Watch: The Career Evolution Of Katy Perry
How Katy Perry Became Famous
Known for her candy-themed stage shows and catchy songs, Katy has become a pop institution -- but who knew that Katy's real name is actually Katy Hudson and that her first single wasn't "I Kissed a Girl," but the similar sounding "Ur So Gay"? And that even though some of her songs like to push boundaries, she grew up in an ultra conservative household with both of her parents being pastors who refused to let her listen to any rock or popular music?
Sit back and join Celebuzz's Taryn Brooks and enjoy Katy's journey from one-time gospel singer to pop icon.