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Katy Perry

Katy Perry



Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson (born October 25, 1984), known professionally as Katy Perry, is an American singer and songwriter. 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 under her birth name in 2001, which was commercially unsuccessful. She moved to Los Angeles the following year to venture into secular music after Red Hill ceased operations and she subsequently began working with producers Glen Ballard, Dr. Luke, and Max Martin. After adopting the stage name Katy Perry and being dropped by The Island Def Jam Music Group and Columbia Records, she signed a recording contract with Capitol Records in April 2007.

Perry rose to fame in 2008 with the release of her second album, a pop rock record titled One of the Boys, and its singles "I Kissed a Girl" and "Hot n Cold". The former track also sparked controversy for its sapphic themes. Her third album, Teenage Dream (2010), ventured into disco, and contained the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart-topping singles "California Gurls", "Teenage Dream", "Firework", "E.T.", and "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" as well as the number-three single "The One That Got Away". The album became the first by a female artist to produce five number-one songs in the U.S., and the second overall after Michael Jackson's album Bad. In March 2012, she re-issued the album as Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection, which produced the songs "Part of Me" and "Wide Awake". Her fourth album, Prism, was released in 2013, and is influenced by pop and dance. She became the first artist with multiple videos to reach one billion views on Vevo with the videos for its songs "Roar" and "Dark Horse". Her fifth album, Witness, followed in 2017 and delved into electropop.

Perry has received many awards, including four Guinness World Records, five American Music Awards, a Brit Award, and a Juno Award, and has been included in the Forbes list of "Top-Earning Women In Music" (2011–2016). Her estimated net worth as of 2016 is $125 million. She is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold 100 million records globally throughout her career. In film, she released an autobiographical documentary titled Katy Perry: Part of Me in 2012, and voiced Smurfette in the 2011 film The Smurfs and its sequel in 2013.



Witness is the fifth studio album by American singer Katy Perry.
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Swish Swish
"Swish Swish" is a song by American singer Katy Perry featuring Trinidadian-born American rapper Nicki Minaj.
Bon Appétit
"Bon Appétit" is a song by American singer Katy Perry from her fifth studio album Witness (2017), featuring American hip hop group Migos.
Chained to the Rhythm
"Chained to the Rhythm" is a song by American singer Katy Perry as the lead single from her fifth studio album, Witness.

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Kim Kardashian takes North to watch Katy Perry in concert as Taylor Swift releases Reputation album
  –  November 14, 2017
Kim Kardashian took daughter North along to see Katy Perry in concert - the day Taylor Swift released ... On the beautiful, lovely side of that, I've been so lucky to make music for a living and look out into crowds of loving, vibrant people.
Discount Katy Perry Concert Tickets with Promo Code CITY5 – Seating Charts
  –  November 14, 2017
Born in Santa Barbara, CA, Katy Perry is a megastar singer and songwriter. She kicked started her career singing in church before pursuing a career in gospel music as a teenager. She soon moved to Los Angeles where she began to pursue bigger challenges and ...
Kim Kardashian Takes Daughter North to Katy Perry's Concert on Taylor Swift's Album Release Day
  –  November 11, 2017
Katy Kardashian A post shared by KATY PERRY (@katyperry) on Apr 21 ... Taylor's feud with Kanye dated back in 2009 when he interrupted her speech at MTV Video Music Awards. The two later made up but Kanye angered Taylor again when he called her "b ...
Kim Kardashian and North West Meet Katy Perry on Reputation Release Day
  –  November 11, 2017
The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star brought her and husband Kanye West's 4-year-old daughter to Katy Perry's concert at Staples Center ... a video zooming in on her with Kim, with dramatic music playing. "Told you I was a secret Kardashian," she ...
Star Tracks: Natalie Portman and Jake Gyllenhaal Reunite, Plus Katy Perry, Angelina Jolie & More
  –  November 11, 2017
Katy Perry performs in Los Angeles as part of her Witness tour on Friday. Lady Antebellum’s Dave Haywood gets a thrill trying out the ‘Elvis piano’ during a tour of RCA Studio B in Nashville for a taping of Hilton’s “Music Happens Here” video ...
So… You’re Telling Me Katy Perry ISN’T a Cannibal Who Goes to Big Hollywood Cannibal Dinner Parties?
  –  November 10, 2017
In today’s WTF news story of the day, celebrity conspiracy site YourNewsWire recently alleged that perky songstress Katy Perry spoke at length “on French ... article was concocted because Perry’s music video for “Bon Appetit” features her getting ...
Why You Should Witness Katy Perry's Latest Tour
  –  November 10, 2017
Katy Perry – By Kevin Mazur While Perry may have missed the mark capturing a new peak with the music, she has certainly delivered with her latest outing, Witness: The Tour. As one would expect, there were left sharks, giant flamingos, floating planets ...
Here's the Sneaky Way Taylor Swift Could Have Winked at Katy Perry With Reputation
  –  November 10, 2017
1 zine, there are images from the set of her buzzy music video “Look What You Made Me Do,” one ... When the video debuted, many Swifties drew comparisons between this look and Katy Perry, as the hairstyle was similar to Perry’s hair-do at that ...
Katy Perry delivers a fun and colorful show on Tuesday, the first of three nights at Staples Center in Los Angeles
  –  November 8, 2017
It is what we in the pop music business call a no-lose situation because Perry ... You know you’ll get a ton of color at a Katy Perry show, and this one did not disappoint. From an ’80s palette of flat Art Deco women and pastel geometric shapes ...
Can ‘American Idol’ judge Katy Perry rebound in San Jose?
  –  November 8, 2017
WITNESS THE ALBUM THE TOUR IT’S ALL HAPPENING https://t.co/fz83TjrJUr #WITNESSKP pic.twitter.com/Ulx8VYmjTt — KATY PERRY (@katyperry ... Get more of our music coverage on Flipboard. Look for Perry — who is one of the new judges on TV ...
Katy Perry sheds the 'purposeful pop' thesis for a much-needed dose of optimism
  –  November 8, 2017
That phrase was Katy Perry’s go-to as she rolled out her latest album ... a blogger and some unforgivably weak singles), maybe it’s fair to say that pop music is kind of done with white women saviors for the moment. But that dismisses what Perry ...
Katy Perry Teams Up With The Grammy Museum To Celebrate Her Fashion
  –  November 8, 2017
In the new exhibit, which is titled "Katy Perry Frock & Roll: Transforming Music and Fashion," fans of the star can see some of her most famed costumes and wardrobe pieces on display, including outfits from her 151-date "Prismatic World Tour" and the ...
Katy Perry Is Allegedly Filming A New Music Video
  –  November 7, 2017
It appears Katy Perry is readying a new single from Witness as it’s been revealed she’s allegedly filming a new music video. Check out some photos from the set: Katy Perry is releasing a new music video really soon. Here are some photos from the set.
Katy Perry Exhibit Set For Grammy Museum
  –  November 7, 2017
The exhibit, Katy Perry Frock & Roll: Transforming Music and Fashion, will open on November 7 and run through spring 2018. According to Variety, the display will include Perry's Grammy performance and red carpet costumes, Prismatic World Tour wardrobe ...
Katy Perry’s wardrobe pieces to be displayed at Grammy Museum
  –  November 7, 2017
Katy Perry Frock & Roll: Transforming Music and Fashion will open on Tuesday (07Nov17) at the Los Angeles Grammy Museum. The exhibit will coincide with her three-night run at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The fashion pieces on display will include ...
Katy Perry Frock & Roll Opens At L.A.'s Grammy Museum
  –  November 6, 2017
The exhibit, titled KATY PERRY Frock & Roll: Transforming Music and Fashion, will open in LOS ANGELES on NOVEMBER 7, the same day the singer kicks off her three-night run at STAPLES CENTER as part of WITNESS: The Tour. The display will be featured on the ...
Katy Perry Exhibit to Be Unveiled at Grammy Museum
  –  November 6, 2017
The exhibit, Katy Perry Frock & Roll: Transforming Music and Fashion, will open on November 7 and run through spring 2018. According to Variety, the display will include Perry’s Grammy performance and red carpet costumes, Prismatic World Tour wardrobe ...
Katy Perry Exhibit ‘Frock & Roll: Transforming Music and Fashion’ Launching at Grammy Museum Nov. 7
  –  November 6, 2017
Katy Perry will be the focus of a new display at Los Angeles’ Grammy Museum celebrating some of the most iconic fashion moments of her career. The exhibit, titled “Katy Perry Frock & Roll: Transforming Music and Fashion,” will open on Nov. 7, the ...
Find out how to ring in the New Year with Katy Perry, UAE!
  –  November 5, 2017
I love her makeup and costumes in her videos. Katy Perry has her own distinctive music style. She is one of the few female artists to have mashups of pop, rock and disco. She has collaborated with many other artists like Calvin Harris, Pharrell and Snoop Dogg.
Katy Perry: Her Top 15 Most Controversial Moments
  –  November 2, 2017
In the end, the judge ruled that the nuns have the right to the title of the property, therefore Katy Perry is free to buy it. The pop star performed “Unconditionally” at the 2013 American Music Awards. But the performance caused some backlash given ...
Katy Perry NOT A Cannibal, Despite Report
  –  November 1, 2017
An absurd new report clams Katy Perry is a cannibal who attends private dinner parties ... It’s possible this phony article was concocted because Perry’s music video for “Bon Appetit” features her getting cooked and served like a piece of meat.


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