You are here: Home » K » Ka » Katy Perry » Page 9

Katy Perry Quotes

American Singer and Songwriter known for her breakthrough single "I Kissed a Girl".


Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson, better known by her stage name Katy Perry, is an American singer-songwriter and musician. Perry rose to fame in 2007 with her internet hit "Ur So Gay", and later scored in 2008 her breakthrough single "I Kissed a Girl". Perry was born and raised in Santa Barbara, California by Christian pastor parents and grew up listening only to gospel music. After earning a GED during her freshman year of high school, she began to pursue a music career. As Katy Hudson, she released a self-titled gospel album in 2001. In 2004, she recorded an album with production team The Matrix, but it was never released. After signing on with Capitol Music Group in 2007, she took on stage name Katy Perry and released her first mainstream album, One of the Boys.

Post your comment about Katy Perry

 If people want a role model, they can have Miley Cyrus! 
— Katy Perry on Miley Cyrus
Related Quotes: Miley Cyrus
 That's my parents. They're crazy! They're nuts! 
— Katy Perry about her parents' strict rules when she was a teenager
 My dad would give me $10, which is a lot of money when you're 9, to sing at church, on tables at restaurants, at family functions, just about anywhere. 
— Katy Perry on the encouragement she got from her dad to sing
 I've done a lot of bad things. Use your imagination. 
— Katy Perry
 I got this Jesus tattoo on my wrist when I was 18 because I know that it's always going to be a part of me. When I'm playing, it's staring right back at me, saying, 'Remember where you came from.' 
— Katy Perry on her Jesus tattoo

 It was really difficult, drinking became a problem. It got out of control until I said, 'OK - back to work.' I know I'm speaking for someone, even if it is someone silly. 
— Katy Perry on the drinking problem she had at the start of her career
 Girls now keep asking for a kiss. After every show on my tour I stay behind to do an autograph signing. But about a dozen women will want a snog. I just sweetly say, 'No, thank you'. If I kissed everybody who asked I'd probably go away with something I don't really want. 
— Katy Perry
 The heavens opened and saved me. From then on, they have been my biggest influence. 
— Katy Perry on the Queen record
 I want to push the envelope and I want to do something different and exciting and make people, keep them on their toes at all times. 
— Katy Perry On what separates her from other female artists
 I think people appreciate a songwriter who shows different sides. The whole angst thing is cool, but if that's all you've got, it's just boring. Everything I write, whether it's happy or sad, has a sense of humor to it. 
— Katy Perry