What do Katy Perry, Tyler, the Creator, Nick Cave, Metallica’s Kirk Hammett and Weird Al all have in common? Well, they all covered the song, “Daisy Bell (Bicycle Built For Two) for artist Mark Ryden.
A little girl named Addy, who was diagnosed with stage IV cancer, had a wish to be a pop star in her own music video. And thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, her dream came true.
While there is no foolproof process for locking lips, Katy Perry knew how to increase her odds exponentially.
Katy Perry said “Birthday” was the most insane video she’s ever done. In reality, it’s the most unexpected homage to Candid Camera that we didn’t know we wanted.
“It became this crazy journey of learning on the one hand, how daunting dealing with dementia is but on the other hand, how much I loved her. I started writing everything down and I started photographing her and I started writing songs.”
If “Birthday” doesn’t make you want to be the object of Katy Perry’s affection, then you must not have much of a sweet tooth.
Billboard announced today (April 9) the finalists for the 2014 Billboard Music Awards. Both Imagine Dragons and Lorde lead the nominations in 12 of the 40 award categories, with Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis following close behind with 11, 10 and eight noms respectively.
The California Gurl is going country.
Whether you were a featured soloist at The Met, or you can sit down and play the right hand of “Für Elise,” or you don’t know a whole note from a hole in the wall, there’s always something to be learned from music theory.
The real takeaway from this interview though, is that Riff Raff went on a date with the California Gurl. And they might go on another one.