Katy Perry
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1984-10-25
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Katy Perry Biography (Wikipedia)

Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson (born October 25, 1984), known professionally as Katy Perry, is an American singer and songwriter. After singing in church during her childhood, she pursued a career in gospel music as a teenager. Perry signed with Red Hill Records and released her debut studio album Katy Hudson under her birth name in 2001, which was commercially unsuccessful. She moved to Los Angeles the following year to venture into secular music after Red Hill ceased operations where she subsequently began working with producers Glen Ballard, Dr. Luke, and Max Martin. After adopting the stage name Katy Perry and being dropped by The Island Def Jam Music Group and Columbia Records, she signed a recording contract with Capitol Records in April 2007.

Perry rose to fame in 2008 with the release of the singles "I Kissed a Girl" – which sparked controversy for its homosexual themes – and "Hot n Cold" from her second album, a pop rock record titled One of the Boys. Her third album, Teenage Dream (2010), ventured into disco, and contained the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart-topping singles "California Gurls", "Teenage Dream", "Firework", "E.T.", and "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" as well as the number-three single "The One That Got Away". The album became the first by a female artist to produce five number-one songs in the U.S., and the second overall after Michael Jackson's album Bad. In March 2012, she re-issued the album as Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection, which produced the songs "Part of Me" and "Wide Awake". Her fourth album, Prism, was released in 2013, and is influenced by pop and dance. She became the first artist with multiple videos to reach one billion views on Vevo with the videos for its songs "Roar" and "Dark Horse".

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Katy Perry Tracks

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California Gurls (feat. Snoop Dogg)
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California Gurls (feat. Snoop Dogg)
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The One That Got Away
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The One That Got Away
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California Gurls
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California Gurls
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California Girls
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California Girls
Playlists featuring Katy Perry
EastEnders: The Queen Vic Jukebox
EastEnders: The Queen Vic Jukebox
Steve Wright's Serious Jockin'
Steve Wright's Serious Jockin'
Family Festival
Family Festival
The Voice UK 2016
The Voice UK 2016


Past BBC Events

Glasgow Radio 1's Big Weekend
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Glasgow
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2014
Glasgow Radio 1's Big Weekend

Glasgow Radio 1's Big Weekend

18:00
Glasgow
Katy Perry Live Lounge
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BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
2012-03-19T07:31:01
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19
Mar
2012
Katy Perry Live Lounge

Katy Perry Live Lounge

BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
Katy Perry Live Lounge
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BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
2008-09-17T07:31:01
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17
Sep
2008
Katy Perry Live Lounge

Katy Perry Live Lounge

BBC Maida Vale Studios, London

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