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 detailed the moment she knew Dua Lipa would be the next big pop star. The 37-year-old singer revealed during a recent interview with Rolling Stone that she predicted Dua’s success at the start of her career.“I remember going in to watch her play at the Hollywood Palladium,” Katy said. “It’s so funny, I left work early.
It was the first season of me doing American Idol.” she explained.Katy was talking to her co-judge at the time, Luke Bryan: “I really need to get out of here by 7 because I’m going to see this new artist Dua Lipa play at the Palladium.” she said, to which he responded “Who’s that?” and Katy said “Don’t worry, you’ll know her name.’”“I remember even championing Dua because I was like, “Oh, this girl is going to be the next big girl pop star.
She’s the it girl, and she’s coming,“ Katy added, even saying that Dua’s first record was one of the best she has ever heard.The singer also says that she loves supporting women and new artists because she has walked in their shoes. “I know how it feels, and I know the challenge and how hard you got to work.
If you see on all of my past tours, I cherry-picked some of my favorite artists to come on the road with me.”Katy says that she saw the potential in many of her fellow musicians as they started their successful careers. “Whether that’s Ellie Goulding or Charli XCX or Marina and the Diamonds, or Bebe Rexha and Becky G came when I was on Witness.Read more on us.hola.com