FC: Katy Perry by: Melanie
2: Katy Perry was born on October 25th 1984 in Santa Barbara, California. She was born Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson. She has an older sister, Angela Hudson and a younger brother named David Hudson. As a kid, she attended Christian schools and camps.
3: Katy started singing in her church when she was nine, and continued until she was 17. When Katy Perry was 15, Nashville veterans heard her sing, and took her to Nashville to polish her writing skills. There, she started recording demo’s, and learned how to play guitar. She also changed her stage name to Katy Perry.
5: Katy Perry began recording some of her songs, but none became smash hits. Finally, after being signed by a different recording company, the songs “I kissed a girl” and “Hot-N-Cold” were released. After I kissed a girl, aired on a radio station in Nashville, Katy’s popularity rose. Then she released her album, One of the Boys.
6: Katy Perry then started touring, and appeared on the Warped Tour and toured in Europe. She was nominated for five categories in the 2008 MTV Music Awards. In 2009, she became engaged to Russel Brand. Then in 2011, Brand filed for a divorce.
7: Katy’s single, “California Gurls” was first on Billboard Hot 100 for six consecutive weeks. She now has her own perfume named “Purr”. This year, there is planned to be a part-biopic, part-concert film in 3-D to be released called “Part of Me” There’s also plenty more top hits on the way!
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