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The Best Katy Perry Albums of All Time

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Katy Perry has become one of the best pop singers of all time in a short period of time. List of the best Katy Perry albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Katy Perry discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Katy Perry albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Katy Perry singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Katy Perry album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Katy Perry album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

Originally known professionally as Katy Hudson, a nickname based on her birth name, Perry's style has evolved far beyond her moniker. She originally sang gospel and Christian music, but departed far afield with her breakout single "I Kissed a Girl," from the 2008 album One of the Boys

If you want to know the best Katy Perry album of all time, or the top Katy Perry albums, this list will answer your questions. Examples include Teenage Dream to Witness. This list of popular Katy Perry CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. 

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    1. Teenage Dream
    2. Last Friday Night (TGIF)
    3. California Gurls 
    4. Firework
    5. Peacock
    6. Circle the Drain
    7. The One That Got Away
    8. E.T.
    9. Who Am I Living For?
    10. Pearl
    11. Hummingbird Heartbrak
    12. Not Like the Movies

    • Release Date: 2010
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    1. Roar
    2. Legendary Lovers
    3. Birthday
    4. Walking on Air
    5. Unconditionally
    6. Dark Horse
    7. This Is How We Do
    8. International Smile
    9. Ghost
    10. Love Me
    11. This Moment
    12. Double Rainbow
    13. By the Grace of God

    • Release Date: 2013
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    1. One of the Boys
    2. I Kissed a Girl
    3. Waking Up in Vegas
    4. Thinking of You
    5. Mannequin
    6. Ur So Gay
    7. Hot n Cold
    8. If You Can Afford Me
    9. Lost
    10. Self Inflicted
    11. I'm Still Breathing
    12. Fingerprints

    • Release Date: 2008
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    1. Witness
    2. Hey Hey Hey
    3. Roulette
    4. Swish Swish
    5. Déjà Vu
    6. Power
    7. Mind Maze
    8. Miss You More
    9. Chained to the Rhythm
    10. Tsunami
    11. Bon Appétit
    12. Bigger Than Me
    13. Save as Draft
    14. Into Me You See

    Pitchfork score: 4.8/10

    • Release Date: 2017
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