Tag: katy perry
Amazon debuts ‘Handpicked’ artist playlists, starting with Katy Perry
Ice cream. Weepy movies. Three-hour gym sessions. Howling at the moon like a crestfallen wolf. All good ways to respond to being dumped. Or you could listen to Katy Perry’s new ‘Songs About Moving On’ playlist on Amazon...
June 24, 2019
Katy Perry debuts new track on YouTube Music + Q&A
‘Never Really Over’ is, we can only presume, the first track from Katy Perry’s upcoming album – her first album since Witness in 2017. YouTube Music got the first play of it yesterday (well, at the turn of midnight...
May 31, 2019
Sandbox Issue 219: The Tools and Trends That Will Shape 2019
Lead: A new year and a new slate. To kick off the year, we speak to marketers around the business and around the world about what tools they think will be indispensable and what trends they believe will shape 2019. From AR...
January 10, 2019
Does Katy Perry really have 100m Twitter followers?
“Today we #WITNESS history. Congratulations @katyperry, the first to reach 100 million followers!” announced Twitter’s official account on Friday. The company encouraged fans to share their “favourite Katy Perry...
June 19, 2017
Katy Perry breaks her own YouTube record with ‘Bon Appetit’
Katy Perry is a YouTube record-breaker for the second time. In fact, the 16.8m first-day views for her latest track ‘Bon Appetit’ broke her own record – set in 2013 with her single ‘Roar’. According to Variety,...
May 22, 2017
Sandbox 173: The GIF that keeps on giving
Lead: GIFs might seem like a way of flooding the web with the most trivial of content, but they are a hugely important part of building fan communities around artists. While pop acts like Drake, Beyoncé, Little Mix and...
February 15, 2017
Katy Perry ‘Chained to the Rhythm’ gets a big Spotify push
Katy Perry is the latest artist to get a promotional push from Spotify, with her new single ‘Chained to the Rhythm’ all over its service today. That goes beyond placing it at the top of a bunch of prominent playlists...
February 10, 2017
Katy Perry gets her own ‘Mad Love chatbot on Kik
After Bastille and Hardwell, the latest musician to get their own chatbot is Katy Perry. Messaging app Kik has created a “Katy Perry’s Mad Love” bot, which is seemingly an official partnership with the artist to promote...
August 12, 2016
Comparing the Britney Spears mobile game to Kendall and Kylie
Mobile gaming is predicted to be a $100bn industry in 2016, with the bulk of those revenues coming from "freemium" games that make their money from in-app purchases. It's no surprise to see the music industry hoping to...
August 9, 2016
Apple gets exclusive on new Katy Perry single ‘Rise’
“This is a song that’s been brewing inside me for years, that has finally come to the surface. I was inspired to finish it now, rather than save it for my next album, because now more than ever, there is a need for our...
July 18, 2016
Katy Perry now has 90m followers on Twitter
Remember the days – 2009, specifically – when Ashton Kutcher, CNN and Britney Spears were racing to become the first Twitter account to reach 1m followers? Seven years on, and the milestones have increased considerably. Late...
July 4, 2016
Katy Perry partners with Spotify to woo artists pre-Grammys
Katy Perry is fronting an event called ‘An Evening to Celebrate the Creators’ this weekend, co-hosted by Sia, Missy Elliott and Greg Kurstin. The sponsor: Spotify, as its latest effort to win artists round to the benefits...
February 12, 2016