Perry, whose real name is Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson, rose to fame with the release of her second single "I Kissed a Girl" in 2008, which went on to top international charts. Perry's first mainstream studio album One of the Boys followed later that year and subsequently became the 33rd-best selling album worldwide of 2008. It was accredited platinum certification by the Recording Industry Association of America, while "I Kissed a Girl" and her second single "Hot n Cold" both received multi-platinum certifications.
Her third studio album Teenage Dream was released in August 2010 and debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, subsequently became the eleventh best selling album worldwide of 2010 and ninth best selling album worldwide of 2011. The album included the Billboard chart-toppers "California Gurls", "Teenage Dream", "Firework", "E.T." and "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)",
2013 Billboard Music Awards' list of performers, presenters and nominees.
The singer talks her new album, her relationships with other lady pop stars, and that certain shiny substance.
Katy Perry performed with Mick Jagger and The Rolling Stones