Katy Perry Covers the First-Ever Global Cover of 'Cosmopolitan'

We think her 53.3 million Twitter followers might have something to do with it.
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We think her 53.3 million Twitter followers might have something to do with it.
Photo: Matt Jones

Photo: Matt Jones

Cosmopolitan is enjoying quite the renaissance. The Hearst title won an ASME for the first time in 2014, and now it's debuting its first-ever global cover for the July issue of the magazine, starring the one and only Katy Perry.

The singer, who wears a rainbow sequined minidress by Emilio Pucci on the U.S. cover (see right) will appear on all 62 of Cosmo's international editions in a series of fun portraits by Matt Jones. The accompanying interview is by comedian Chelsea Handler, and Perry's designer friend Jeremy Scott poses with the singer -- wearing, of course, one of his fall 2014 creations for Moschino -- on the inside pages.

Perry, who also stars on the cover of V magazine's summer issue alongside Madonna, is bound to be a huge seller worldwide: She's currently the most followed celebrity on Twitter, boasting a massive 53.3 million followers. Cosmo seems to have adopted a strategy of booking social media stars for its covers — Miley Cyrus, Chrissy Teigen, Ashley Benson and Khloe Kardashian were featured in recent months — and if the title's ever-growing web traffic and recent accolades are any indication, it's working. 

The U.S. edition of the July issue hits newsstands on June 3. Read on to see a selection of Perry's international covers, and head to Cosmopolitan.com for more.

'Cosmopolitan' Germany. Photo: Matt Jones

'Cosmopolitan' Germany. Photo: Matt Jones

'Cosmopolitan' UK. Photo: Matt Jones

'Cosmopolitan' UK. Photo: Matt Jones

'Cosmopolitan' Singapore. Photo: Matt Jones

'Cosmopolitan' Singapore. Photo: Matt Jones