Katy Perry previews new album with 'top secret' wardrobe details

Katy Perry is teasing her return to music. The American Idol judge attended the Breakthrough Awards in Los Angeles on April 13 with fiancé Orlando Bloom. Perry posed on the event's red carpet wearing a black strapless gown and holding a small clear purse.

Inside is a white scroll that reads "KP6 TOP SECRET," referring to the singer's upcoming sixth studio album, which fans have been anticipating since 2020's "Smile."

After taking a closer look, Perry posted a video of the reel on Instagram. "Maybe we'll open it up later...sounds good," she says in the clip.

Perry's fans, who she affectionately calls "Hello Kitties," were quick to express their excitement. "Album release imminent! We're ready!" one KatyCat wrote on Instagram. "KP6 purse! Oh here she comes," another commented.

Daisy Dove Inspiration KP6

The hitmaker first teased her upcoming album in August 2023, telling Good Morning America that her new material would be inspired by the birth of daughter Daisy Dove.

Katy Perry previews her new album on the red carpet. Axel/Ball Griffin/FilmMagic/Getty Images

"I haven't put out any new material since my Dear Daisy. I've been writing, all the time," she told GMA . "I think what's really important to me is celebrating the world I've built with all these wonderful songs and being responsible for the life of a three-year-old."

While Perry teased the inspiration behind her yet-to-be-released new album, she didn't offer any specific timeline for its release. "I'll be back, but let me get this right," she added.

The singer also mentioned her highly anticipated sixth album during her November 2023 Las Vegas residency. "If you couldn't love me in my Witness and Smile days, then you can't love me in my KP6 days," she joked. on stage.