Katy Perry is an American recording artist, business woman, philanthropist, and performer. She came to be near Santa Barbara, Ca and was raised there before relocating to La Having had restricted contact with mainstream pop-music in her youth, she pursued a job in gospel singing as a teenager and launched her debut studio album, Katy Hudson (2001). She afterwards recorded a collaborative record with The Matrix and also a solo album she done with Glen Ballard , the latter which was never released.
In April 2007, Perry signed a record deal with Capitol Records She climbed to prominence with the launch of her solitary I Kissed a Woman accompanied by her 2nd record, One of the Boys (2008). The record is mostly pop rock and characteristics topics of grief and teen experience. Perry’s third document, Teen-Age Dream (2010), was preceded by the Billboard Hot 100 chart-topping singles California Gurls and Teen-Age Dream, and afterwards made the number one singles Firework, E.T., and Last Friday Evening (T.G.I.F.). Teenage Desire became the very first record recorded with a female artist ever to create five number one hits, as well as the 2nd record total after Michael Jackson ‘s Poor (1987). The record features genres like pop, rock, disco, digital music, funk, and rap, whilst its topics focus on teen love, partying, self-authorization, and personal progression. In March 2012, she re-launched Teenage Desire as Teen-Age Dream: The Whole Confection , that has been preceded by its own number one solitary Portion of Me. Her fourth record, Prism (2013), was preceded by the number one single Roar The record was initially intended to bedarker; than Perry’s preceding content, but finally became a record affected by Swedish dance-music with themes like living in the current, associations, and self-authorization. The record afterwards made the number one single Darkish Horse.
Perry has obtained numerous awards and nominations , including eleven Grammy nominations and Billboard dubbed her as 2012’s Lady of the Yr. She stays the sole musician to invest 69 successive weeks in the very best ten of the New 100. Perry can also be the third-best selling electronic singles musician in America according to RIAA She has ventured in to celeb endorsement and released scents Purr , Meow , and Killer Queen In late July 2011, she produced her movie debut voicing Smurfette in The Smurfs Billboard rated Perry at number fourteen on their 2011 listing of best moneymakers, grossing over $1-1 million. In early July 2012, she launched her 3D autobiographical documentary movie, Katy Perry: Portion of Me , which concentrated on her lifestyle as a touring musician along with the classification of her one-yr union to English actor/comic Russell Brand By November 2013, Perry has offered over 11 million records and 8 1 million singles globally and her singles are several of the best selling world-wide.