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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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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 >

Hillary Clinton -- Katy Perry on the Brain During Benghazi Hearings

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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 >

- 308 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 >

- 331 days ago
Katy Perry -- Groped By Girl Onstage, 'She's Rolling' (VIDEO)

Katy Perry
Groped By Girl Onstage 'She's Rolling'

Katy Perry got some girl on girl action from a "rolling" fan she brought onstage at the Rock In Rio festival. Things started off sweet with the fan showering Katy with a few kisses, and then she… READ MORE >

- 331 days ago
Katy Perry Upsets Superfan -- 'She Dissed the S**t Out of Me' (VIDEO)

Katy Perry
Upsets a Superfan ... 'She Dissed the S**t Out of Me'

Katy Perry's rabid fans don't play, especially when they're face-to-face with their queen -- but one of them got totally insulted during a hysterical exchange in NYC. KP was outside The Standard… READ MORE >

- 343 days ago
Katy Perry -- Why Isn't Anyone Staring at My Hands? (PHOTO)

Katy Perry
Why Isn't Anyone Staring ... At My Hands?

Katy Perry left her handprints outside the famed Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on Tuesday night -- not that anyone noticed. Nice pair.   READ MORE >

- 352 days ago
Katy Perry -- Taylor Swift Is a Hypocrite … When it Comes to Girl-On-Girl

Katy Perry
Taylor Swift Is a Hypocrite ... Re: Girl-On-Girl

Katy Perry just weighed in on music's biggest bitch sesh -- calling Taylor Swift a full-on hypocrite for accusing Nicki Minaj of taking down a woman.   Perry thinks it's… READ MORE >

- 400 days ago
Katy Perry -- '1984' Registered By Swedish Songwriter ... NOT Katy

Katy Perry
'1984' Registered By Swedish Songwriter NOT Katy

We now know how Katy Perry's name ended up on the official registration of a song the media claims is a hit piece targeting Taylor Swift ... Katy had nothing to do with it, but a producer who once… READ MORE >

- 443 days ago
Katy Perry -- I Have A Twin! And I Like It

Katy Perry
I Have A Twin! And I Like It

Katy Perry doesn't need a mirror any more ... because she just found her long lost twin.  Okay, so they're not identical, but pretty DAMN close ... outside the world premiere of "Katy Perry:… READ MORE >

- 518 days ago
Katy Perry -- Super Bowl Tribute Tat ... To Honor Myself

Katy Perry
Super Bowl Tribute Tat ... To Honor Myself

Katy Perry truly suffers for her art ... inking a Super Bowl tattoo on her finger last night following her halftime show.   Perry had the roman numerals XLIX tatted on her finger ... to… READ MORE >

- 571 days ago

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