Katy Perry

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    Katy Perry Talks About Falling Into Depression After Russell Brand Divorce

    Grammy-nominated singer Katy Perry opened up about her depression following her divorce from British comedian Russell Brand in 2012 and how she restored her mental health, NBC News reports. “I became depressed and I did not want to get out of bed. In the past, I had been able to overcome it, but this time something happened that made me…

  • Nov 20, 2019

    And the Grammy Nomination Goes To…

    The Grammys are screaming “Cuz I Love You” to Lizzo: The breakthrough singer-rapper scored a whopping eight nominations, including bids for the top four awards, making her the show’s top-nominated act. Lizzo picked up nominations for album of the year with her major-label debut, “Cuz I Love You”; song and record of the year with her anthemic No. 1 hit,...

  • Nov 18, 2019

    And the Grammy Nomination Could Go To…

    L may typically stand for “loser” but artists like Lizzo, Lady Gaga, Lil Nas X and Lewis Capaldi are likely to score big next week when the Grammy nominations are unveiled, with expected nods in key categories, from album of the year to record and song of the year.

  • Nov 10, 2019

    Chrissy Teigen Honored at Baby2Baby Gala

    Chrissy Teigen said she felt honored to receive an award at the Baby2Baby Gala, but her acceptance speech wasn’t all about her achievement: “No kid should go hungry. No kid should not go without the basics in their home.” Teigen — a model, television host and cookbook author — accepted the Giving Tree Award on Saturday night in Culver City,...

  • Sep 18, 2019

    Katy Perry Rocks Out During Ellen DeGeneres Taping

    Katy Perry made an appearance on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” Wednesday dressed in an outfit inspired by Shelley Long’s character in the cult classic “Troop Beverly Hills.”

  • Aug 31, 2019

    Ellie Goulding Weds Art Dealer Boyfriend in Lavish Ceremony

    British singer-songwriter Ellie Goulding has married art dealer Caspar Jopling in a lavish ceremony with pals Katy Perry, Orlando Bloom and Sienna Miller in attendance. The two tied the knot Saturday in Yorkshire, England, at the gothic York Minster Cathedral. The 32-year-old Goulding was wearing a white custom Chloe gown. She pulled up in a flower-adorned blue Volkswagen minivan to...

  • Aug 4, 2019

    Streaming Music May Make Cases Like Katy Perry’s More Common

    To show that Katy Perry and the team that wrote her 2013 hit “Dark Horse” may have heard his song and stole from it, Christian rapper Marcus Gray’s primary evidence was that his 2009 song, “Joyful Noise” had plays in the millions on YouTube and Spotify. Plaintiffs in copyright cases like Gray, who won a $2.78 million victory over Perry...

  • Aug 1, 2019

    Christian Rapper Awarded $2.7M in Katy Perry Copyright Infringement Case

    A Christian rapper was awarded $2.7 million in damages Thursday by a federal court jury that determined Katy Perry’s hit “Dark Horse” included a musical passage lifted from the rapper’s earlier song titled “Joyful Noise.”

  • Aug 1, 2019

    Jury Gets a Glimpse Into Costs of Making a Katy Perry Hit

    It’s expensive to promote a Katy Perry hit, a music executive told a jury that will decide how much the pop superstar and other collaborators on her 2013 song “Dark Horse” will pay the creators of a Christian rap song. Just how expensive? More than $13,000 for a wardrobe stylist. Over $3,000 for a hairdo. Nearly $2,000 for flashing cocktail...

  • Jul 30, 2019

    Katy Perry’s Megahit ‘Dark Horse’ Earned Her Millions. So How Much Will Christian Rapper Flame Get?

    An attorney told a Los Angeles federal jury Tuesday that Katy Perry’s megahit “Dark Horse” and album “Prism” earned a total of $41 million and it was up to the panel to award fair compensation in damages to a Christian hip-hop artist for what was determined to be copyright infringement.

  • Jul 29, 2019

    Jury Sides With Christian Rapper and Says Katy Perry Lifted Parts for Song ‘Dark Horse’

    A downtown Los Angeles jury Monday sided with a Christian rapper who claims a portion of Katy Perry’s 2013 hit “Dark Horse” was lifted from his song “Joyful Noise,” with the panel calling the passages in the two songs substantially similar. With the jury’s finding, the federal trial will now move to a damages phase to determine how much money...

  • Jul 5, 2019

    Alitalia Apologizes for Ad Using Actor in Blackface to Portray Barack Obama

    Alitalia has apologized and taken down a video featuring an actor in blackface depicting former President Barack Obama after the Italian airline faced backlash on social media....
    The advertisement was part of a series of promotional videos to highlight Alitalia’s new route from Rome to Washington, D.C., which included portrayals of other presidents such as Abraham Lincoln and Donald Trump. But...

  • Jun 26, 2019

    How Chrissy Teigen Surprised A Gravely Ill Fan

    Leave it to Chrissy Teigen to “Bring the Funny” – and the heart! Meet Annie McMahon, who has suffered from cystic fibrosis her whole life and got to spend the day with Chrissy in a sweet at-home hangout. Find out what the gals got up to, and which other A-listers have sent Annie their own personalized messages of love.

  • Jun 25, 2019

    Selena Gomez, Taylor Swift, Chrissy Teigen and More Stars Offer Hope and Support to Ailing Fan

    Stars are sending their love to Annie McMahon. The 22-year-old, who has been battling cystic fibrosis for her entire life, has had two double lung transplants but is too sick for a third. Annie’s story recently went viral after a video of her and her friends singing Taylor Swift’s “You Belong With Me” was shared over 4,000 times on Twitter....

  • Jun 12, 2019

    ‘Peace at Last’: Katy Perry, Taylor Swift Bury the Hatchet Over Cookies

    The “California Gurls” singer extended a literal olive branch last year.

  • Jun 4, 2019

    Miley Cyrus Speaks Out After Fan Gropes Her in Barcelona

    Miley Cyrus is saying “don’t f–k with my freedom” after a scary incident in Barcelona. Earlier this week, the “She Is Coming” artist was leaving her hotel in Spain with husband Liam Hemsworth when she was groped by a stranger, who grabbed her and pulled her in for a kiss. Video footage posted on social media showed Hemsworth leading Cyrus...

  • May 25, 2019

    Amidst the Chaos, Sara Bareilles Finds a New Voice

    Feeling “lost” after Donald Trump won the U.S. presidential election, Sara Bareilles found herself in a meditation class to help deal with the new American reality. “I felt like the world was on fire and I didn’t have any tools to just cope with the idea that I was in a catastrophe,” she said. “It was just like apocalyptic for...

  • May 19, 2019

    Blame It on Bieber: Iceland Canyon Too Popular With Visitors

    A large sign warns motorists that Iceland’s Fjadrárgljúfur canyon is closed to visitors but drivers keep on coming down the narrow gravel road. A ranger at a roadblock has to explain why no one can pass: The vulnerable landscape cannot sustain more visitors. Blame Justin Bieber, the Canadian pop star with a worldwide reach. Bieber’s magical music video “I’ll Show...

  • May 18, 2019

    Sikhs Say Nordstrom Apologized for Turban, Waiting for Gucci

    Nordstrom has apologized to Sikhs for selling a turban they found offensive, but a representative with the U.S. community’s top civil rights organization said Saturday they are still waiting to hear from the Gucci brand that designed it. “We feel that companies are commodifying and capitalizing on something that is dear and sacred to people around the world,” said Simran...

  • Apr 19, 2019

    Ancestry Pulls Slavery-Era Ad After Backlash

    Ancestry.com on Friday apologized for an ad that showed a mixed-race couple discussing escaping to the North during the Civil War era. The ad drew widespread criticism on social media for whitewashing slavery, prompting the DNA testing company to remove it from TV and its YouTube channel. Ancestry started running the ad on TV on April 15, according to research...

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