Katy Perry, one of the most popular American singer, actress and songwriter was born to Christian parents on the 25th of October, 1984 in Santa Barbara, CA. She was exposed to gospel music at a tender age and was one of the singers in the local church. However, she is singing a different tune today and is now one of the biggest names in the music industry with fans all over the world. Read on to find out more about Katy Perry songs, albums, wallpaper and more.
When she was Katy Hudson in 2001, she released a gospel album which was self-titled but was not successful. She gained some attention in 2007 with a single that was released on the internet called Ur So Gay; she was signed to Capitol Music Group. This was also the time when she started using Katy Perry as her stage name. She became famous after releasing a second single in 2008 called I Kissed a Girl, as the song topped the international charts. Some of the most popular Katy Perry songs to date are mentioned below.
Most Popular Katy Perry Songs
1. I Kissed a Girl is the lead single that was released for her album (One of the boys) in 2008. It was at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart consecutively for seven weeks as well as topped music charts in other countries to become one of the major hits worldwide. According to Katy Perry, this catchy song represents a woman’s magical beauty and was actually born from an idea that popped into her head for the chorus.
2. Hot n’ Cold was released as her second single from the “One of the Boys” album. It was written and composed by Perry, Dr. Luke and Max Martin and it reached No.3 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts.
3. Teenage Dream was released on Perry’s third studio album as the second single on the 23rd of July, 2010. This throwback song gives a euphoric feeling of a teenager in love. She also said that this song was reminiscent of the time when she was thinking about marrying Russell Brand. This song was the third No. 1 single for Perry on the Billboard Chart as well as her second successive No. 1 single.
4. Firework is said to be one of Katy Perry songs that was covered widely on the internet, especially on YouTube. It was a track on her third studio album that as called Teenage Dream. With inspirational lyrics, this song is viewed as an anthem for self-empowerment.
5. Waking up in Vegas is the final single on Perry’s second studio album. This was also another Billboard Hot 100 song for her as well as the third single on the top ten charts. It also reached top ten on various charts in other countries. Perry revealed in an interview that the song includes some inspiration from real life when she and her boyfriend at the time decided to have a fake marriage.
She has more than successful songs, as the Katy Perry wallpaper is also very popular. These wallpapers include her pictures, plus other things like tattoos, concert, makeup, live performance and hairstyles. If you are fan or a music lover, you can find additional resources to find out more about Katy Perry songs.