Katy Perry Accomplishments

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An unknown artist as she started, know the biggest yet to come. Who is she you may ask, well she is your one and only Katy Perry. How was she introduced to the music world? Let’s find out. She was the first artist to spend one year straight in the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100. That’s not an easy job I assume. Katy Perry life started on October 25, 1984. Sine her family was very religious and that influenced her life a lot. In her early days she was not allowed to watch The Smurfs because her family did not believe in such a thing. At the age of 17 she got her GED and moved to Los Angeles to work with producer and songwriter Glen Ballard who had signed with other popular artist. After having three record deals fall apart, Perry finally signed with Capitol in 2007. Sighing with the Capital, she released her single, "Ur So Gay. “And the famous Madonna loved it, calling it her favorite song of the year, which struck the fire and everyone loved it. Though it had made a lot of money it had still not really helped her career, but after her second single “I kissed a girl” she made the billboards in 2008, lunching the career. Katy Perry and Russell Brandt dated for about 4 months and were married in India for a year and a half but later got a divorce in 2011. That was her longest…show more content…
Katy Perry has won 12 out of 18 nominations for the People's Choice Awards. Some other achievements were being voted "Next Big Thing" from Blender Magazine in 2004. Also the song "I Kissed a Girl" was #1 on The Billboard Top 100 for 6 weeks. She was the first female to have 5 Billboard Top 100 #1's from one album (Teenage Dream in 2011). She was the Billboard "Woman of the Year" in 2012. She was the first artist to spend 52 weeks (one year) straight in the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100.The song "Dark Horse" (featuring Juicy J) won the award for best video and was nominated for best song, but unfortunately did not

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