Christina Perri, born August 19, 1986 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, is usually a singer-songwriter, guitarist, and pianist. She initially rose to fame with her 2010 debut distinctive “Jar of Hearts,” which charted in a cover 20 on the Billboard Hot A HUNDRED chart after being used in the favorite television show, “So You consider You Can Dance.”
Perri grew up in Bensalem, Pennsylvania (a suburb of Philadelphia) with her older brother, Nick Perri, who formerly played guitar with Shinedown, among other artists. She attended Archbishop Ryan big School, and at age 12-15 taught herself the best way to play guitar via seeing a videotape of Shannon Hoon from the group Blind Melon performing on VH1.
On her 21st birthday, Perri moved to Los Angeles. Later that year she received married and began to produce music videos. She divorced 18 months later and moved back to Philadelphia toward the end of 2009. During this time, she wrote her first song, “Jar of Hearts.” She moved back to Los Angeles, where she spent her time waitressing at the Melrose Cafe during the day and lp music in the evening.
Perri’s song “Jar of Hearts” was featured on “So You feel You Can Dance” through the June THIRTY, 2010 broadcast. The song was featured in a performance by Billy Bell and Kathryn McCormick. Perri’s friend Keltie Colleen passed the song to show choreographer Stacey Tookey, and later Perri and Colleen watched the performance in the audience. Following its exposure on the show, “Jar of Hearts” sold 48,000 digital copies, debuting on the Billboard Hot 100 at #63 and reaching #28 on Billboard’s Hot Digital Songs. in the month, it sold more in comparison with ONE HUNDRED,000 copies. Then, her music video for “Jar of Hearts” landed on the VH1 lid 20 music video countdown.
Shortly after, Perri made her debut on national day time and prime time television, carrying out the song live on the this summer 10, 2010 episode of “The Early Show” on CBS which includes the July 12-15, 2010 episode of “So You Think You Can Dance.” Perri signed a deal with Atlantic Records in this summer 2010. Perri recorded a five-special EP named “The Ocean Way Sessions,” recorded live and launched in November 2010.
Perri’s debut record is titled “Lovestrong” and was presented on May 10, 2011. It followed the release of its lead unique, “Arms.”