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Katy Perry Announces Sixth Album ‘143,’ Reveals Release Date and Cover

Katy Perry Announces Sixth Album ‘143,’ Reveals Release Date and Cover

Katy Perry just announced the title, album cover and release date of her sixth studio album, 143, which is set for release on September 20. Perry announced Instagram adwhere she also shared the album cover and a pre-order color vinyl record. Apparently, “143” is a numerical code for “I love you” that was often used in pager messages in the early ’90s. “I set out to create a bold, passionate, celebratory dance-pop album with the symbolic number 143 expressing love as the overarching message,” Perry said in a statement. The album’s lead single, “Woman’s World,” will officially be released on Thursday (July 11) at 7:00 p.m. ET, and will be accompanied by a Rosie the Riveter-esque music video that will also drop the same day. Perry has longtime fans riled up with her creative reunion with Dr. Luke, who is producing the new song. (Diversity)