Katy Perry’s New Pop Era Begins with “Woman’s World”

This summer marks the start of an extraordinary new pop era for global superstar Katy Perry. Kicking things off is the highly anticipated release of her new single, “Woman’s World,” set to debut on Thursday, July 11, at 7:00 PM ET/4:00 PM PT. Fans can look forward to the official video premiere the following morning on July 12. Perry teased the excitement by unveiling the single’s bold cover art, photographed by the acclaimed British photographer Jack Bridgland, along with a snippet of the song on her social media channels. “Woman’s World” is the first single from Perry’s forthcoming album, signaling a new chapter in her illustrious career.

Fans can pre-save “Woman’s World” and pre-order the CD single or 7-inch vinyl editions online. The single promises to be another monumental hit in Perry’s already impressive discography.

With an astounding 115 billion streams and global sales surpassing 70 million adjusted albums and 143 million tracks, Katy Perry stands as one of the best-selling musical artists of all time. She is one of only five recording artists in RIAA history to gain entry into the elite 100 Million Certified Songs club.

Adding to the summer’s excitement, Perry will headline the sold-out Rock in Rio festival in Brazil on Friday, September 20. This performance will mark her return to the Rio de Janeiro festival for the first time since 2015.

Since her Capitol Records debut in 2008 with “One of the Boys,” Katy Perry has achieved a staggering 115 billion streams and global sales of over 70 million adjusted albums and 143 million tracks. As Capitol’s biggest-selling female artist, Perry is among only five artists in history to have surpassed 100 million certified units with their digital singles. She was also the first artist in RIAA history to earn three RIAA Diamond Song Awards for “Firework,” “Dark Horse,” and “Roar.” Her hit “California Gurls” (feat. Snoop Dogg) recently earned her a fourth Diamond Song Award.

Perry’s debut album “One of the Boys” went triple Platinum and featured the hits “I Kissed A Girl” (6x Platinum) and “Hot N Cold” (8x Platinum). Her second studio album, “Teenage Dream” (2010), was recognized by the RIAA as the highest-certified era of any artist ever. This 9x Platinum album included massive hits like “Firework” and “California Gurls,” along with “E.T.” and “Teenage Dream,” which each reached 10x Platinum status.

Following the success of “Teenage Dream,” Perry’s 5x Platinum album “PRISM” was released in 2013. She became the first female artist to reach over three billion views on the official videos for “Dark Horse” and the 15x Platinum “Roar.” Currently, “Roar” has surpassed four billion views, while “Dark Horse” has crossed the one billion threshold on Spotify, where Perry boasts over 57 million monthly listeners and 30 million followers.

Perry’s 2017 album “Witness” featured the 2x Platinum single “Chained to the Rhythm” (feat. Skip Marley) as well as the Platinum hits “Bon Appétit” (feat. Migos) and “Swish Swish” (feat. Nicki Minaj). Her latest album, “SMILE,” includes the Platinum-certified “Never Really Over” and Gold-certified singles “Daisies” and “Harleys in Hawaii.” “SMILE” has sold over 2.5 million adjusted albums and accumulated over 4 billion streams to date.

Aside from her musical achievements, Katy Perry is a passionate advocate for various philanthropic causes. In 2013, she was appointed a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, using her platform to promote health, education, equality, and protection for children. Perry has also been a vocal supporter of LGBTQ+ rights, receiving numerous awards for her efforts, including the Trevor Project’s Hero Award, the Human Rights Campaign’s National Equality Award, amfAR’s Award of Courage, and Variety’s Power of Women distinction for her work with the Firework Foundation, which empowers children from underserved communities through the arts.

Perry’s entrepreneurial ventures include her shoe line, Katy Perry Collections, and investments in companies focused on health and wellness, such as Bragg, Impossible Foods, Apeel Sciences, and Samsara. She also co-founded De Soi, a line of sparkling non-alcoholic apéritifs with natural adaptogens, in partnership with AMASS.

Recently, Perry concluded her critically acclaimed Las Vegas residency, “PLAY,” and wrapped up her seventh and final season as a judge on “American Idol.”

Katy Perry’s new single “Woman’s World” is just the beginning of what promises to be another landmark era for the pop icon.