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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 was her first number one album on the U.S. Billboard 200. It topped the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 with the singles "California Gurls", "Teenage Dream", "Firework", "E.T.", and "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" while "The One That Got Away" reached number 3 on the chart. 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 was her second album to reach the US summit. It is influenced by pop and dance, and 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 2017 fifth album, Witness, also topped the US charts and delved into electropop. Its most successful single was "Chained to the Rhythm", which broke the record for Spotify's most streamed track by a female artist within 24 hours upon its release.

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 annual Forbes lists of highest earning women in music from 2011–2017. 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.
Swish Swish
"Swish Swish" is a song by American singer Katy Perry featuring American rapper Nicki Minaj for Perry's fifth studio album, Witness (2017).
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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August 20, 2018
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August 21, 2018

News Articles16

Stella-chella: McCartney’s Pre-Fall 2018 Presentation Draws Katy Perry, Leonardo DiCaprio
  –  January 19, 2018
The designer elected to show her women’s and men’s pre-fall 2018 collections together in a combined presentation, party and mini music festival ... The designer’s Hollywood friends — including Katy Perry, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Hudson and new ...
Rita Ora thanks Katy Perry and Miley Cyrus for supporting her
  –  January 19, 2018
Rita Ora has spoken out about her journey to stardom and credited Katy Perry and Miley Cyrus for helping her along in her career. The singer, who first shot to fame in 2012 with hit song R.I.P, reflected on her years in the music industry and praised the ...
Answering the tough questions about Katy Perry’s new album
  –  January 18, 2018
You know, like music critics. What are Katy Perry’s chances of landing a role in ‘Semi-Pro 2’? Easily the question we get asked the most, pretty much daily. And understandably so. Like all other true cineastes, we’re eagerly awaiting the follow-up ...
Katy Perry had ‘tough conversations’ with record label bosses after Witness flop
  –  January 18, 2018
Katy Perry had some “tough conversations” with her record label bosses when her 2017 album Witness flopped among fans. Capitol Music Group CEO and Chairman Steve Barnett tells Variety he had to address the disappointing sales with the singer.
Katy Perry opens up about those never-ending plastic surgery rumors
  –  January 17, 2018
Katy Perry hit it big in 2008 with the release of the single “I Kissed a Girl” and since then has gone on to become one of the top women in music. Click through to learn some interesting facts about the singer-songwriter that you may have missed.
Katy Perry In 'Love' With Bold Red Dress, Walks Red Carpet With Stella McCartney (Exclusive)
  –  January 17, 2018
Katy Perry is red hot! The "Chained to the Rhythm" singer swish ... Perry also opened up about the upcoming season of American Idol, as she's one of the judges of the music competition show's reboot. "I'm excited to actually find a person that we can ...
Katy Perry Label Head Talks “Tough Conversations” Following ‘Witness’ Flop
  –  January 17, 2018
2017 was an odd year for Katy Perry. She earned a top 5 with comeback jam ‘Chained ... However, it proved to be the most trying year of her music career. Singles came and went with little impact, housing album ‘Witness’ tanked, and she somehow ...
Katy Perry Revisits Hilarious Childhood Jousting Trauma at Medieval Times Restaurant
  –  January 15, 2018
RELATED VIDEO: Katy Perry Reveals Why You’ll See a Different Side of Her in Her New Music “Ladies and gentleman, I present our champion, Lady Katy!” an announcer said. The video’s caption read, “FINALLY THEY AREN’T LAUGHING,” referring to ...
MUSIC REVIEW: Katy Perry serves up a spectacle in North Little Rock
  –  January 13, 2018
Katy Perry can sing, strut and serve up a spectacle. She can sink giant stage prop basketballs and soar on the rings of Saturn above a crowd, while playing guitar and wearing a sparkly Cher-esque ensemble and Cleopatra headpiece. She can execute a split at ...
Little Rock fans brave freezing temperatures for Katy Perry concert
  –  January 13, 2018
Katy Perry is one of many artists that have recently made the stop ... "The “Kitty Purry” has a mini cupcake like the bra that she wore in one of her music videos. We have the “Left Shark” - like the dancer that became famous - and then we have ...
Does Katy Perry Appear in Taylor Swift's 'End Game' Music Video?
  –  January 13, 2018
After weeks of speculation, we finally have our answer if Katy Perry is actually in Taylor Swift‘s new music video! The 28-year-old entertainer just released the music video for her new song “End Game” featuring Ed Sheeran and Future and we can ...
Taylor Swift Knocks Back Shots with Ed Sheeran in ‘End Game’ Music Video…But WHERE Was Katy Perry?
  –  January 12, 2018
Even though the End Game video didn’t live up to our expectations of a Taylor and Katy resolution, it did give us so much life, because Taylor is totally rocking out and living her best life in the video. What did you think about the End Game music video?
Katy Perry Wasn't In Taylor Swift's "End Game" Video & We're Kind Of Bummed
  –  January 12, 2018
While we all knew from the teaser clip that Future and Ed Sheeran were planning on making an appearance in the music video, fans anxiously waited for another familiar face from the pop world. Fans had strong suspicions that Katy Perry would make an appearance.
Capitol’s Steve Barnett on Five Years at the Tower, ‘Plan’ for Katy Perry, ‘Beloved’ Niall Horan
  –  January 12, 2018
Katy Perry’s “Witness,” though it sold more than 840,000 ... That’s not to say it’s a perfect world in music. My personal opinion is that what’s happened has to be a good thing — as brutal as it is. So many brave people came out and told ...
Review: Katy Perry takes 12,000 fans to another world
  –  January 11, 2018
For 12,000 young fans, it began Wednesday at the AT&T Center with pop star Katy Perry’s “Witness ... Unlike Jepsen, Perry makes 100 percent modern dance music - pounding, loud, anthemic and electronic. Fans roared along. (Who cares if a giant pair ...
Katy Perry
  –  January 10, 2018
pop singer Katy Perry’s last tour in 2015, which sold out over 150 locations, was hailed as “a show to damage retinas and blow minds,” which sounds awesome. Will this tour stack up to 2015’s? Now, it’s not like we don’t get down with pop music ...


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