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How did Katy Perry come to be where she is in contemporary pop culture? She was born as Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson in 1984 to Evangelical ministers – something that heavily influenced the young Katheryn both as a person and as a burgeoning musical talent. Raised in Santa Barbara, California, she took voice and singing lessons and participated in her church’s music group. While a seemingly modest and unassuming teenager, Perry would go on to a skyrocketing career in the 2000s.

Perry released her first album in 2001 under her birth name, the self-titled gospel record, Katy Hudson. After failing to generate much press, it was then that Katy Hudson became Katy Perry, and following a move to Los Angeles, began orchestrating the persona that would seize the pop-starved world at the end of that decade. She worked on a second album in 2005, but her then label, Island Def Jam Music Group, dropped her when it looked like this record was also going nowhere. Still, one of those songs appeared in the film “Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants.”

In the interim, she appeared in some music videos, attracted the attention of one Jason Flom, and signed with Capitol Records in 2007. Then came One of the Boys and the single “Ur So Gay.” Out of this landmark success was Katy Perry’s radicalization, led by the single “I Kissed a Girl,” released in May 2008. One of the Boys became the 33rd best-selling album of 2008.

She performed at the Life Ball in Vienna in 2009 and began working on Teenage Dream in October of that year. In 2010, she landed the #1 spot on Maxim’s Hot 100 list and got engaged to British comedian, Russell Brand.

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In addition to having some of her songs used on a number of TV shows over the last few years, Katy has also appeared as herself on “The Young and the Restless,” “The Amazing Race,” and “Melrose Place.”

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