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Katy Perry Lyrics

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Katy Perry Lyrics - by Popularity

1 I Kissed A Girl
2 Thinking Of You
3 Ur So Gay
4 Hot N Cold
5 One Of The Boys
6 Lost
7 Waking Up In Vegas
8 Self Inflicted
9 Box
10 Hook Up
11 If You Can Afford Me
12 E.T. (Single)
13 I'm Still Breathing
14 Hackensack (Fountains Of Wayne Cover)
15 Use Your Love
16 Mannequin
17 Fingerprints
18 The One That Got Away (Single)
19 Faith Won't Fail
20 Black & Gold
21 Choose Your Battles
22 Brick By Brick [Live]
23 Who Am I Living For?
24 Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.) (Missy Elliott Remix)
25 Roar
26 Roar (Single)
27 California Gurls
28 Lost (EP)
29 The One That Got Away
30 My Own Monster
31 Double Rainbow
32 9/11 Is A Lie
33 Circle The Drain
34 Naturally
35 Legendary Lovers
36 Crocodile Tears
37 Pearl
38 When There's Nothing Left
39 Birthday
40 Diamonds
41 Hummingbird Heartbeat
42 Trust In Me
43 Walking On Air
44 Not Like The Movies
45 Piercing
46 Unconditionally
47 Long Shot
48 Firework (Single)
49 Electric Feel
50 Dark Horse
51 I Think I'm Ready
52 Startrukk
53 If We Ever Meet Again
54 This Is How We Do
55 Takes One To Know One
56 Damn
57 Bullet
58 International Smile
59 A Cup Of Coffee
60 Growing Pains
61 Part of Me
62 Ghost
63 E.T.
64 Simple
65 Last Call
66 Wide Awake
67 Love Me
68 Peacock
69 Playing House
70 The One That Got Away (Acoustic)
71 This Moment
72 Teenage Dream
73 Futuristic Lover
74 Rush
75 Dressin' Up
76 By the Grace of God
77 Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)
78 It's Okay To Believe
79 Search Me
80 E.T. (featuring Kanye West)
81 Spiritual
82 Firework
83 Weigh Me Down
84 Spit
85 Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.) (featuring Missy Elliott)
86 It Takes Two
87 Wish You The Worst
88 Ur So Gay (EP)
89 Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.) (Single)
90 Tommie Sunshine's Megasix Smash-Up

Katy Perry Bio

Katy Perry (born Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson; October 25, 1984) is an American singer-songwriter. She has risen to prominence with her 2008 single "I Kissed a Girl" which has become a worldwide hit topping the charts in more than 20 countries, including the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and Ireland. In the United States, the song is also noted for being the 1000th chart-topper of the Rock Era. Perry has stated in the press that it's thanks to successful British singer-songwriters Amy Winehouse and Lily Allen that more female artists had been appearing on the charts. She went on to say that Winehouse and Allen "have introduced America to great music". She is known for her unconventional style of dress, often bright in color and reminiscent of different decades. Perry has a contralto vocal range.

Perry was born in Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, USA. The middle child of two pastors, she grew up listening to gospel music and singing in church. She graduated from Dos Pueblos High School in Goleta, California in 2003 and immediately moved to Los Angeles at the age of 18. After Steve Thomas and Jennifer Knapp signed Perry to their label Red Hill Records, she released her first CD Katy Hudson in 2001, a Christian gospel album. In her teenage years, Perry found a Queen album with her friend, and later said, "From then on, they have been my biggest influence". Also among her musical influences are Alanis Morissette, Heart, and Joni Mitchell, as well as the Incubus album Morning View. She changed her surname to Perry because "Katy Hudson" was too close to Kate Hudson. Perry is her mother's maiden name. Perry's biggest influences are pop rockers Cher, Cyndi Lauper, Pat Benatar, Joan Jett, and Shirley Manson, who, Perry says, "came out with a vengeance".

In 2004, Perry worked for the record production team The Matrix, who had previously worked with Avril Lavigne, Liz Phair, Korn and Britney Spears, among others. Perry also began working on a debut mainstream album, writing with Glen Ballard, which was due for release in 2005; some of the collaborations included "Box", "Diamonds" and "Long Shot," which were released on Perry's official MySpace page. Her burgeoning music career led to her being named "The Next Big Thing" in October 2004 in Blender Magazine, where Perry stated she wasn't "a typical Christian", mentioning that she had done "lots of bad things" during her adolescence. One of the tracks she recorded with Ballard, "Simple", was released on the soundtrack of the 2005 film The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. In 2006, Perry appeared on P.O.D.'s single, "Goodbye for Now". She has openly talked about her struggles within the music industry, such as being dropped from record labels for much of her early career. Her songs eventually captured the attention of Virgin Records CEO Jason Flom, who was the head of Capitol Music Group, and she signed to Capitol Music in early-2007. Perry is now regularly heard on MTV, VH1, as well as commercials. She most recently appeared on the MTV VMA Awards singing Madonna's hit single, "Like a Virgin". Perry also made headlines at the MTV Latin America awards, where during her performance, she jumped on a giant fake cake she thought was real. Embarassed, she proceeded to slip and fall over several times on stage because of all the icing she had gotten on the floor. Unable to stand up without falling over again, she was reduced to crawling off of the stage.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katy_Perry