TMZ

Our TV Shows

Got a Tip?

Call TMZ at (888) 847-9869 or Click Here

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

LATEST STORIES
  
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 >

2013 Grammy Awards -- The Hits, Runs & Errors

2013 Grammy Awards
The Hits, Runs & Errors

The 55th Annual Grammy Awards are in full swing and there are sure to be some serious fashion fiascoes ... regardless of what CBS says. Check out all the photos for all the good, the bad and the… READ MORE >

- 556 days ago
Katy Perry & Russell Brand -- Ignore Each Other at Lakers Game

Katy Perry & Russell Brand
Ignore Each Other at Lakers Game

Trying not to make eye contact, former couple Katy Perry and Russell Brand sat on opposite sides of the court at the Lakers game at Staples Center in L.A. on Tuesday.Both Katy and Russell -- who… READ MORE >

- 659 days ago
Gwen Stefani vs. Katy Perry: Who'd You Rather?

Gwen Stefani vs. Katy Perry
Who'd You Rather?

California girls Gwen Stefani and Katy Perry combined their blonde and brunette forces at a fashion event in West Hollywood on Thursday.Question is ...More Who'd You Rather? Carla Gugino… READ MORE >

- 663 days ago
Katy Perry -- Post-Obama Dinner with My Conservative Parents

Katy Perry
Post-Obama Dinner with My Conservative Parents

Just hours after havin' lunch with Michelle Obama ... and one day after stumping for the Pres at a Democratic rally ... Hollywood liberal Katy Perry sat down for a peaceful dinner with her… READ MORE >

- 664 days ago
Katy Perry -- Who's Got Your Vote?

Hey, Katy Perry ...
Who's Got Your Vote?

Katy Perry's being very mysterious about who she's backing for president -- but with the aid of some very scientific polling formulas we've narrowed it to 2 options. We know ... genius.Check out… READ MORE >

- 665 days ago
Katy Perry -- Gives Barack Obama Her Fashion Vote

Katy Perry
Gives Barack Obama Her Fashion Vote

If you are voting for Barack Obama then Katy Perry makes perfect fashion sense.Wearing a white latex frock made to look like a ballot with Obama/Biden marked off, Katy performed at a rally for the… READ MORE >

- 665 days ago
John Mayer and Katy Perry -- BACK ON!

John Mayer & Katy Perry
BACK ON!

Break-up rumors be damned ... Katy Perry and John Mayer are BACK ON ... at least judging by the way they left a romantic L.A. restaurant together last night. The paparazzi furiously snapped away… READ MORE >

- 715 days ago
Katy Perry -- Rejects $20 Million 'American Idol' Deal

Katy Perry
$20 Mil 'Idol' Offer REJECTED

"American Idol" desperately wanted Katy Perry to fill one of its vacant judge's seats, so much so,  they offered her $20 MILLION ... but she she still turned it down ... TMZ has… READ MORE >

- 726 days ago

Around The Web