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.
Katy Perry has shown off her incredible slimmed down post baby body as she returned to film American Idol.And just six weeks after welcoming her newborn daughter Daisy Dove Bloom with fiancé Orlando, the 35-year-old singer has referenced her breast pumping with an inspired outfit.Katy posted a photo on Instagram of cow print clobber and wrote that she was back with the talent show, but having to take breaks so that she could pump breast milk for her baby.Fans were impressed with how Katy was looking as she showed off her figure before the cameras started rolling.Wearing a Christian Siriano creation, the superstar was covered head to toe in a black and white cow print, complete with a huge hat and a flowing floor length cape behind.In a..