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Christina Perri Biography

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Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Years Active: 2010 - present
Genres: Pop, Soul

Christina Perri (born August 19, 1986) is an American singer and songwriter from Philadelphia.

She gained notice with her single, “Jar of Hearts” which has been featured on numerous television programs, as well as performed by Perri live on several talk-shows. “Jar of Hearts” debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles chart at #63 and peaked at #17. The single went to #4 on the Billboard Adult Pop Songs chart and was certified platinum by the RIAA.

Perri signed a deal with Atlantic Records in July 2010. She recorded a five-song EP titled “The Ocean Way Sessions” which was released in November 2010.

In 2011 she released her debut full-length album, “lovestrong.” which debuted at #4 on the Billboard 200 Albums chart. “Arms” was later released as the album's second single following “Jar of Hearts.”