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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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Hailee Steinfeld Kicks Off Katy Perry's Witness Tour & Reveals Her Secrets To Staying In Shape
Access Hollywood, 2018-06-18 16:47:41
Hailee Steinfeld just kicked off the Witness Tour with Katy Perry in the U.K. Last week, and before she left for tour she dished to Access how she keeps in tip top shape while she's on the go.

Dr. Luke's Legal Team Releases ANOTHER Scathing New Statement In Ongoing Kesha Back-And-Forth Over Alleged Katy Perry Rape
Perez Hilton Gossip, 2018-06-16 20:39:23
There's been quite a bit of back-and-forth flying around between Dr. Luke and Kesha's respective legal teams and spokespeople over the last few days, particularly centered around whether or not the producer allegedly raped Katy Perry — and, now, whether or not Kesha and/or Lady GaGa allegedly heard about that ...

Kesha's Legal Team Says 'CEO Of Major Record Label' Told Her & Lady GaGa About Alleged Assault On Katy Perry
Perez Hilton Gossip, 2018-06-16 00:54:49
The ongoing legal battle between Kesha and Dr. Luke is getting more and more heated by the day — and as we've been reporting, it now involves some very serious rape and sexual assault allegations against the music producer for acts allegedly committed against Katy Perry. As you'll remember, Kesha ...

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