KATY PERRY FROCK & ROLL: TRANSFORMING MUSIC AND FASHION OPENING NOV. 7

NEW EXHIBIT TO FEATURE ONE-OF-A-KIND FASHION PIECES FROM KATY PERRY’S ICONIC WARDROBE COLLECTION

WHO:              GRAMMY®-nominated artist Katy Perry will be the spotlight of a new GRAMMY Museum special display celebrating some of the most iconic fashion moments of her career. The exhibit, titled Katy Perry Frock & Roll: Transforming Music and Fashion, will open Tuesday, Nov. 7, the same day Katy kicks off her three-night run at STAPLES Center as part of WITNESS: The Tour.

WHAT:            On display on the Museum’s third floor through spring 2018, this one-of-a-kind exhibit will give visitors and fans a unique look at Katy as a fashion icon and global superstar through iconic costumes and wardrobe pieces.

Among the pieces that will be featured in the exhibit are:

  • GRAMMY performance and red carpet pieces
  • Costumes from her sold-out, 151-date Prismatic World Tour, during which she played to a total of 2 million people
  • The outfit Katy wore when she headlined the Super Bowl XLIX halftime show, which set a record as the most-watched Super Bowl halftime show ever

WHEN:            Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017​

WHERE:         GRAMMY Museum L.A. LIVE

800 W. Olympic Blvd.

Suite A245

Los Angeles, CA 90015

ABOUT KATY PERRY

Katy Perry 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. Katy’s new album, Witness, charted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, marking her third album to debut atop the chart. It also claimed the No. 1 spot on Billboard’s Top Current Albums and Current Pop Albums charts. Globally, Witness topped the iTunes Albums chart in 46 countries and has accumulated over 2 billion global streams since release. This year, Katy became the first artist in RIAA Gold & Platinum Program history to earn three RIAA Diamond Song Awards. Additionally, she reached a new milestone on Twitter, becoming the first person to reach 100 million followers. Katy has been the most followed person on Twitter since 2013. Katy Perry is the only female artist to have four videos surpass a billion views each. Her videos for “Firework” and “Last Friday Night” have over one billion views, while “Roar” and “Dark Horse” have surpassed the two billion mark.

ABOUT THE GRAMMY MUSEUM

Established in 2008 as a partnership between the Recording Academy and AEG, the GRAMMY Museum is a non-profit organization dedicated to cultivating a greater understanding of the history and significance of music. Paying tribute to our collective musical heritage, the Museum explores and celebrates all aspects of the art form—from the technology of the recording process to the legends who've made lasting marks on our cultural identity. In 2017, the Museum integrated with its sister organization, the GRAMMY Foundation, to broaden the reach of its music education and preservation initiatives. As a unified organization, today, the GRAMMY Museum fulfills its mission of making music a valued and indelible part of our society through exhibits, education, grants, and public programming.

For more information, visit www.grammymuseum.org, "like" the GRAMMY Museum on Facebook, and follow @GRAMMYMuseum on Twitter and Instagram.
 

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CONTACTS

Crystal Larsen
GRAMMY Museum at L.A. LIVE
T. 213.763.2133
clarsen@grammymuseum.org

 

For Katy Perry:
Ambrosia Healy
Capitol Music Group
Ambrosia.Healy@umusic.com

MacKenzie Reynolds
Capitol Music Group
mackenzie.reynolds@umusic.com