Snakkle Celebrates “California Gurl” Katy Perry’s Molten-Hot Career
It took seven years for Katy Perry to become an “overnight sensation” when “I Kissed a Girl” hit in 2007. Racking up five number-one songs from her album Teenage Dream, Katy’s now an undisputed pop-chart megahit-maker and she’s still under 30. Snakkle looks at how Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson became the Katy Perry depicted in her new movie, Katy Perry: Part of Me. By Tara Bennett
Katy Hudson’s first album, Katy Hudson (2001)
At 15, Katy moved to Nashville to improve her songwriting and was signed to a small Christian music label. She released her first self-titled album of Christian-rock songs but it didn’t get any traction.