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Katy Perry

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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: 2000–present
  • Labels: Red Hill Java Columbia Capitol
  • Associated acts: The Matrix

Read more about Katy Perry at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

Orlando Bloom and Katy Perry's ring posts spark engagement rumors
LA Times Entertainme, 2019-02-15 19:55:00
Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom did little to dispel engagement rumors this Valentine’s Day. Instead, pop star Perry, 34, fanned the flames by posting a strategically cropped photo on Instagram showcasing a sizable flower-shaped ring, which she captioned with the pun “full bloom.” Bloom, 42, shared...

Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom engaged
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2019-02-15 13:48:54
The couple celebrated Valentine's Day in an epic way, with Perry sharing a photo of the unique engagement ring on Facebook

Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom 'get engaged'
BBC Entertainment, 2019-02-15 11:56:23
The A-list couple pose for a Valentine's photo showing a rather large ring on Katy's hand.

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