For immediate release:
PRE-ORDER LAUNCHES FOR KATY PERRY’S NEW ALBUM, WITNESS, SET FOR RELEASE ON JUNE 9
“SWISH SWISH” FEATURING NICKI MINAJ IS OUT TODAY
EACH TICKET PURCHASE FOR WITNESS: THE TOUR ALSO INCLUDES A COPY OF KATY’S NEW ALBUM
19 May 2017 (Toronto, ON) – Katy Perry’s new album, Witness, is available for pre-order everywhere now and will be released June 9 via Capital Records / Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company. Fans who pre-order the digital album will instantly receive “Swish Swish” featuring Nicki Minaj plus the 2X Platinum-certified hit in Canada “Chained to the Rhythm” (featuring Skip Marley) and Katy’s new single, “Bon Appétit” featuring Migos.
This evening, Katy will be the lead talk guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and tomorrow, May 20, she will perform as musical guest on the season finale of Saturday Night Live. She will also appear on CBS’“THE LATE LATE SHOW CARPOOL KARAOKE PRIMETIME SPECIAL 2017,” which will air on Monday, May 22.
Tickets for the U.S. dates of WITNESS: The Tour go on sale to the general public on Monday, May 22, at 10 AM with the Canadian dates on sale May 26. Each ticket purchase for WITNESS: The Tour also includes a copy of her album, Witness.
The North American run will include three dates in Canada – September 9 at Bell Centre in Montreal, September 12 at Air Canada Centre in Toronto, and February 5, 2018 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver. For a full list of tour dates, visit: katyperry.com.
Katy made her Capitol Records debut with 2008’s One of the Boys after signing to the label in 2007. She cemented her status as a global superstar with the follow-up album, Teenage Dream (2010). PRISM, her 2013 album, debuted at No. 1 on iTunes in 100 countries and has sold more than 12.5 million adjusted albums worldwide. With the singles “Firework” and “Dark Horse” each surpassing the 10 million threshold including song sales and streams, Katy is the first female artist to earn two RIAA Digital Single Diamond Awards. In her 10 years with Capitol, she has racked up a cumulative 18+ billion streams alongside worldwide sales of more than 40+ million adjusted albums and 125+ million tracks. She is the most-followed person globally on Twitter. Katy played to a total of two million people on the sold-out, 151-date Prismatic World Tour and headlined the Super Bowl XLIX halftime show, which set a record as the most-watched Super Bowl halftime show ever.
Katy Perry’s WITNESS: The Tour – Canadian Dates:
9/9 – Montréal, QE @ Bell Centre
9/12 – Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Centre
2/5 – Vancouver, BC @ Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena