Summer might not officially begin until June 21, but unofficially, the hottest season of the year is here. Bathing suits, sunscreen, and the beach are all calling our names.

You know what else this season needs? More... MUSIC. Songs of summer, to be exact.

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Musicians are forever pushing the envelope, honing their crafts, stretching their limits.

Or they're just trying to get as many #1 hits as possible in order to sell more records and make more money to buy big cribs with multi-car garages and basketball courts in the basement.

Posted in: Ariana Grande

John Mayer has been the subject of more hit diss tracks than every living rapper combined, so it's no wonder the legendary ladies man has adopted a nonchalant attitude about being roasted in song form.

"I have super-strength for gang-ups. I'm fine," Mayer told some TMZ cameras who caught him third-wheeling it on his friends' date night.

Posted in: Katy Perry

Paul Walker and Philip Seymour Hoffman's untimely deaths left voids in their unfinished projects.

While the Fast & Furious franchise opted to use Walker's real-life, non-acting brother to finish up, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay​ will go on with a computer-generated image of Plutarch Heavensbee in Hoffman's place. 

Katy Perry covers the new issue of Cosmopolitan. EVERYWHERE. The pop singer is the magazine's first-ever worldwide cover girl, gracing all of its 62 editions.

"Katy's music and attitude have universal appeal to young women everywhere," Joanna Coles, editor in chief of Cosmopolitan, says in a statement.

Posted in: Katy Perry

What's in a name? As it turns out, maybe everything.

Since Shakespeare first posited the question in Romeo and Juliet, actors have been using fake names to land professional roles. Not only did it allow them some semblance of privacy before the dawn of Wikipedia, but let's face it, some people just aren't born with great names.

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Katy Perry Biography

Katy Perry, Blonde Hair Photo Katy Perry kissed a girl and she liked it, ladies and gentlemen. Or at least she wrote a song with those lyrics. The Californa... More »
Born
Birthplace
Santa Barbara, California
Full Name
Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson