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Katy Perry


Perry at the 2014 ARIA Music Awards

Katheryn Elizabeth "Katy" Hudson (born October 25, 1984), better known by her stage name Katy Perry, is an American singer, songwriter and actress. After singing in church during her childhood, she pursued a career in gospel music as a teenager. Perry signed with Red Hill Records and released her debut studio album Katy Hudson in 2001, which was commercially unsuccessful. She moved to Los Angeles the following year to venture into secular music after Red Hill ceased operations. After being dropped by The Island Def Jam Music Group and Columbia Records, Perry signed a recording contract with Capitol Records in April 2007.

Fact file

  • Born: Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson October 25, 1984 (age 30) Santa Barbara, California, U.S.
  • Other names: Katy Hudson, Katheryn Perry
  • Occupation: Singer songwriter actress philanthropist businesswoman
  • Spouse(s): Russell Brand (m. 2010; div. 2012)
  • Relatives: Frank Perry (uncle)
  • Website: katyperry.com
  • Genres: Pop rock
  • Instruments: Vocals guitar piano
  • Years active: 2000ā€“present
  • Labels: Red Hill Java Columbia Capitol
  • Associated acts: The Matrix

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In the news

News & views: Katy Perry is dragging down 'American Idol'
USA Today TV, 2018-03-20 17:37:53
Katy Perry is too wacky, too flirty and too distracting for "American Idol,' a show that once was about the singers, not the judges.         

Luke Bryan Says Katy Perry's 'American Idol' Kiss Was Just 'Fun TV'
Entertainment Tonigh, 2018-03-20 08:25:59
The 41-year-old singer has his fellow judge's back.

American Idol Sees A 'Significant Drop' In TV Ratings For The Reboot's Second Sunday ā€” Numbers HERE!
Perez Hilton Gossip, 2018-03-19 23:05:19
Uh-oh — a sign of bad things to come??? Sunday marked the start of the second week of the American Idol reboot on ABC, and compared to its first go on TV just a week before, Sunday night's numbers sure don't look very good! Related: Oops! Contestant Tells Katy Perry ...

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