Yesterday, it was announced that Adele will be performing at the 2012 Grammy Awards and now we have yet another name to add to the mix. Katy Perry has been tapped to hit the stage at the event that will air live via CBS on February 12th at 8pm ET.
If you have been observing the Billboard charts during the last year then might have concluded that Adele has never truly left the summits of the listings; she simply took breaks. As such, it was completely unsurprising when the singer topped the Billboard Hot 100 this week and effectively ousted Rihanna.
Almost every artist, especially those acts who emerged during the last 10 years, seems pitiful when compared to the enormous shadow of Michael Jackson. However, one particular act has become a favourite metaphoric punching bag of the critics who continuously seek ways to slam the younger generation. That artist is Katy Perry.
Two major achievements were logged in the Billboard history books this week but they occurred on two completely different charts by two extremely dissimilar artists. Rihanna and Adele have both made history in their individual ways on the Billboard Hot 100 and the Billboard 200, respectively.
Katy Perry and her team at Capitol Records really want to break Michael Jackson’s record for having six #1 songs on the Billboard Hot 100 from a single album. Hence, in response to the Pop singer’s latest release, ‘The One That Got Away’, cascading to #6 on the chart on last week, they have issued [...]
Katy Perry has not been seen in public since her busband Russell Brand filed for divorce on December 30th but she resurfaced last weekend to film a new Adidas commercial. Sporting a new blue hairstyle, the slightly thicker singer/songwriter smiled for the cameras on the set in Santa Barbra.
Just when it seemed that Americans finally had enough of Rihanna’s ‘We Found Love’, the tune has returned to the top of the Billboard Hot 100. After losing its grip of the peak position to LMFAO’s ‘Sexy & I Know It’, the track has rebounded to the summit of the chart and extended its reign [...]
Adele’s ’21′ was an unbeatable force on the Billboard 200 in 2011 and it appears that the album will continue to occupy the upper regions of the chart in 2012. In fact, the record has logged its 14th week at the summit of the lineup and matched one of the accomplishments of another famous singer [...]