Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson, better known by her stage name Katy Perry, is an American singer-songwriter and actress.
Among Perry's musical influences are Alanis Morissette, pop rockers Cyndi Lauper, Pat Benatar, Joan Jett, Shirley Manson, and Freddie Mercury, the late frontman of the British band Queen. [katyperry.com]
Genres: Pop, Pop rock, Dance-Pop, Electro-Pop, Euro-Pop, Rock
The Oscar and Grammy Award-winning R&B singer says her new album, JHUD, has more energy than her previous ballad-heavy albums, and expresses more of her "everyday person."