Katy Perry Life Story

Katy Perry Life Story
Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson or Katy Perry was born on October 25, 1984 in Santa Barbara, Calif., has descended from German, Portuguese, Irish and English. He was the second child of two pastors. and having older sisters and younger brother and uncle of his mother  is screenwriter Eleanor Perry and director Frank Perry. Perry joined his parents' church service and singing in church from age nine to seventeen. He grew up listening to gospel music, are not allowed to listen to what her mother calls "worldly music", and attended Christian schools and camps.

As a child, Perry learned to dance at a community center in Santa Barbara and taught by experienced dancers start of the swing dances, Lindy Hop and Jitterbug. After passing the GED test in his first year at Dos Pueblo High School, he decided to leave school and pursue a career in music. Perry initially started singing "Because [She] was at That point in [her] childhood where [She] was copycatting [her] sister and everything She [would do]". His brother practice with using tapes, while Perry took the tape was when her brother did not exist. He practiced with the song and perform in front of his parents, who suggested that she take vocal training. Katy took the chance and began studying at age nine to sixteen years. He then enrolled at the Academy of the West in Santa Barbara and studied Italian opera in a short time.

Perry appeared with his guitar; tools that he learned when starting his career At age 15, Perry sang in church and attract the attention of rock veterans from Nashville, Tennessee, which brought Perry there to polish writing skills. In Nashville, Perry started recording demos and by veterans of country music are taught how to craft songs and playing guitar. Perry signed a contract with Christian music label, Red Hill, and he recorded his first album at age 15. Shown as Katy Hudson, she released her self-titled album of gospel-rock Katy Hudson in 2001. The album was not successful after the label ceased operations in late 2001.

She later changed her surname to Perry from his mother's surname because "Katy Hudson" was too similar to the movie actress Kate Hudson. At age 17, Perry left his home to Los Angeles to begin working with Glen Ballard on an album for record label Island. The album is scheduled for release in 2005, but Billboard reported the album does not exist everywhere. Some collaboration Perry and Ballard included "Box", "Diamonds" and "Long Shot" posted on his MySpace official page. "Simple" is one song that was recorded with Ballard, released as the soundtrack for the 2005 film, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants.

Perry signed a contract with Columbia Records in 2004. However, the label does not agree with his vision and not put it in "driving seat" is. In contrast, Columbia is one idea to pair Perry with the production team The Matrix to be recorded female vocalists in an album. Although the album was later ruled out, he attracted the attention of the music press; developing her music career makes him as "The Next Big Thing" in October 2004 by Blender magazine.

With no album project ongoing, Perry started his own record. Eighty percent completed, but Columbia decided not to finish it and pull out the label. While waiting to find another label, he worked on an independent A & R company called Taxi Music. In 2006, Perry is shown at the end of the video for the single POD, "Goodbye for Now". He made a cameo appearance in the video Carbon Leaf, "Learn to Fly"

While in the process of being dropped by Columbia in 2006, executive publicity company, Angelica Cob-Baehler enthusiastically recommending Chairman Perry at Virgin Records, Jason Flom. At that time, Flom was leading a revival in the label and look for a top of the latest achievements in the global pop. Although there were mixed reactions from fellow executives Virgin, Flom become increasingly convinced that Perry could be a new star and in early 2007, a long discussion with Columbia produced Katy Perry's signing with Capitol Music Group, which has just formed, the merger between Virgin and Capitol. As part of the deal, the label guarantees the master (Perry) with an unfinished album, which had recorded while at Columbia, became an important part of the first official debut album, One of the Boys.

Columbia Records is viewed by Flom as "a very strong, but lack a punch that can not be denied, or both, may work well in the U.S. and international pop radio" and one of the first act of the executive after completing the signing of the contract is to create a collaboration between Perry with songwriter and producer, Dr.. Luke. From this collaboration produced the song "I Kissed a Girl" and "Hot n Cold".

Building the image of himself is one immediate concern of management. Promotion began in November 2007 with the release of the video "Ur So Gay" which aims to introduce to the music market. A digital EP led song "Ur So Gay" and then released to create a buzz online and news stories. Morning show in Arizona, Kiss FM and KRQ's JohnJay & Rich mentioned that this is a successful move that brought Perry to the attention of a Madonna On March 10, 2008, he appeared as himself in the television series ABC Family, Wildfire, on the episode "Life's Too Short ".

He went the next step by promoting the album and toured for two months at the radio station. The main single official album, "I Kissed a Girl", released on May 6, 2008. A & R Perry, Chris Anokute told HitQuarters that song and the theme of his controversial meeting with strong defense on the label, "people said, 'This will never be played on the radio How can we sell it? How will it play in the belt of the Bible?'" Anokute said that they need support from one radio promotorlabel to convince people to believe in the recording if one day Perry stated there is a possibility unplugged longer. SVP of Promotion Capitol, Dennis Perry Reese saw the vision and helped push the single to national radio.

The first station to take the chance it was The River in Nashville. After playing for three days they were inundated by various phone enthusiasts. With songs that shot to the top of the charts, Perry debuted on the annual Warped Tour music festival, where management must "establish itself as a credible player and make sure to not only be viewed with one hits". The single was a commercial success and peaked at number one for seven weeks on the Billboard Hot 100. Since then it has become the single big hits around the world, topped the charts in 30 countries including Australia, Canada, and England. On June 12, 2008, Perry appeared as herself in the daytime soap opera, "The Young and the Restless" and posed for the cover of the June 2008 issue of the fiction magazine, Restless Style. Perry is also a background singer on the song "Another Night in the Hills" from his solo album in 2008 Gavin Rossdale, Wanderlust.

One of the Boys was released on June 17, 2008 with a diverse range of critical review. This album has reached number nine on the Billboard 200, and has achieved platinum from the RIAA. Perry released the second single, "Hot n Cold" who finished top of the charts in many countries around the world including the United States where it reached number three on the Billboard Hot 100, and topped the charts in Germany, Canada, and Denmark. After Perry was busy with her appearance on the Warped Tour, he went on tour to Europe. He then launched the first tour, Hello Katy Tour in January 2009. "I Kissed a Girl" to obtain a nomination for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance at the Grammy Awards 2009.

Perry was nominated in five categories at the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards, including Best Newcomer and Best Female Video, but lost to Britney Spears. She won Best New Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2008, which also serves as co-host, and Best International Female Artist at the BRIT Awards 2009. On February 9, 2009, both the "I Kissed a Girl" and "Hot n Cold" has been certified 3x platinum by the RIAA for digital sales of more than three million individuals. In 2010, the Guinness Book of World Records recognizes Perry for "Best Start on the U.S. Digital Chart by a Female Artist," for his first two singles that sold more than two million copies.

The Matrix's debut album featuring Perry, then released through the label team, Let's Hear It, during Perry's solo tour. When the scheduled release date, "I Kissed a Girl" has climbed well. Matrix member Lauren Christy spoke to Perry about his decision, but he wanted to continue releasing singles until the fourth One of the Boys sent. Regardless of their communication, The Matrix was released on January 27, 2009 through the iTunes Store. In December 2008, Perry apologized to British singer Lily Allen for his statement because it calls itself a "skinny version" of Allen is meant only as a joke. Allen retaliated and told British radio station that he "happened to know the fact that he [Perry] is an American version" of his record company because they need "to find something controversial and 'strange'" like him.

On May 16, 2009, Perry performed at the opening ceremony of the annual Life Ball in Vienna, Austria. In June 2009, lawyers acting against Katy Perry's latest trademark of Australian fashion designer Katie Perry is using his name to market loungewear. Some media reported this as a lawsuit, where Katy Perry has denied on his blog. Katie Perry (designer) reported on his blog that at a meeting with IP Australia on July 10, 2009, lawyers from Katy Perry (singer) pulled their opposition to the trademark. During the summer of 2009, Perry featuring cameo in the film Get Him to the Greek; in the scene where she kisses her fiance Russell Brand candidate, but unfortunately truncated and do not appear in the final film.

In 2009, Perry appeared on two singles: a remix song "Starstrukk" by the band from Colorado, 3OH! 3 in August (the idea for the collaboration came after Perry's tour featuring 3OH! 3 as a supporting singer). The song was released on iTunes on September 8, 2009 and "If We Ever Meet Again", the fourth single from the album Timbaland's Shock Value II in December. In October 2009, MTV Unplugged revealed that Perry is one of the artists who performed for them and he will soon release a live album of her appearance, including two new songs as "Brick by Brick" and the cover of a song "Hackensack" from Fountains of Wayne . MTV Unplugged album was released on November 17, including CDs and DVDs.

Perry appeared as a guest judge with Simon Cowell, Cheryl Cole and Louis Walsh during the audition phase of Dublin in the seventh series of the British television show, The X Factor on June 28, 2010, (then aired on August 28). He was one of many celebrities who choose to fulfill the role of the jury while Dannii Minogue currently on maternity leave. He then returned to display the "Fireworks" on October 17. Perry's second album entitled Teenage Dream and released in August 2010. The first single from the album is titled "California Gurls". This single peaked at number one Billboard Hot 100 singles chart and is the fastest growth of Capitol Records artist since Bobbie Gentry song, "Ode to Billie Joe" in 1967. The cover of Teenage Dream is a painting by Will Cotton depicting Perry was lying naked in a cloud of sugar confectionery; resembles the one Perry in the video for "California Gurls". Physical edition of the album booklet, in accordance with the candy theme, has a scent of cotton candy. The second album's singles "Teenage Dream" was released in July 2010. "Fireworks" is the third single from the album.

Katy Perry appeared on the MTV Video Music Awards 2010 on September 12, 2010. He was nominated for two awards and deliver the "Best Female Video" with Nicki Minaj to Eminem. On September 14, Perry returned to his old high school, Dos Pueblo High School, where he appeared briefly for high school students. Featuring Perry "Hot n Cold" with Elmo from Sesame Street that originally appeared for the 41st season premiere of the child's educational program on September 27, 2010. However, four days before it aired as scheduled, Sesame Workshop announced, "Based on the feedback we have received for the music video for Katy Perry ... we have decided not to broadcast a segment on Sesame Street television broadcasts aimed at preschoolers. Katy Perry fans can still see the video on YouTube ". The main reason that parents complain about the cleavage that apparently by her dress. Perry filming a video for Fireworks in Budapest in September 2010. An open casting call describes as many as 38,000 applicants to be something that has never happened before.

He went on to perform a concert in Budapest on October 1, the first concert in Central and Eastern Europe. Perry has announced his own perfume that will be released in autumn this year, called "Purr" are present in a cat-shaped bottle and will be available through stores at Nordstrom. Teenage Dream brought Perry to the nomination of four awards at the Grammy Awards 2011: Album of the Year, Best Pop Vocal Album, Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals for "Teenage Dream", and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for "California Gurls". After the Grammys, Perry released a fourth single from the album "Teenage Dream", "ET" In this single remix version featuring Kanye West. The music video for E.T. directed by Floria Sigismondi and featuring Shaun Ross as the main lover. In June 2011, Perry released a fifth single, "Last Friday Night (TGIF)". A remixed version featuring American rapper, Missy Elliott released in early August. This single occupied radio and download charts in the U.S.. This song topped the Billboard Hot 100 on August 17, 2011, making Perry became the first female artist to have five singles from one album that are all located at # 1.

Perry dated Gym Class Heroes frontman, Travie McCoy, who met at a recording studio in New York, dropped out continued for several years. Perry and McCoy broke up in December 2008. Perry first met British comedian Russell Brand during the summer of 2008. When Perry filming for cameo appearances in films Brand Get Him to the Greek. Perry and Brand began dating after meeting again in September 2009 at the MTV Video Music Awards, where the brand acts as host, commented "Katy Perry did not win the award and he was staying at the same hotel with me, so he'll need a shoulder to cry on. So, I was the real winner tonight ". The couple became engaged in December 2009 while vacationing in India.

In a YouTube interview in July 2010, Perry said Brand would be the father of "perfect". Perry stated that he plans to take a dual British citizenship after marrying a Brand. "One of the first things I would do is apply for dual citizenship. I'm not too sure if I should take the test because I've not had time to see it .. But English as my second home". Perry and Brand were married on October 23, 2010 in a traditional Hindu ceremony near the Ranthambhore tiger sanctuary in Rajasthan, India, the same location where the brand has been proposed.

Perry is known with an unusual style of dress. This often looks cute, bright colors, reminiscent of different decades and Perry often uses fruit forms accessories, mainly watermelon as part of his clothes. After studying dance at an early age, he fantasized to have its own style. Perry's transformation into an artist began with fashion, inspired by the depiction of American film actress, Dominique Swain in the 1997 film adaptation of the novel Lolita. He defines the style of clothing as "a little concoction of different things". Johnny Wujek, Perry's stylist, described the style of Perry after his first meeting as "something that is very colorful and classic".

Has attracted the attention of fashion designers. In June 2008, the publicity photos that showed Perry posing with a switchblade, criticized. The photo was retained as an attempt to give the impression that Perry "section with sharp edges". Criticism directed at her and then ridiculed by Perry posing with a spoon instead. He has appeared in the selection of 100 Sexiest Women FHM magazine twice, in 2009 ranked No.23 and No.37 of 2010. He is ranked 7 in Rolling Stone as the Queen of Pop is based on a poll in July 2011.

Perry has a contralto vocal range (the lowest female voice). Because of the low vocal range, he lowered the key of many of his songs while singing directly in order to enhance his voice. Perry's musical influences include Alanis Morissette, pop-rockers Cyndi Lauper, Pat Benatar, Joan Jett, Shirley Manson, and Freddie Mercury, lead singer of British band, Queen. Grew up listening to gospel music, Perry has some references when he began recording songs. When asked by the producers wanted to collaborate with anyone, Perry did not know. That night, she went with her to a hotel. Inside, he turned on the channel VH1 and saw producer Glen Ballard talking about Morissette; Ballard who produced Morissette album, Jagged Little Pill, an album that had "great influence" in Perry. He told his collaborators beginning that he had decided to work with Ballard. Producers set up meeting with Ballard in Los Angeles. Perry gave a song and a day later Perry was called. Perry Ballard developed over several years.

Perry describes his music by saying, "Someone like this write to me the other day and I have been using it since then". According to him, he had "changed a lot between the ages of 15 to 23" Her first album, Katy Hudson settle into gospel music. He attributed that its perspective on the music "rather closed and very tight" and all that was related to the church. His second album, One of the Boys is described as "worldly" and "rock," and reflects a departure from the roots of religious music. Perry expects to record more pop songs for their next album.

Perry is artistically involved in the project, especially in the writing process. Because he can play the guitar, he'll start writing songs at home and came to the producer. Perry largely inspired by certain moments in his life. He said it was easy to write songs about heartbreak. Most of the themes in One of the Boys berkisahkan about heartbreak, teen adventure and "vomiting in the toilet". Perry's mother reportedly told British tabloid the Daily Mail that she did not like her music, calling it "shameful and disgusting".

Perry said that his mother's words misquoted and told MTV that it was false information. The song "Ur So Gay" and "I Kissed a Girl 'has received a negative reaction from the religious sector as well as homosexuality. The songs each have been branded as homophobic and promoting homosexuality, and "lesbian exploitation". Perry responded to the controversy surrounding "Ur So Gay": "This is not a negative connotation, is not it, 'you're so gay' is defined as 'you're so lame' (terrible), but the fact is this man should be gay, which I really understand how it could be misconstrued or whatever ... it's not stereotype certain people, I talk about ex-girlfriend "

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