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.
bombshell investigation published Sept. 16.The British actor and comedian, 48, denied the report prior to its release.Since the allegations broke, interviews have resurfaced showing Brand’s ex-wife Katy Perry and his “Forgetting Sarah Marshall” co-star Kristen Bell discussing his behavior years ago, and his YouTube channel has been demonetized.What you need to know:.Read more on nypost.com