Katy Perry archive
Watch Katy Perry On The 180 That Saved Her Career
Watch Everything Is Everything: A Tween Looks For Positive Messages In Songs
January 12, 2011 – An assignment sends a sixth grader to his mom's iTunes in search of a song with a positive message.
Read 2010 Was A Very Bad Year For Trying To Sell Music
Watch Hits That Aren't: 'Glee' Songs Zoom Up And Down The Charts
November 19, 2010 – Glee's chart success is impressive but fleeting. Should we stop calling its songs hits?
Watch The Secret Of Dr. Luke's Success (Might Stay A Secret Forever)
September 20, 2010 – Turns out it can be hard to figure out what makes a Dr. Luke song a Dr. Luke song.
Listen Katy Perry: A 'Teenage Dream,' An Artistic Musician
September 9, 2010 – Perry's album Teenage Dream offers a pop-art alternative to Lady Gaga and Arcade Fire.
Read In Stock?: New CDs From Katy Perry, Fantasia and Ra Ra Riot
August 24, 2010 – Each week, we call five record stores to see what new releases they have in the building.
Listen Pop Personae: Why Do Some Women Perform In Character?
August 12, 2010 – Female performers like Beyonce create alter egos to reach out beyond themselves and to their fans.
Listen Pop Off: He Raps, She Sings. Does It Still Count As A Duet?
August 4, 2010 – Recent hits suggest that there's an imbalance of power between men and women on pop duets.
Listen Pop Goes The World