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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

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In the news

Josh Groban Responds to Katy Perry Calling Him ‘The One That Got Away'
Entertainment Tonigh, 2018-09-21 01:12:00
Perry revealed that Groban was the subject of her hit song on a live stream.

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Variety, 2018-09-17 22:21:18
In a letter published by Variety on Monday, some 150 artists and executives, including Paul McCartney, Don Henley, Carole King, Katy Perry, Pink, Sia and hitmaker Max Martin, threatened to boycott Liberty Media, corporate parent to SiriusXM, over its opposition to the Music Modernization Act, which is thisclose to passing ...

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Variety, 2018-09-17 20:30:56
In an unprecedented show of solidarity, some 150 artists and executives, including Paul McCartney, Don Henley, Carole King, Katy Perry, Pink, Sia and hitmaker Max Martin, have signed a letter addressed to the board members of Liberty Media, corporate parent to SiriusXM. At issue: The satellite radio giant’s opposition to ...

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