Katy Perry Record Label: Singer To Launch Her Own Imprint

06/21/2012 10:32 am ET
  • Kia Makarechi Senior Editor for Mobile and Innovations, The Huffington Post

Making music and 3-D documentaries isn't enough for Katy Perry. The singer and "Part of Me" star told The Hollywood Reporter she plans to launch a record label, though she doesn't yet have a name for it.

"I'm preparing for it now," she told the magazine. "And when this record label does come to fruition, I'm going to try and avoid the things that take away any fighting chance for an artist to have financial success. As people are coming to me with opportunities, I'm thinking, 'How would I want to be treated?'"

Perry didn't say, but it's likely the label would be an imprint at EMI/Capitol, the powerhouse she's been signed to for some time now. It's not uncommon for artists to start their own labels, as everyone from Prince and Madonna to A$AP Rocky and Skrillex have done the same. In most cases, however, the artist's outfit is part of a much larger company.

The 27-year-old has 11 No. 1 singles and has sold millions of albums. She recently said she has no regrets about her marriage to Russel Brand (the two divorced after 14 months), and punched Prince Charming in the face.

What do you think Katy Perry's record label should be called? Tweet at us (@HuffPostEnt) with the hashtag #KatyTrax and we'll add your submissions to this article. If you don't have Twitter, weigh in in the comments. Our vote: Fireworks Recordings.

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