Katy Perry Launches A Record Label, Duets With First-Signing Ferras On “Legends Never Die”

Who knew Katy Perry was such a baller? The serial chart-topper announced the launch of her own record label today (June 17). Metamorphosis Music, a joint venture with Capitol Records, is not a vanity project either. The company has already signed Ferras as their first artist and wasted no time releasing his self-titled EP digitally.

If the name sounds a little familiar to you, it’s because Ferras was signed to Capitol at the same time as Katy and even had a minor radio hit way back in 2008 with “Hollywood’s Not America”, which was used to promote American Idol. The Jordanian-born singer/songwriter didn’t quite take off but he certainly left an impression on his then label-mate.

“I believe [Ferras] is going to be an important artist to watch unfold,” the “Birthday” diva said in a statement. “I am so ecstatic the world gets to hear his music now both online and on tour with me.” She’s referring to the fact that her friend/artists will open for her on the North American leg of her blockbuster Prismatic tour. But there’s more. The pair even duet on new song called “Legends Never Die”. Produced by Greg Wells, it’s a beautiful mid-tempo ballad with a soaring chorus that I can’t wait to hear performed live. Listen to the song and check out their tour dates after the jump.

“Legends Never Die”:

North American tour dates:

06/22 Raleigh, NC PNC Arena 06/24 Washington DC Verizon Center 06/25 Washington DC Verizon Center 06/27 Nashville, TN Bridgestone Arena 06/28 Atlanta, GA Philips Arena 06/30 Tampa, FL Tampa Bay Times Forum 07/02 Sunrise, FL BB&T Center 07/03 Miami, FL American Airlines Arena 07/07 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun 07/09 New York, NY Madison Square Garden 07/11 Newark, NJ Prudential Center 07/15 Montreal, QC Bell Centre 07/16 Ottawa, ON Canadian Tire Centre 07/18 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre 07/19 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre 07/21 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre 07/22 Pittsburgh, PA CONSOL Energy Center 07/24 Brooklyn, NY Barclays Center 07/25 Brooklyn, NY Barclays Center 08/01 Boston, MA TD Garden 08/02 Boston, MA TD Garden 08/04 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center 08/05 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center 08/07 Chicago, IL United Center 08/08 Chicago, IL United Center 08/10 Grand Rapids, MI Van Andel Arena 08/11 Auburn Hills, MI The Palace of Auburn Hills 08/13 Columbus, OH Nationwide Arena 08/14 Cleveland, OH Quicken Loans Arena 08/16 Louisville, KY KFC Yum! Center 08/17 St. Louis, MO Scottrade Center 08/19 Kansas City, MO Sprint Center 08/20 Lincoln, NE Pinnacle Bank Arena 08/22 Minneapolis, MN Target Center 08/23 Fargo, ND Fargodome 08/26 Winnipeg, MB MTS Centre 08/28 Saskatoon, SK Credit Union Centre 08/29 Calgary, AB Scotiabank Saddledom 08/31 Edmonton, AB Rexall Place 09/01 Edmonton, AB Rexall Place 09/09 Vancouver, BC Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena 09/10 Vancouver, BC Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena 09/12 Portland, OR Moda Center 09/13 Tacoma, WA Tacoma Dome 09/16 Anaheim, CA Honda Center 09/17 Anaheim, CA Honda Center 09/19 Los Angeles, CA Staples Center 09/20 Los Angeles, CA Staples Center 09/22 San Jose, CA SAP Center 09/23 San Jose, CA SAP Center 09/25 Glendale, AZ Jobring.com Arena 09/26 Las Vegas, NV MGM Grand Garden Arena 09/29 Salt Lake City, UT EnergySolutions Arena 09/30 Denver, CO Pepsi Center 10/02 Dallas, TX American Airlines Center 10/03 Dallas, TX American Airlines Center 10/05 Memphis, TN FedExForum 10/06 Tulsa, OK BOK Center 10/08 New Orleans, LA New Orleans Arena 10/10 Houston, TX Toyota Center 10/11 Houston, TX Toyota Center

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