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 »

A. G. Cook Shares Grimes Remix “Flesh Without Musk”

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A.G. Cook - Hollywood AmbientGrimes and Elon Musk have been causing quite a stir online, but their union hasn’t only inspired memes. A.G. Cook, who helms the bubblegum-electronic label and collective PC Music, shared a remix of Grimes’ “Flesh Without Blood” called “Flesh Without Musk.” Musk recently tweeted that “Flesh Without Blood” is one of his More »

Katy Perry Literally Extended An Olive Branch To Taylor Swift For Reputation Tour Opening Night

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Katy Perry is nothing if not literal. She sent Taylor Swift an olive branch, and no, this is not a drill. Before stepping on stage for the first concert of the Reputation World Tour at University of Phoenix Stadium in Ariz., Swift took to her Instagram Story on Tuesday to share a snap of the … More »

Post Malone Doesn’t Care About Rap Music

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It’s one of my life’s great regrets, but I can’t deny it: Last Friday I helped Post Malone’s new album Beerbongs & Bentleys break the single-day streaming record. More »