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Katy Perry

Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson (born October 25, 1984), known by her stage name Katy Perry, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Perry grew up around gospel music. During her first year of high school, she pursued a music career as Katy Hudson, releasing her first studio album, called Katy Hudson, which failed to chart. She recorded a solo album later, which was never released. After signing with Capitol Music Group in 2007, her fourth record label in seven years, she adopted the stage name Katy Perry. She first gained recognition with the release of her first mainstream album, One of the Boys in 2008, which spawned three Billboard Hot 100 top-ten songs—"I Kissed A Girl", "Hot n Cold" and "Waking Up In Vegas". Perry supported the album with her Hello Katy Tour. In 2010, Perry released her third studio album, Teenage Dream (2010), which topped the Billboard 200 chart, and spawned five number one singles—"California Gurls", "Teenage Dream", "Firework", "E.T." and "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)". Teenage Dream became the first and so far only album (after Michael Jackson's Bad)—to do so, and Perry became the first female in history to achieve this milestone. She embarked on the

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Katy Perry -- Voice of a Baby Silencer

Katy Perry
Voice of a Baby Silencer

Got a crying baby … get Katy Perry! Her hit, "Dark Horse" turns out to be a highly effective lullaby … or at least it was for the toddler melting down in a viral video that… READ MORE >

Kennedy Drama -- Man Breaks Into Compound Looking for Katy Perry

Kennedy Drama
Man Breaks Into Compound Looking for Katy Perry

7:10 AM PT -- According to Barnstable Police, LaCroix, who police discovered sitting on a couch and reading a book, told police he entered through an unlocked door. LaCroix also said he had a… READ MORE >

- 36 days ago
Katy Perry -- Krackdown on Katy Krap

Katy Perry
Krackdown on Katy Krap

Katy Perry is surrounded by fakes, frauds and counterfeits ... according to a new lawsuit.Bravado International -- which licenses the exclusive right to hawk T-shirts, hats, posters and other… READ MORE >

- 45 days ago
Katy Perry Sued -- You Jacked Our Christian Song -- And Made It Blasphemous

Katy Perry Sued
You Jacked Our Christian Song And Made It Blasphemous

 Katy Perry blatantly stole a song from a Christian hip-hop singer and then tarnished it with witchcraft, paganism and black magic ... at least that's the claim in a new lawsuit.According to… READ MORE >

- 50 days ago
John Mayer -- My Name is Gold in O.P.S. ... Other People's Songs!

John Mayer
My Name's Gold in O.P.S. ... Other People's Songs!

John Mayer has returned to form! It's just like 5 years ago, when he was the funniest celeb in the TMZ universe.We got John at Madeo Monday night, and he was hilarious.  A photog brings… READ MORE >

- 79 days ago
Katy Perry -- Prank Terrorizes Real 5-Year-Old's Birthday Party [VIDEO]

Katy Perry
Prank Terrorizes 5-Year-Old's Birthday

Katy Perry left children in tears at a recent birthday party where she dressed up like a clown, attacked some guy with a piñata stick, and staged a scary car accident ... all for a music… READ MORE >

- 120 days ago
Riff Raff -- Don't Let This Girl's Ass Fool You ... I'm Kinda Dating Katy Perry

Riff Raff
Don't Let This Girl's Ass Fool You I'm Kinda Dating Katy Perry

Katy Perry's got an unlikely new BF -- rapper Riff Raff -- at least that's on Riff Raff's wish list ... because he's SMITTEN after the two went on a date last week ... despite his obvious… READ MORE >

- 148 days ago
Katy Perry's Fired Stripper -- Back on the Grind

Katy Perry's Fired Stripper
Back on the Grind

The stripper who was fired for taking photos with Katy Perry -- inside a strip club -- is back in the good graces of the stripper gods ... TMZ has learned, after breaking the cardinal strip club… READ MORE >

- 159 days ago
Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry -- GIRL WAR Over Kiss!

Miley, Katy
Girl War Over Kiss

Miley Cyrus and Katy Perry are calling each other dirty bitches ... in a full-on feud that erupted over that kiss at Miley's L.A. concert last month.You may recall ... Miley went in for the kiss… READ MORE >

- 168 days ago
Miley Cyrus -- Make Out Sesh DENIED ... By Katy Perry

Miley Cyrus
Make Out Sesh Denied ... By Katy Perry

Katy Perry may have famously kissed a girl and liked it ... but Saturday night in L.A. the singer straight up denied Miley Cyrus when she tried slipping Katy the tongue.Miley's "Bangerz" tour… READ MORE >

- 179 days ago

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