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.
Ryan Seacrest is still happy to be hosting . Seacrest and the crew, including judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan took over ET, asking each other questions about season 21 and the craziest auditions they've witnessed to date.«Yes.
Yes, I am,» Seacrest said when asked if he's still happy hosting the singing competition series. «I really like the live shows.»This group has been together for six seasons, and they've seen some things in that time.
As far as the most wild, it would have to be when they meet the contestants who share the same name as them.'We've had contestants named Katy Perry," Perry shared. «Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan.»«I met a Ryan Seacrest,» Seacrest chimed. «I met them.
Met her.»«Her name is Ryan Seacrest?» a surprised Perry asked. «Her name is Ryan Seacrest,» Seacrest confirmed.«Did y'all have feminine similarities?» Bryan asked. «It was like looking in a mirror,» Seacrest joked.«We met us.Read more on etonline.com