Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson recognized well as Katy Perry, is an American songwriter, singer and actress . when singing in church throughout her childhood, she pursued a profession in gospel music as a young person. Perry signed with Red Hill Records and released her entrance studio album Katy Hudson beneath her birth name in 2001, that was commercially failed. She moved to los angeles subsequent year to venture into secular music later than Red Hill ceased process. When accepting the stage name de guerre Katy Perry and being born by The Island Def Jam Music cluster and Columbia Records, she signed a recording agreement with Capital Records in Apr 2007.