More iconic pop star: Katy Perry or Taylor Swift?
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More iconic pop star: Katy Perry or Taylor Swift?

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Katy Perry and Taylor Swift recently made up with a literal olive branchTaylor accused Katy of stealing her backup dancers in 2014. Katy told James Corden "she started it, and it’s time for her to finish it" in 2017. They finally did. But the feud led people to take sides, and compare their pop music influence. Katy's "Teenage Dream" shares a record for most #1s from the same LP with Michael Jackson's "Bad." Taylor is known for writing smashes—including a #1 pop hit about Katy. Who's the more iconic pop star?🎤

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Katy shares a record with Michael—as in the King of Pop and King of Breaking Records!

Katy's "Teenage Dream" scored five #1 pop hits on the Billboard Hot 100, including "California Gurls," "Teenage Dream," "Firework," "E.T.," and "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)." That's a hell of a streak.

Michael Jackson's "Bad" was the very first and the only other album to reach this milestone. This makes Katy the only female artist to reach such a feat. Go Katy! Because if you add "I Kissed A Girl," "Part of Me," "Roar" and "Dark Horse"—her #1 hits alone make her pretty darn iconic and pretty much unstoppable.

Before the feud ended, Katy was too busy making hit pop tune after hit pop tune to focus on the beef. She finally addressed the feud during "Carpool Karaoke." Watch her sing her biggest hits with James Corden below.

Taylor is one of pop music's greatest crossover success stories. She went from teenage country-pop singer to a full-grown pop diva by the time her "1989" album was released in 2014. The album went on to win Album of the Year at the 2016 Grammys.

Taylor is known for her breakup songs, and no one can deny her ability to write songs that become smash hits. This means it's not a good idea to break Taylor's heart, and that includes friendships.

But "1989" isn't her only hit album. She holds the record for having three albums that have sold more than 1 million units in the first week of sales in the United States. And she has an array of trophies and awards to prove just how lauded her music really is. She accomplished so much since her teenage years, and she's only 28 years old.

They may have made up now, but it just so happens that one of her more recent hits is "Bad Blood," a song about her falling out with Katy. Watch the music video below.

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