Katy Perry Music

Whether you love her or loathe her, there's no denying that Katy Perry is popular. Even though her behavior isn't always exemplary -- and some of her songs are iffy at best -- when she hits it just right, the result is catchy, teen-friendly tunes. Here are the picks we recommend for kids who want to see what all the fuss is about.

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"Firework" (CD single) Music Poster Image
Unusually clean Perry song emphasizes self-esteem.
By Katy Perry
(2010)
(2010)
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"Roar" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
Pop princess releases another fierce girl-power anthem.
By Katy Perry
(2013)
(2013)
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"Part of Me" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
Pop princess sings clean tune about standing up to her ex.
By Katy Perry
(2012)
(2012)
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"Wide Awake" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
Thoughtful break-up ballad from sometimes-edgy pop star.
By Katy Perry
(2012)
(2012)
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"Dark Horse (feat. Juicy J)" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
Pop princess gets dark on hip-hop-influenced track.
By Katy Perry
(2013)
(2013)
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"The One That Got Away" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
One of Perry's cleaner songs -- despite a few iffy lines.
By Katy Perry
(2011)
(2011)
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"Thinking of You" (CD single) Music Poster Image
Heartfelt ballad from pop's naughty girl OK for tweens.
By Katy Perry
(2009)
(2009)
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"Teenage Dream" (CD single) Music Poster Image
Pop single isn't graphic but references drinking and sex.
By Katy Perry
(2010)
(2010)
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