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ABOUT CHRISTINA PERRI
Named iTunes’ “Breakthrough Pop Artist of 2011,” Perri earned critical applause and an increasingly fervent fan following with her extraordinary debut, lovestrong. Highlighted by the 5x-platinum certified smash, “Jar of Hearts,” the album – produced by GRAMMY®-winning producer Joe Chiccarelli (The White Stripes, My Morning Jacket) – entered the SoundScan/Billboard 200 among the top 5 upon its initial 2011 release, while also proving an unqualified international sensation with top 5 success in Australia and Ireland as well as top 10 sales in Canada and the United Kingdom. What’s more, the official “Jar of Hearts” companion visual has drawn over 340 million views via Perri’s official YouTube channel HERE.
Perri followed lovestrong. with the worldwide hit single, “A Thousand Years,” exclusively featured on Summit Entertainment/Chop Shop/Atlantic’s THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN – PART 1 & 2– ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACKS. The track was a multi-format radio favorite, with top 10 airplay at Hot AC and top 25 spins at CHR/Top 40 outlets nationwide. “A Thousand Years” was of course accompanied by an equally popular companion video, now boasting over 1.1 billion individual views via YouTube alone HERE.
HEAD OR HEART, Perri’s acclaimed second album, arrived in 2014, highlighted by the RIAA 2X platinum certified single, “Human.” Hailed by Billboard as a “delicate alt-pop ballad that should delight supporters of (Perri’s) breakthrough single ‘Jar of Hearts,’” the track proved another colossal hit for Perri, lighting up the Top 10 at multi-format radio outlets nationwide, while also ascending to Top 10 status on the iTunes Store. In addition, the “Human” companion video proved a true online phenomenon, now with close to 186 million views at Perri’s official YouTube channel HERE.
Christina recently released a brand new album, songs for carmella: lullabies & sing-a-longs, on January 17thvia Elektra Records. The release was timed with her daughter Carmella’s first birthday. The album sees Perri performing a number of timeless standards alongside beloved Disney favorites and a brand new version of her 7x RIAA platinum certified classic hit, “a thousand years (lullaby),” in addition to a new original, titled “you mean the whole wide world to me.”
Christina also earned applause as an extraordinary live performer via a series of worldwide headline tours, with sold out shows in North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America. Other highlights include high profile TV appearances, festival performances, and treks with Ed Sheeran, OneRepublic, and Demi Lovato, as well as “The Girls Night Out, Boys Can Come Too” co-headline tour alongside Colbie Caillat.
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