[[caption-width-right:276:Christina Perri, without her Jar of Hearts.]]

Christina Judith Perri (born August 19, 1986) is an American singer-songwriter and musician from Philadelphia. (2009-present)

Her song "Jar of Hearts" charted in the United States after it was featured on the Creator/{{Fox}} television show ''So You Think You Can Dance'' in 2010. Rolling Stone named her the "Band of the Week" on October 26, 2010. In 2011, "Jar of Hearts" was featured on the shows ''Series/{{Glee}}'' (season 2, episode 20 "Prom Queen") and ''Series/SwitchedAtBirth'' (season 1, episode 4 "Dance Amongst Daggers"). One of her songs, "A Thousand Years", has been in the {{Twilight}} saga movie Breaking Dawn.

* ''The Ocean Way Sessions EP'' (2010)
* ''lovestrong.'' (2011)
* ''Head or Heart'' (2014)

!!! "Collecting your jar of tropes":
* AntiLoveSong: "Mine".
* BreakUpSong: "Jar of Hearts", "Bang Bang Bang", "Tragedy", "The Lonely", "Sad Song".
* CreatorBreakdown: ''lovestrong.'' is about a relationship break up, get back together and break up again, also recorded in a rather rapid pace which made it harder to do.
* CatchYourDeathOfCold: "Jar of Hearts":
-->"You're gonna catch a cold from the ice inside your soul"
* DancingWithMyself: Mentioned in the chorus of "The Lonely":
-->Dancing slowly in an empty room\\
Can The Lonely take the place of you?
* HopeSpringsEternal: The main theme of "I Believe", learning how to keep looking forward even in the face of crushing dread, doubt, and loneliness.
-->"I believe that tomorrow is stronger than yesterday\\
and I believe that your head is the only thing in your way\\
I wish that you could see\\
your scars turned into beauty\\
I believe that today, it's okay to be not okay"
* LoveMakesYouCrazy: A theme of ''lovestrong.''
* LoveMartyr: "Human" seems to be from the perspective of one who [[DespairEventHorizon finally reached her breaking point]].
* LoveNostalgiaSong: "Tragedy", "The Lonely".
* LoveWillLeadYouBack: "Sad Song".
* ObsessionSong: "Distance".
* RhymingWithItself: In the chorus of "Human" the word "down" rhymes with itself.
* SillyLoveSongs: "Arms", "Distance", "Penguin", "A Thousand Years", "Bluebird".
* TheSomethingSong: "Sad Song".
* YourCheatingHeart: "Jar of Hearts", "Bang Bang Bang".