Katy Perry was born Katherine Elizabeth Hudson by name on October 25, 1984 in California, USA. Katy decides to use her mother’s maiden name due to fear of mistaken with the actress Kate Hudson.
Since childhood, Katy was used to listening to gospel music. She often participated in activities in the church choir. Before deciding to move to Los Angeles, Katy actually got off of the album titled KATY HUDSON via the label Red Hill Records.
Katy has a long relationship with Travie McCoy, but in the end she married Russell Brand on October 23, 2010 in a traditional Hindu ceremony near the Ranthambhore tiger sanctuary in Rajasthan, India, the same location where Brand had proposed.
After 14 months of their marriage, there was a fight that resulted in a rift between Katy and Brand. Both decided to put their divorce papers before enjoying the Christmas holidays of 2011. Katy asked Brand to file for divorce, Katy honor parents are pastors.
Katy never released a spiritual album, titled the same as the name in 2001 as Katy Hudson. However, the album was less successful. She later recorded an album with production team The Matrix and completed most of a solo album 2004-05, both of which none was released.
At the age of 18 years, Katy decided to move to Los Angeles and had joined the team The Matrix. With Glen Ballard, she had recorded three songs that bear the title The Next Big Thing given Blender magazine in October 2004. One of the songs she recorded with Ballard eventually released as the soundtrack to the film The Sisterhood OF THE TRAVELING PANTS.
In 2007, Katy signed with Capitol Music Group and changed her stage name to Katy Perry. She then released the first single Ur So Gay in November. The song is enough public attention although not included in the charts.
Early gained fame after the release of second single I Kissed a Girl in 2008, this time, Katy successfully topped the charts internationally. Later, in the same year, the first album ONE OF THE BOYS PERRY became the 33rd best selling album worldwide in 2008.
TEENAGE DREAM album was later released in August 2010 and debuted at the top of the Billboard 200. This album include the hit single California Gurls, Teenage Dream, Firework, ET and Last Friday Night (TGIF), all of which have topped the charts on the Billboard Hot 100.
With a single E.T. perched at the number one position on the charts on May 12, 2011, Katy became the first artist in history to spend a whole year, for 52 consecutive weeks in the top 10 Billboard Hot 100.
Not just struggling to sing and play music, Katy had the opportunity to be a guest judge on the seventh series of the British television show The X Factor. Katy also released a perfume called Purr. In the world of film, Katy also got the part to be the voice of Smurfette in the film in 2011, The Smurfs.
Katy Perry will visit Indonesia for a concert to be held at the Sentul International Convention Center on January 19, 2012. The concert of the series California Dreams tour will be the first concert Katy Perry in 2012.
KATY HUDSON (2001)
ONE OF THE BOYS (2008)
TEENAGE DREAM (2010)
Hello Katy Tour (2009)
California Dreams Tour (2011)
2008 THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS
AMERICAN IDOL 2010
THE X FACTOR 2010
2010 SESAME STREET
2010 THE SIMPSONS
HOW I MET YOUR 2011 MOTHER
2010 GET HIM TO THE GREEK
2010 OUT IN THE DESERT
2011 The Smurfs