wide Awake". Perry then began recording her fourth studio album, [14 ] , in November 2012 and finished in July 2013. The album was released on October 18, 2013. The album features the singles " Prism Roar", " Unconditionally", and " Dark Horse". [15 ]
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See also [ edit ]
^ A single release version of "E.T." featuring Kanye West was released in 2011, but was included as a bonus track on Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection.
References [ edit ]
^ Harding, Cortney (February 11, 2009). "Katy Perry: Single Lady". . Billboard Prometheus Global Media . Retrieved November 14, 2011.
^ "Correction to the interview with Chris Anokute". HitQuarters. January 21, 2011 . Retrieved January 21, 2011.
^ "iTunes – Music – One of the Boys by Katy Perry". . iTunes Store (GB) Apple. September 15, 2008 . Retrieved November 15, 2012.
^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p (liner notes). One of the Boys Katy Perry. Capitol Records. 2008.
^ "Katy Perry Chart History – Hot 100 Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media . Retrieved November 15, 2012.
^ (liner notes). All I Ever Wanted Kelly Clarkson. RCA Records. 2009.
^ Montgomery, Jason (August 16, 2009). "Katy Perry Explains Her Link To Kelly Clarkson's New Album". . MTV News Viacom . Retrieved June 19, 2013.
^ a b (liner notes). Want 3OH!3. Atlantic Records, Photo Finish Records. 2009.
^ a b (liner notes). Shock Value II Timbaland. Blackground Records, Mosley Music Group. 2009.
^ "Radio Industry News, Music Industry Updates, Arbitron Ratings, Music News and more!". . May 20, 2009 FMQB . Retrieved May 23, 2010.
^ "iTunes – Music – Teenage Dream by Katy Perry". iTunes Store (US). Apple. August 24, 2010 . Retrieved November 16, 2012.
^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p (liner notes). Katy Perry. Capitol Records. 2010. Teenage Dream
^ "iTunes – Music – Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection by Katy Perry". iTunes Store (US). Apple. March 23, 2012 . Retrieved November 16, 2012.
^ a b c d e f g h (liner notes). Katy Perry. Capitol Records. 2012. Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection
^ Diehl, Matt. "Singles Lady: Bonnie McKee is looking out for number one". Billboard . Retrieved 9 December 2013.
^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q (liner notes). Prism Katy Perry. Capitol Records. 2013.
^ a b (liner notes). Paradise Valley John Mayer. Columbia Records, Sony Music Entertainment. 2013.
^ a b c d e f g h i j (Media notes). Katy Perry. Katy Hudson Red Hill Records. 2001.
^ Kritselis, Alex (June 17, 2014). "Katy Perry's New Song With Ferras Is Epic Ballad "Legends Never Die" — LISTEN". Bustle . Retrieved June 17, 2014.
^ (liner notes). Various Artists. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Soundtrack Columbia Records. 2005.