Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Katy Perry Dropping New Single Next Month, But Is there An American Idol Curse?

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Katy Perry is dropping a new single July 11th.

It’s her first release since leaving “American Idol” at the end of the season.

“Woman’s World” is the title, and Katy is hoping to return to the days of “Firework” and her other hits.

But there may be an “American Idol” curse. Last week, “Idol” judge Luke Bryan released a new album called “Mind of a Country Boy.” It’s stalled at number 25 on iTunes. “Idol” judges have never had a lot of luck on the charts even though they have the most exposure ever. His “Idol” appearance did nothing for Jon Bon Jovi either.

The problem for Perry is age, I’m sad to say. She will have to have a knockout single in “Woman’s World,” so catchy and unusual that everyone will want to hear it on the radio.

I’m a big Katy Perry fan, so I’m crossing fingers “Woman’s World” will bring her back to the charts!

Roger Friedman
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Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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