Katy Perry Announces New Album ‘KP5’ Will Be Released in August. The singer used Amazon Alexa to let her fans know when they can expect the much-anticipated follow-up to 2017’s ‘Witness.’. Katy asked me to let you know that her new album will be released on August 14, Amazon Alexa. Make sure to follow Katy Perry on Amazon Music for more, Amazon Alexa. The release date comes after Perry vowed to put out the record “quarantined or not” this year. I’m going to put out a record this year, quarantined or not, because we ain’t gonna let no [global health crisis] stop us from dancing, even if we’re dancing in our homes, Katy Perry, via Facebook Live