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TIMELINE

  • Katy PerryKaty Perry was born 'Katheryn Hudson' on October 25, 1984. The singer-songwriter was brought up in a religious household in California where Katy music was not supported and described as 'devil's work.' Although she began her singing in a church and released a Christian LP in 2001 (Katy Hudson), Katy soon diverted from her religious teachings. Katy's first shot at attention came in the form of The Matrix - a production team that planned to record their own LP with Katy as one of the vocalists before the plans were terminated.

1984...

2001....

2007....

  • November 20: After signing with Columbia Records, Katy released her first single "Ur So Gay" which failed to hit the Top 40 but got her noticed for its controversial lyrics and its playful appeal.
  • June 17: Katy released her major-label debut LP One Of The Boys. The LP hit the Top 10 in the US, Canada, Germany, Ireland, Austria, Holland, France, Greece, Ireland, Mexico, Norway, Poland, and Switzerland.
  • June 21: Katy hit the Top 10 with "I Kissed A Girl."
  • August 10: Katy topped the UK singles chart for 5 weeks with "I Kissed A Girl." The song also topped the charts in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, and Switzerland.
  • Katy Perry - "One Of The Boys" (Single)December 20: Katy topped the Billboard Adult Top 40 chart for 5 weeks with "Hot N' Cold."
  • December: Katy topped the Rolling Stone 'Readers Poll' for Best New Artist of 2008.
  • December 4: Katy topped the Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs chart for 1 week with "Peacock."
  • December 11: Katy topped the Billboard Hot Digital Songs chart for 3 weeks and Hot Digital Tracks chart for 1 week with "Firework."
  • December 11: Katy topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart for 4 weeks with "Firework."
  • Katy Perry - "Not Like The Movies" (Single)January 1: Katy topped the ARC Weekly Top 40 for 3 weeks with "Firework." The song also topped the charts in Canada and New Zealand.
  • January 8: Katy topped the Billboard Pop Songs chart for 4 weeks and the Hot Dance Airplay chart for 2 weeks with "Firework."
  • January 22: Katy topped the Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs chart for 1 week with "Firework."
  • April 2: Katy hit the Top 10 with "E.T."
  • April 9: Katy topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart for 5 weeks with "E.T." The song also topped the charts in Canada, New Zealand, and Poland.
  • April 23: Katy topped the ARC Weekly Top 40 for 6 weeks with Kanye West with "E.T."
  • April 23: Katy topped the Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs chart for 1 week with "E.T."
  • April 30: Katy topped the Billboard Pop Songs chart for 6 weeks and the Hot Dance Airplay chart for 2 weeks with "E.T."
  • May 7: Katy topped the Billboard Radio Songs chart for 5 weeks with "E.T."
  • May 14: Katy topped the Billboard Rhythmic Top 40 chart for 4 weeks with "E.T."
  • May 28: Katy topped the Billboard Adult Contemporary for 1 week with "E.T."
  • May 12: Katy topped the Billboard Dance Club Play Songs chart for 1 week with "Part Of Me."
  • March 23: Katy won a Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Female Singer.
  • Katy Perry - "Unconditionally" (Single)November 3: Katy topped the UK LPs chart for 1 week with Prism.
  • November 9: Katy topped the Billboard 200 LP chart for 1 week and Digital Albums chart for 1 week with Prism. The LP sold over 286,000 copies its first week of release in the US.
  • November 9: Katy topped the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart for 15 weeks with "Roar."
  • November 16: Katy hit the Top 10 with "Unconditionally."
  • March 1: Katy topped Billboard Radio Songs chart for 2 weeks with help from Juicy J with "Dark Horse."
  • March 22: Katy topped Billboard Rhythmic Songs chart for 1 week with help from Juicy J with "Dark Horse."

2015...

  • July 16: Katy was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Class Short Format Live Action Entertainment Program for her Super Bowl XLIX Half-Time Show.
  • July 31: Teenage Dream was certified 3x platinum and Prism was certified 2x platinum.
  • August 6: Katy topped the Billboard Digital Songs chart for 1 week with "Rise."
  • October 22: Katy topped the Billboard Dance Club Play Songs chart with "Rise."

2017...


LP DISCOGRAPHY

Katy Perry - 'Katy Hudson'

Katy Hudson

Released: October 23, 2001
Tracks: "Trust In Me" - "Piercing" - "Search Me" - "Last Call" - "Growing Pains" - "My Own Monster" - "Spit" - "Faith Won't Fail" - "Naturally" - "When There's Nothing Left"

Katy Perry - 'One Of The Boys'
iTunes
Amazon.mp3

One Of The Boys

Released: June 17, 2008
US: Platinum
Billboard Top 200 LPs peak: # 9
Rolling Stone: 2 stars from Rolling Stone
Tracks: "One Of The Boys" - "I Kissed A Girl" - "Waking Up In Vegas" - "Thinking Of You" - "Mannequin" - "Ur So Gay" - "Hot N' Cold" - "If You Can Afford Me" - "Lost" - "Self Inflicted" - "I'm Still Breathing"
Special Edition includes: "Fingerprints" - "Hot N' Cold" (Manhattan Clique Remix Radio Edit) - "I Kissed A Girl" (Morgan Page Remix - Main)
(also available on
vinyl)

Katy Perry - 'MTV Unplugged' (CD/DVD)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3

MTV Unplugged

Released: July 22, 2009
Billboard Top 200 LPs peak: # 168
Live Tracks: "I Kissed A Girl" - "Ur So Gay" - "Hackensack" - "Thinking Of You" - "Lost" - "Waking Up In Vegas" - "Brick By Brick"

Katy Perry - 'Teenage Dream'
iTunes
Amazon.mp3








Katy Perry - 'Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection'
iTunes
Amazon.mp3

Teenage Dream

Released: August 24, 2010
US: 3x Platinum
Billboard Top 200 LPs peak: # 1 (for 1 week)
Billboard #1: Digital Albums
Grammy Nominee: Album of the Year, Best Pop Vocal Album
Rolling Stone: 3 stars from Rolling Stone - Entertainment Weekly: B-
Tracks: "Teenage Dream" - "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" - "California Gurls" (featuring Snoop Dogg) - "Firework" - "Peacock" - "Circle The Drain" - "The One That Got Away" - "E.T." - "Who Am I Living For?" - "Pearl" - "Hummingbird Heartbeat" - "Not Like The Movies"
Special Edition includes: "If We Ever Meet Again" - "Starstrukk" - "California Gurls" (Passion Pit Main Mix) - "California Gurls" (Armand Van Helden Remix) - "Teenage Dream" (Kaskade Club Remix)
(also available on
vinyl)

Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection

Released: March 26, 2012
Tracks: "Teenage Dream" - "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" - "California Gurls" (featuring Snoop Dogg) - "Firework" - "Peacock" - "Circle The Drain" - "The One That Got Away" - "E.T." - "Who Am I Living For?" - "Pearl" - "Hummingbird Heartbeat" - "Not Like The Movies" - "The One That Got Away" (Acoustic) - "Part Of Me" - "Wide Awake" - "Dressin' Up" - ""E.T." (featuring Kanye West) - "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" (featuring Missy Elliott) - "Tommie Sunshine's Megasix Smash-Up"

Katy Perry - 'Prism'
iTunes
Amazon.mp3

Prism

Released: October 22, 2013
US: 2x Platinum
Billboard Top 200 LPs peak: # 1 (for1 week)
Billboard #1: Digital Albums
Grammy Nominee: Best Pop Vocal Album
Tracks: "Roar" - "Legendary Lovers" - "Birthday" - "Walking On Air" - "Unconditionally" - "Dark Horse" (featuring Juicy J) - "This Is How We Do" - "International Smile" - "Ghost" - "Love Me" - "This Moment" - "Double Rainbow" - "By The Grace Of God"


POP SINGLES DISCOGRAPHY
[based on RockOnTheNet's The ARC Weekly Top 40

 
1 "Dark Horse"
[Katy Perry featuring Juicy J]

from the LP
Prism
ARC chart run: 39 - 31 - 25 - 18 - 14 - 9 - 6 - 3 - 2 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 2 - 2 - 2 - 4 - 4 - 6 - 7 - 11 - 12 - 15 - 29 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 1
RIAA Certification: 10x Platinum
Billboard # 1: Hot 100, Digital Songs, Pop Songs, Radio Songs, Dance Club Play Songs, Rhythmic Songs
MTV VMA Winner: Best Female Video
MTV VMA Nominee: Best Collaboration
1(5) 25 2014 Katy Perry featuring Juicy J - "Dark Horse" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
2 "E.T."
[Katy Perry featuring Kanye West]

from the LP
Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection
ARC chart run: 29 - 17 - 13 - 11 - 5 - 3 - 2 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 2 - 2 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 8 - 11 - 14 - 19 - 31 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 2
RIAA Certification: 8x Platinum
Billboard # 1: Hot 100, Pop Songs, Radio Songs, Digital Songs, Digital Tracks, Dance Club Songs, Dance Airplay, Dance Singles Sales, Rhythmic Top 40, Adult Contemporary
MTV VMA Winner: Best Collaboration, Best Special Effects
MTV VMA Nominee: Best Direction, Best Art Direction, Best Editing
1(6) 23 2011 Katy Perry featuring Kanye West - "E.T." (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
3 "I Kissed A Girl"

from the LP
One Of The Boys
ARC chart run: 33 - 25 - 16 - 11 - 8 - 3 - 2 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 2 - 5 - 6 - 8 - 14 - 17 - 19 - 37 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 9
RIAA Certification: 5x Platinum
Billboard # 1: Hot 100, Pop 100, Pop 100 Airplay, Digital Songs, Digital Tracks, Dance Airplay
Grammy Nominee: Best Pop Vocal Performance - Female
MTV VMA Nominee: Best Female Video, Best New Artist, Best Editing, Best Cinematography, Best Art Direction
1(6) 21 2008 Katy Perry - "I Kissed A Girl" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
4 "Hot N' Cold"

from the LP
One Of The Boys
ARC chart run: 27 - 20 - 17 - 11 - 7 - 4 - 3 - 2 - 2 - 2 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 7 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 11 - 16 - 22 - 25 - 35 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 10
RIAA Certification: 6x Platinum
Billboard # 1: Pop 100, Top 40 Mainstream, Adult Top 40
Grammy Nominee: Best Pop Vocal Performance - Female
MTV VMA Nominee: Best Female Video
1(4) 26 2008 Katy Perry - "Hot 'N Cold" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
5 Firework

from the LP
Teenage Dream
ARC chart run: 40 - 27 - 20 - 12 - 9 - 8 - 7 - 5 - 3 - 2 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 6 - 6 - 8 - 11 - 15 - 21 - 24 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 8
RIAA Certification: 10x Platinum
Billboard # 1: Hot 100, Pop Songs, Radio Songs, Digital Songs, Digital Tracks, Dance Airplay, Dance Club Songs, Adult Pop Songs
Grammy Nominee: Record of the Year, Best Pop Solo Performance
MTV VMA Winner: Video of the Year
MTV VMA Nominee: Best Female Video, Best Video With A Message
1(3) 24 2011 Katy Perry - "Firework" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
6 Teenage Dream

from the LP
Teenage Dream
ARC chart run: 37 - 22 - 13 - 10 - 7 - 4 - 4 - 3 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 2 - 2 - 4 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 11 - 14 - 16 - 19 - 31 - 35 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 15
RIAA Certification: 7x Platinum
Billboard # 1: Hot 100, Radio Songs, Digital Songs, Pop Songs, Dance Airplay, Dance Club Songs, Adult Pop Songs
Grammy Nominee: Best Pop Vocal Performance - Female
MTV VMA Nominee: Best Cinematography
1(3) 23 2010 Katy Perry - "Teenage Dream" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
7 California Gurls
[Katy Perry featuring Snoop Dogg]

from the LP
Teenage Dream
ARC chart run: 27 - 14 - 8 - 6 - 5 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 2 - 3 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 7 - 11 - 18 - 22 - 25 - 34 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 18
RIAA Certification: 7x Platinum
Billboard # 1: Hot 100, Digital Songs, Digital Tracks, Pop Songs, Radio Songs, Dance Airplay, Dance Club Songs, Adult Pop Songs
Grammy Nominee: Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals
MTV VMA Nominee: Best Female Video, Best Pop Video
1(5) 21 2010 Katy Perry featuring Snoop Dogg - "California Gurls" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
8 Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)

from the LP
Teenage Dream
ARC chart run: 34 - 23 - 14 - 9 - 5 - 4 - 3 - 2 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 2 - 4 - 5 - 10 - 15 - 18 - 21 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 17
RIAA Certification: 5x Platinum
Billboard # 1: Hot 100, Pop Songs, Digital Songs, Digital Tracks, Radio Songs, Dance Club Songs, Adult Top 40 Tracks
MTV VMA Nominee: Best Pop Video
1(5) 20 2011 Katy Perry - "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
9 Wide Awake

from the LP
Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection
ARC chart run: 30 - 17 - 14 - 10 - 6 - 4 - 4 - 3 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 2 - 2 - 1 - 3 - 7 - 12 - 17 - 22 - 28 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 19
RIAA Certification: 4x Platinum
Billboard # 1: Pop Songs, Digital Songs, Dance Club Play Songs
Grammy Nominee: Best Pop Solo Performance
MTV VMA Winner: Best Art Direction
MTV VMA Nominee: Video of the Year, Best Visual Effects
1(4) 20 2012 Katy Perry - "Wide Awake" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
10 Roar

from the LP
Prism
ARC chart run: 35 - 17 - 10 - 6 - 2 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 3 - 3 - 4 - 6 - 9 - 11 - 15 - 20 - 26 - 31 - 38 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 13
RIAA Certification: 9x Platinum
Billboard # 1: Hot 100, Pop Songs, Radio Songs, Digital Songs, Dance Club Play, Adult Pop Songs, Adult Contemporary
Grammy Nominee: Song of the Year, Best Pop Solo Performance
1(5) 21 2013 Katy Perry - "Roar" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
11 Waking Up In Vegas

from the LP
One Of The Boys
ARC chart run: 40 - 31- 24 - 22 - 17 - 13 - 10 - 9 - 8 - 5 - 5 - 3 - 2 - 1 - 2 - 3 - 5 - 6 - 9 - 12 - 16 - 25 - 27 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 20
RIAA Certification: 2x Platinum
Billboard # 1: Pop Songs, Dance Club Songs
1(1) 23 2009 Katy Perry - "Waking Up In Vegas" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
12 The One That Got Away

from the LP
Teenage Dream
ARC chart run: 34 - 23 - 17 - 14 - 10 - 7 - 7 - 5 - 4 - 3 - 3 - 2 - 2 - 2 - 4 - 4 - 7 - 10 - 13 - 18 - 24 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 24
RIAA Certification: 3x Platinum
Billboard # 1: Pop Songs, Dance Club Songs
2 21 2012 Katy Perry - "The One That Got Away" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
13 Part Of Me

from the LP
Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection
ARC chart run: 20 - 11 - 9 - 7 - 5 - 4 - 4 - 4 - 3 - 4 - 7 - 10 - 12 - 15 - 18 - 24 - 28 - 34 - 37 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 35
RIAA Certification: 3x Platinum
Billboard # 1: Hot 100, Digital Songs, Dance Club Play Songs
MTV VMA Nominee: Best Female Video
3 19 2012 Katy Perry - "Part Of Me" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
14 Unconditionally

from the LP
Prism
ARC chart run: 40 - 22 - 12 - 10 - 7 - 7 - 9 - 8 - 6 - 13 - 16 - 19 - 28 - 34 - 38 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 62
RIAA Certification: Platinum
Billboard # 1: Dance Club Songs
6 15 2013 Katy Perry - "Unconditionally" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
15 Birthday

from the LP
Prism
ARC chart run: 33 - 27 - 17 - 16 - 12 - 12 - 12 - 12 - 12 - 10 - 9 - 14 - 21 - 28 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 61
RIAA Certification: Platinum
Billboard # 1: Dance Club Play Songs
9 14 2014 Katy Perry - "Birthday" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
16 If We Ever Meet Again
[Timbaland featuring Katy Perry]

from the Timbaland LP
Timbaland Presents Shock Value 2
ARC chart run: 38 - 38 - 37 - 33 - 31 - 27 - 27 - 26 - 26 - 23 - 22 - 22 - 25 - 26 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 75
22 14 2010 Timbaland featuring Katy Perry - "If We Ever Meet Again" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
17 Thinking Of You

from the LP
One Of The Boys
ARC chart run: 39 - 30 - 28 - 26 - 24 - 19 - 18 - 17 - 16 - 20 - 28 - 36 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 76
RIAA Certification: Platinum
16 12 2009 Katy Perry - "Thinking Of You" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
18 This Is How We Do

from the LP
Prism
ARC chart run: 36 - 30 - 24 - 18 - 17 - 16 - 16 - 15 - 23 - 29 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 91
RIAA Certification: 5x Platinum
Billboard # 1: Dance Club Play Songs
15 10 2014 Katy Perry - "This Is How We Do" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
19 Rise

from the
digital download
ARC chart run: 40 - 25 - 23 - 22 - 21 - 20 - 27 - 29 - 32 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 99
Billboard # 1: Digital Songs, Dance Club Play
20 9 2016 Katy Perry - "Rise" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
 
  Ur So Gay

from the LP
One Of The Boys
RIAA Certification: Gold
** ** 2007 Katy Perry - "Ur So Gay" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
  One Of The Boys

from the LP
One Of The Boys
** ** 2008 Katy Perry - "One Of The Boys" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
  If You Can Afford Me

from the LP
One Of The Boys
** ** 2009 Katy Perry - "If You Can Afford Me" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
  Peacock

from the LP
Teenage Dream
RIAA Certification: Platinum
Billboard # 1: Dance Club Songs
** ** 2010 Katy Perry - "Peacock" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
  Not Like The Movies

from the LP
Teenage Dream
** ** 2010 Katy Perry - "Not Like The Movies" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
  Circle The Drain

from the LP
Teenage Dream
** ** 2010 Katy Perry - "Circle The Drain" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
-- current single --
  Chained To The Rhythm
[Katy Perry featuring Skip Marley]

from the
digital download
** ** 2017 Katy Perry featuring Skip Marley - "Chained To The Rhythm" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
 
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