Katy Perry is an American singer and songwriter born in 1984 in Santa Barbara, California. Perry has released the albums Katy Hudson, One of the Boys, Teenage Dream, and Prism during her career. Some of her hit singles include I Kissed a Girl, California Gurls, Teenage Dream, E.T., Firework, and Last Friday Night. She has been honored with five MTV Music Awards, four MTV Europe Awards, six Teen Choice Awards, and 14 People’s Choice Awards. Perry was married to actor Russell Brand from 2010 to 2012.