The Hollywood Reporter Names Christina Perri one of the Top 5 of Pop Starlets on the Rise!
5 Pop Starlets on the Rise: Meet the Music Industry’s Most Promising (and Confusing) Newcomers
From Christina Perri to Cher Lloyd, THR runs down the vital stats on a handful of up-and-coming acts you should know.
The world of pop-music can sometimes be a confusing place.
Sure, you know your way around a Katy Perry track or two, but can you name Christina Perri’s latest tune? How about the difference between Nikki Jean and BC Jean? The Hollywood Reporter is here to help.
>From the labels, to singles and previous gigs — THR has compiled the need-to-know basics on five of pop music’s most promising (and confusing) newcomers.
Label: Atlantic Records
Hometown: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Birthday: Aug. 19, 1986
How she was discovered: Her debut single, “Jar of Hearts,” was featured on a June, 2010 episode of So You Think You Can Dance after a friend introduced the track to show choreographer Stacey Tookey. Perri was signed to Atlantic Records by July, though Roadrunner Records continued to promote “Jar of Hearts” on the radio.
Worth Noting: Her older brother, Nick Perri, formerly played guitar with the band Shinedown.
Album: Lovestrong, Released May 10, 2011
Singles: “Jar of Hearts,” “Arms”