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'Gurls' remains top record in the U.S.

Los Angeles -- Katy Perry's "California Gurls" featuring Snoop Dogg is No. 1 on the U.S. record chart for a fourth week, reported Thursday.

Coming in at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 is Eminem's "Love the Way You Lie" featuring Rihanna, followed by Usher's "OMG" featuring at No. 3, B.o.B's "Airplanes" featuring Hayley Williams at No. 4 and Travie McCoy's "Billionaire" featuring Bruno Mars at No. 5.

Rounding out the top tier are Drake's "Find Your Love" at No. 6, Mike Posner's "Cooler Than Me" at No. 7, Ke$ha's "Your Love Is My Drug" at No. 8, Lady Gaga's "Alejandro" at No. 9 and Jason Derulo's "Ridin' Solo" at No. 10.

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Perry says album first, then the wedding

Los Angeles -- U.S. pop star Katy Perry says her upcoming album "Teenage Dream" will come out before she marries her fiance, British comedian Russell Brand.

"I think it's crazy up until (the album is released) Aug. 24 and I think that we will get married this year, hopefully," Perry told TV's "Access Hollywood" this week.

Asked if it is true recording artist Rihanna is planning her bachelorette party, Perry exclaimed, "I hope so!"

"That's what I heard," she added. "That will be one of the times you'll find me face-down, like, in an alleyway with, like, uh, a penis hat, you know, those, like, brides-to-be that, like, wear those awful things and you're like, 'What is going on darling?'"

First lady gets 'Big Help' Nickelodeon award, Katy Perry gets slimed

The 23rd annual Nickelodeon’s Choice Awards hosted by comedian Kevin James saw a parade of celebrities being honored at the University of California in Los Angeles’ Pauley Pavilion on Saturday.

Kate Perry, Avril Lavigne judge LA auditions for 'American Idol'

Los Angeles, CA, January 27 -- Los Angeles round of auditions for hit reality show ‘American Idol’ saw singers Katy Perry and Avril Lavigne as guest judges. Both the singers reviewed thousands of contestants together.

Kate Perry denies romancing Benji Madden

Los Angeles, February 17: Kate Perry has squashed reports that suggested her alleged link-up with Good Charlotte rocker Benji Madden over Valentine’s.