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Katy Perry

Katy Perry songsMost popular Katy Perry songs (see all 149 songs)
1This Is How We Do lyrics252
2Roar lyrics276
3Dark Horse (feat. Juicy J) lyrics872
4Teenage Dream lyrics1,522
5Firework lyrics1,814
6If We Ever Meet Again (feat. Katy Perry) lyrics1,897
7Unconditionally lyrics2,023
8Hot And Cold lyrics2,071
9E.T. (feat. Kanye West) lyrics2,162
10I Kissed A Girl lyrics3,395

Katy Perry albumsMost popular Katy Perry albums (see all 8 albums)
1Teenage Dream - The Complete Confection [2012]112
2Prism [2013]126
3Teenage Dream [2010]360
4One Of The Boys [2008]490
5Prism [Deluxe Version] [2013]1,005
6Mtv Unplugged [2009]
7The Hello Katy - Australian Tour Ep (Features Mixes/non-Album Tracks) [2009]
8Katy Hudson [2001]


Biography
Katheryn Elizabeth "Katy" Hudson (born October 25, 1984), known by her stage name Katy Perry, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Perry grew up around gospel music. During her first year of high school, she pursued a music career as Katy Hudson, releasing her first studio album, called Katy Hudson, which failed to chart. She recorded a solo album later, which was never released. After signing with Capitol Music Group in 2007, her fourth record label in seven years, she adopted the stage name Katy Perry.

She first gained recognition with the release of her first mainstream album, One of the Boys in 2008, which spawned three Billboard Hot 100 top-ten songs—"I Kissed A Girl", "Hot n Cold" and "Waking Up In Vegas". Perry supported the album with her Hello Katy Tour. In 2010, Perry released her third studio album, Teenage Dream (2010), which topped the Billboard 200 chart, and spawned five number one singles—"California Gurls", "Teenage Dream", "Firework", "E.T." and "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)". Teenage Dream became the first and so far only album (after Michael Jackson's Bad)—to do so, and Perry became the first female in history to achieve this milestone. She embarked on the California Dreams Tour, which grossed nearly $60 million worldwide. Perry re-released the album under the name of Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection on March 26, 2012, and the re-release has already spawned the number-one single "Part of Me" and top two single "Wide Awake".

Perry is the only artist to spend over 52 consecutive weeks in the top ten of the Billboard Hot 100, and has since extended this to 69 weeks. As of 2012, Perry has been nominated for eight Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year (Teenage Dream) and Record of the Year ("Firework"). She was named 2011's "Artist of the Year" by MTV. She has sold 37.6 million digital tracks in the United States and 11 million albums worldwide, and sold over 74.6 million digital tracks worldwide. Perry was a guest judge on the seventh series of The X Factor UK and the ninth season of American Idol. She has released fragrances "Purr" and "Meow". She ventured into film, voicing Smurfette in the 2011 film The Smurfs and being spotlighted in the 3D biopic-concert film Katy Perry: Part of Me. Perry was married to British comedian Russell Brand from 2010 to 2012. In 2012, Perry was ranked at number fourteen on Billboard's list of top moneymakers of 2011, grossing more than $11 million. Billboard named Perry 2012's Woman of the Year.

Perry was born Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson in Santa Barbara, California to Keith, a West Coast scenester in the 1960s, and Mary Hudson (née Perry), an evangelist who grew up in Southern California, attended Berkeley, and had a "tempestuous" first marriage in Zimbabwe. Perry has Portuguese, German, Irish, and English ancestry. She is the second child of two pastors. She has an older sister named Angela Hudson and a younger brother named David Hudson. Perry's uncle was director Frank Perry (who was her mother's half-brother).

Perry was incorporated into her parents' ministry and sang in their church between the ages of 9 and 17. She grew up listening to gospel music, was not allowed to listen to what her mother called "secular music", and attended Christian schools and camps. As a child, Perry learned how to dance in a recreation building in Santa Barbara. She was taught by seasoned dancers and began with swing, Lindy Hop, and jitterbug. She took her GED after her first year at Dos Pueblos High School and decided to leave school in the pursuit of 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]."Her sister practiced with cassette tapes, while Perry took the tapes herself when her sister was not around. She rehearsed the songs and performed them in front of her parents, who suggested she take vocal coaching. She grabbed the opportunity and began taking lessons at the age of nine and continued until she was sixteen.
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451 Comments
0 likes - like | 06-08-2014 01:49 PianoPLayer698 
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@ song: Katy Perry - Birthday

I like it
0 likes - like | 24-03-2014 15:58 unsane 
 
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@ song: Katy Perry - E.T. (feat. Kanye West)

pretty good song
0 likes - like | 08-02-2014 23:10 hot_in_herre 
 
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@ song: Katy Perry - Roar

This is Katy Perry at her best. Was Dr Luke involved in this one?
0 likes - like | 20-12-2013 15:18 syfa14kintlee 
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@ song: Katy Perry - Unconditionally

wow wat a bang in dis song i really liked it crs
0 likes - like | 18-10-2013 13:14 abby1d 
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@ song: Katy Perry - Unconditionally

katy i love u

man your my idol xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
0 likes - like | 18-10-2013 10:24 Meandor 
Meandor
 
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@ song: Katy Perry - Unconditionally

Oh no way.
0 likes - like | 18-10-2013 10:06 tonyblackburn 
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@ song: Katy Perry - Unconditionally

Firstly, I love the words it is a lovely love song. Secondly, I like the way she sings and starts off the song with her slightly unique voice, a cross between Grace Jones and Cher, but all her own. Lovely. Thirdly, I also find her personal quality of how she does the chorus, with a touch of Avril Lavigne. Great song.
0 likes - like | 18-10-2013 00:12 503RYA 
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@ song: Katy Perry - Unconditionally

wow its good song! so nice to hear it!
0 likes - like | 09-10-2013 21:12 TazGirl84 
 
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@ song: Katy Perry - Circle The Drain

Its a great song. You just haven't been through it.
0 likes - like | 01-09-2013 22:24 Olivia_Ka 
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@ song: Katy Perry - Roar

This can't be Katy singing this song. Tiger, Fire, Hero... Alex Hepburn.
0 likes - like | 15-08-2013 04:47 SugarDiamonds 
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@ song: Katy Perry - Roar

I LOVE THIS SO BAD
0 likes - like | 08-07-2013 17:44 jameson 
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@ song: Katy Perry - California Gurls (feat. Snoop Dogg)

i love the text and also love ketty perry but the track for me is the one that get away.
0 likes - like | 18-01-2013 15:26 Srimantika 
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@ song: Katy Perry - Wide Awake

Never heard so nice song as this....
0 likes - like | 28-11-2012 17:57 angel___ 
 
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@ song: Katy Perry - Search Me

0 likes - like | 04-09-2012 13:16 foucharrou 
foucharrou
 
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@ song: Katy Perry - Part Of Me

best song ever
0 likes - like | 04-09-2012 13:05 foucharrou 
foucharrou
 
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@ song: Katy Perry - Wide Awake

LoVe It
0 likes - like | 24-08-2012 20:42 butterfly11 
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@ song: Katy Perry - Thinking Of You

good song
0 likes - like | 20-08-2012 11:46 Jess090 
Jess090
 
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@ song: Katy Perry - Hot And Cold

0 likes - like | 04-08-2012 23:50 Jess090 
Jess090
 
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@ song: Katy Perry - Part Of Me

0 likes - like | 24-07-2012 00:12 bludlust 
 
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@ song: Katy Perry - The One That Got Away

Rhythm is in keeping with the times; gary glitter-esque with modern swinglessness. the production automatically gives this track high marks on rhythm. Instruments are all electronic, but they seem lazily and hastily inserted. Lyrics are are forced, but not heavy handed, Katy's voice is good here. Bridge feels cut and pasted.
0 likes - like | 05-07-2012 03:13 SASSY_POSSUM101 
SASSY_POSSUM101
 
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@ song: Katy Perry - Long Shot

Wow, one of my ALL TIME FAVORITES! I have heard Kelly's version, but I didn't know Katy actually preformed it. They both sound AWESOME!
0 likes - like | 03-07-2012 21:52 AloeVista 
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@ song: Katy Perry - Peacock

She got right to the point when during the choruses she becomes lazy and just says 'cock cock cock....' smh sheesh what an awful song, not really subtle or clever at all. She could do better.
For a party song I guess its alright though, not at all innocent however.
0 likes - like | 03-07-2012 05:16 Pop_is_awesome 
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@ song: Timbaland - If We Ever Meet Again (feat. Katy Perry)

Really amazing song, but I wish it wasn't as auto tunned... :/
0 likes - like | 03-07-2012 05:07 Pop_is_awesome 
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@ song: Katy Perry - My Own Monster

Her vocals are really good
0 likes - like | 20-06-2012 17:34 emyg 
 
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@ song: Katy Perry - Wide Awake

Another Hit for Katy Perry!! wow!!