Christina Judith Perri (brought into the world August 19, 1986) is an American artist and musician from Bucks County, Pennsylvania. After her presentation single “Jar of Hearts” was highlighted on the TV arrangement So You Think You Can Dance in 2010, Perri marked with Atlantic Records and discharged her introduction broadened play, The Ocean Way Sessions. Her presentation studio collection, Lovestrong (2011), pursued not long after and has since been ensured platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
Perri additionally picked up acknowledgment for composing and recording “A Thousand Years”, the adoration topic for the film The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 (2012), which shows up on accompanying soundtrack. . The melody proceeded to move more than 4 million duplicates in the United States, being confirmed 4× platinum. She later discharged her second expanded play, A Very Merry Perri Christmas (2012), trailed by her second studio collection, Head or Heart (2014).
Perri was born in Bensalem, Pennsylvania (a suburb of Philadelphia), the girl, and more youthful offspring of Mary and Dante Perri. She has a more seasoned sibling, Nick Perri, who once in the past played guitar with Shinedown, Silvertide, Perry Farrell and Matt Sorum and cousin Dominic Perri Her dad is from Italy and her mom from Poland.
She moved on from Archbishop Ryan High School in 2004. She showed herself how to play guitar as a 16-year-old by watching a tape of Shannon Hoon from the gathering Blind Melon performing on VH1. She went to school as a correspondence major for a year prior dropping out to seek after a music vocation.
She every now and again sang and acted in melodic auditorium as a youngster. Perri cases to have figured out how to play piano and guitar since she missed hearing music being played in the house when she moved away. As indicated by Perri, at whatever point she played the guitar or piano, she would sing and “out of the blue these melodies would appear.”
Perri moved to Los Angeles on her 21st birthday. As indicated by Perri, she felt panicked of being more than 3000 miles from her family, saying that she “sobbed hysterically every day”.
Soon thereafter she wedded and started to create music recordings as a profession. She separated from year and a half later and moved into a little flat all alone to concentrate altogether on taking a shot at music. She moved back to Philadelphia before the finish of 2009; it was amid this time she stated “Container of Hearts”. She later moved back to Los Angeles, waitressing at the Melrose Cafe amid the day and recording at night.
2010– 12: Lovestrong
Perri’s tune “Container of Hearts” was highlighted on So You Think You Can Dance amid the show of June 30, 2010 out of an execution by Billy Bell and Kathryn McCormick. Perri’s companion Keltie Knight passed the melody to indicate choreographer Stacey Tookey, as Perri was unsigned at the time. Perri and Colleen viewed the execution in the audience. Following its introduction on the show, “Container of Hearts” sold 48,000 advanced duplicates in its first week, appearing on the Billboard Hot 100 at No. 63 and coming to No. 28 on Billboard’s Hot Digital Songs. Within multi month, it had sold more than 100,000 copies. The melody crested at number 17 on the Hot 100.
Following the accomplishment of “Container of Hearts”, Perri marked an arrangement with Atlantic Records on July 21, 2010. She recorded an EP titled The Ocean Way Sessions that was discharged on November 9, 2010. The second single from Perri’s introduction collection, “Arms”, was discharged on March 15, 2011. She discharged her presentation collection, Lovestrong, on May 10, 2011. It appeared at number 4 on the Billboard 200, with first-week offers of 58,000 copies. In the United Kingdom, Lovestrong was the thirteenth most astounding moving presentation collection of 2011.
In July 2011, Perri left on her first world visit, the Lovestrong Tour, which went on for precisely a year and comprised of 71 dates. Perri discharged her single “A Thousand Years”, which showed up on the soundtrack of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1, on October 18, 2011. The tune appeared at number 63 on the Billboard Hot 100 and crested at number 31, however has been affirmed 4× platinum with more than 4 million deals in the only us since. The melody is Perri’s best single to date. The collection’s third and last single, “Separation”, was discharged on March 20, 2012.
Perri likewise reported in San Juan, Puerto Rico amid her Lovestrong Tour that she had started to chip away at her second studio album. what’s more, in late 2012 Perri was the opening represent Jason Mraz’s show visit, the “Adoration Is a Four Letter Word Tour”, crosswise over mainland North America in 2012.
On August 1, 2012, she declared by means of Facebook that A Very Merry Perri Christmas EP would be discharged on October 16, 2012. The collection comprised of one unique tune, “Something About December”, which filled in as the lead single, and also four covers. Perri re-recorded “A Thousand Years” for The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 soundtrack with visitor vocals from Steve Kazee, titled “A Thousand Years, Pt. 2”. On May 14, 2013, she got the BMI grant for her melody “A Thousand Years” at the 61st yearly BMI Pop Awards held in Beverly Hills, California.
2013– present: Head or Heart and forthcoming third studio collection
Perri on her Head or Heart Tour in Los Angeles, California, in 2014
In 2013, Perri started frequently tweeting and posting pictures on Instagram with respect to her second studio collection’s advancement utilizing the hashtag “#albumtwo”. In February, Perri cooperated with the non-benefit association To Write Love on Her Arms on a three-stop visit to fund-raise for the philanthropy and appeared a fresh out of the box new tune from her second studio collection, titled “I Believe”, at the shows. On June 21, Perri tweeted declaring that the second collection was coming together.
On November 11, 2013, Perri reported that her first single from her new collection is designated “Human”. The melody was discharged on November 18, 2013, on iTunes. Perri played out the tune on The Queen Latifah Show the equivalent day. On November 28, 2013, Perri uncovered that her second studio collection would be titled Head or Heart and it was discharged on April 1, 2014. On May 29, it was reported that she would open Demi Lovato’s new North American World Tour’s dates. Perri later declared that her second show visit would be titled the Head or Heart Tour, which started in April 2014.
On June 9, she discharged the second single from her second collection, “Copying Gold”. with the video discharged on August 1. On December 19, 2014, Perri performed in the yearly “Christmas in Washington” occasion concert.In May 2016, Perri reported by means of her Instagram that she was at present chipping away at her third collection.
In June 2016, it was reported that Perri would highlight on the title track of Lindsey Stirling’s third studio collection, Brave Enough. The collection was discharged on August 19, 2016.
On 14 December 2018, Perri declared her first cradlesong collection devote to her little girl titled Songs for Carmella: Lullabies and Sing-a-Longs. The collection discharged on Carmella’s first birthday celebration on 17 January 2019.
Perri started dating excitement columnist Paul Costabile in January 2016, having initially met him amid a meeting in 2013. In March 2016, Perri declared via web-based networking media that she was 4 years sober. She and Costabile wound up occupied with June 2017 and were hitched on December 12, 2017. In August 2017, Perri reported she was pregnant with their first kid, and brought forth their girl, Carmella Stanley Costabile, on January 17, 2018.