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 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 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 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 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". Her fifth album, Witness, followed in 2017, giving Perry her third number-one album on the U.S. Billboard 200.

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Katy Perry Performances & Interviews


Katy Perry Tracks

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The One That Got Away
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Swish Swish (feat. Nicki Minaj)
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Swish Swish (feat. Nicki Minaj)
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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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Chained to the Rhythm
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Chained to the Rhythm
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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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Last Friday Night
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Last Friday Night
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California Gurls (feat. Snoop Dogg)
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California Gurls (feat. Snoop Dogg)
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Roar
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Roar
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I Kissed A Girl
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I Kissed A Girl
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Playlists featuring Katy Perry


Past BBC Events

Glastonbury: 2017
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
2017-06-23T05:33:34
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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
2017-05-27T05:33:34
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27
May
2017
Radio 1's Big Weekend: 2017

Radio 1's Big Weekend: 2017

12:00
Burton Constable Hall, Hull
Radio 1's Big Weekend: 2014
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Glasgow
2014-05-23T05:33:34
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May
2014
Radio 1's Big Weekend: 2014

Radio 1's Big Weekend: 2014

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Glasgow
Live Lounge: Katy Perry
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BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
2012-03-19T05:33:34
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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
2008-09-17T05:33:34
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Sep
2008
Live Lounge: Katy Perry

Live Lounge: Katy Perry

BBC Maida Vale Studios, London

Latest Katy Perry News

    BBC News - Seven great songs inspired by pop feuds
    Taylor Swift's takedown of Kanye West is part of a long history of pop songs born of bad blood.
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    The pop superstar gets political and calls for more support for female stars from their peers and fans.
    BBC News - MTV VMAs: Highlights
    Kendrick Lamar was the big winner, while the mother of Heather Heyer received a standing ovation.
    BBC News - MTV VMAs: Kendrick Lamar dominates as awards show gets political
    Kendrick Lamar was the big winner at the MTV Video Music Awards, on a night dominated by politics.
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