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Katy Perry artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Interviews & Profiles

Katy Perry's new album, Prism, is out now.

October 26, 2013 Perry tells NPR's Scott Simon how she rose again after failing to break out as a Christian artist.

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News

Lauryn Hill

January 12, 2011 An assignment sends a sixth grader to his mom's iTunes in search of a song with a positive message.

'Recovery' by Eminem

January 6, 2011 Bad news for the music industry: a new report says music fans bought fewer albums than ever in 2010.

Glee's Darren Criss

November 19, 2010 Glee's chart success is impressive but fleeting. Should we stop calling its songs hits?

Dr. Luke's Twitter feed

September 20, 2010 Turns out it can be hard to figure out what makes a Dr. Luke song a Dr. Luke song.

Katy Perry's 'Teenage Dream'

August 24, 2010 Each week, we call five record stores to see what new releases they have in the building.

Beyonce onstage ; credit: Christopher Polk / Getty Images

August 12, 2010 Female performers like Beyonce create alter egos to reach out beyond themselves and to their fans.

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Katy Perry and Snoop Dogg

August 4, 2010 Recent hits suggest that there's an imbalance of power between men and women on pop duets.

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March 9, 2009 The other day, I received a note from an acquaintance of mine -- Joshua Bloom -- letting me know...

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Reviews

Katy Perry

September 9, 2010 Perry's album Teenage Dream offers a pop-art alternative to Lady Gaga and Arcade Fire.

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  • Album: Teenage Dream
  • Artist: Katy Perry
  • Label: Capitol Records
  • Released: 2010
 

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  • Album: One of the Boys
  • Artist: Katy Perry
  • Label: Capitol
  • Released: 2008
 

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  • Album: Viva la Vida
  • Artist: Coldplay
  • Label: Capitol
  • Released: 2008
 

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  • Album: At Mount Zoomer
  • Artist: Wolf Parade
  • Label: Sub Pop
  • Released: 2008