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Katy Perry's Management Dismiss "1984" Song Rumors

According to a specious story making the online rounds like wildfire yesterday, Katy Perry registered a new song called "1984" with music-licensing organization BMI. Given the similarity between "1984" and the title of a hit album from a separate pop star whose recent No. 1 hit is rumored to be about Perry (again, by the Internet), people exploded with rabid speculation that this alleged "1984" track was a response song of sorts.

At least, that's according to random people on the Internet. But according to Perry's managers, that's totally false.

"Katy Perry’s managers at Direct Management Group confirm that this story is completely false," a rep for Perry at Universal tells ET. "Katy Perry was not involved in writing, singing, recording or registering this song."

The year 1984 is significant as it’s not only the year in which Katy was born, but it was also seen as a play on Taylor's hit album, 1989, which features "Bad Blood." The single is believed to be about Taylor's rumored feud with Katy.

"1984" is still registered on BMI's site, which credits Austin Dallas, Carlsson Andreas Michael, Collier Patrick, and Tokio Mazerine as songwriters. Katy has worked with Carlsson before on her 2009 hit, "Waking Up In Vegas."

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