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 caught the attention of her social media followers when she shared a selection of racy snaps. The new mum looked incredible as she posed topless for the Instagram gallery, with the lead image featuring her leaning against a wall wearing only a pair of fashionable oversized flares.
Katy, 37, dropped the bombshell pictures after wishing other half Orlando Bloom a happy birthday in a sweet post on the same site.
The singer didn't stop there, sharing a slew of gorgeous images with her 148 million followers.These included one where she got pulses racing beside a sign that read "DO NOT HOSE DOWN", captioning the snap: "Let it burn baby".Other snaps included one in which the American Idol judge showed off her cleavage in a pink corset as she seductively leaned toward the camera.In another, she stared down the camera lens while getting her makeup touched up, while a fourth showed her enjoying a refreshing drink in a chain mail top which flashed her toned tummy.Katy's tribute to Hollywood star Orlando was just as impressive as she posted a various memories including the pair enjoying a boat trip, a close up of her man's face, a snap of the pair glammed up as Orlando donned a suave tuxedo, and a clip of him enjoying a cycle around his kitchen.She sweetly captioned the post: "Happiest 45th to the kindest, deepest, most soulful, sexy & strong man I know.
thank you for being a constant compass, an unwavering anchor and bringing joi de vivre into every room you walk in."You are the love and light of my life."The pair share daughter one-year-old Daisy Dove and Katy revealed her cute nickname as she wrapped up the post by saying: "I thank my lucky stars for you and our darling dd."Many other stars took to the post to wishRead more on dailyrecord.co.uk