Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson (born October 25, 1984), known professionally as Katy Perry, is an American singer, songwriter, and television judge. After singing in church during her childhood, she pursued a career in gospel music as a teenager.
Perry signed with Red Hill Records and released her debut studio album Katy Hudson under her birth name in 2001, which was commercially unsuccessful. She moved to Los Angeles the following year to venture into secular music after Red Hill ceased operations and she subsequently began working with producers Glen Ballard, Dr. Luke, and Max Martin.
After adopting the stage name Katy Perry and being dropped by The Island Def Jam Music Group and Columbia Records, she signed a recording contract with Capitol Records in April 2007.
Roar singer, 35, and her fiancé Orlando Bloom, 43, welcomed their baby girl last month.Perry has now opened up about her first weeks of motherhood in a string of posts on Twitter, in which she shared her respect for other mums and said it was a “misconception" that raising a child wasn’t a full-time job.“Popular misconception: being a mom isn’t a full time job,” tweeted the singer.Popular misconception: being a mom isn’t a full time job ���“Part 2: when a mom finally goes back to work (whatever..