Katy Perry
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1984-10-25
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Katy Perry

Katy Perry Biography (Wikipedia)

Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson (born October 25, 1984), known professionally as Katy Perry, is an American singer, songwriter, and television personality. 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 and 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 her second album, a pop rock record titled One of the Boys, and its singles "I Kissed a Girl" and "Hot n Cold". The former track also sparked controversy for its sapphic themes. Her third album, Teenage Dream (2010), ventured into disco, and was her first album to top the U.S. Billboard 200. It topped the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 with the singles "California Gurls", "Teenage Dream", "Firework", "E.T.", and "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" while "The One That Got Away" reached number 3 on the chart. 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 (2013), was her second to peak atop the U.S. charts. It is influenced by pop and dance, and 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". Her fifth album, Witness (2017), delved into electropop and became her third album to reach number one in the U.S. Its most...

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Katy Perry Performances & Interviews


Katy Perry Tracks

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Chained To The Rhythm
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Chained To The Rhythm
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Roar
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Roar
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Chained To The Rhythm (feat. Skip Marley)
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Chained To The Rhythm (feat. Skip Marley)
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Cozy Little Christmas
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Cozy Little Christmas
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Part Of Me
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Part Of Me
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I Kissed A Girl
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I Kissed A Girl
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Feels (feat. Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry & Big Sean)
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Feels (feat. Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry & Big Sean)
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Teenage Dream
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Teenage Dream
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Playlists featuring Katy Perry


Past BBC Events

Glastonbury: 2017
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
2017-06-24T13:42:52
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2017
Glastonbury: 2017

Glastonbury: 2017

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Worthy Farm, Pilton
Radio 1's Big Weekend: 2017
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Burton Constable Hall, Hull
2017-05-27T13:42:52
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27
May
2017
Radio 1's Big Weekend: 2017

Radio 1's Big Weekend: 2017

Burton Constable Hall, Hull
Radio 1's Big Weekend: 2014
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Glasgow
2014-05-25T13:42:52
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25
May
2014
Radio 1's Big Weekend: 2014

Radio 1's Big Weekend: 2014

Glasgow
Live Lounge: Katy Perry
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BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
2012-03-19T13:42:52
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Mar
2012
Live Lounge: Katy Perry

Live Lounge: Katy Perry

BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
Live Lounge: Katy Perry
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BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
2008-09-17T13:42:52
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17
Sep
2008
Live Lounge: Katy Perry

Live Lounge: Katy Perry

BBC Maida Vale Studios, London

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