From ages 3 to 11, Perry often moved across the country as her parents set up churches before settling again in Santa Barbara.
Growing up, she attended religious schools and camps, including Paradise Valley Christian School in Arizona and Santa Barbara Christian School in California during her elementary years.
Perry rose to fame in 2008 with the release of her second album, a pop rock record titled One of the Boys, and its singles "I Kissed a Girl" and "Hot n Cold". F.)" as well as the number-three single "The One That Got Away".
The former track also sparked controversy for its sapphic themes. The album became the first by a female artist to produce five number-one songs in the U.
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I will ask you a lot of questions and make sure you know that I know how special my daughter is. No, I’m not going to be nosey, rude or obsessive about it But, if my daughter’s phone just happens to be laying on the table, and I see she’s gotten a text, I might take a look at it.
Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson (born October 25, 1984), known professionally as Katy Perry, is an American singer and songwriter.
Perry's brother David described her as a tomboy during her adolescence.Flom was convinced that she could be a breakthrough star and she was signed to Capitol Records in April 2007. Luke in order to add an "undeniable smash" to her existing material. Luke co-wrote the songs "I Kissed a Girl" and "Hot n Cold" for her second album One of the Boys.A campaign was started with the November 2007 release of the video to "Ur So Gay", aimed at introducing her to the music market.She released the album on March 6, 2001, and went on tour that year as part of Phil Joel's Strangely Normal Tour Ballard then introduced Perry to Tim Devine, an A&R executive at Columbia Records, and she was signed as a solo artist. One of the songs she had recorded for her album with Ballard, "Simple", was featured on the soundtrack to the 2005 film The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. That year, Perry also appeared in the music video for "Learn to Fly" by Carbon Leaf, and played the love interest of her then-boyfriend, Gym Class Heroes lead singer Travie Mc Coy, in the band's music video for "Cupid's Chokehold".Over the course of the next two years, Perry wrote and recorded material for her Columbia debut, and worked with songwriters including Desmond Child, Greg Wells, Butch Walker, Scott Cutler, Anne Preven, The Matrix, Kara Dio Guardi, Max Martin and Dr. After Columbia dropped Perry, Angelica Cob-Baehler, then a publicity executive at the label, brought Perry's demos to Virgin Records chairman Jason Flom.