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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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Mick Jagger -- Gimme Shelter from Katy Perry's Lies, I Never Hit On Her

Mick Jagger
Gimme Shelter from Katy Perry's Lies I Never Hit On Her

Mick Jagger pulled the lamest rock-n-roll move ever today ... denying he flirted with a young, hot chick named Katy Perry.In case you missed it ... Perry told an Australian radio show this… READ MORE >

Katy Perry -- Promotional Truck Hit By Drunk Driver

Katy Perry
Promotional Truck Hit By Drunk Driver

The gold truck Katy Perry commissioned to promote the release of her new album -- Prism -- was just hit by a drunk driver ... TMZ has learned.The collision occurred 15 minutes ago near a truck… READ MORE >

- 356 days ago
Heidi Klum and BF -- Couples House Hunting ... Scoping Katy Perry's Mansion

Heidi Klum and BF
Couples House Hunting Scoping Katy Perry's Mansion

Heidi Klum and her rebound guy are getting super serious ... like, buying a house together serious ... and one of the places they're checking out is Katy Perry's L.A. mansion, TMZ has learned.… READ MORE >

- 357 days ago
Katy Perry Scores Payday from Hair Company ... Because She Deserves It

Katy Perry
Scores Payday from Hair Company ... Because She Deserves It

Katy Perry didn't just settle her lawsuit against a hair care company ... SHE WON ... TMZ has learned. GHD (Good Hair Day) and KP (Katy Perry) got into a nasty lawsuit/countersuit over what Katy… READ MORE >

- 388 days ago
Katy Perry -- Rinses Away Hair Lawsuit

Katy Perry
Rinses Away Hair Lawsuit

Katy Perry has finally untangled herself from a British hair care company ... as the two sides settled a lawsuit over an oral agreement gone wrong. As TMZ previously reported, Perry claimed a… READ MORE >

- 390 days ago
Katy Perry & John Mayer -- They've Become THAT COUPLE!!!

Katy Perry & John Mayer
They've Become THAT COUPLE!!!

Katy Perry and John Mayer have gone from the on-again/off-again pair who seem to always be in limbo ... to the couple that posts super cheesy holiday photos online while wearing matching… READ MORE >

- 391 days ago
Katy Perry -- Entangled in Hairy $2 Million Lawsuit

Katy Perry Sued
Entangled in Hairy $2 Million Lawsuit

Katy Perry doesn't give good oral ... agreements according to a lawsuit from a British hair care company that wants to cut ties with the pop singer because it claims her popularity ain't what it… READ MORE >

- 472 days ago
Katy Perry -- I Can't Unload This Damn House!

Katy Perry
I Can't Unload This Damn House!

The housing market may be bouncing back for a lot of people, but not Katy Perry, because we've learned she's about to list her Hollywood Hills house for WAY less than the purchase price.Katy… READ MORE >

- 505 days ago
Katy Perry & John Mayer -- Valentine's Day ... A Good Day to Die Hard

Katy Perry & John Mayer
Valentine's Day ... A Good Day to Die Hard

John Mayer might just be the luckiest guy on the planet -- because he spent his Valentine's Day alone in a dark room with Katy Perry ... and more importantly, Katy Perry's boobs.J & K… READ MORE >

- 531 days ago
Grammy Awards -- Underboob 'Barely' Met CBS' Standards

Grammy Awards
Underboob 'BARELY' Met CBS' Standards

Katy Perry's giant TA-TA's ... Alicia Keys' underboobs ... Kelly Rowland's twins ... turns out they were all given the stamp of approval from CBS -- despite the network's previously harsh… READ MORE >

- 535 days ago

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