2017 was an odd year for Katy Perry.
She earned a top 5 with comeback jam ‘Chained To The Rhythm’ and snagged a $25 Million check for her judging services on the upcoming reboot of ‘American Idol.’
However, it proved to be the most trying year of her music career.
Singles came and went with little impact, housing album ‘Witness’ tanked, and she somehow seemed to lose the ever elusive “cool” that so many clamour for. In many ways, she became the definitive meme of what’s not popping in the pop cultural sphere.
This reality isn’t one that went unnoticed by the head of her label, Capitol Records exec Steve Barnett.
See what we mean below…