One of the Boys Album is by Katy Perry. The album was released on the 17th of June 2008 to a mixed reception from critics. Katy wrote all songs on the album with the help of some other producers and writers.
The lead single, ” I Kissed a Girl “, was released on the 28th of April 2008. Katy co-wrote the song with Dr. Luke and Benny Blanco, who also produced the track. There was additional songwriting by Max Martin and Cathy Dennis.
The song became very successful. In the United States, it reached Number One on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart, spending seven consecutive weeks at the top. The Recording Industry Association of America ( RIAA ) certified the song 5× Platinum with sales of 4,700,000 in the United States alone.
Outside of the country, it was just as successful. In the United Kingdom ” I Kissed a Girl ” peaked at the top of the UK Singles Chart, spending five weeks there. The British Phonographic Industry ( BPI ) certified the single Platinum sales of 698,840 units sold. The single also topped the chart in seventeen other countries.
The One of the Boys album was a commercial success for Katy. In the United States, the album debuted at number nine on the Billboard 200 Chart, selling 47,000 in its first week of release. It also peaked at number three on the Top Rock Albums Chart.
Outside of the United States, One of the Boys reached number eleven in the United Kingdom, Australia and Greece.
It peaked inside the Top Ten in Austria, Canada, Denmark, Norway, Switzerland Germany and Mexico.
About Katy Perry
Katy Perry is an American singer and songwriter. Born on the 25th of October 1984 in Santa Barbara, California, Katy was a teenager when she began to seek out a career in gospel music.
Her debut album, Katy Hudson, featuring Christian rock and contemporary Christian music, was released in 2001. It was not a success with sales of under 200 copies.
She relocated to Los Angeles at age 17 and started performing using the name Katheryn Perry to avoid confusion with Kate Hudson, the actress. Shortly after arriving in Los Angeles she decided to use the name Katy Perry, her mothers maiden name.
Katy is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, with sales of 100 million records worldwide. To date, Katy has released nine singles that have reached the top of the Billboard Hot 100 Chart in the United States. The albums released to date are five studio and one life. She has also released two EP’s ( extended plays ), twenty-eight singles ( which include three as the featured artist ) and five promotional singles.
One of the Boys Album Track Listing:
1. One of the Boys
2. I Kissed a Girl
3. Waking Up in Vegas
4. Thinking of You
6. Ur So Gay
7. Hot N Cold
8. If You Can Afford Me
10. Self Inflicted
11. I’m Still Breathing