Katy Perry, Gwen Stefani, Chris Martin Playing One Love Malibu Festival For Fire Relief

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One Love MalibuEarlier this month, Malibu was devastated by the Woolsey Fire, which burned nearly 100,000 acres of land, destroyed over 1600 structures, and killed three people. And next Sunday, the Malibu Foundation and One Love Malibu are holding the One Love Malibu Festival, a benefit concert to raise funds to rebuild Malibu … More »

Katy Perry – “Cozy Little Christmas”

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Katy-Perry-Cozy-Little-ChristmasWhat, you thought a mediocre album and a disastrous rollout were going to stop her? Never that. Katy Perry may have caught a brick with the whole Witness debacle. But she has been in our lives for a decade-plus now, and it’s going to take more than a hiccup like this … More »

Calvin Harris is the producer behind Donae’o’s newest rap release

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Calvin Harris is the producer behind Donae’o’s newest rap releaseCalvinharris Hero

Calvin Harris has long since proven his ability to produce a diverse array of genres. He has released hip-hop collaborations with the top names in Hollywood like Katy Perry and Pharrell Williams and has brought mega-stars like Rihanna and Sam Smith into the electronic music world. Now, he’s continuing to diversify as the producer for North London rapper Donae’o.

The track is titled “Chalice” and is out now on Universal‘s Island Records. “Chalice” melds Latin infusions with a pulsing beat that certainly skews from sounds we have previously heard from the producer. The production takes the listener back to the early 2000s rap era and will undoubtedly get stuck in the listener’s head with its catchy tune. “Chalice” would be at home in both a hip-hop club or on the radio and will likely see similar success to other Harris productions that seem to permeate the airwaves globally.

Paul McCartney, Katy Perry, Dozens More Threaten SiriusXM Boycott Over Music Modernization Act

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Paul McCartneyAn all-star lineup of musicians, songwriters, and executives have penned a letter to SiriusXM Radio parent company Liberty Media threatening to boycott the company over its opposition to a copyright law with wide support in the music industry. Paul McCartney, Don Henley, Stevie Nicks, Katy Perry, Charlie Puth, Tom Waits, Carole King, Carly Simon, Pink, … More »

Zedd hints at possibility of forthcoming Katy Perry collaboration [Watch]

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Zedd hints at possibility of forthcoming Katy Perry collaboration [Watch]Zedd Rukes 2013

Releases like “Clarity,” “Stay The Night,” and comparatively more recent singles like “Stay” and “The Middle” represent a consistent stylistic trend among Zedd releases: the centrality of a powerhouse female vocal.

Match Zedd’s penchant for a strong female lyricists that acts as the songs’ centerpiece with Katy Perry’s prowess in the pop sphere, and a collaboration appears not to be a question of “if,” but rather one of “when.”

Zedd’s increased movement into pop territory over the years and his provision of direct support for Perry’s WITNESS World Tour seem only to further ensure that both artists will spend some time together in the studio, if they haven’t already. As Zedd’s recent recap video from the Australian leg of the tour suggests, the duo might have more than just a few performances together up their sleeves.

The video includes brief footage of Perry in the studio, visible from the 18-20 second mark of the 58 second snippet.

Zedd previously told Australian radio host Smallzy that he was “always relatively open about the fact that [he] make[s] a lot of music with people.” “It doesn’t always come out, but we’ve been working,” Zedd said when asked if there was “any song happening” with Perry. “I always wanted to release a song with her, so if we all get lucky, then maybe we’ll finish the song and it will come out, and if not, then maybe another time.”

Cross your fingers, Zedd and Perry fans.

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The Boy Band Is Changing, But The Old Model Persists For Now

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Why Don't WeAs long as there has been pop music, there have been boy bands. But ask any American about the “boy band era” and they’ll probably assume you’re talking about the turn of the millennium, when Backstreet Boys and NSYNC led an insurgent army of meticulously styled hormone-activating ensembles. These dreamboat teams were the predominant unit … More »

Zedd Sparks Excitement Around Possible Katy Perry Collaboration In New Video

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Zedd is known for his ability to work alongside mainstream pop stars to create massive radio anthems. His accessible sound mixed with star power from key vocalists has helped said achieve radio hit after radio hit in recent years. In a recap video for his most recent tour, Zedd has set the world ablaze with

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Zedd announced as support for Katy Perry on final WITNESS Tour performances

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Zedd announced as support for Katy Perry on final WITNESS Tour performances

Two of pop music’s most venerable forces are teaming up for a short run of shows, as Zedd joins Katy Perry‘s final shows on WITNESS: The Tour. Zedd, who’s commanded his own international touring itinerary, often times with multiple supporting acts billed beneath him, joins Perry as a special opening guest as her tour reaches Australia, capping nearly a year of consecutive touring for the “Chained to the Rhythm” singer. With Zedd’s high energy performance style warming the stage for Perry’s larger-than-life live production, fans in Australia are in for a treat.

Zedd is slated to open the Sydney and Brisbane stops, with Perry also roping in additional star power from vocalist Starley on a number of final tour stops as well. Zedd’s trip down under is hardly the first time major pop stars have employed the support of the world’s top DJs while out on tour though. Madonna’s 2012 MDNA tour included support from Laidback Luke, Martin Solveig, and of course Avicii among others. Martin Garrix and Justin Bieber have shared tour dates, and 2016 even found Skrillex opening stops for Guns N Roses.

A Decade Of Katy Perry: The Rise And Fall Of A Candy-Coated Pop Star In An Increasingly Sour World

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Katy Perry wiggles into a skirt shaped like a multi-tier cake, surrounded by sequin-sewing costume designers. It’s the opening scene of the 2012 documentary Katy Perry: Part Of Me, and Perry’s team is preparing for her California Dreams tour, scrambling around a pink Project Runway-style workroom. As if wielding a magic wand, she tries on … More »

Dr. Luke Says Kesha Accused Him Of Raping Katy Perry In Text To Lady Gaga

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Katy Perry & KeshaIn new court documents obtained by celebrity gossip website The Blast, Dr. Luke is alleging that Kesha once accused him of raping Katy Perry in a text to Lady Gaga. The texts to Gaga were previously referenced in a claim from Luke’s legal team last year, which alleged that Kesha told Gaga … More »