Perry signed with Red Hill Records and released her debut studio album Katy Hudson under her birth name in 2001, which was commercially unsuccessful.
She moved to Los Angeles the following year to venture into secular music after Red Hill ceased operations and she subsequently began working with producers Glen Ballard, Dr. After adopting the stage name Katy Perry and being dropped by The Island Def Jam Music Group and Columbia Records, she signed a recording contract with Capitol Records in April 2007.
After her scene was uploaded to You Tube, viewers criticized Perry's exposed cleavage.
Four days before the scheduled airing, Sesame Workshop announced that the segment would not air on television, but would still be available to watch online.
David described her as a tomboy during her adolescence.
and left Dos Pueblos High School to pursue a musical career.
She performed the tracks in front of their parents, who suggested she take vocal lessons.
Perry's work on the episode received generally positive reviews from critics, who praised her performance in the episode's digital short featuring her and Andy Samberg. Both perfumes were released through Nordstrom department stores.
"I Kissed a Girl" created controversy among both religious groups and LGBT groups.
The former criticized its homosexual themes while the latter accused her of using bi-curiosity to sell records.
Her third album, Teenage Dream (2010), ventured into disco, and contained the U. Billboard Hot 100 chart-topping singles "California Gurls", "Teenage Dream", "Firework", "E. S., and the second overall after Michael Jackson's album Bad.
In March 2012, she re-issued the album as Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection, which produced the songs "Part of Me" and "Wide Awake".