Saturday, January 3, 2009

Who Do You Choose: Katy Perry or Lady GaGa?

Two of the biggest break out female Pop artists of 2008 were undoubtedly Katy Perry and Lady GaGa.

Katy Perry topped the Billboard Hot 100 with her controversial hit single "I Kissed A Girl," and I'm sure she liked it, holding the number 1 spot for seven consecutive weeks beginning July 5th, 2008. Her follow up single, "Hot N Cold," managed to continue the momentum and became a second Top 5 single for Perry, as it has so far reaching number 3 on the Hot 100. Although a ballad, "Thinking Of You," will be released as the next single, Perry most likely will receive another high charting single towards her name.

Lady GaGa's route to fame didn't come so quick, but her debut single, "Just Dance" [featuring Colby O'Donis] which was officially released in April of 2008, amazingly has rebounded lately and became GaGa's first Top 5 single as well (in late 2008). "Just Dance," has reached number 2 on the Hot 100, as of January 2009 and is currently number 1 on iTunes Top Songs. Proving that it may be able to hit number 1 with sales and added radio airplay. While her second single "Poker Face," is reaping the success of "Just Dance" as well, reaching number 81 on the Hot 100 so far with help from radio airplay & increased downloads.

Both of these singer-songwriters have helped Pop music change during 2008, but the question I'm posing is who of the two do you think will have the best career in terms of longevity and musical prominence: Katy Perry or Lady GaGa?


  1. wow just dance came out in april!?!?! I just now started hearing it like a month ago. i thought it was new! katy perry!!!!!!


  2. i like both of them alot. but im countin on lady gaga to blow up the charts, love her man x