Today we are going to discuss about one of the greatest song of Katy Perry from the album ” Teenage Dream” which is called California Gurls. Now lets focus on some of the detail information about the song.
It is a song by American singer called Katy Perry, this song was from her third Studio album which was released in 2010 called ” Teenage Dream”. It features American rapper called Snoop Dogg. Both of these artists wrote this song with the Bonnie Mckee and its producers were Dr. Live and Max Martin, with some of the additional production from Benny Blanco . According to Katy, this song is an answer to the song ” Empire State of My Mind” which was released in 2009 and produced by Jay Z and Alicia Keys. California Gurls is a Funk and disco pop music with influences of new electro pop and wave. Some of its lyrics are in order to the state of California, in which both Snoop Dogg and Perry where they born and raised.
This song gained positive reviews from the music critics with the majority of listeners it became summer anthem as well as complementing its beats and production. This song was originally intended to be sent to mainstream rhythmic airplay on 25th May 2010. The song debuted on May 7, 2010 from the album ” Teenage Dream” which was lick on the internet . The song was a world wild hit and it picking at the number one position on the Billboard hot 100 for more than 6 consecutive weeks. It gave her second US number one single and Snoop doggs third number one single. It reached number 1 position over 10 countries such as Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland and the United Kingdom.
Music video of this song was released on June 15, 2010 and it feature perry and her dancers as pieces of a board game, it was set in the fictional candifornia . Music video of the song was inspired by the artist Will Cotton according to Katy Perry.
So let’s focus on some of the background information about this song. In an Interview with head quarters, at the time Chris Anokute told that while traveling perry text him and said that “she did not think the album was finished and she needed one more song.” She told that she wanted to write the song about California Gurls. In the Photoshoot of Rolling Stone magazine on April 2010, she revealed details about this song, it is a response to Jay Z’s song called Empire State of Mind.
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Today we are going to discuss about one of the greatest albums released in the world by any other artist which is called Teenage Dream. It is a album from the American singer-songwriter Katy Perry, she is one of the most famous personality in the music industry. Now let’s focus on the some of the detail information about this album –
It is the third Studio album by American singer-songwriter called Katy Perry, which was released on August 24, 2010. It was released by Capitol Records. The album contains some of the genres like Dance pop and pop music with influences of Disco Funk, electronic house, Gothic Rock high energy and hip hop. The song inspired the people around the teenage love partying, self improvement and personal improvement. Katy wrote each song of this album and she also worked with new producers and writers including Dr. Luke, Max Martin, Benny blanco, Tricky Stewart, Greg Kurstin, StarGate and Ester Dean.
From the release, this album received mixed reviews from the music critics. Who praised for its production, themes and Katy’s songwriting. This album took place at number 1 position on the US Billboard 200 by selling more than 192,000 copies in its first week. The song certified double Platinum by the “Recording Industry Association of America” by selling more than 2.9 million copies in the United States alone. It is in the top 40 of the Billboard 200 Year End Charts for 3 years in a row.
In October 2013, this album has sold 5.7 million copies worldwide. This album gave Katy Perry’s 7 Grammy Award nomination including Best Pop Vocal Album, Album of The Year and Record of The Year as well as winning the international Album of The Year at the Juno Awards of 2011. It produced the number 1 singles like California Gurls, Teenage Dreams and later produced the number 1 singles like Firework and Last Friday Night. E.T. is only single that took number 3 position on the Billboard hot 100. This album is the second album in the history to have five number one singles from the one album after Michael Jackson’s 1987 album called Bad. It achieved by only one female artist who is none other than Katy Perry. It is a third album in the history to produced 8 top 5 hit singles. This album has sold more than 2 million digital downloads in the US alone and setting a record in the digital Era for the most multi-platinum single song from one album. It has broken the previous record of the Fergie’s debut album The Duchess, which was released in 2006. It has 5 multi-platinum songs.
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