Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson (born October 25, 1984), known professionally as Katy Perry, is an American singer, songwriter, and television judge. 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.
Katy Perry can always keep her fans on their toes with her zany style, but her latest post really caught followers off guard.PHOTOS: Celebrity coloured engagement rings: Elizabeth Hurley, Victoria Beckham, Katy Perry and moreThe Swish Swish songstress shared a video alongside her sister, Angela, as she introduced a new song that she had called "Moose Moose Alpaca" that had been designed as a campfire song for teenagers.
The song featured a wide variety of moves each corresponding to a different word, including the titular 'moose' and 'alpaca', but also including 'pufferfish', 'flamingo' and 'ninja'.WATCH: Katy Perry shares rare glimpse into daughter's lifeWe couldn't get over how different the two women looked, with Katy rocking her jet-black hair in a ponytail, while Angela styled her sandy-brown locks into pigtails.MORE: Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom take their children on a bike ride for adorable family day outREAD: Katy Perry gave rare insight into how her past affected her approach to motherhoodThe popstar was appearing alongside her sister as they spoke about their joint charity, the Firework Foundation and its aim "is to empower children in underserved communities to ignite their inner light through the arts".Explaining the work, Katy joked: "INTRODUCIIIIIING MY NEXT SONG…Moose Moose Alpaca sorry!"A post shared by KATY PERRY (@katyperry)Katy and her sister provided an insight into their workShe continued: "But seriously, I'm so proud of the work my sis Angela and I have been doing with @fireworkfoundation and am so happy to share our beautiful Camp Firework with you on Variety and Lifetime present Power of Women: The Changemakers."Tune in to @Lifetime tonight at 10p Eastern AND Pacific!"MORE: Katy Perry and Orlando.Read more on hellomagazine.com