When Katy Perry makes better picks than talking heads and dives off bars in Oxford, it’s your cue to simply enjoy college football, not try to understand it. College football got drunk Saturday and then went into serious binge drinking into the night with craziness.[Read more here]
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1. Making FHM’s annual list of 100 Sexiest Women in the World in 2009 at No. 10.
2. Dropped by her labels many times early in her career.
3. Paid by her father 10 dollars when she was little to sing at churches, restaurants and “family functions”.
4. Ranked 9th on Forbes’ list of Breakout Stars of 2008.
5. Launched a limited edition doll of herself which was similar to the one featured in the music video of her single “Ur So Gay”, from her second LP “One of the Boys,” in late September 2008.
6. Having her breasts molded to benefit breast cancer research through Keep A Breast Foundation (August 2008).
7. Her song “Ur So Gay” was mentioned by Madonna in 2008 to be the pop queen’s “favorite song” at that moment.
8. Made a cameo on Carbon Leaf’s video “Learn to Fly” and on Gym Class Heroes’ video “Cupid’s Chokehold”.
9. Appeared in advertisements for Too Faced Cosmetics’ Spring 2007 line.
10. Cited that her musical influences are Queen, The Beach Boys, Heart, Joni Mitchell, Paul Simon, and Alanis Morissette.
Katheryn Elizabeth “Katy” Hudson (born October 25, 1984), better known by her stage name Katy Perry, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She had limited exposure to secular music during her childhood and pursued a career in gospel music as a teenager, releasing her debut studio album, Katy Hudson, in 2001. She moved to Los Angeles the following year to venture into secular music. She recorded a collaborative album with the Matrix, which was released in 2009. She also recorded an album with Glen Ballardthat was not released due to contractual complications.
In April 2007, Perry signed a deal with Capitol Records. She rose to fame in 2008 with the release of the single “I Kissed a Girl” from her second album, One of the Boys. Perry’s third album, Teenage Dream (2010), was preceded by the US Billboard Hot 100 chart-topping singles “California Gurls” and “Teenage Dream“, and later produced the number-one singles “Firework“, “E.T.“, and “Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)“. The album became the first by a female artist to produce five number-one Billboard Hot 100 songs, and the second overall after Michael Jackson‘s album Bad (1987). In March 2012, she reissued the album as Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection, which produced the number-one single “Part of Me“. Her fourth album, Prism, was released in 2013 and included the number-one singles “Roar” and “Dark Horse“.
Perry has received many awards and nominations, and been included in the Forbes list of “Top-Earning Women In Music” for 2011, 2012, and 2013. Throughout her career, she has sold 11 million albums and 81 million singles worldwide, making her one of the best-selling artists of all time. Perry has also made celebrity endorsements and released perfumes Purr, Meow!, and Killer Queen. In July 2011, she made her film debut voicing Smurfette in The Smurfs. The following July, she released a documentary film, Katy Perry: Part of Me, which concentrated on her life as a touring artist and the dissolution of her brief marriage to English actor and comedian Russell Brand in the early 2010s.