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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 to John Mayer -- You Make Me Feel Like a Natural Woman

Katy Perry to John Mayer
You Make Me Feel Like a Natural Woman

John Mayer and Katy Perry partied like 18-year-olds ... clubbing till 4:30 AM Thursday, and that's after John raged onstage at a concert earlier in the day with the Grateful Dead. Check out the… READ MORE >

Katy Perry -- Makes Holiday Wish Come True for Burn Victim

Katy Perry
Makes Holiday Wish Come True For Burn Victim

Safyre Terry got what she wanted for Xmas and a whole lot more, courtesy of Katy Perry. Safyre, who lost family members in a horrible arson fire that left her severely burned and caused her to… READ MORE >

- 216 days ago
Burn Victim -- All I Want for XMAS is a Katy Perry Card

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All I Want for XMAS Is a Katy Perry Card

The little girl who lost her family and who herself was horribly burned has one big Christmas wish -- an XMAS card from Katy Perry. 8-year-old Safyre Terry suffered the burns after the… READ MORE >

- 233 days ago
Katy Perry's Dad -- Defends Daughter When Christian Activist Attacks (VIDEO)

Katy Perry's Dad
Defends Daughter When Christian Activist Attacks

Katy Perry's father won't stand for anyone telling him his daughter is a wicked woman who has sex with demons.  Preacher Keith Hudson had a scary confrontation this week when an angry woman… READ MORE >

- 261 days ago
Katy Perry Crushes Taylor Swift in Money Dept.

Katy Perry
Crushes Taylor Swift in $$$ Dept.

Katy Perry left Taylor Swift and every other female singer in the dust, earning $135 MILLION this year! Forbes dropped the bombshell, reporting Katy raked in more than $2 mil per city during her… READ MORE >

- 268 days ago
Makeup Artist To The Stars -- Warned Suicide Rescuers Of Dangerous Gases

Makeup Artist To The Stars
Warned Suicide Rescuers Of Dangerous Fumes

The makeup artist who made a name for himself working with Katy Perry and Selena Gomez warned rescuers they'd be approaching fatal fumes when they discovered his body after he committed… READ MORE >

- 272 days ago
Madonna -- Katy Perry and Mommie Dearest in Concert (VIDEO)

Madonna
Katy Perry & Mommie Dearest ... In Concert!

Madonna rocked The Forum in L.A. Tuesday night, and there was a revelation during the concert ... Katy Perry has mother issues. Katy joined Madonna, as a bunch of stars cheered them on, including… READ MORE >

- 276 days ago
Makeup Artist to the Stars -- Dead From Apparent Suicide

Famous Makeup Artist
Dead from Apparent Suicide

The celebrity makeup artist who made a name for himself working with Katy Perry, Selena Gomez and Mariah Carey ... is dead after an apparent suicide in L.A.  Law enforcement sources tell TMZ… READ MORE >

- 281 days ago
Hillary Clinton -- Katy Perry on the Brain During Benghazi Hearings

Hillary Clinton
Katy Perry on the Brain During Benghazi Hearings

Hillary Clinton was dealing with some pretty heavy issues Thursday at the Benghazi hearings, but when she took a break she was in Katy Perry mode. During the break you can hear Hillary ask a… READ MORE >

- 281 days ago
Katy Perry 'Rolling' Fan -- I Wasn't High!!!

Katy Perry 'Rolling' Fan
I Wasn't High!!!

The "rolling" Brazilian fangirl who made headlines for groping Katy Perry at Rock in Rio over the weekend tells TMZ she wasn't high or drunk ... just tired when Katy brought her… READ MORE >

- 304 days ago

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