Who hasn’t heard the song Firework? Which teenager hasn’t kept the song Teenage Dream on repeat? We have all been through the paths and have loved the music of Katy Perry.
Be it Dark House or I Kissed a Girl, we all have passes our teenage with her songs on our iPads. This American pop singer has a specific place in our hearts for the lyrics she chose for his songs!
Prologue: Katy Perry
Millions of people love Katy Perry but only a few know that her real name is Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson. She was born on 25th October 1984 in California. Her songs always presented a bold nature. But in this case, her childhood was completely different. She was born and raised up in a family that was very conservative. In her time, she was not allowed to listen to music or watch television properly.
He started to take lessons on music when she was 9 years old. After that, she started learning the guitar in her 13. As her family was conservative, her rebellious behavior increased day by day to get a free soul for her.
Her mother helped her and took her to Nashville for recording Katy Hudson’s album. It was released in 2001 and was a flop mission. After that, she got her GED. He went to Los Angeles to pursue her dreams for music when she was only 17 years old. She has seen bad days with no money at all!
After so many deals that didn’t work, in 2007, she collaborated with Capitol Records. And there was no going back after this!
Albums and Biggest Hits
Her single Ur So Gay was released in 2007 and Madonna loved it. He sang another hit named I Kissed a Girl in 2008 which was loved by the fans. Her album One of the Boy was also a hit. Her song was listed as billboard To 10.
Hot n Cold along with California Gurls, Teenage Dreams, Fireworks and a lot more came one by one. She got her fame and a large fan base. After all these, he went to MTV acoustic special. And at the same time, the fans got the Katy Perry: MTV Unplugged on their hands.
The album Teenage Dreams was released in 2010. Her single Snoop Dogg was also incredible. Do you remember that Michael Jackson had five hits from one single album? And guess what; Perry was the one who stood second by getting five hits from her Teenage Dreams album.
2012, we got a new edition of the last released album. A track named Part of Me got popular along with another named Wide Awake. After this, she released Prism in 2013, Witness in 2017. She made collaboration with Zed and Daddy Yankee. She came up with Never Really Over and Con Calma again!
Awards and Appreciations
For her impeccable growth and amazing music, she got a chance to be the judge of American Idol! She was sharing her chair with Ryan Seacrest, Lionel Richie, and Luke Bryan. He then appeared in The X Factor. She came back with the other three judges in 2019 again.
She was also featured in Super Bowl XLXL halftime show. Along with this, her autobiography documentary was also released in 2012. It was named Katy Perry: Part of Me. In The Smurf released in 2001 and its sequel, Katy Perry gave her voice.
He got the American Music Awards, ASCAP Pop Music Awards along with the MTV Video Music Awards and NRJ Music Awards. She got her hands on the Teen Choice Awards, ARIA Music Awards along with 13 Grammy Awards. The five Radio Disney Music Awards and the Juno Award are also great achievements of her life.
This singer has own only been a great singer but also an idol for teenagers and women. She has also won the Glamour Award for being extraordinary, inspirational and glamorous in her field!
Her music genre is pop, rock, and disco. We have seen her grow up from a family where she was never supported. This makes her an amazing inspiration for the people who love music!