Katy Perry's most iconic hit: 'I Kissed a Girl' or 'Firework'?
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Katy Perry's most iconic hit: 'I Kissed a Girl' or 'Firework'?

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Katy Perry is now 33 years old, and she remains one of the biggest pop stars of the digital era. Katy has many certified multi-platinum hits that have topped the Billboard Hot 100. "I Kissed a Girl" put Katy on the map, becoming her breakthrough #1 pop hit. "Firework" has gone on to become an inspirational anthem; the song is also regarded as one of Katy's five #1 hits from her magnum opus "Teenage Dream." Which smash is Katy's best? 🎤 

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#TeamIKissedAGirl
51.1%
#TeamFirework
48.9%

"I Kissed a Girl" was regarded as the song of the summer of 2008. The smash made Katy a star, peaking atop the Hot 100 that summer. While some critics argue that Katy co-opted homosexual themes for a pop hit, the catchy song is clearly iconic for its sexual exploration and provocativeness. 

Below are some notable lyrics, per Genius.

🎶I kissed a girl and I liked it. The taste of her cherry chapstick. I kissed a girl just to try it. I hope my boyfriend don't mind it. It felt so wrong, it felt so right. Don't mean I'm in love tonight. I kissed a girl and I liked it. I liked it.🎶

Check out the music video below.

Some view "Firework" as a campy pop song, but it remains one of Katy's biggest #1 hits. The song has also gone on to become a self-empowerment anthem. The smash was nominated for Best Pop Solo Performance and Record of the Year at the 54th Grammy Awards.

Below are some significant lyrics, per Genius

🎶'Cause baby, you're a firework. C'mon, show 'em what you're worth. Make 'em go, "Aah, aah, aah." As you shoot across the sky-y-y. Baby, you're a firework. C'mon, let your colors burst. Make 'em go, "Aah, aah, aah." You're gonna leave them all in awe, awe, awe.🎶

Watch the music video below.

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