Jill Sobule spoke with EW.com about how Katy Perry is enjoying a hit right now with ‘I Kissed a Girl’, a song title that matches her 1995 hit. “I don’t feel precious about the title, but I’ve gotten tons of e-mails from annoyed fans,” she explained. “Some think it’s more of a Girls Gone Wild thing than anything shocking or empowering to true gay feelings.” Sobule added, “Katy Perry’s song is a kind of catchy party song, although I will admit that I do smile when a critique mentions my version in a more favorable light. Is that wrong?” Read more.
Katy Perry is out with the video for her new single ‘I Kissed A Girl’, off her Capitol Records debut album ‘One Of The Boys’, being released June 17th. Watch it below.
Blender.com caught up with Katy Perry at SXSW in Austin, Texas, where the singer attempted to reverse the cliche of male rock stars signing the boobs of their female fans by asking several bands if she could sign their breasts. Check out how she did below.
Influenced by artists such as Heart and late Queen singer Freddie Mercury, Katy Perry tells the Palo Alto Daily News she hopes to be the woman that 14 and 15-year-old girls look up to. “Freddie Mercury wrote ‘Killer Queen.’ I know it might be about a prostitute, but I really feel it’s about me, a strong female,” Perry said. “There’s still a void for a rock chick. … The only rock chick we have is Avril Lavigne.”
As for the controversy artists such as Britney Spears and Amy Winehouse find themselves in, Perry said, “If we can all stay alive, that would be best. I just (don’t) understand why we can’t do our jobs and show up.”
Avril Lavigne Lets Loose At New Year’s Eve Party In Vegas
January 3, 2008 – Avril hosted a New Year’s Eve party at Prive in Las Vegas on Monday night, where the singer shocked onlookers with behavior making her look more like Paris Hilton.
“It was an Avril I’ve never seen before,” a partier confessed to FoxNews.com’s Pop Tarts. “She totally let loose and was gyrating on all the couches and jumping from table to table while putting on quite the public display with her husband, Deryck [Whibley].”
Check out footage of Avril and her Sum 41 hubby heading up the escalator to the party below.
MySpace Presents: The Fit cruises in style to the hippest spots in Los Angeles for hot couture with pop-rock princess Katy Perry. The sassy ‘Ur So Gay’ singer modeled classic and contemporary fashions from popKiller, Shareen’s Vintage and Coquette, showing women on a budget how to get that sexy rock star look without going broke. Perry is set to release her full-length debut in spring ’08 on Capitol Records. Watch it below.