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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 E.T. (Single)
12 If You Can Afford Me
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 Pearl
22 When There's Nothing Left
23 Legendary Lovers
24 Diamonds
25 Hummingbird Heartbeat
26 Trust In Me
27 Birthday
28 Not Like The Movies
29 Piercing
30 Walking On Air
31 Long Shot
32 Firework (Single)
33 Electric Feel
34 Unconditionally
35 I Think I'm Ready
36 Startrukk
37 If We Ever Meet Again
38 Dark Horse
39 Takes One To Know One
40 Damn
41 Bullet
42 This Is How We Do
43 A Cup Of Coffee
44 Growing Pains
45 Part of Me
46 International Smile
47 Simple
48 Last Call
49 Wide Awake
50 Ghost
51 E.T.
52 Peacock
53 Playing House
54 The One That Got Away (Acoustic)
55 Love Me
56 Teenage Dream
57 Futuristic Lover
58 Rush
59 Dressin' Up
60 This Moment
61 Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)
62 It's Okay To Believe
63 Search Me
64 E.T. (featuring Kanye West)
65 By the Grace of God
66 Firework
67 Weigh Me Down
68 Spit
69 Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.) (featuring Missy Elliott)
70 Spiritual
71 Wish You The Worst
72 Ur So Gay (EP)
73 Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.) (Single)
74 Tommie Sunshine's Megasix Smash-Up
75 It Takes Two
76 Brick By Brick [Live]
77 Who Am I Living For?
78 Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.) (Missy Elliott Remix)
79 Roar
80 Choose Your Battles
81 Lost (EP)
82 The One That Got Away
83 My Own Monster
84 Roar (Single)
85 California Gurls
86 Circle The Drain
87 Naturally
88 Double Rainbow

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