Popdust Names Katy Perry The 2011 Artist Of The Year

Top Quote Pop Music Website Picks Its Top Ten, Including Katy Perry, Adele, Lady Gaga, Nicki Minaj and more. End Quote
  • New York, NY (1888PressRelease) December 16, 2011 - Popdust, one of the hottest new online sites for fans of pop music, has unveiled their 2011 Artists Of The Year list. The number one spot for 2011 goes to the incredible Katy Perry, who won Video of The Year on the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards earlier this year. Perry dominated radio, television and computer screens with her irrepressible string of hits from her second album, Teenage Dream, tying a chart record set by Michael Jackson in 1987 for most number one songs off of a single album. Perry's world arena tour culminated in sold-out shows at NYC's Madison Square Garden and LA's Staples Center, and she hosted the December 10 episode of Saturday Night Live.

    LINK HERE: http://popdust.com/slideshow/katy-perry-artist-of-the-year/

    The top ten, which began rolling out last week, also includes Rick Ross, Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Beyonce, Justin Bieber, Rihanna, Drake, Lady Gaga and Adele.

    Craig Marks, Editor in Chief of Popdust comments, "The Popdust 2011 artists of the year have a number of things in common: Massive commercial success, larger than life personas, brilliant songs, fickle hairdressers, and artistic fearlessness. In short, they're never boring, and we proudly salute their narcissistic desire to always be noticed."

    About Popdust - In a sea of copycat celebrity gossip, Popdust trains an expert music-centric lens on the artists creating and performing the biggest songs in the country. Since launching in 2011, Popdust has become immensely popular with young, voracious music fans who obsessively follow stars like Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry and Rihanna. The editor in chief is Craig Marks, the former top editor of SPIN, BLENDER and BILLBOARD and co-author of the new bestselling book I Want My MTV. Co-founders include David Wade, President & General Manager of Popdust as well as co-Chairmen Philip James and Kevin Fortuna. www.popdust.com.

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