Katy Perry Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

30th March 2017

Fact: Katy Perry will make her debut at Britain's Glastonbury Festival in June (17). More than 80 other acts were announced on Thursday (30Mar17), including Lorde, Solange Knowles, The jacksons and Barry Gibb, who will perform in the Legends slot. Ed Sheeran, Foo Fighters and Radiohead will headline the event, which runs from 21 to 25 June (17).

24th March 2017

Fact: Katy Perry and Maroon 5 will headline this summer's (17) Wango Tango pop festival in Carson, California. The annual KIIS FM event will also feature performances by One Direction star Niall Horan, Zedd, MAChine Gun Kelly, Camilla Cabello, Hailee Steinfeld, Noah Cyrus, Halsey, and Alessia Cara. This year's pop extravaganza will take place at the StubHub Center on 13 May (17).

24th February 2017

Quote: "First time I ever met Katy, I played a gig in Toronto, and I was sweating so bad. I walked up to her, and I was like, 'Hi.' And she said, 'I would hug you, but ew.'" Ed Sheeran recalls the first time he crossed paths with Katy Perry.

23rd February 2017

Fact: One of Katy Perry's dancers fell off the stage at the BRIT Awards in London on Wednesday night (22Feb17) as the pop star performed her new song Chained to the Rhythm. The singer also hit the stage with giant skeleton dancers dressed up to look like U.S. leader Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May.

15th February 2017

Fact: Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran, Shawn Mendes and The Chainsmokers are set to perform at the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards at The Forum in California on 5 March (17). Other performers include Miley Cyrus' sister Noah, Big Sean and Bruno Mars.

14th February 2017

Fact: Katy Perry is set to perform her new single Chained to the Rhythm at the 2017 BRIT Awards on 22 February (17) at London's O2 Arena. She joins previously announced performers Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars and Little Mix.

12th February 2017

Fact: Katy Perry's new single Chained to the Rhythm has broken a Spotify record. The track, released on Friday (10Feb17) hit 3,062,293 streams on Saturday (11Feb17), becoming the music service's highest first-day streaming for a single track by a female artist.

10th February 2017

Fact: Katy Perry dropped her new single Chained to the Rhythm on Thursday night (09Feb17). The track, produced by Max Martin, co-written by Sia and featuring Bob Marley's grandson Skip Marley, is an uptempo tune which will feature on the singer's long-awaited fourth album. Katy will perform the song live for the first time at the Grammy Awards on Sunday night (12Feb17), with Skip rumoured to be making an appearance too.

15th November 2016

Fact: Katy Perry will headline a birthday bash for Capital Records in Los Angeles on Tuesday (15Nov16). The fabled record label turns 75 and Los Angeles city officials have declared Tuesday Capitol Records Day. Perry will join Capitol Music Group chairman/CEO Steve Barnett and other executives and dignitaries for a ceremony outside the famous Capitol Records tower to unveil a new Star of Recognition, which has been presented to the record bosses by officials at the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.

3rd April 2016

Tweet: "GITTIN MY BOOTS BLANGED (sic) TO SANG WITH DOLLY TAHMORROW (tomorrow) ON THE TEEVEE (TV)." Katy Perry showed off the pink and yellow cowboy boots she plans to wear when she performs with Dolly Parton at the ACM Awards in Las Vegas on Sunday night (03Apr16) on Instagram.

3rd March 2016

Fact: Katy Perry made her support for U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton clear for all to see on Wednesday (02Mar16) by donning a T-shirt bearing the slogan, "Hillary Clinton is a bada**". The pop star headlined a fundraising concert for the Democratic Party frontrunner at New York's Radio City Music Hall, where she was supported by her rumoured new boyfriend Orlando Bloom. Rock legend Elton John and singer Andra Day also performed at the rally, where Jamie Foxx and Julianne Moore were among the other celebrity supporters to address the audience.

12th February 2016

Fact: Katy Perry and Sir Elton John will headline a campaign fundraiser for U.S. presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton next month (Mar16). The pop pair will perform as part of the I'm With Her benefit at New York's Radio City Music Hall on 2 March (16). Perry has already shown her support for the former First Lady by performing at a campaign stop in Iowa last year (15).

24th January 2016

Fact: Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom reunited for the second time in as many weeks on Thursday (21Jan16) when the new pals attended actor James Lecesne's one-man play, The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey, in Los Angeles. The stars were photographed hanging out backstage with Lecesne, alongside Ray Donovan star Vinessa Shaw and her fiance, Kristopher Gifford. Perry and Bloom first sparked romance rumours after partying together after the 2016 Golden Globes earlier this month (Jan16), while they were also both in attendance at Stella MCCartney's Autumn 2016 Presentation in Hollywood on 12 January (16). However, sources insist they are just friends.

7th January 2016

Fact: Katy Perry is the new queen of Twitter after toppling pop rival Taylor Swift with more than 80 million followers. The Roar singer also jumps over Justin Bieber to get to the top of the tweet tree. Bieber comes in second with 72.9 million followers and Taylor is third with 68.8 million. Katy's Twitter triumph comes just months after she toppled Taylor as the highest paid woman in music.

16th December 2015

Quote: "I know Harry Potter, but I've never read the books, nor have I seen the movies, because growing up, I was not allowed to read the books. Growing up, I wasn't allowed to have any fantastical, enchanting stuff around me." Katy Perry's strict Christian parents wouldn't let her read author J.K. Rowling's books as a child.

11th November 2015

Quote: "I had such a festive time shooting this larger-than-life holiday commercial with Jonas Akerlund, and all of the fun clothes, especially my favourite, the Elfie Selfie sweater. H&M has been a part of the evolution of my personal style since I was 13, when I would start to incorporate fun, affordable H&M pieces into my vintage wardrobe. I can’t wait for you to give your wardrobe some sparkle with this magical holiday collection." Katy Perry on the launch of her new H&M Holiday collection campaign. The pop star has recorded a festive tune, titled Everyday's A Holiday, for the new store ads.

28th October 2015

Fact: Katy Perry is releasing a Christmas song to accompany her festive clothing line with retailer H&M. She wrote Every Day Is A Holiday with DJ Duke Dumont. She previously hinted about the track in August (15) by uploading a video from her recording studio session on Instagram.com. The Christmas campaign will air in November (15).

16th October 2015

Quote: "I never said anything that would point a finger in the specific direction of one specific person, and I can sleep at night knowing that. I knew the song would be assigned to a person, and the easiest mark was someone who I didn't want to be labeled with this song. I don't necessarily care who people think it's about. I just needed to divert them away from the easiest target. Listen to the song. It doesn't point to any one person or any one situation." Taylor Swift attempts to dismiss speculation her Bad Blood hit is about Katy Perry after previously indicating the tune was about a female pop rival in a candid chat with Rolling Stone magazine last year (14).

12th October 2015

Fact: Katy Perry is due to perform for Hillary Clinton supporters on 24 October (15) in Iowa. The singer will rally the troops in Des Moines before the Democratic Presidential hopeful attends the political party's annual Jefferson-Jackson Dinner.

9th October 2015

Quote: "If your teeth and nails are good, you're a candidate. If you can't clean under your nails and you want to touch me, forget it. Personally, the less hair, the better. I like a trimmed man but not completely waxed. I'm not into that f**kboy look." Katy Perry on what turns her on and off when it comes to men.

30th September 2015

Fact: Katy Perry, Sting and comedian Jerry Seinfeld are set to perform at the Change Begins Within benefit concert for director David Lynch's charity. The show, which will raise money for the foundation's transcendental meditation drive in New York, will take place at Carnegie Hall in the Big Apple on 4 November (15).

26th July 2015

Tweet: "Do we all personally hv (have) to lose someone from a gun to hv (have) a real opinion on gun control or can we just literally start taking this SERIOUSLY." Pop star Katy Perry expresses her outrage after the fatal Louisiana cinema shooting, in which two died and dozens were injured on Thursday (23Jul15).

16th July 2015

Tweet: "Um...Woke up to my first Emmy nomination for the Halftime show!!! V proud of everyone involved especially #leftshark". Katy Perry celebrates her Primetime Emmy nod for her epic Super Bowl half-time spectacular, which features a dancing shark.

16th July 2015

Fact: Pop star Katy Perry has landed a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for her Super Bowl half-time spectacular in February (15). The Roar singer's colourful gig, which featured guest appearances by rapper Missy Elliott and rocker Lenny Kravitz, has been shortlisted for Outstanding Short-Format Live-Action Entertainment Program. She isn't the only musician to land an Emmy nod this year (15) - Beyonce and Jay Z's On The Run concert special is up for the Special Class Program title, while Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett's Cheek To Cheek Live! show will compete for Outstanding Variety Special. The winners will be revealed during a ceremony on 20 September (15).

15th July 2015

Tweet: "SHAME on schools that allow students to have their cell phones on them in class! I imagine it incredibly impairs the learning environment..." Katy Perry does not support kids using cell phones in school.

26th June 2015

Tweet: "Really encouraged to be an American today... Love should live beyond labels & intolerance!" Katy Perry celebrates the U.S. Supreme Court's historic ruling on gay marriage on Friday (26Jun15). Supreme Court judges ruled 5-4 in favour of making same-sex marriage a legal right across all 50 U.S. states.

19th May 2015

Fact: Broadway stars from WICKED, GODSPELL and THE BOOK OF MORMON will celebrate the music of Lady GaGa and Katy Perry this summer (15) with a new show. Broadway Loves will feature the stage actors performing the pop stars' biggest hits including Poker Face, Paparazzi and Firework. The shows will take place at 54 Below in Manhattan in July (15).

5th May 2015

Tweet: "I wish Bruce Jenner was debuting his fabulousness on the carpet at #TheMetBall tonight #itwouldbeeverything!!!" Pop star Katy Perry was hoping for a glimpse of the retired Olympian, who recently revealed he is transitioning from a man into a woman, during fashion's big night at the annual Met Gala on Monday (04May15).

13th April 2015

Quote: "My perfect date is really so simple - I like connection, good conversation and jokes. I love jokes. Plus good food and maybe a movie." Pop star Katy Perry informs potential suitors of her perfect date formula.

30th March 2015

Fact: A dancer dressed as Katy Perry's famous Super Bowl 'Left Shark' took to the stage at Sunday's (29Mar15) iHeartRadio Music Awards to present the Best Dance Song prize alongside a man familiar with killing sharks - Sharknado star Ian Ziering.

27th March 2015

Quote: "I want to keep including all the important songs. When I go see a show of a mega pop star or a mega musician that I love I want to hear the hits, because I've made so many memories with those hits. If you're not going to play them, just preface it before we get the ticket... I want to know that I'm coming to the show and I'm going to hear the song I had my first kiss to or that me and my sister hang out to." Katy Perry hates going to shows and not hearing her pop and rock idols' hits.

27th March 2015

Quote: "It's so crazy when you see me under the stage. It all looks so calm on the surface, but underneath I'm literally holding onto a steel bar and things are being ripped off me, zipped up me. Water is being given to me to me like a boxer." Katy Perry can't wait for fans to see what really goes on behind the scenes at her Prismatic shows when her latest concert special, Katy Perry: The Prismatic World Tour, airs on TV in America this weekend (28Mar15).

27th March 2015

Quote: "I'm very proud of this tour, but I'm due for a nap. We've done 129 shows. We've gone all over the world. I'm still going. I've got Asia to do and I've got South America to go to." Katy Perry is glad to get a break from her Prismatic World Tour. The pop star attended the premiere of her concert movie Katy Perry: The Prismatic World Tour in Los Angeles on Thursday night (26Mar15), ahead of the TV special's debut in America on Saturday (28Mar15).

18th March 2015

Quote: "My own mother surprised me today by going against her parental sugar cereal restrictions... by sending me this surprise via fed ex all the way from California! All these years of Lucky Charm deprivation was worth this moment that makes me not feel so homesick. Well played mom." Katy Perry celebrated St. Patrick's Day on Tuesday (17Mar15) with a special package from home in California. The pop star's mum sent her a packet of Lucky Charms cereal - the snack she wasn't allowed to eat as a child.

12th March 2015

Quote: "Weed doesn't agree with me. I turn into more of a weirdo than I actually am! I don't even really do cocktails anymore. There's a certain point in your life where you just turn to red wine, and that's kind of the point I've hit now. I love a nice Malbec." Katy Perry stays away from drugs and liquor and opts for a sensible glass of wine instead.

5th February 2015

Quote: "The whole thing about the sharks, everyone wants to talk about the sharks because it's just something everyone can grab onto... Not everyone feels comfortable walking around saying that Katy Perry was amazing, and so they use the sharks as kind of like, 'Guys, love the sharks.' It's like, you've got nothing bad to say about the performance, do you? Because if they did, you'd hear about it." John Mayer shares his theory about why fans are obsessed with the dancers dressed as bubblegum pop sharks during his on/off girlfriend Katy Perry's Super Bowl half-time show on Sunday (01Feb15). The rocker even invited the two sharks to join him as 'interviewees' during his guest-hosting stint on America's The Late Late Show on Wednesday night (04Feb15).

5th February 2015

Fact: Developers at Glu Mobile Inc, the company behind the Kim Kardashian: Hollywood game, have partnered with Katy Perry for a new game, which will include her voice and likeness.

4th February 2015

Fact: Katy Perry will follow her Super Bowl half-time show spectacular with another Sunday night performance at the Grammy Awards this weekend (08Feb15). The pop star, who scored the biggest ever Super Bowl performance ratings on Sunday (01Feb15), will perform By the Grace of God in Los Angeles at the Grammys, according to Billboard.com.

3rd February 2015

Fact: Katy Perry's Super Bowl half-time show was the most-watched Tv concert in history - over 118.5 million people watched her 12-minute set, which featured Missy Elliott and Lenny Kravitz. That's more than three million more than those who checked out Bruno Mars' half-time show performance last year (14).

2nd February 2015

Tweet: "All jokes aside, @katyperry your voice tonight was actually unreal. So were your boobs. That is also not a joke to me." Actress Anna Kendrick was left in awe of pop star Katy Perry after her spectacular Super Bowl half time show on Sunday (01Feb15).

1st February 2015

Quote: "There's an understood trust when they picked me. I'm very conscious, very aware, very present in my life in general at all times and I understand that the 12-and-a-half minutes that I've been given comes with a certain standard of responsibility. I will never self-sabotage that moment... I want it to be about the music." Katy Perry won't be staging any headline-grabbing stunts during her Super Bowl half-time show performance on Sunday (01Feb15).

1st February 2015

Tweet: "Today is for this girl. She had the dream, always believed in herself & her worth. Today she is the one smiling." Katy Perry prepared for her Super Bowl half-time performance by sharing a photo of herself as a young girl, dreaming of the big game gig, with fans on Twitter.

12th January 2015

Quote: "I feel like I've outdreamt my dream. I came from nothing and I created this world and I made it myself with my own strength." Katy Perry still can't believe she's headlining the Super Bowl half-time show in Glendale, Arizona next month (01Feb14).

12th January 2015

Quote: "Nobody's going to live up to Beyonce... I really am going to play on my strengths, which I believe for me is a combination of humour and sass and colour and incredible joy, and hopefully everybody will be singing along to all these songs because they will be quite familiar." Katy Perry won't be trying to top Beyonce's Super Bowl half-time performance when she hits the stage in Glendale, Arizona next month (01Feb15).

3rd December 2014

Tweet: "Congratulations to my parents Keith & Mary Hudson for on this day 35 years ago they were married & continue to be a love I look up to!" Katy Perry congratulates her parents on their wedding anniversary.

24th November 2014

Tweet: "3 Ama's & Super Bowl?! Not long ago I was playing guitar on the streets of Santa Barbara for maybe 20 bucks a day & an avocado. Wow, life!" Katy Perry can't believe her success after picking up three American Music Awards on Sunday night (23Nov14) and confirming her gig at the 2015 Super Bowl halftime show.

24th November 2014

Tweet: "I Did It. Finally, after all these years talkin bout it I done climbed your bridge tonight Sydney! Thanks @bridgeclimb". Pop star Katy Perry checked a mile-high challenge off her bucket list by climbing to the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge in Australia.

10th November 2014

Quote: "Sometimes you can be blinded by your extreme emotions. I definitely was looking for answers, and during that time I wrote that song, and I was depressed and it was sad. And there were thoughts, but there were never actions... thankfully. I wanted to share that side of my story because I know there are so many other people out there that have gone through things like that, and you always feel like you're the only one going through it." Katy Perry on the dark lyrics of her album track By the Grace of God, which she wrote following her split from ex-husband Russell Brand.

13th October 2014

Quote: "I really enjoyed it. Katy Perry is an amazing person... What happened was after you get married, like anyone who's been married or come out of a relationship, you obviously have a lot of expectations, and if those expectations don't work out, then it's probably time to grow a big beard and walk around in pyjamas. That's my advice." British comedian Russell Brand reflects on his 14-month marriage to pop star Katy Perry. Their divorce was finalised in 2012.

25th August 2014

Tweet: "Just when I thought the denim dress had retired... you bring it back! You looked amazing tonight." Britney Spears gives her approval to fellow pop star Katy Perry, who mimicked the singer's 2001 style by wearing a denim dress to the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday night (24Aug14) .

22nd August 2014

Fact: Katy Perry helped tourmate Kacey Musgraves celebrate her 26th birthday on Thursday night (21Aug14) by joining the country star at her retro roller skating party in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Posting a video from the bash on Instagram, Musgrave wrote, "Ringin' in my 26th was So Much Damn Fun!! And I didn't even fall once."

12th August 2014

Quote: Every show day, from the moment I wake up, it's just prep for that night. It's like I'm a Kobe-beef cow. I get acupuncture, massage, cupping, cranial sacral work, which connects the energy through your spine. I work out, I stretch." Katy Perry on her pre-concert regime.

12th August 2014

Tweet: "Seen 3 ads today bout how to get more energy, like drink this, pop this... How bout u (sic) just turn ur (your) phone off, eat a banana & go for a hike?!" Katy Perry suggests a more natural way to boost your energy.

8th August 2014

Quote: "I just started following these transvestite girls (on Tumblr.com) that were really cool. And then I started following this clothing stuff. And that's where I get a lot of my style influence, and that's a lot of what the new video is influenced by." Katy Perry researched online for the inspiration for her multi-character persona for the music video for her new single, This Is How We Do.

30th July 2014

Quote: "I'm the class clown's assistant. That's what I was in high school. I mean, they called me 'Over-the-shoulder boulder holder', and I wasn't that cute. I looked like a square, a rectangle, actually, because I was going through my teenage awkward phase." Katy Perry didn't have much of a Teenage Dream growing up in Santa Barbara, California.

5th July 2014

Tweet: "Omg (oh my god) I have the wifi password to the Cinderella castle @WaltDisneyWorld. Dreams do come trueeee (sic)." Katy Perry slept over inside the Cinderella Castle at Walt Disney World theme park in Florida on Independence Day (04Jul14). The pop star spent the night using the Internet and eating pizza. She had performed in the state on Thursday (03Jul14) on her Prismatic World Tour.

17th June 2014

Tweet: "I am so Ecstatic to finally announce my New label Metamorphosis Music & my first signing, the incredibly talented & soulful Ferras!" Katy Perry becomes a music mogul with the launch of her own record company.

6th June 2014

Quote: "I'm not super strict. For me, the most important thing about sex is connection." Katy Perry likes sex to mean something.

30th May 2014

Tweet: "And on the 2nd Ldn (second London) show the Queen graced me with her presence." Katy Perry was visited by fellow pop star Adele at her London show on Thursday (29May14). Perry posted a picture of the pair posing together on her Twitter.com page.

26th May 2014

Tweet: "Remembering all the brave men and women who have served for our country and those who are still serving today." Katy Perry pays tribute to U.S. troops on Memorial Day (26May14).

23rd May 2014

Quote: "You'll hear me doing a lot of background vocals... and a little of that country flair." Katy Perry plans to step out of the spotlight and let pal Kacey Musgraves shine when the two stars shoot a Crossroads concert special for cable Tv network Cmt.

20th May 2014

Fact: Katy Perry and Madonna have teamed up for a raunchy bondage-themed photoshoot for America's V Magazine.

12th May 2014

Tweet: "Nottingham! Thanks for helping me wish my mom a happy Mother's Day over my speaker phone on stage tonight! I bet she won't forget that one." Katy Perry enlisted fans at her concert in Nottingham, England to help give a shout out to her mum on America's Mother's Day on Sunday (11May14).

8th May 2014

Fact: Katy Perry kicked off her Prism world tour in Belfast, Northern Ireland on Wednesday night (07May14) and thrilled fans with a mash-up her song International Smile and Madonna’s Vogue.

29th April 2014

Tweet: "Yo @ActuallyNph will you teach me some of your mic (microphone) moves. Imma tryin (sic) to use those on my world tour bro." Pop star Katy Perry is eager to borrow Neil Patrick Harris' onstage skills after catching his performance as a transgender glam rocker in Broadway's Hedwig and The Angry Inch on Saturday night (26Apr14). Perry kicks off her Prismatic World Tour 7 May (14) in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

23rd April 2014

Fact: Katy Perry and Rihanna were in the running to record Beyonce's track Pretty Hurts, but didn't reply to songwriter Sia Furler in time. The song appears on the Crazy in Lover hitmaker's album Beyonce, which was released earlier this year (14).

17th April 2014

Fact: Pop star and cat lover Katy Perry has become a first-time dog owner after taking in a pooch called Butters. She introduced her new furry friend in a photo on Instagram.com on Thursday (17Apr14), alongside the caption, "Meet my new Prismatic World Tour mascot, Butters! #nolongerjustacatlady..."

13th April 2014

Fact: Sir Paul McCartney, Katy Perry, Jared Leto, Lindsay Lohan, Michelle Pfeiffer and Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul were among the celebrities who partied in the California desert this weekend (11-13Apr14) as they attended the Coachella music festival. Selena Gomez was also spotted at the event with Kim Kardashian's half-sisters, Kylie and Kendall Jenner.

8th April 2014

Fact: Katy Perry debuted her new two-tone hairdo on Monday (07Apr14) on Instagram.com, posting a photo of her dyed locks, which are now green and black. The singer added the caption, "Slime Green For Spring!"

4th April 2014

Quote: "From the moment I heard Merry Go Round by Kacey Musgraves, I knew we were cut from the same songwriter's cloth. I have been a fan and a friend of hers from the beginning, always championing her prolific songs every opportunity I get. To me, Kacey Musgraves is an artist that should be a household name because she offers a unique perspective with her writing style." Katy Perry can't wait to join pal Musgraves for a taping of Tv concert series CMT Crossroads. The two singers will team up to perform each other's songs for the special, which will air in America on 13 June (14).

2nd April 2014

Fact: Pop star Katy Perry is to share the stage with country singer Kacey Musgraves as part of the CMT Crossroads concert series. The performance will be recorded in Los Angeles later this month (Apr14) and air in the U.S. on 13 June (14).

7th March 2014

Tweet: "Oooo gurrrl I'm gonna give you the Biggest spanking when I see you in the Uk bb (baby)!" Katy Perry responds to Miley Cyrus' dig at the Roar singer and her dating history, after she reportedly split from beau John Mayer last month (Feb14). The pop superstars' war of words began when Perry quipped, "God knows where that tongue has been", after she received a surprise smooth from Cyrus during her Bangerz concert in Los Angeles.

5th March 2014

Quote: "I saw that and that's when I walked away. I was like, 'That tongue is infamous. I don't know where it’s been.' I was just going in for, like, a 'hey girlfriend' kiss." Katy Perry thought her pal Miley Cyrus was looking for more action after planting a smooch on the Roar singer's lips during her Bangerz concert in Los Angeles last month (22Feb14).

3rd March 2014

Fact: Justin Bieber has become the second star to garner 50 million followers on micro blogging site Twitter.com, following in the footsteps of fellow pop singer Katy Perry, who reached the milestone in February (14). Bieber marked the achievement by writing, "50 million strong love to my beliebers."

11th February 2014

Tweet: "You were the original cherry on top Shirley Temple! Rest In Peace!" Katy Perry pays her respects to the late actress.

7th January 2014

Fact: Madonna has recruited fellow pop star Katy Perry to curate the first Art for Freedom global digital initiative in 2014. Madonna and Perry will personally pick daily submissions from artists all over the world who have used video, music, poetry and photography to express their personal meaning of freedom and revolution. The pieces will be featured on the Art For Freedom website.

2nd January 2014

Fact: Katy Perry rang in 2014 by performing at a private show in Las Vegas with boyfriend John Mayer watching from the wings. The Firework singer hit the stage at Caesars Palace's Fizz on Tuesday night (31Dec13). She and Mayer spent a few days in Sin City, checking out the opening night of Britney Spears' new show on Friday (27Dec13) and Fleetwood Mac's concert on Monday (30Dec13).

2nd January 2014

Quote: "If I need to change something, I feel like I just change it. Like, I just make the change that day. It doesn't have to be the pressure of 1 January because it feels like you're setting yourself up." Katy Perry swears off making New Year's resolutions.

31st December 2013

Quote: "I used to have Google alerts set up, which would notify me about everything that was being written about me. But I've stopped all that now. After all, there are more important things in life." Katy Perry no longer cares what people are writing about her online.

23rd December 2013

Quote: "We've actually been talking about it for years, so we can't let anyone down. We have to do the best song ever. Beyond that, I think we'll definitely get around to it and when it happens, you are going to know." Katy Perry is eager to collaborate with her pop pal Rihanna at some point in the future.

21st December 2013

Fact: Pop couple Katy Perry and John Mayer showed off their comedy skills during a skit for America's THE ELLEN DeGeneres Show by donning '70s-style clothes and wigs to play presenters of fake holiday show A Perry, Mayery Christmas. They then performed a disastrous karaoke version of Christmas classic Winter Wonderland. The episode aired on Friday (20Dec13).

21st December 2013

Quote: "I'm not as good of an Instagrammer (sic) because I'm like, 'Why should I rule both Instagram and Twitter, let someone else rule...' I'm super nice." Pop star Katy Perry jokes about her status as the most popular person on Twitter.com - a title she claimed last month (Nov13) after overtaking Justin Bieber with 46.51 million followers. On Friday (20Dec13), it was revealed that she has retained the title for the end of the year (13) with 48.6 million followers to date.

18th December 2013

Fact: Rocker John Mayer turned the air blue during a joint appearance with his girlfriend Katy Perry on U.S. breakfast show Good Morning America on Tuesday (17Dec13) by letting slip the 'f' word. Luckily, his expletive went largely unnoticed during the segment as Perry interjected at just the right moment as they discussed working in the same studio on their own projects.

10th December 2013

Fact: Actor Oscar Isaac showed of his musical skills on U.S. late night show Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on Monday (09Dec13), when he sang an acoustic version of Katy Perry's Roar while playing a guitar. Isaac was on the programme to promote his new film, Inside Llewyn Davis, in which he plays a folk singer.

9th December 2013

Quote: "I'm definitely not there yet, and I can't plan that far in advance. When I decide to have a family, I'll just want to be Mum for a little bit." Pop star Katy Perry isn't ready to start a family just yet. The 29 year old, who is currently dating rocker John Mayer, was previously married to British comedian Russell Brand.

5th December 2013

Tweet: "I... am... finally... sick. Gonna do my best but if I don't stop as much as usual pls (please) don't take it personally kittens! Mommacat (sic) needs rest!" Pop star Katy Perry is feeling under the weather.

27th November 2013

Fact: Pop star Katy Perry had a very special date for Sunday's (24Nov13) American Music Awards in Los Angeles - an Arizona teen with Down Syndrome. The singer was moved by a video Megan Squire had sent in as part of a U.S. Tv competition to win a private concert from Perry at her high school, and although she did not win, the I Kissed A Girl hitmaker decided to treat the youngster and her family to a trip to Los Angeles to attend the Amas with her, walking the red carpet together and even sitting behind Lady Gaga at the ceremony.

25th November 2013

Quote: "It's terrifying. Sometimes I just want to post pictures of really stupid stuff but I have such a responsibility. I think that's why maybe they follow me because with my Twitter no one runs it besides myself. No one tweets for me. No one speaks for me. They see the authenticity, it's not always me saying, 'Buy my Cd, buy my music...!' That's cheesy and desperate." Katy Perry likes to reach out to her 47.8 million fans directly after becoming the most followed celebrity on Twitter.com. She overtook Justin Bieber, who boasts 47.3 million followers.

18th November 2013

Fact: Katy Perry is heading off on a massive global tour next year (14). The pop star will kick off The Prismatic World Tour in the U.K. in May (14).

8th November 2013

Fact: Celebrated illusionist David Blaine will be playing tricks on the likes of Harrison Ford, singer Katy Perry and rapper Kanye West in their own homes for a new Tv special. Real or Magic will also feature comedian Ricky Gervais, retired soccer superstar David Beckham and former U.S. President George W. Bush and will debut in America on 19 November (13).

29th October 2013

Quote: "She's awesome. I think she's so refreshing because her lyrics are so important to shake up pop music. She's 16 and she's unfiltered and she's unaffected and I love that!" Katy Perry is a huge fan of chart-topping teenager Lorde.

24th October 2013

Quote: "As much as I had all this candy onstage for the last record, I don't love sweets, but I always knew that dancing asparagus or, like, loaded baked potatoes would just never look good onstage." Katy Perry admits she's not a big fan of sweet treats, despite the fact she was surrounded by lollipops, candy canes and creamy clouds onstage for her Teenage Dream tour.

23rd October 2013

Quote: "I actually am dating my crush. I had a crush on him for a long time, and it just so happens we fit together great." Katy Perry reveals she was pining for her current boyfriend John Mayer long before they started dating.

21st October 2013

Quote: "I wasn't allowed to celebrate Halloween because I came from a very sheltered, religious household... I remember on Halloween, we would turn off all the lights, shut all the blinds, bring the dog inside so the dog wouldn't be sacrificed... We'd have a prayer meeting." Katy Perry wasn't allowed to celebrate on 31 October (13) when she was a child.

18th October 2013

Fact: Katy Perry is set to celebrate her 29th birthday by performing at Lakewood High School in Lakewood, Colorado after students won a contest to have the Roar hitmaker stage a private show for them on 25 October (13). The singer announced the winners on U.S. breakfast show Good Morning America on Friday (18Oct13).

18th October 2013

Quote: "I have a ten-year-old daughter and we love Firework. We sing it all the time. It's a great song." Sir Paul McCartney and his daughter Beatrice are big fans of Katy Perry.

17th October 2013

Fact: Miley Cyrus is making a return to the MTV stage. The We Can't Stop hitmaker will be joining Katy Perry and The Killers to perform at the Mtv Europe Music Awards in Amsterdam, Netherlands on 10 November (13).

17th October 2013

Quote: "I love Ariana Grande so much. She has the best female vocal in pop music today - best live voice. And I got to hang out with her and listen to her record (Yours Truly) before it came out because I wanted to reach out to her and just be like, 'Hey girl, you're just about to go through a whirlwind.'" Katy Perry gushes over teen singing sensation Ariana Grande

11th October 2013

Quote: "I was so excited because Pet Sounds (classic Beach Boys album) is one of my favourite records and it influenced pretty much all of my songwriting. All of the melody choices that I make are because of Pet Sounds." Katy Perry was overjoyed to meet Beach Boys star Brian Wilson backstage after they both appeared on U.S. talk show Late Night With Jimmy Fallon on Thursday (10Oct13).

29th September 2013

Quote: "He literally is a genius... I always tell him, 'Darling, you know I'm going to have to give your mind to science after you've passed, because we're going to have to understand how all these sparks work.' We'll be in bed, and he'll be doing the crossword puzzle. Every night, he tries to finish it in under 10 minutes." Katy Perry gushes about her brainy boyfriend John Mayer.

24th September 2013

Quote: "I've always said I'd wanna collaborate with Rihanna, but I'd love to collaborate with Bruno Mars. I always say, 'When I grow up, I wanna be the female version of Bruno Mars,' cause he's so wildly talented in showing everybody that he has so much diversity in him." Pop star Katy Perry names her dream collaboration.

19th September 2013

Tweet: "Drake is so sensitive but yet still so cool. It's a hard balance to find: Emotional guys who are sensitive but strong. I listen to it with my boyfriend, so I suggest listening to it with whoever you wanna make out with." Katy Perry is a big fan of Drake's song Hold On, We're Coming Home.

16th September 2013

Quote: "I think that Rihanna always looks so fresh and I'm like, 'How do you do that? We all know how much pot you smoke! And you don't sleep because you're on Instagram at four o'clock in the morning!'" Katy Perry is envious of her pal Rihanna's ability to stay fresh despite her hard-partying lifestyle.

11th September 2013

Fact: John Mayer is following in the footsteps of his girlfriend Katy Perry by hiring a huge truck to promote his latest album Paradise Valley. Perry's vehicle, which was touring the U.S. promoting her Prism record, hit headlines last month (Aug13) when it was involved in a crash.

6th September 2013

Quote: "Honestly, I thought my performance was the most scandalous because I kept my clothes on. But, you know, one of these days I'll push the limits!" Singer Katy Perry jokes about her appearance at the MTV Video Music Awards last month (Aug13), when 20-year-old Miley Cyrus hit headlines for her sexually-charged performance onstage with Robin Thicke.

6th September 2013

Fact: Katy Perry is giving young fans the chance to win a free concert at their high school by filming their own versions of the pop superstar's new video Roar and sharing their work online. The singer will personally pick the competition winner and grant them a special show.

5th September 2013

Quote: "I was in a bit of a plane crash and my boyfriend got eaten by the tigers who I'll have to face off with at the very end of the music video." Katy Perry on the plot of her new music video for Roar.

26th August 2013

Fact: MTV Video Music Awards organisers gifted performers and presenters with Katy Perry's new perfume, Killer Queen, and an addiction recovery guidebook from Cliffside Malibu, the rehab centre where Lindsay Lohan spent much of her summer (13), at Sunday's (25Aug13) prizegiving.

26th August 2013

Fact: Katy Perry debuted her new persona, The Lioness, during a boxing ring performance under the Brooklyn Bridge in New York to close the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday night (25Aug13). The pop star donned boxing garb and a leopard-print sports bra for the song, and was surrounded by dancers dressed as boxers in gym sweats. The superfit star also showed off her skipping skills during the performance as she pretended she was preparing for a big fight.

21st August 2013

Fact: Katy Perry has become the latest star to join the line-up at Britain's iTunes festival in London next month (Sep13). Pop rival Lady Gaga is also on the bill.

20th August 2013

Quote: "I always say a leak is like when your little brother comes in on Christmas Day and opens up your Christmas gift. It's like, 'Ok fine. You opened it but I still get to keep it.' How about that?" Pop star Katy Perry remains philosophical following the unauthorised release of her latest track Roar. The song emerged online earlier this month (Aug13) before Perry's planned release date.

20th August 2013

Quote: "When you first read the reports, you'll think that it's a gimmick... But the hope is you hear it once because of the curiosity and then you go, 'Wow, I really like that. I could find a place for hearing that a lot more.'" Singer John Mayer defends Who You Love, the duet he has recorded with girlfriend Katy Perry.

20th August 2013

Tweet: "Something Very special is happening @ midnight Est tonight on Itunes! My incredible, inspiring boyfriend @JohnMayer will release a... Spectacular record called, Paradise Valley check it out... my favorite track is #6!" Katy Perry shares her delight about boyfriend John Mayer's new album with her Twitter followers.

17th August 2013

Tweet: "Happy Day Of Birth Madge! Us popstars bow down to you, you've taught us so much!!!" Katy Perry pays tribute to Madonna on her birthday.

15th August 2013

Fact: Sir Paul McCartney is heading to Las Vegas next month (Sep13) to join the likes of Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry, Sir Elton John and Bruno Mars at the annual iHeart Radio Music Festival. The two-day event will take place on 20 and 21 September (13) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

13th August 2013

Fact: Pop stars Miley Cyrus and Katy Perry, and Blurred Lines hitmaker Robin Thicke have been added to the list of performers at the MTV Video Music Awards. Lady GaGa will also be hitting the stage at the prizegiving, that will take place in Brooklyn, New York on 25 August (13).

13th August 2013

Fact: Pop star Katy Perry and her rocker boyfriend John Mayer enjoyed a night out in New York with pal Rihanna on Monday (12Aug13). The trio was joined by friends at Manhattan hotspot The Lion for dinner and drinks.

11th August 2013

Tweet: "Katy Perry excited to hear your (new song) Roar, sorry to hear about your truck!" Lady GaGa reaches out to Katy Perry after hearing that the singer's promotional truck, which was touring America promoting her new album, was involved in a crash.

7th August 2013

Fact: Katy Perry's promotional gold truck made a stop at Elvis Presley's Graceland mansion in Memphis, Tennessee on Tuesday (06Aug13). The big rig is visiting tourist spots all over the U.S. promoting the pop star's new album Prism.

2nd August 2013

Quote: "Here's the proof there was never anything going on with me and Robert Pattinson. I fart in front of him. Properly fart. And I never, ever fart in front of a man I am dating. That's a rule. We just hang out. The other day, I said, 'One of the things I'm most proud of is not sleeping with you, Robert.' And that's true." Singer Katy Perry is adamant her relationship with the Twilight hunk is strictly platonic.

31st July 2013

Quote: "I would really love to play Rachael in Blade Runner 2. If Ridley (Scott) would just call...!" Katy Perry on her dream movie role in a Blade Runner sequel. The original Rachael was played by Sean Young in the 1982 film.

29th July 2013

Quote: "We actually just moved her out here (to L.A.) because we have a new addition to our family; my cousin had a baby girl and everybody wants to be closer." Singer Katy Perry has helped her elderly grandmother relocate to Los Angeles from Las Vegas to be with family.

26th July 2013

Fact: Singer Katy Perry has bumped Lady GaGa into third place on the of Twitter.com popularity chart. The Born This Way hitmaker used to be number one with approximately 39.3 million followers, but pop star Justin Bieber passed her with 42 million. Perry now has 39.8 million, making her the most followed female on the social networking site.

15th July 2013

Fact: Justin Timberlake and Katy Perry will be among the performers at the upcoming iHeartRadio music festival in Las Vegas in September (13). Sir Elton John, who recently axed his European tour due to appendicitis, is also on the bill, while Bruno Mars, Queen featuring Adam Lambert, Miley Cyrus and Avril Lavigne are also listed for the event. The festival runs from 20-21 September (13).

5th July 2013

Fact: Katy Perry spent America's Independence Day holiday in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with her boyfriend John Mayer, who was among the acts on the bill for the Philly 4th of July Jam in Pennsylvania. The pop star published a picture of the couple hugging, wearing stars and stripes outfits, on her Twitter.com page.

7th May 2013

Tweet: "Tonight for The Met I am channelling the Og (original) queen of Punk, Joan of Arc!" Katy Perry on her look for the punk-themed Met Gala in New York on Monday night (06May13).

3rd May 2013

Fact: Pop star Katy Perry has announced plans to launch a third fragrance after giving fans a look at the bottle of the new scent on Facebook.com on Thursday (02May13). She wrote, "Ok! I have been working on my 3rd fragrance for over a year & want to unveil the look Now! What do u think?"

19th April 2013

Tweet: "Reading all the news about Texas. It's a very sad time for lots of ppl (people). Let's send extra love & light out. Don't take anything for granted." Katy Perry has joined the list of celebrities sending their sympathies to residents in the town of West Texas, who were rocked by a massive fertiliser plant explosion on Wednesday (17Apr13).

17th April 2013

Fact: Benny Blanco, who penned Katy Perry's hit Teenage Dream and Maroon 5's Moves Like Jagger, is set to be honoured at the Songwriters Hall of Fame with the prestigious Hal David Starlight Award during a special gala on 13 June (13). Previous recipients include Taylor Swift and Alicia Keys.

3rd April 2013

Quote: "I can understand asking the question based on some previous answers I have given, but I've finally learned how to put the wall between one thing and the other and I've been much happier since then." Newly-single rocker John Mayer promises to keep the details of his split from Katy Perry to himself after previously telling all about his sex life with exes Jessica Simpson and Jennifer Aniston.

20th March 2013

Tweet: "You Have to get the Kacey Musgraves record that came out today. It makes everything better!" Katy Perry gives the country singing sensation a big boost.

29th January 2013

Quote: "I think it's the perfect home because my grandma lives in Las Vegas, and she's 92, and I can send her over whenever I can't make it to grandma's." Katy Perry likes the location of her new waxwork double at the Madame Tussauds museum in Sin City.

29th January 2013

Quote: "It's a little bit freaky because at some point I feel like this wax figure is going to come to life and then there will be two of me! Nobody wants that." Katy Perry on coming face to face with her waxwork double at Las Vegas' Madame Tussauds museum.

27th January 2013

Fact: Katy Perry has unveiled her very own sweet and salty flavour of Popchips snacks. She says, "After a series of intensive taste tests, I'm proud to introduce the best of both worlds, and my dream snack realised - Katy's Kettle Corn!" The singer also helped to design the pink and purple packaging for the crunchy treats.

22nd January 2013

Fact: The leading ladies of the music world have all posed for a Vogue magazine cover celebrating the best of pop. The line-up includes Lady GaGa, Madonna, Britney Spears, Cher, Mariah Carey, Beyonce, Rihanna, Katy Perry and Jennifer Lopez.

11th January 2013

Fact: Stevie Wonder, Katy Perry, Alicia Keys, Usher and Fun. have been added to the line-up to perform for U.S. President Barack Obama at the Kids' Inaugural Concert on 19 January (13). The event comes days before Beyonce and Kelly Clarkson sing for the leader at the official inauguration ceremony on 21 January (13), which marks his second term in office.

24th December 2012

Quote: "I do love being with friends and family. And I like that the cold brings people together!" Katy Perry is dreaming of a white Christmas - so she can snuggle up warm with loved ones.

10th December 2012

Fact: Katy Perry made a stunning entrance at the closing ceremony of the World Parachuting Championships in Dubai on Saturday (08Dec12). The singer was lowered into the arena on a pair of wires, and appeared to be "parachuting" onto the stage for her performance alongside Usher.

7th December 2012

Tweet: "Best news to hear after getting off a 15 hour flight: Grammy nomination for Wide Awake! Second best news: hot shower." Katy Perry on learning she's among the 2013 Grammy nominees.

5th December 2012

Fact: Katy Perry is set to debut her very own flavour of Popchips. The pop star, who is an investor and brand ambassador for the potato chips, worked with chefs to come up with her own version of the crunchy snack.

1st December 2012

Quote: "I am not a feminist, but I do believe in the strength of women. I don't really like to call myself a role model for my fans. I hope that I am an inspiration for them, especially young women. My mantra: If you believe in yourself, you can be anything." Katy Perry accepting her Woman of the Year award at the Billboard Women In Music luncheon on Friday (30Nov12).

27th November 2012

Quote: "I'm just continuing a long and thorough process to find the right person. You must be fastidious and meticulous in the search for true love. While now I think it would be nice to get married and have children, I think you've got to do that appropriately with the right person." Funnyman Russell Brand has learned a lesson in love from his doomed marriage to pop star Katy Perry.

14th November 2012

Fact: British/Irish boyband One Direction are following Justin Bieber and Katy Perry onto the big screen - they're set to release their first 3D concert film next summer (Aug13).

31st October 2012

Fact: Pop star Katy Perry and her ex-husband Russell Brand both attended the Los Angeles Lakers' basketball match on Tuesday (30Oct12), their first 'joint' public appearance since divorcing earlier this year (12).

26th October 2012

Quote: "Well mostly I've been devoting myself to single life so I can finally win that shagging (lovemaking) Olympic medal! I'm putting in the training!" Comedian Russell Brand jokes about his dating life following the end of his marriage to pop star Katy Perry last year (11).

26th October 2012

Tweet: "Thank you all for making me feel so special today. I'm overwhelmed with all the love that I might have a small happy cry now. So blessed." Pop star Katy Perry is moved by well wishes from her Twitter.com fans after celebrating her 28th birthday on Thursday (25Oct12).

27th August 2012

Fact: Pop star Katy Perry headed to the 'Happiest Place on Earth' on Saturday (25Aug12) to party away her relationship woes at Disneyland, California following her reported split from rocker John Mayer. The singer and a pal even donned Mickey Mouse ears while dining at a restaurant in the popular theme park.

14th August 2012

Tweet: "Let's be fair, I really think I deserve a season pass for that a**. Oh, and some flip flops." Katy Perry laughs off photographs of her accidentally flashing her bare butt after her bikini bottoms slipped down during a trip to a water park in California over the weekend (11-12Aug12).

8th August 2012

Quote: "She came backstage and I was eating a burrito and she was like, 'Where did you get a burrito in England..?' And she took it." Hungry Adele once stole Katy Perry's post-concert snack.

6th August 2012

Quote: "I love the fact that she's going to have a baby. That's so cute of her. She's such a good woman. And she was really nice in my movie, saying nice things about me. I've always loved her. She came and saw one of my shows really early on when I played this small venue in London." Pop star Katy Perry is a fan of pregnant singer Adele.

2nd August 2012

Quote: "I love what I do, and when I don't love what I do, I'll make a change. I can't be the candy queen forever." Katy Perry is prepared to turn her back on pop music when she tires of the industry.

1st August 2012

Quote: "I'm a woman who likes to be courted, strongly. Never say never, I guess you'd say. I'll let love take the lead on that." Newly-divorced Katy Perry likes guys to take control when it comes to dating.

1st August 2012

Quote: "I can't tell a person when it's time for them to have sex... or if they should have a cigarette... But I try to live my life with a lot of integrity... hopefully, that sends a message." Pop star Katy Perry aims to be a good role model to her fans.

18th July 2012

Quote: "I'm very happy today... What happened at the weekend was just an administrative finality... Of course, I still feel great feelings of compassion and warmth for Katy but I'm very happy with my life." British funnyman Russell Brand wishes his ex-wife Katy Perry all the best after their divorce was finalised on Monday (16Jul12).

18th July 2012

Fact: Pop star Katy Perry celebrated the birthday of her stylist and close pal Johnny Wujek on Saturday night (14Jul12) by throwing him a rollerskating party at Moonlight Rollerway in Glendale, California. Actors Zoe Saldana, Amber Heard, Hayden Christensen and his girlfriend Rachel Bilson were also in attendance.

11th July 2012

Tweet: "Was just informed that Grandma took over a whole theater in Vegas with 65 of her friends in lolita Kp3d glasses. Picture coming soon go granny." Katy Perry is thrilled her grandmother took a group of pals to watch the singer's new 3D concert movie in Las Vegas.

4th July 2012

Fact: Katy Perry showed her love for all things British is still alive and well by sporting Union Jack coloured eyelashes and carrying a matching umbrella at the rain-soaked London premiere of her documentary Katy Perry: Part of Me on Tuesday night (03Jul12).

30th June 2012

Quote: "Not to sound overly cheesy but I really appreciate the freedom we have in America - especially as a female." Katy Perry is proud to be an American citizen ahead of the nation's annual 4 July birthday celebrations.

29th June 2012

Quote: "I'm OK with having horrible lower teeth. That's what makes me me, and for some reason it's worked out all right." Katy Perry insists she's far from perfect - and that's OK.

29th June 2012

Quote: "I think if people walked out of the theatre and that was completely avoided, they would be like, 'Well, there’s an elephant in the room that’s still there.' I like to go out there looking like a strong woman, because I am strong. But I am also a woman who goes through all kinds of problems and highs and lows. I wanted to show the complete spectrum." Katy Perry on why she chose to include moments from her marriage break-up in her new film Part Of Me. The singer split from Russell Brand late last year (11).

27th June 2012

Fact: Selena Gomez, Justin Bieber, Seth Green and Carly Rae Jepsen were among the stars who turned out for the premiere of Katy Perry's new documentary Part Of Me at Hollywood's Grauman's Theatre on Tuesday (26Jun12).

27th June 2012

Quote: "I squeezed the purple Teletubby all over my head." Katy Perry on her new purple hairdo.

27th June 2012

Quote: "I wasn't allowed to eat devilled eggs, because they were called devilled eggs; I had to call them Angel Eggs before I put them in my mouth and I wasn't allowed to watch The Smurfs and now I'm Smurfette." Katy Perry on her very strict religious upbringing.

21st June 2012

Quote: "When it does come to fruition, I'm going to try and avoid the things that take away any fighting chance for an artist to have financial success." Katy Perry on her plans to set up her own record label.

20th June 2012

Quote: "There were times when what was going on in my personal life was so overwhelming that I had to bend over to let those tears fall straight out of my eyes and not (on) my false lashes just as I'm about to go up on that ramp and sing Teenage Dream." Katy Perry on singing through the pain of her marriage split from Russell Brand at concerts.

15th June 2012

Fact: Katy Perry shocked fans by turning up unannounced at a Los Angeles screening of her documentary Katy Perry: Part of Me on Wednesday (13Jun12). The star, who also made a similar surprise appearance in London last week (07Jun12), told fans, "You guys are all so cute, even all the way to the back."

5th June 2012

Tweet: "Just saw Snow White and The Huntsman. It was a Feast for the eyes and K Stew was a bad a**." Katy Perry is a big fan of Kristen Stewart's new movie, which shot to the top of the U.S. box office over the weekend (01-03Jun12).

4th June 2012

Quote: "The last time I did an MTV Awards show I did end up marrying someone that was there. So tonight I'm gonna keep my eyes peeled for my next wife." Mtv Movie Awards host Russell Brand makes light of the way he met his soon-to-be ex-wife Katy Perry. The couple wed a year after meeting at the 2009 Mtv Video Music Awards, but the funnyman filed for divorce in December (11).

23rd May 2012

Fact: Pop star Katy Perry introduced her musical heroine Alanis Morissette to The Ellen DeGeneres Show during a pre-taped segment on Monday (21May12), explaining, "She is one of the reasons why I became a songwriter."

21st May 2012

Quote: "I can't wait to go and do shots with you after this." Katy Perry planned to party with her 91-year-old grandmother after the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas on Sunday night (20May12). The singer took the Sin City native as her date to the ceremony.

21st May 2012

Tweet: "My date to tonight's Billboard Music Awards is hotter than the las vegas weather. Smokin'!" Katy Perry is pleased about her Billboard date - she took her 91-year-old grandmother to the big event.

9th May 2012

Quote: "I was with Katy Perry and I walked behind her, and she wanted to sit up front and she was like, ‘Hey, you want to watch Tupac? It'll be awesome' and I'm like, ‘Yeah.' ...And then suddenly I realised, what are you doing to me? And then I had to put my hat down because we were literally like Moses parting the waves of Coachella getting to the front. I was like, where am I right now? I was, like, leading her entourage. It was ridiculous." Twilight actress Kristen Stewart felt embarrassed using her fame and the star power of her new best pal Katy Perry to get to the front of the stage during the California music festival last month (Apr12).

27th April 2012

Tweet: "Has Jessica Simpson had that baby yet?! I'm getting anxious." Katy Perry is caught up in the Simpson baby drama.

20th April 2012

Tweet: "Nothing like waking up with a fever in a bed of sweat! #sexy Wellness, echinacea, vitamin c and B12 shots in the bum, lezz go!" Katy Perry is feeling unwell.

19th April 2012

Fact: Katy Perry took time out of her festival fun at Coachella in California at the weekend (14-15Apr12) to record a poolside video of herself and friends miming to Carly Rae Jepsen's Call Me Maybe. Perry, who even steps behind the camera to direct her pals at one point, ends the home video footage by shouting, "We love you, Justin Bieber!" into the camera. Bieber is partly responsible for discovering the Canadian teenager.

16th April 2012

Quote: "She had this cool studded Valentino bag that had sparkly stuff on it... And then Valentine's Day came around, and I got a little Valentino bag in the mail from her. I thought, 'Wow this is a woman of her word.'" Katy Perry recalls her first meeting with Rihanna in 2009 when the Umbrella singer offered to give her a designer handbag.

2nd April 2012

Tweet: "After what felt like longest flight ever I'm finally here! Honored 2 play Chennai 2morrow! This is my 1st performance in India!" Katy Perry prepares for her first show in India, where she and estranged husband Russell Brand wed in October, 2010.

26th March 2012

Fact: Actor Russell Brand dropped by Los Angeles parlour Shamrock Tattoo on Saturday (24Mar12) to remove the words Anuugacchati Pravaha from the inside of his right arm. The British funnyman and his now-estranged wife Katy Perry had the slogan, which translates as "go with the flow", inked on them shortly after their engagement in 2010.

19th March 2012

Fact: Pop star Katy Perry showed off her rap skills by covering Kanye West and Jay Z's track N**gas In Paris while performing live on Bbc Radio 1 on Monday (19Mar12).

8th March 2012

Tweet: "Finally, my Movie is coming out with Paramount this summer! It's called Katy Perry: Part Of Me Presented In 3D!" Katy Perry announces news about her first concert film.

2nd March 2012

Quote: "Apparently, if Elvis went out in public, he would always take pictures with any of his fans who asked. No matter what, he would always do it. But then I think to myself, 'Yeah, of course he did it. It was the 1950s. Not everyone had a camera.'" Singer Katy Perry struggles to deal with her fame.

16th February 2012

Tweet: "New anthem. Hell yes Katy Perry. Here's to personal growth. Courage. And having the balls to live your best life. The right decision is often the hardest, but the most profoundly important. Get it girl." Sophia Bush adopts Katy Perry's break-up track Part Of Me as her new anthem after splitting from boyfriend Austin Nichols.

14th February 2012

Tweet: "Holy power of the Grammy's, Part Of Me is already top 10 on itunes! U guys are killing it! Nice!" Katy Perry's new tune is already a big hit a day after she debuted it at the Grammy Awards.

9th February 2012

Quote: "I worked with Katy once. I think she would be fun because she is hard - in a good way - and she's feisty." Simon Cowell would love to see Katy Perry join the panel of America's The X Factor after the singer impressed him as a guest judge on the U.K. version of the show.

8th February 2012

Fact: British comic Russell Brand will be officially single in six months - he has reportedly filed final divorce papers against Katy Perry, meaning the marriage will be dissolved in June (12).

3rd February 2012

Fact: Katy Perry has transformed into a pink and purple-haired mermaid in a new advertisement for Ghd hair dryers. The glamorous ad, shot by famed photographer David LaChapelle, depicts the Firework hitmaker in a beaded mermaid costume, complete with a tail.

27th January 2012

Fact: Russell Brand has landed his first new movie since splitting from wife Katy Perry at the end of last month (Dec11). The funnyman will play an eccentric counsellor who creates a haunted house to bring an estranged family together in The Hauntrepreneur.

20th January 2012

Fact: Pop star Katy Perry has cut all ties to her estranged husband Russell Brand - she's stopped following him on Twitter.com. However, the British funnyman has yet to unsubscribe himself from the California Girls hitmaker's social networking updates.

11th January 2012

Quote: "It's understandable. Things like this happen all the time." Peoples Choice Awards executive producer Mark Burnett on Katy Perry's decision not to appear at the prizegiving on Wednesday (11Jan12) in the wake of her New Year marriage break-up.

27th December 2011

Fact: Pop star Katy Perry escaped to Hawaii for a Christmas vacation with a few of her pals, although her husband, comedian Russell Brand, was nowhere in sight.

16th December 2011

Fact: Katy Perry has been crowned MTV's first ever Artist of the Year. The singer beat Adele, whose Rolling in the Deep was chosen as the top song of 2011.

15th December 2011

Quote: "His vocabulary. What turns me on is a brain. The smarts of someone turns me on, a good sense of humour, someone that has a wit behind them. I found it. And that's rare." Singer Katy Perry fell for Russell Brand after he impressed her with his vocabulary.

15th December 2011

Quote: "I'm prone to cavities. I have really bad lower teeth. I tried (invisible braces) that felt like a sumo wrestler was sitting on my face every time I woke up. I'm going to try again and get braces." Katy Perry wants the perfect smile.

11th December 2011

Fact: Katy Perry threw a birthday party for her sister, Phoebe Hudson, in New York on Wednesday night (07Dec11). The singer joined a group of 13 friends for the bash at Manhattan's Griffou restaurant.

6th December 2011

Fact: Pop superstar Katy Perry will launch her second perfume in Los Angeles on 14 December (11). Meow! by Katy Perry will debut exclusively at Nordstrom stores across the U.S. over Christmas after the I Kissed a Girl singer meets and greets fans at upscale shopping mall The Grove.

3rd December 2011

Fact: Katy Perry's younger brother is following in her musical footsteps - David Hudson has written and recorded his first single, A Real Man's Life.

2nd December 2011

Fact: Toy giant Mattel is creating limited edition Barbie dolls in the image of Katy Perry and Nicki Minaj. The figures will be available for fans from 07 December (11).

30th November 2011

Fact: Pop star Katy Perry has shown off her skin art skills by inking the leg of Rihanna's tattoo artist Bang Bang. The I Kissed a Girl hitmaker picked up the needle after her concert in Los Angeles last week (23Nov11).

22nd November 2011

Fact: Katy Perry is to reunite with tourmate Robyn for U.S. comedy show Saturday Night Live. Perry will host the 10 December (11) and Robyn will be the musical guest. It will be Perry's first appearance as host - she performed on the series last year (10).

21st November 2011

Tweet: "congrats girl. U wrote every single Note & Lyric for Speak Now. That is not an easy feat. You deserve every bit of tonight." Katy Perry salutes Taylor Swift after her big wins at the American Music Awards on Sunday night (20Nov11).

12th November 2011

Quote: "I'm so obsessed I want to go into her house and chloroform her and take her cat. I doesn't seem real... Only Taylor Swift can have that cute of a kitty... I just can't stand it. I'm so jealous of her." Katy Perry loves pal Swift's new kitten.

12th November 2011

Quote: "It's a horribly long game of charades all day and a lot of people really hate playing it... That's how I save my voice... and I don't do, like, spicy foods... nor anything acidic." Katy Perry on how she protects her voice when she's on tour.

11th November 2011

Fact: Mexican movie star Diego Luna plays Katy Perry's tragic lover in her latest video for The One The Got Away.

11th November 2011

Quote: "I'm gonna take a long nap. I'm gonna sleep like it's a fairytale." Singer Katy Perry on what she plans to do when her 122-date California Dreams tour officially ends at Thanksgiving (23Nov11).

31st October 2011

Tweet: "Nothing like a night of watching The Shining in your hotel room to give you a good nights sleep!" Katy Perry spooked herself at Halloween by watching Jack Nicholson's classic horror movie while on tour in the U.K.

28th October 2011

Fact: Katy Perry continued her birthday celebrations by renting out a theatre in Birmingham, England for a private screening of Ghostbusters with a group of friends. The pop star turned 27 on Tuesday (25Oct11).

24th October 2011

Fact: Pop star Katy Perry and funnyman Russell Brand celebrated one year as husband and wife on Sunday (23Oct11). On the eve of their wedding anniversary, the couple was spotted enjoying a romantic bike ride through New York together.

18th October 2011

Tweet: "Last night we all went & saw Ghost (musical) in Ldn (London). Cried our eyes out, it was SO good! Congrats to my friends Glen Ballard & Dave Stewart!" Katy Perry is a big fan of the stageshow adaptation of Demi Moore and Patrick Swayze's romantic blockbuster.

17th October 2011

Quote: "I love coming to London so I can have baked beans on toast. They do bloat me and I'm afraid I'm going to go off like a firework, but I do love them." Pop star Katy Perry confesses her fondness for the popular British meal.

15th September 2011

Tweet: "I'm finally feeling better! Thanks for all your prayers/thoughts/chinese lanterns/well wishes. Missed ya." Katy Perry has finally recovered after suffering from a respiratory tract infection.

9th September 2011

Tweet: "Hey kids. Mothers not feeling too cute tonight. That means I'ma need u to sing Loud okay?!" Katy Perry wasn't feeling well ahead of her Thursday night (08Sep11) gig in New Orleans, Louisiana.

5th September 2011

Tweet: "I believe I just had one of the best days of my earth life. Today I went to the Teotihuacan pyramids. It was amazing." Katy Perry enjoyed her Sunday (04Sep11) in Mexico.

29th August 2011

Fact: Katy Perry was the first artist to be nominated for four different videos in the same year at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday night (28Aug11).

29th August 2011

Quote: "Now this is the time where you wanna interrupt me, Kanye. How you doin' boo?" Katy Perry pokes fun at the rapper as the odd couple collected the Best Collaboration honour at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday night (28Aug11). West infamously ruined Taylor Swift's big night at the event in 2009 when he took to the stage to protest her Best Female Video win.

29th August 2011

Tweet: "Too many dress options! #vmagirlproblems!!!" Katy Perry is facing a fashion dilemma ahead of Sunday night's (28Aug11) MTV Video Music Awards.

22nd August 2011

Fact: Katy Perry's concert in Nashville, Tennessee on Friday (19Aug11) was a star-studded affair - Reba MCEntire, Faith Hill and Lee Ann Womack joined her backstage after the show.

12th August 2011

Fact: Glee star Dianna Agron has followed Katy Perry's lead by dyeing her hair a bright shade of pink.

8th August 2011

Fact: Tom Cruise and his wife Katie Holmes enjoyed a date night on Friday (05Aug11) at Katy Perry's concert in Los Angeles. The Top Gun actor stars alongside Perry's husband, comedian Russell Brand, in upcoming movie musical Rock of Ages.

26th July 2011

Quote: "Katy Perry can do no wrong in my book. She's tall, she's funny, she can sing and has a sharp wit and is a savvy businesswoman. I say Katy Perry may take over the world. I will be her vice president." Actor Neil Patrick Harris gushes about his The Smurfs co-star, pop singer Katy Perry.

25th July 2011

Quote: "I think I need to live a little bit after this tour. So that the living will give me greater material for the next record." Pop star Katy Perry is planning to take a break from the spotlight after completing her current world tour.

25th July 2011

Quote: "Privacy is really important, especially in my personal life with my husband and I. We just cherish it so much. And we go to great lengths (to get it). Whether it means riding in the back of a laundry truck to get out of a place unnoticed, we'll go for it. I just gave that away, I don't know why. Laundry trucks everywhere, we're in them!" Pop star Katy Perry admits she and her husband Russell Brand often use unsuspecting getaway cars to escape run-ins with the paparazzi.

25th July 2011

Tweet: "I have been dying my hair since 10pm! Good God let me get to my destination tonight! Been black, been blue been hot ginge, been blonde... Still transitioning... practicing (sic) patience!" Newly-blonde Katy Perry is still experimenting with different hair colours.

22nd July 2011

Fact: Katy Perry has ditched her dark locks and returned to her blonde roots. The pop star debuted her new lighter hairstyle during an appearance on America's MTV News on Thursday (21Jul11).

21st July 2011

Tweet: "Omg (Oh my God)! I just got word that I'm nominated for 9 MTV Video Music Awards!!! I'm kinda speechless/nervous/turned on! Now it's up to you to vote!" Katy Perry is delighted with her impressive haul of nods at next month's (Aug11) Mtv Video Music Awards in Los Angeles.

13th July 2011

Tweet: "The new song Skyscraper... is pure perfection. Her voice is one of the Best undiscovered beauties. Can't wait for the full record." Katy Perry is full of praise for Demi Lovato's comeback single.

22nd June 2011

Quote: "I'm not a dummy. I know California Gurls isn't going to save the world. But I got a lot of heart from my upbringing and I put a lot of heart in my songs." Katy Perry hits back at her critics.

19th June 2011

Tweet: "Jersey! I'm not feeling too well today, Dr. said it's strep, but I'm not canceling... Just means ur gonna have to sing Loud tonight. Deal?" Katy Perry refuses to let a sore throat derail her U.S. tour.

15th June 2011

Quote: "We were flattered to be asked, and it was great to be a part of it. We had a really good time. It was one of those things that worked out really well. They said (they) needed a band to play the party, and we thought we could bring the party - even if it was a fictional party." Taylor Hanson was delighted when his band Hanson landed a cameo in Katy Perry's retro-themed party video for Last Friday Night.

7th June 2011

Quote: "When I went to Japan, it peeled back a layer in my brain. Everything was so sweet and cute and petite and feminine. Dancing cheeseburgers with faces make me happy. Sarcasm and irony make me happy." Katy Perry fell in love with Japan after her first visit when she was 19.

7th June 2011

Fact: Jessie J is hitting the road with Katy Perry in November (11). The British singer will be Perry's opening act for five dates on the North American leg of her California Dreams tour.

31st May 2011

Quote: "When I was picking out buses, I went for the bus that had more bunks (beds) than I needed. I'm going to be on the road for a long time, and I'm going to want to have some of my friends come out, my family, my little brother, my husband... and hopefully one of my cats." Katy Perry on her touring plans.

31st May 2011

Tweet: "Man, my throat is still sore from trying 2do (sic) Chaka Khan's 'Ain't Nobody' but in screamo/death metal version... @ karaoke." Singer Katy Perry is struggling after belting out a heavy rock version of the R&B classic at karaoke.

29th May 2011

Quote: "Hopefully we can squeeze in a trip to Dollywood. I've never been, but I really want to go." Katy Perry hopes to visit U.S. theme parks on her upcoming summer tour with Robyn.

26th May 2011

Fact: Katy Perry gets in touch with her inner geek for the cover of her latest single. The pop star can be seen with braces on her teeth and taped up eyeglasses in the '80s-inspired artwork for Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.).

24th May 2011

Tweet: "They called me 'over the shoulder boulder holder'. Now they call me 'hot'." Katy Perry has grown to love her big boobs.

16th May 2011

Quote: "It's nice to meet someone that (sic) has been through what I'm going through. In the bad times, you need someone to give you a hug. I didn't mean to get that serious. I was only meeting her for a minute and I was like, 'Can I have a counselling session please?'" British pop newcomer Jessie J begged Katy Perry for advice after they met in Australia last week (ends15May11).

11th May 2011

Quote: "People probably don't realise how gifted she is - just singing alone, never mind her songwriting skills. She could be singing with an orchestra or a full-on rock band and pull it off with panache." Rock icon Dave Stewart is in awe of Katy Perry's musical talents after collaborating with the pop star on her sophomore album, One Of The Boys.

10th May 2011

Fact: Pop star Katy Perry has quit drinking coffee to preserve her vocals. She tells Vanity Fair magazine, "(It's) bad for the voice."

6th May 2011

Quote: "I can't deny that I used to grab an umbrella and think 'I could take off with the right winds' as a kid. I think I could play her if they remade it. Russell could play Bert. He'd have less trouble with the accent than me." Katy Perry jokes about her and husband Russell Brand starring in a remake of Mary Poppins.

4th May 2011

Quote: "(He's) never lied to me once. I trust him; there's just a level of trust that we’ve built up." Katy Perry's marriage to British funnyman Russell Brand is based on complete honesty.

4th May 2011

Quote: "I didn't have a childhood. I come from a very non-accepting family, but I'm very accepting." Katy Perry on her strict upbringing with devoutly Christian parents.

4th May 2011

Quote: "We got offered millions of dollars for them, millions... It’s the wrong kind of attention. It detracts from the reason why you exist. We wanted that moment to ourselves." Katy Perry on why she turned down big-money offers for photos from her wedding to funnyman Russell Brand.

2nd May 2011

Quote: "That's... not true. She danced with him." Pop star Katy Perry denies rumours her mother once slept with Jimi Hendrix.

2nd May 2011

Tweet: "I believe in justice... but don't u (sic) think that an eye for an eye will make the whole world blind?" Katy Perry questions U.S. president Barack Obama's statement, 'Justice has been done' following the announcement of Osama Bin Laden's death.

28th April 2011

Fact: Katy Perry has raised more than $35,000 (£21,900) for Japanese earthquake/tsunami relief from the sale of light wands at her California Dreams shows.

18th April 2011

Quote: "No, a lot of this stuff I don't know where it comes from. I've stopped reading the papers, I've even stopped Googling my own name - and that was my favourite hobby. I don't do it anymore." Russell Brand dismisses reports he's attending marriage counselling sessions with wife Katy Perry.

12th April 2011

Quote: "Katy bought me a trip to space for my birthday and I said, 'Well you're coming then,' and she's scared of going on aeroplanes; I don't know how she's gonna cope in space." Russell Brand fears for his wife Katy Perry when she takes off with him on Virgin boss Richard Branson's upcoming space flight.

12th April 2011

Fact: A giant cupcake trampoline Katy Perry has donated to an auction to raise funds for the Japanese earthquake/tsunami relief effort has already reached $970 (£606) in bids in its first day of sale. All proceeds from the celebrity auction will benefit the Japanese Red Cross effort. Fans have another nine days to make their bids.

5th April 2011

Quote: "It's disgusting how gorgeous she is. Anytime I introduce my friends to her, male or female, the ride back always consists of, 'What, does she drink the blood of virgins?'" Katy Perry on pal Rihanna.

23rd March 2011

Quote: "I'm aware I have no recourse if they misbehave. 'Expelled from school for drugs? Well done, you're on target.'" British funnyman Russell Brand is worried he won't be able to discipline kids because of his wild past. The star and wife Katy Perry have spoken about their desire to start a family in the future.

23rd March 2011

Quote: "I can't believe I used to have sex 20 times a week, especially now I'm married. But now I'm a b**ody good gardener." Former Lothario Russell Brand has settled into domestic life since marrying Katy Perry last year (10).

23rd March 2011

Quote: "I'm not invited but am I going to be there? Yes. I'm definitely crashing that wedding." Katy Perry is keen to attend British royal Prince William's upcoming wedding to Kate Middleton.

11th March 2011

Tweet: "I especially like Brussels because it has most of my hubby's name hidden (in) it." Katy Perry explains her fondness for the Belgian city. She wed comedian Russell Brand last year (10).

11th March 2011

Quote: "I would never give up love; I'd definitely give up money. I feel quite lucky - now that I'm married; I have this great love and partnership in my life that is the most important thing to me. I also happen to be married to a girl who is quite a lot of fun. And I'm discovering how lovely permanence and building an ongoing relationship can be, rather than always thinking, What's next?" Russell Brand reflects on his relationship with wife Katy Perry.

11th March 2011

Tweet: "Brussels... That was so fun! I have stocked my bus with lots of your cheese, waffles, chocolate & beer... Unfortunately my thighs hate you." Katy Perry stocks up on treats during her visit to the Belgian city, where she performed on Thursday night (10Mar11).

10th March 2011

Quote: "I think it's because I'm English, she thinks I'm a butler. My life used to be about chaos, glass, blood, madness. Now it's, 'Go and get that fridge.'" British funnyman Russell Brand waits hand and foot on his wife Katy Perry.

9th March 2011

Fact: Pop star Katy Perry is the new face of the Ghd hair straightener brand.

2nd March 2011

Quote: "I always said that if I ever made it as a pop star, I was going to have teeth as white as Britney Spears. So as soon as I could, I went to the dentist and had him bleach the hell out of mine." Singer Katy Perry made sure her pearly whites were up to scratch once she became a pop sensation.

1st March 2011

Tweet: "R.I.P the original Bombshell, Jane Russell. Love you, we'll miss you." Katy Perry pays tribute to Hollywood legend Jane Russell, who died on Monday (28Feb11).

21st February 2011

Fact: Katy Perry paid tribute to her showbiz pals at the opening night of her CALIFORNIA DREAMS world tour in Lisbon, Portugal on Sunday (20Feb11) - she performed a medley of cover versions including Rihanna's ONLY GIRL (IN THE WORLD), WHIP MY HAIR by Willow Smith, and JAY-Z hit BIG PIMPIN'.

21st February 2011

Fact: Katy Perry is odds-on favourite to take Simon Cowell's place on the judging panel of U.K. TV show The X Factor when he quits to launch the singing competition in the U.S. later this year (11), according to British bookmakers William Hill.

9th February 2011

Tweet: "Today I quit my beloved coffee & make the switch to vitamin B complex. Don't worry @starbucks it's not forever." Katy Perry has given up coffee as she aims to get fit for her upcoming tour.

8th February 2011

Quote: "I think some people will die on the stage, and I'm not so sure I want to do that. Like, I want to have kids! I'm totally fine with saying that. I think some people are scared because they're worried it's going to ruin their career, but I want to live a full life." Katy Perry would pick a family over her career.

7th February 2011

Quote: "I had the rug pulled out from underneath my feet so many times. It was like, 'Listen up, b**ch, you're not going to get served this on a silver platter - you've got to work for it!'" Pop star Katy Perry is determined to succeed after a number of false starts early on in her career.

26th January 2011

Quote: "Whether I win or not, I'm going home with Grammy - my grandma. It's her 90th birthday present." Katy Perry is planning on taking her gran to next month's (Feb11) Grammy Awards.

20th January 2011

Fact: Katy Perry made friends with Facebook founder MARK ZUCKERBERG this week (beg17Jan11) after using the offices of the social networking website to announce her latest round of tour dates. She posted a picture of herself posing with Zuckerberg on her Twitter.com page.

19th January 2011

Tweet: "Dear Coachella WTF (what the f**k) happened to Daft Punk?! I wanted to get my Tron on! Needless to say, I'll still be there w/glowstixxxs (with glow sticks)." Katy Perry is disappointed the dance duo has not been added to the Coachella Festival line-up - but she is still looking forward to the event, which will be held in Indio, California from 15 to 17 April (11).

13th January 2011

Fact: Katy Perry and husband Russell Brand helped the pop star's grandmother ANN HUDSON celebrate her 90th birthday on Wednesday (12Jan11) by joining her for a trip to Las Vegas.

12th January 2011

Tweet: "Happy 90th birthday grandma HUDSON! You're the reason why!" Katy Perry celebrates her grandmother reaching the grand old age of 90.

28th December 2010

Tweet: "Watching footie (football) with the hubby, he's yelling again & calling the tv a c**ksucker. #help." Katy Perry on living with new husband, soccer-mad Russell Brand.

26th December 2010

Tweet: "Christmas songs are better when Elvis sings em." Katy Perry loves The King's festive favourites.

23rd December 2010

Quote: "We have a place together in America but we want to find somewhere here. I want a British passport. Actually, I want a title, I want to be Lady Katy Brand - I've told him that I would like for him to be knighted." Katy Perry has high hopes for husband Russell Brand.

22nd December 2010

Quote: "It would've been really nice to learn Spanish growing up. Hopefully one day I'll pick up other languages. I already pick up 'hello' every where I go." Katy Perry would love to be bilingual.

16th December 2010

Tweet: "You were AMAZING! You inspire my marriage!!! Great show!!!" Katy Perry thanks burlesque beauty Dita Von Teese for helping to keep her relationship with husband Russell Brand raunchy.

11th December 2010

Tweet: "Wait Miley got high? Where have I been?! Buried under the tinsel obv (obviously). Miley Cyrus meet my friend Snoop Dogg... He'll hook ya up!" Katy Perry jokes about MILEY CYRUS' bong-smoking scandal.

9th December 2010

Quote: "I think I'm over it now. It's probably safe to say I married my celebrity crush. Don't barf on this magazine." Katy Perry tells America's Maxim magazine she got over her celebrity crush on pop singer Justin Bieber after marrying funnyman Russell Brand.

9th December 2010

Quote: "She needs to step off my man!" Pop star Katy Perry jokingly warns THE QUEEN actress Helen Mirren against acting on her crush on her comedian husband Russell Brand.

9th December 2010

Quote: "He's just the best bad boy in the world, I'm very jealous of Katy, I must say." Veteran actress Helen Mirren is fond of Katy Perry's husband Russell Brand, her co-star in upcoming comedy ARTHUR.

8th December 2010

Quote: "I asked my agent not to tell me, because it was so not something we were going to sell. (But) if someone said, 'We'll give you a hundred million pounds,' I might consider compromising the sanctity of our love, because then you could build an empire." Comedian Russell Brand banned his agent from revealing the huge sums celebrity magazines had offered for snaps of his October (10) wedding to Katy Perry in case he was tempted to strike a deal.

8th December 2010

Quote: "I kind of don't mind that someone else takes some of the responsibility because it's a lot of work. (He's) a handful. But handfuls are also a lot of fun. There's never a dull moment." Katy Perry doesn't mind her husband Russell Brand's flirty relationship with DAME Helen Mirren.

2nd December 2010

Tweet: "WOW. It's an AMAZING honor to be nominated & recognized by my other hard working peers tonight. So happy that I trusted my gut w/ this record... & thank u to all the AMAZING TEAM KATY people I've been blessed to surround myself with... couldn't do it w/out u. It takes a village!" Singer Katy Perry is all smiles after receiving four Grammy Award nominations on Wednesday (01Dec10).

29th November 2010

Quote: "I think sometimes with the themed stuff... 'I won't be wearing that to get my Starbucks today'. Although, maybe my whipped cream bra I'll wear, because I'll help (the baristas) out. 'I got it! I got it! Hold the cream! No worries.'" Katy Perry jokes about wearing her wacky stage costumes in public.

23rd November 2010

Quote: "She keeps buying all this English tea and saying we should make scones. She's more English than me." Russell Brand insists his new wife Katy Perry has been embracing British customs since the pair married last month (Oct10).

22nd November 2010

Quote: "Sometimes I allow myself to grow my facial hair a little bit, but my wife will remind me I look like (murderer) Charles Manson." Pop star Katy Perry prefers her new husband Russell Brand to keep his beard trimmed.

22nd November 2010

Quote: "I still say 'my boyfriend' sometimes. But, you know, I'm working on it. Baby steps." Katy Perry is still adjusting to married life with husband Russell Brand.

22nd November 2010

Quote: "I would prevent them from doing things that might harm them, or potentially illegal." Funnyman Russell Brand admits he won't be the best disciplinarian when he and wife Katy Perry have children.

22nd November 2010

Quote: "My wife will kill me, she doesn't want me to reveal any more details about the wedding!" Comedian Russell Brand risks the wrath of his new wife Katy Perry every time he discusses his recent nuptials in India.

22nd November 2010

Quote: "We've got the same rings. She chooses. You can't say to a woman, 'I don't like your wedding ring, it's too feminine', you'd get a smack in the mouth!" Funnyman Russell Brand blames his new wife Katy Perry for picking out their glittering wedding rings.

19th November 2010

Quote: "I think if I did do a duet with Katy it would make people sick!" Comedian Russell Brand has no plans to hit the recording studio with his pop star wife Katy Perry.

17th November 2010

Quote: Katy Perry showed up at the Times Square launch of her new fragrance Purr in New York on Tuesday (16Nov10) in a purple ice-cream van.

16th November 2010

Quote: "I like being married, I feel very relaxed. Before you're married you're like a dog, forever sniffing the air looking for opportunity or hunting for truffles... But now I feel more relaxed." British comedian Russell Brand is enjoying life as a newlywed after marrying pop star Katy Perry last month (Oct10).

14th November 2010

Quote: "I'm sexy like a cat and you have to earn my affection because when I give it (to) you it's going to be good." Katy Perry describes her attractiveness in feline terms.

11th November 2010

Quote: "I'm confident in my skin lately. I take care of myself and I also think that when you're in a supportive relationship you don't care any more about outside. Things that maybe would have irked you before don't matter because you found someone who loves you no matter what." Katy Perry feels more confident now she is married to Russell Brand.

11th November 2010

Fact: Katy Perry and Akon performed at the Victoria's Secret fashion show in New York on Wednesday (10Nov10). Stars at the bash included Gerard Butler, Russell Simmons, Adrian Grenier and Malin Akerman.

10th November 2010

Tweet: "This just brought a sweet tear to my eye! Teenage Dream on Glee makes my heart go WEEEEE!" Katy Perry gives her seal of approval after hearing her hit song covered on the hit TV musical.

10th November 2010

Quote: "I love being married. Katy and I, all we do is laugh. That's all I want to do, have a giggle." Newlywed Russell Brand can't help but smile after marrying pop star Katy Perry last month (Oct10).

8th November 2010

Quote: "If I don't get eight hours of sleep a night, I'm a b**ch." Katy Perry needs her beauty sleep.

4th November 2010

Quote: "I had really bad back problems and was a little bit thicker. Then I grew up and lost the baby fat and said, 'Hey, this isn't all that bad.'" Katy Perry has learned to love her shape.

4th November 2010

Quote: "I'm kind of a good girl - and I'm not. I'm a good girl because I really believe in love, integrity, and respect. I'm a bad girl because I like to tease. I know that I have sex appeal in my deck of cards. But I like to get people thinking. That's what the stories in my music do." Katy Perry admits she's a contradiction in terms.

3rd November 2010

Quote: "I always knew I wanted a great man of God, someone who was going to be an inspiration for people and also be a lovely husband and father. We're at different places in our lives, but we can still grow together. He's thought-provoking, articulate, a real advocate." Katy Perry lavishes praise on her new husband Russell Brand.

30th October 2010

Tweet: "Word on the street is I'm a 'costume' for this Halloween! The only thing I have to say to that is, please don't fail me... & send pix!" Katy Perry puts the pressure on fans dressing up as her to go trick or treating this weekend.

28th October 2010

Fact: Katy Perry has dedicated her eye-popping new video for Firework to the It Gets Better campaign, which rallies against harassment in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

28th October 2010

Quote: "The album is going out in two weeks and I had to be available for a lot of approval. I was crushed. I was really looking forward to it." Rihanna on why she missed best pal Katy Perry's wedding ceremony in India at the weekend (23Oct10).

26th October 2010

Quote: "I told him Katy would get upset if he acted like he didn't have an opinion on what flowers to put on the table. They don't want to hear 'It doesn't matter' - they want you to seem interested. But ultimately they want you to agree with them. Organising a wedding is stressful - you don't want to fall out with your future wife over something like the lettering you have on your invitations." British funnyman David Walliams on the wedding advice he gave pal Russell Brand, who married Katy Perry on Saturday (23Oct10).

25th October 2010

Tweet: "Thank you for my birthday messages. I am beaming with love and light because of them." Katy Perry thanks fans for their birthday greetings. The newlywed turned 26 on Monday (25Oct10).

21st October 2010

Fact: Bookmakers in Britain have no faith in Russell Brand's love for Katy Perry - bosses at William Hill are offering odds of 3/1 that their upcoming marriage will collapse within a year.

19th October 2010

Quote: "Congrats, have fun in India. That's great." TWILIGHT star Kristen Stewart is happy to hear about Katy Perry's upcoming wedding to Russell Brand in India.

17th October 2010

Quote: "It'll be really exciting. It'll be very hot. I am a lot more confident with my body now that I am very loved up." Katy Perry credits her fiance Russell Brand with giving her the confidence to walk the catwalk at this year's (10) Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, which will be broadcast in the U.S. next month (Nov10).

13th October 2010

Quote: "I don't know the details because I'm a man." Russell Brand is remaining coy about his wedding plans ahead of his upcoming marriage to Katy Perry.

12th October 2010

Fact: Katy Perry and Akon will rock the catwalk at this year's (10) Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, which will air on TV next month (Nov10).

8th October 2010

Quote: "Booky Wook 3 - this time it's domestic. Hopefully I'll be married and having children in the next book." Russell Brand is already thinking about a third autobiography - and he wants to detail family life with fiancee Katy Perry in the book.

7th October 2010

Tweet: "I will OFFICIALLY announce the start of my TOUR on MONDAY... oy, I hate secrets BUT I love surprises! Guess what it's called...?" Katy Perry teases her Twitter.com fans with news of upcoming shows.

6th October 2010

Tweet: "I have never been to Poland before... But you guys were so great tonight that I now appoint you the best example of a great audience!" Katy Perry loves her Polish fans.

6th October 2010

Quote: "I'm just excited to see her married. I can't wait to see her dress. She won't tell me what it is." Rihanna is looking forward to pal Katy Perry's wedding.

6th October 2010

Tweet: "I have never been to poland before... But you guys were so great tonight that I now appoint you the best example of a GREAT audience!" Katy Perry has fallen for her Polish fans.

22nd September 2010

Quote: "Russell and Katy are a wonderful couple but he's still naughty and certainly hasn't settled down. He ran down the street completely naked while we were filming, at least twice." Russell Brand hasn't calmed down since getting engaged to Katy Perry, according to his ARTHUR co-star Geraldine James.

16th September 2010

Fact: Katy Perry is set to go on tour again - the singer will perform a series of cotton candy-themed shows in 2011 based on her Teenage Dream album.

16th September 2010

Fact: THE HILLS star Audrina Patridge will open her bid to win U.S. TV contest Dancing With The Stars by cha-cha-ing to Katy Perry's CALIFORNIA GURLS. Las Vegas bookmakers are offering odds of 6-1 on the actress.

13th September 2010

Fact: Katy Perry's carefully manicured nails at the MTV Video Music Awards featured images of her absent fiance Russell Brand.

13th September 2010

Quote: "I've got a mad cold... I'm sick as a dog, but I'm still here because I'm a pro." Katy Perry on the red carpet at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles.

8th September 2010

Quote: "I think it's super-cute - I can only say that he has very good taste." Katy Perry approves of teen sensation Justin Bieber labelling her one of the hottest girls in the world.

8th September 2010

Fact: Katy Perry and comedienne Amy Poehler will team up to launch the new season U.S. satirical show Saturday Night Live on 25 September (10) and the pop star is keen to show off her comedy skills. In a post on Twitter.com, announcing her SNL appearance, Perry writes, "Dear Amy Poehler can I please be your braced faced neighbor friend that hangs out with you & RICKKKKK! (sic)", referring to former show regular Poehler's most beloved comedy character.

7th September 2010

Quote: "I think a lot of evil things go on in the dark. I still have to cover my toes because I'm like that kid who thinks there's a witch under my bed who's going to eat my tootsies off. I sleep with lights on unless I'm with (fiance) Russell (Brand)." Katy Perry is scared of the dark.

3rd September 2010

Quote: "I started to follow Kanye West and then I unfollowed him; I think he's hilarious... but there's probably like 100 tweets for one golden one... I'm like, 'Kanye, calm down'. There was one tweet that he tweeted that I I retweeted - he said, 'I love me...' How many fingers do they have why do they have so much extra time. I follow M.I.A... she's got good pictures of her nails that she sends out sometimes." Katy Perry on her Twitter.com loves and loathes.

2nd September 2010

Fact: German band The Baseballs have recorded a rocking 50s-style version of Katy Perry's HOT N COLD - and the pop star is thrilled with the rendition: "That's really cool; I'd like to invite them to come and sing it onstage with me some time."

31st August 2010

Quote: "I've put my foot down and let him know under no circumstances are any of our kids going to be named after his favourite players." Any future children Katy Perry has with fiance Russell Brand won't be named after players from the funnyman's beloved soccer team, West Ham.

28th August 2010

Quote: "If you see a bump, it's just water retention!" Pop singer Katy Perry isn't ready for kids ahead of her wedding to comedian Russell Brand.

20th August 2010

Quote: "Sometimes my grammar is off, and I guess my spelling is bad... I'd love to be tutored and study art history and learn another language." Katy Perry considers further education after dropping out of high school as a teenager.

19th August 2010

Quote: "A lot of jumping rope! (And) greens, vegetables, steamed vegetables." Bride-to-be Katy Perry has her pre-wedding diet and exercise plan all worked out.

13th August 2010

Quote: "This record is important to me because it will prove that ONE OF THE BOYS wasn't just luck." Katy Perry has high hopes for her second album, TEENAGE DREAM, which is due out later this month (Aug10).

11th August 2010

Quote: "He's very charming with them and he has an ongoing email love letter with my mum and she loves it. She flirts with him, which is totally inappropriate and I tell him to stop." Katy Perry's fiance Russell Brand has a great relationship with the pop star's parents.

8th August 2010

Quote: "In a few years perhaps. If you see a bump it's just water retention." Katy Perry brushes off rumours she's planning to start a family with fiance Russell Brand.

6th August 2010

Tweet: "And just to be clear...no one is suing anyone. The press just loves to once again fabricate & exaggerate stories to get hits or sell papers." Katy Perry clears up confusing rumours that executives at THE Beach Boys' record label are taking legal action over her hit track CALIFORNIA GURLS.

6th August 2010

Quote: "He taught me a lot about inner beauty and confidence in myself. I would have to sleep with make-up on, or feel ugly and gross. He looks beyond all of that, which is such a win... He's in love with the person inside of me, and the outside of me is just a bonus." Singer Katy Perry's insecurities are put at ease by fiance Russell Brand.

6th August 2010

Tweet: "Rehearsing for Teen Choice Awards! I get to sing & host, PLUS I get to hang w/ (with) the Glee boys. Hopefully they'll show me how to shimmy better." Katy Perry is having fun preparing for the Teen Choice Awards.

5th August 2010

Quote: "I used to have eyelash extensions, but those only work for three weeks, or maybe a month if you really baby them. You can never blink and must lie very carefully at night on your little geisha pillow." Pop star Katy Perry now relies on fake eyelashes to achieve her sexy look after struggling to maintain the eyelash extensions.

5th August 2010

Quote: "I've farted a lot in my life, but never once in front of Russell." Katy Perry insists she is not the "flatulence factory" her fiance Russell Brand recently joked about.

5th August 2010

Quote: "I could've been Katy Hendrix, a more legit rock star." Katy Perry wishes her mother had wed legendary rocker Jimi Hendrix after hanging out with him one night during her youth.

5th August 2010

Quote: "Russell's old place in London is gothic and romantic, and in my old place, every room was painted a different Easter egg colour, so we tried to make this house neutral. He has really good taste, and I'm still learning." Engaged couple Katy Perry and Russell Brand have had to compromise over the home interiors at their new house in Los Angeles.

5th August 2010

Quote: "No matter who someone is, or what their reputation is in the media, I try and give him the benefit of the doubt, and then it's up to him to screw it up." Pop star Katy Perry is a fair judge of character. The singer is engaged to former drug and sex addict Russell Brand.

5th August 2010

Quote: "I wasn't ever able to say I was 'lucky', because my mother would rather us say that we were 'blessed', and she also didn't like that 'lucky' sounded like 'Lucifer'." Katy Perry's religious parents were strict about what she was and wasn't allowed to say as a child.

5th August 2010

Quote: "I took mushrooms once while dressed up like a robot at a Daft Punk concert, and I had to throw myself into the shower fully clothed afterward." Singer Katy Perry steers clear of drugs after a bad experience during her youth.

5th August 2010

Fact: Singer Katy Perry has her own nickname for her fiance Russell Brand - she calls the British funnyman Rusty Braunstein.

5th August 2010

Quote: "Whenever I went to a friend's house, I would immediately turn on MTV. The other kids would say, 'Why are you watching this? Let's do something else', and I would be like, 'No. I have to watch.' It was all about Gwen Stefani's Don't Speak and Just a Girl, Alanis Morissette and Shirley Manson for me." Katy Perry was determined to catch up on pop hits whenever she was around a TV as a kid - the singer was banned from watching the cable channel by her religious parents when she was a child.

5th August 2010

Quote: "I think he's going to change people's lives. He's going to help them remember why we exist... His pilgrimage is spiritual. I think his destination will be complete nirvana." Katy Perry has complete faith in her fiance, British funnyman Russell Brand's purpose in life.

4th August 2010

Fact: Sexy pop star Katy Perry would name herself Peaches Mountain if she was a porn star - a combination of the name of her first dog and the street on which she first lived.

4th August 2010

Quote: "OK, California Gurls is not genius. It's not my opus. But it's catchy as f**k, and it's a great summertime song." Katy Perry admits her chart-topping hit won't win her any songwriting awards.

2nd August 2010

Quote: "Deviled eggs were called 'angeled' eggs." Katy Perry's parents were so religious they refused to call the boiled egg dish by its given name.

28th July 2010

Quote: "In marriage, when you're picking a partner one of the things to keep in mind is, 'Would they be a good baby daddy?' - and he'll be perfect." Katy Perry is convinced husband-to-be Russell Brand will be the perfect father.

28th July 2010

Quote: "For my wedding, I'll do what is called wedding nails... traditional and pretty, because you see those photos of them (bride and groom), like, holding hands and I don't know if I'd want Oompah Loompahs on my nails while taking my photos." Katy Perry insists she'll be a traditional bride when she weds fiance Russell Brand and ditch her more elaborate fingernail designs.

28th July 2010

Quote: "I had to make out with a boy, which was very traumatising. I was kinda mean to him because I would be the one to call 'Cut' because I was like, 'I can't do this, I feel so horrible'." Katy Perry struggled with kissing scenes in her new video Teenage Dream - because she felt like she was cheating on her fiance Russell Brand.

28th July 2010

Fact: GLEE stars Chris Colfer, Kevin McHale, Cory Monteith and Mark Salling will co-host the upcoming Teen Choice Awards with pop star Katy Perry.

28th July 2010

Quote: "I used to wanna kiss Megan Fox but now she's married and I'm not so sure about that anymore. Probably Natalie Portman - she's hot and smart." I KISSED A GIRL singer Katy Perry on the girls she'd like to kiss.

27th July 2010

Quote: "I can't stand the weather. I am such a sunshiney type of girl; if the sun comes out, I come out. If the sun doesn't come out, you won't see me... (I'm a) California girl." Katy Perry fears she'll never be able to live in her fiance Russell Brand's native England.

16th July 2010

Tweet: "Pink feel better, you're more punk rock than all of us :)" Katy Perry sends her wishes to PINK after she was injured in a high-flying routine during a concert in Germany on Thursday (15Jul10).

16th July 2010

Tweet: "I got to cast all my friends in the new music vid for Teenage Dream." Katy Perry has turned all her old pals into video stars.

5th July 2010

Quote: "Can you imagine the horrible feeling he had when he was used to getting everything he wanted?" Katy Perry admits she refused to sleep with her fiance Russell Brand until after they had been on a formal date.

2nd July 2010

Quote: "While I think I am a good girlfriend, I draw the line at a West Ham wedding." Katy Perry dismissed her fiance Russell Brand's suggestion to theme their upcoming nuptials around his beloved British soccer team.

1st July 2010

Fact: Pussycat Dolls star Nicole Scherzinger is the latest star to sign up as a guest judge on Simon Cowell's U.K. talent show The X Factor. The singer will pass judgement at the audition stages, standing in for Dannii Minogue, who is expecting her first baby this month (Jul10). Other stars who have stepped in include Katy Perry and Natalie Imbruglia.

30th June 2010

Tweet: "Drank Jean Paul Gaultier water & used pink rose scented bathroom tissue! Oh frenchies, you are TRES CHIC!" Katy Perry loves all things French.

30th June 2010

Tweet: "OY! Aussies! You made my summer song the #1 song of your winter! Ha! Amazeballs & THANKS! See you in August!" Katy Perry is thrilled to learn her California Gurls hit is the top pop song Down Under.

29th June 2010

Quote: "I was working on my Wonder Woman twirl and I twirled right into the end of a glass table... It looks like there's a centipede on my leg just permanently. It's fine though... I am a popstar, I have to do my job!" Katy Perry jokes about her recent dancing injury which required 17 stitches.

29th June 2010

Tweet: "I wish Cheryl Cole tweeted, she was a sweeeeetie pateeetie today. (girl crush alert)." Katy Perry is smitten by the British pop star after guest judging alongside her for Britain's The X Factor.

27th June 2010

Tweet: "BOOOOOO THE REFEREES A W**KER! NO GOAL LINE TECHNOLOGY?!!!!!" Singer Katy Perry is upset by England's disallowed World Cup goal against Germany.

25th June 2010

Quote: "I'd love to bring our family up in England. I love London but once you're in a relationship everything is in negotiation, isn't it? I can't be selfish any more." Russell Brand wants to raise a family with Katy Perry in his hometown of London.

20th June 2010

Quote: "We do a lot of scheduling. That's probably one of our biggest debates, I guess, is like saying, 'Oh, I'll show up here in Europe.' Or he'll be in New York and I'll be there (elsewhere). We have to work on a lot of scheduling, like pre-planning." Singer Katy Perry and her fiance Russell Brand often find themselves embroiled in "debate" about their relationship - because the two stars have such hectic work schedules.

17th June 2010

Quote: "Russell doesn't Google himself at all anymore. He goes online and looks at football and that's it. That's his guilty pleasure." Katy Perry reveals her fiance Russell Brand has cut back on his internet research.

13th June 2010

Fact: Katy Perry has scored her own pair of official Daisy Duke's cut-off denim shorts - the original Dukes Of Hazzard star Catherine Bach presented the singer with her own pair when Perry recently sat down for a taped chat with mutual pal, Access Hollywood TV presenter Billy Bush. Perry sings about Daisy Duke's in her new summer anthem CALIFORNIA GURLS.

12th June 2010

Fact: Katy Perry, Pixie Lott and Natalie Imbruglia have all signed up to appear as guest judges on the upcoming series of Simon Cowell's U.K. talent show The X Factor. The singers will pass judgement at the audition stages to stand in for Dannii Minogue, who is expecting her first baby next month (Jul10).

12th June 2010

Quote: "I'm gonna get Diddy Dirty Money to write a song for his wedding to Katy. She's really tamed him. He's a cool guy." Sean Combs wants his new band to create a track for when his GET HIM TO THE GREEK co-star Russell Brand marries singer Katy Perry.

11th June 2010

Quote: "If she's going to marry me, she's going to bloody learn how to cook." Comedian Russell Brand has one condition for fiancee Katy Perry.

11th June 2010

Quote: "I was channelling Britney Spears when she did that see-through, sparkly number in her music video... It basically had sparkles covering all the right areas." Katy Perry admits Britney Spears' Toxic video inspired her revealing look on the red carpet at the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday (06Jun10).

11th June 2010

Quote: "I don't end up wasted with my face down in alleyways. I kinda like steer the ship pretty good, so that I don't hit any icebergs... I drink when it's, like, vacation time." Katy Perry has no plans to hit the headlines for bad behaviour.

10th June 2010

Quote: "Me and my fiance love him. We can't have the actual one, because he's busy working. But I understand he procreates by laying eggs in the sea and then we can fertilise these and have our own Justin Biebers. We could grow him in a jar, like sea monkeys." Russell Brand admits he and Katy Perry are big fans of teen idol Justin Bieber.

9th June 2010

Quote: "It's been a year and some change, you know. Like, I'm over it. There's no bad blood. I wish her nothing but the best in her future endeavours. I'm not the type to hold grudges. Why would I? Our time together was awesome and it's time to move on. And we both have gone our separate ways so it is what it is." Rapper Travis McCoy insists he is happy for his ex-girlfriend Katy Perry and her engagement to British comedian Russell Brand.

8th June 2010

Tweet: "Using blasphemy as entertainment is as cheap as a comedian telling a fart joke." Katy Perry isn't quite as liberal as she appears. Her father is a pastor.

8th June 2010

Fact: Katy Perry has signed up to host the Teen Choice Awards 2010 in August. The singer will also perform.

1st June 2010

Fact: British funnyman Russell Brand will celebrate his upcoming 35th birthday on Friday (04Jun10) in Los Angeles. The comic's fiancee Katy Perry has hired out the picturesque Griffith Observatory, which has featured in films including Rebel Without a Cause and Transformers, for a party.

1st June 2010

Quote: "The first time I met Snoop, it was a bit like (U.S. TV show) Lost. The door opens, and in comes the Smoke Monster." Katy Perry jokes about working with rapper Snoop Dogg on her new single California Gurls.

1st June 2010

Quote: "From that first date, I didn't return another call to another girl, didn't go anywhere, didn't mess around with anybody at all. It's almost been a relief." One-time sex addict Russell Brand has been committed to Katy Perry since their first date in New York.

1st June 2010

Quote: "Given that Katy and I both have good jobs, we don't want any presents. It would be a massive indulgence." British comic Russell Brand and his pop star fiancee Katy Perry are refusing to accept gifts when they wed later this year (10).

1st June 2010

Tweet: "(I) went ATV-ing yesterday, I think I ate about 5 bugs." Katy Perry on her latest fast-paced hobby.

28th May 2010

Quote: "She's a perfectly decent, lovely person, good fun and engaging, easy to be around and interesting. But meeting her changed me. With her, I don't feel like I'm fulfilling some bizarre psychological fetish." Russell Brand on his fiancee Katy Perry.

25th May 2010

Quote: "I do feel a little bit like a Priscilla Presley... young, in love, getting married, crazy." Katy Perry feels just like Elvis Presley's young bride as she prepares to marry funnyman Russell Brand.

25th May 2010

Quote: "I feel like I've made it when the cheerleaders are flipping to the song." Katy Perry is thrilled to hear her tunes are hits among cheerleaders.

24th May 2010

Quote: "I feel like I should, like, get a ribbon cutting from Arnold Schwarzenegger." Katy Perry thinks she should be rewarded for penning the summer's (10) California anthem, CALIFORNIA GURLS.

24th May 2010

Quote: "He's like Oscar Wilde meets Dudley Moore meets Jim Morrison meets a little Elvis Presley meets Charles Manson." Katy Perry on her fiance Russell Brand.

24th May 2010

Quote: "It's going to be rock-star crazy. Especially for me, a vegan, recovering heroin addict and alcoholic. It will be a crazy night full of me consuming insane amounts of vegetables!'' Russell Brand is convinced the bachelor party ahead of his upcoming wedding to Katy Perry will be a sober affair.

4th May 2010

Quote: “I’ve gone from Betty Boop to more Bettie Page. It’s less cute and more meow." Katy Perry on her grown-up new look.

27th April 2010

Tweet: "I wish I would've been drag queens assistant (sic) growing up... Hair and makeup skills would be on point." Katy Perry wishes she had better bathroom and dressing room skills.

20th April 2010

Quote: "There's no competing with Lady Gaga. You don't even try stepping in her lane. She'll just f**king run you over. She eats, breathes and s**ts that stuff... Gaga is kind of a creature." Katy Perry has no plans to take Lady Gaga on at the top of the pop and album charts.

17th April 2010

Quote: "It's Coachella. Don't be drunk on Twitter." Katy Perry vows to stay away from her Twitter account while partying at California's Coachella music festival this weekend (17-18Apr10).

16th April 2010

Fact: Katy Perry delighted fans when she appeared onstage at Taylor Swift's concert in Los Angeles on Thursday (15Apr10). The pop stars performed Perry's hit HOT N COLD at the Staples Center gig.

15th April 2010

Tweet: "It's the end of the world. Volcanos and earthquakes... I'm gonna start building a bunker." Katy Perry is nervous about the recent spate of natural disasters and threats.

14th April 2010

Tweet: "I know we're getting hitched & all but I was wondering if u'd be open 2 the idea of adopting 1st? I have an idea..." Katy Perry 'tweets' fiance Russell Brand about her baby plans after fans suggested she adopt teen pop sensation Justin Bieber.

2nd April 2010

Tweet: "The key 2 a good april fools joke is starting late, when all the other jokes r done & the chuckles have faded. Hit em as the sun is settin!" Katy Perry offers tips on a good prank and warns pals to expect a late April Fool's Day joke.

22nd March 2010

Tweet: "I want @keshasuxx and @justinbieber to make out. And maybe @britneyspears can join! I know she likes things in 3!" Katy Perry dreams up a celebrity sex threesome.

13th March 2010

Tweet: "I had no idea who this #justinbieber person was, just found out he's that kid that's always on the tv when im in the gym. he's about 5 right...? I might stalk him." Katy Perry learns all about teen pop sensation Justin Bieber.

12th March 2010

Tweet: "When you were kid did you ever mistake those houses that had termite coverings on them... As the circus came to town? I did." Katy Perry has always had a very active imagination.

3rd March 2010

Quote: "I'm marrying one of the most scandalous men in the world. How is that toning down?" Katy Perry on reports her comeback will be a quiet affair. She's set to wed outrageous funnyman Russell Brand.

2nd March 2010

Fact: Katy Perry's engagement ring has the inscription 'The one I've been waiting for' - a reference to the Nick Cave tune (Are You) The One That I've Been Waiting For, which the pop star and fiance Russell Brand have claimed as their song.

23rd February 2010

Quote: "Can you imagine the kind of responsibility I have with his reputation? Jeez, I'm bedridden most of the week." Katy Perry jokes about her fiance Russell Brand's reputation as a Lothario.

17th February 2010

Tweet: "I wish the currency of choice was lollipops. 'I'm suing you for 3 lollipops!' It would just be too funny." Katy Perry fears legal issues are taken too seriously.

2nd February 2010

Quote: "We just want it to mean something. It doesn't matter if it's just me and him or if it's a big, fat ordeal." Katy Perry refuses to rule out eloping with fiance Russell Brand after becoming engaged on New Year's Eve (31Dec09).

1st February 2010

Quote: "We were on an elephant just before it. We were in India. It was at midnight, and it is not a good idea to be on the back of an elephant during a fireworks display." Russell Brand on his New Year's Eve proposal to Katy Perry.

29th January 2010

Quote: "I'm thrilled about Katy and Russell Brand. He's meant to be a bad boy but look how he's changed. I'd love to meet someone like him one day." KE$HA is envious of Katy Perry's relationship with the British funnyman.

28th January 2010

Quote: "I didn't really make anybody cry, but I did tell the truth to some kids that might have needed to hear it." Katy Perry on her stint as a guest judge on TV talent show American Idol.

21st January 2010

Quote: "She's a good sort. Russell's done well there." British movie tough guy Ray Winstone is a big fan of Russell Brand's sexy pop star fiancee Katy Perry.

14th January 2010

Fact: Pop stars Katy Perry and Avril Lavigne have been unveiled as the fresh new faces of acne treatment Proactiv. The stars, along with actress Jenna Fischer, join Jessica Simpson, Mandy Moore and Jennifer Love Hewitt as spokesmodels for the spot solution brand.

10th January 2010

Quote: "It's the greatest thing ever. They're an amazing couple." JASON SEGAL is overjoyed for his FORGETTING SARAH MARSHALL co-star Russell Brand, who recently got engaged to his pop star girlfriend Katy Perry.

8th January 2010

Quote: "I didn't really know how to handle it. I didn't want it to turn into this Girls Gone Wild song. I had been through the experience - many times - (but) didn't want to get specific. I didn't want guys to be w**king off. For me, it was a song about the magic and mystery of a woman that makes every man - and some women - get on their knees." Katy Perry on her hit track I KISSED A GIRL.

7th January 2010

Quote: “When I was meeting people in L.A., guys always thought if they paid for dinner they deserved a b**w job. But generally, I’ll say this - and I’ll say it proudly - I can’t sleep with someone if I don’t have a connection with them.” Singer Katy Perry, who is now engaged to Russell Brand, isn't a fan of the dating scene in Los Angeles.

21st December 2009

Fact: British funnyman Russell Brand treated his girlfriend Katy Perry to a festive outing on Sunday (20Dec09) - he took her to watch his favourite soccer team play in London. The celebrity couple was spotted in the stands as West Ham United took on Chelsea at Upton Park. Singer-turned-reality show judge Cheryl Cole, whose husband Ashley plays for Chelsea, was also in the crowd to watch the teams scrape a 1-1 draw.

9th December 2009

Quote: "Have you seen him? He's got a shaved head and he's tense-looking. But if you're a proper Christian, it means you've got to be a gentle, loving and compassionate soul." Russell Brand wasn't convinced by girlfriend Katy Perry's dad and his tough guy looks.

8th December 2009

Quote: "There was a deep craving for a serious, monogamous relationship within me, but I mistook it for lust. I wasn't promiscuous, just thorough." British funnyman Russell Brand is happy to be through with his womanising days after settling down with pop star Katy Perry.

1st December 2009

Quote: "People say, 'What do you think about Katy? Why did Katy sing that song, I Kissed A Girl?' I say, 'I don't know about kissing a girl, but I kissed God and liked it better.'" Katy Perry's pastor father doesn't always see eye-to-eye with his pop star daughter.

19th November 2009

Quote: "The only thing that Katy asked for in return for featuring on our single was a massive portion of greasy chips. Apparently the grease is her secret trick for opening up the airwaves and making her voice sound great." 3OH!3 singer NATHANIEL MOTTE convinced Katy Perry to sing on the band's track STARSTRUCK by serving up her favourite fried food.

15th November 2009

Quote: "Beyonce is such a force. I saw her in rehearsals and nearly pi**sed myself. She has all these anthems which have such levels of fun in them. I want to develop my music to sound like that." Katy Perry feels inspired after seeing BEYONCE perform at the recent MTV Europe Music Awards in Germany.

6th November 2009

Fact: Katy Perry showed her dedication to new beau Russell Brand while hosting the MTV Europe Music Awards - by donning a sexy lingerie version of the kit worn by the comic's favourite soccer team, West Ham.

5th November 2009

Fact: Katy Perry kicked off her hosting duties at the MTV Europe Music Awards by performing a Cabaret-style medley of hits by the Black Eyed Peas, Kings Of Leon and Lady GaGa.

3rd November 2009

Quote: "My new relationship is helping me calm down. In the past there were some times when I didn't like myself for what I was doing. I feel better now with who I am. I'm really enjoying myself now. It's a beautiful thing. I think maybe I'm really happy for the first time." Russell Brand has credited his new girlfriend Katy Perry with changing his life.

3rd November 2009

Quote: "(I'm) learning how to speak German by watching Liza Minnelli in Cabaret... And picking up some make up tips!" Katy Perry spent Monday (02Nov09) watching the movie musical classic as she prepares to host the upcoming MTV European Music Awards in Berlin.

27th October 2009

Fact: Katy Perry gets all wet in the video for 3OH!3’s Starstrukk - the pop star performs her guest solo segment in the song while standing in a fountain, wearing a pink and black wetsuit.

26th October 2009

Fact: Katy Perry turned 25 in style on Saturday night (24Oct09) with a CHARLIE & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY-themed party in Los Angeles. The I Kissed A Girl hitmaker was joined by boyfriend Russell Brand and pal Taylor Swift as The Beach restaurant on Sunset Boulevard was turned into a dessert dream for the night.

14th October 2009

Fact: Katy Perry and Dita Von Teese have sparked a run on stockings and suspenders in the U.K. - sales figures have soared since the pair was pictured wearing the sexy lingerie at Paris Fashion Week earlier this month (Oct09).

8th October 2009

Fact: Between them, new couple Katy Perry and Russell Brand have over 1.8 followers on Twitter.com

5th October 2009

Quote: "Just interviewed Karl Lagerfeld. He was so lovely. I think I'ma (sic) be him for halloween (sic). Collar, boots, gloves and all." Katy Perry plans to go trick or treating as fashion king Lagerfeld after meeting him at Paris Fashion Week in France.

1st October 2009

Fact: Katy Perry is to host this year's MTV Europe Music Awards for the second consecutive year - the first star to present the show two years in a row. The I KISSED A GIRL hitmaker will host the bash in Berlin, Germany on 5 November (09). Green Day and Leona Lewis are slated to perform at the event.

23rd September 2009

Quote: "Events like festivals are so important in Europe. We don't have that in the States, we are cultureless and I'm trying to bring it back." Katy Perry wants her American fans to experience outdoor music concerts.

21st September 2009

Quote: "I'd like to officially put myself forward to replace Amelle (Berrabah) in Sugababes. Please... tell (the) world so we can make it happen." Katy Perry tells her Twitter.com followers of her latest career plans. She wants to join the British pop trio.

14th September 2009

Fact: Katy Perry joined namesake rocker Joe Perry for a rendition of Queen's WE WILL ROCK YOU anthem at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday night (13Sep09). The pair of Perrys made way for British funnyman Russell Brand, who was hosting the prizegiving for a second successive year.

2nd September 2009

Fact: Punk-pop star Avril Lavigne is the latest celebrity to sign up to guest judge wannabe singers on American Idol. Following Paula Abdul's departure, bosses on the hit U.S. talent show have roped in Victoria Beckham, Katy Perry, Shania Twain and MARY J. BLIGE to sit in a panellist's seat.

23rd August 2009

Quote: "Leona Lewis - oh yeah! She is the best right now, for sure. She rules. She is like the new Mariah Carey. Leona Lewis can sing the phone book and make a person cry." Katy Perry is a big fan of the British singer.

6th August 2009

Fact: Katy Perry is the latest star heading to the judging panel of U.S. talent show American Idol. The I KISSED A GIRL hitmaker will make an appearance on the forthcoming season of the show, when she'll be seen sitting through select auditions. Victoria Beckham has also landed a guest judge slot. Both will replace Paula Abdul, who quit the show earlier this week (beg03Aug09).

28th July 2009

Fact: Pop star Katy Perry has a new tattoo. The singer has inked the picture of a smiling strawberry on her ankle and debuted the new artwork on her Twitter.com blog page.

23rd July 2009

Quote: "A lot of people are asking me, 'Oh, what's this new record going to be like?' And I'm like, 'Well, you know it's kind of like getting pregnant. You don't really know what the baby's face is going to look like. Give me, like, three months and I might know its sex.'" Singer Katy Perry compares making a new album to giving birth.

23rd July 2009

Quote: "I worked so hard. I almost died a couple of times. Singing five nights a week - you can kill yourself, basically." Katy Perry insists life as a pop star is hard work.

16th July 2009

Quote: "I'm not trying to alienate my fans necessarily but ONE OF THE BOYS was written from 17 to 23 and now I'm 24 so my perspective on life has changed." Katy Perry's next album will have a more mature sound.

14th July 2009

Quote: "I'd like to be married in the next five years. But as much as I make plans, I can also be spontaneous. So if I find that one person, then f**k it - why would I wait?" I KISSED A GIRL singer Katy Perry, 24, is entertaining the idea of marriage.

13th July 2009

Quote: "I gave myself until I turned 25 to make it. And if it didn't happen, I thought I'd just try to find a nice husband." I KISSED A GIRL singer Katy Perry, 24, reveals her back-up plan.

13th July 2009

Quote: "All I wanted out of life was a hit record and a great pair of boobs. I woke up one morning and I had both." Katy Perry has already achieved her ambitions.

10th July 2009

Quote: "I'd love to be married in the next five years. I want someone to tell the details to - that I had dinner with Paul McCartney or that I met Madonna!" Pop star Katy Perry wants to settle down soon.

23rd June 2009

Quote: "I wear lots of Spanx and Lycra." Singer Katy Perry uses tight-fitting underwear to avoid spilling out of her revealing stage costumes.

23rd June 2009

Quote: "She's a little, punk-rock Lolita. Beautiful face, beautiful shoulders. I look at her and think, 'Ooh, I'm so turned on. What's happening.'" I KISSED A GIRL singer Katy Perry is eyeing supermodel Agyness Deyn for a same-sex smooch.

10th June 2009

Quote: "I really want to see Britney's show. I hear it's supposed to be amazing and I love those big production shows, because I haven't been able to get to that point yet... I love how she uses all the dancers and all the theatrics. One day soon, of course, I'm gonna bring out a whole frickin' circus!" Katy Perry hopes to emulate Britney Spears' ongoing CIRCUS world tour.

8th June 2009

Quote: "I wanna come home...I miss the sun!" Katy Perry is not enjoying her time in rain-lashed Britain.

3rd June 2009

Quote: "I stopped trying to be like Posh (Spice - Victoria Beckham) when flying on an airplane 'cause it's so uncomfortable, and that's pretty much where I get most of my sleep." Katy Perry no longer flies in style.

3rd June 2009

Quote: "I'll be 25 when I start making my record, so naturally some of the subject matter will be a little more mature... (but) I'll always order Shirley Temples (non-alcoholic cocktail)." Katy Perry insists her new songs will be more provocative.

3rd June 2009

Quote: "I'm not just some f**king idiot, wasted pop starlet that's lost on an island somewhere... Most of these b**ches just hawk breath mints or shoes." Katy Perry insists there's more to her than most of her peers.

2nd June 2009

Quote: "It's all about doing push-ups... The push-ups keep them good and not like armpit pancakes." Katy Perry on how she keeps her impressive boobs perky.

31st May 2009

Fact: Katy Perry wore a sushi-themed one-piece bathing suit and a kimono for her appearance at the MTV Japan Video Music Awards on Saturday (30May09).

27th May 2009

Quote: "Flashing your panties is just so tasteless. The way I get around that problem is I have someone I employ standing in front of me at all times." Katy Perry is determined never to let paparazzi get a shot of her underwear.

26th May 2009

Quote: "I'm probably going to get in trouble for saying this, but he said he was never a boob guy - he was always a butt guy - until he met me." Singer Katy Perry knows how to turn on her boyfriend, Gym Class Heroes frontman Travis McCoy.

11th May 2009

Quote: "The way she wakes me up is pretty horrible. She'll stand over my face with a glass of cold water and count to three. If I'm not up by three, she'll pour. Katy Perry gets a rude awakening from her sister ANGELA whenever she is on tour.

11th May 2009

Quote: "I have acne scars. I'm self-conscious about that, so sometimes I wear too much make-up to cover them up. I got acne at the start of my career - it was a stressful time. Katy Perry layers on foundation to mask her imperfections.

7th May 2009

Quote: "I entered the women's restroom and all the famous supermodels are smoking in there. I thought, 'This is so high school again.'" Katy Perry on attending the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala in New York on Tuesday night (05May09).

5th May 2009

Quote: "Katy Perry wrote it... I'm imagining she didn't use it because she has a song out called I KISSED A GIRL; it's kind of a contradiction in itself. It's a cool song." Kelly Clarkson on the story behind her new hit I DO NOT HOOK UP.

23rd April 2009

Fact: Rihanna and Katy Perry have taken their friendship to a new level after the hitmaking pair was spotted holidaying together in Barbados.

8th April 2009

Quote: "It's good to be able to concentrate on music again." Gym Class Heroes star Travis McCoy on his recent split from girlfriend Katy Perry.

1st April 2009

Quote: "I love being in love, I love the idea of marriage and making babies - but not yet. Not until I'm 30. I basically chew my birth control tablets - I chew them like vitamin C (supplement pills)." Pop sensation Katy Perry is determined not to get pregnant just yet.

20th March 2009

Quote: "She's got this simple, young teenage demeanor that's very honest. I'm like, 'You're pretty - I was like you when I was 17.'" Pop star Katy Perry is a fan of TWILIGHT vampire Kristen Stewart.

19th March 2009

Fact: Katy Perry performed her 2008 megahit I KISSED A GIRL with lesbian TV presenter Ellen Degeneres - in the comedienne's bathroom - during a recent appearance on her American chat show, Ellen.

19th March 2009

Quote: "I like experimenting and Im totally OK with ending up in the worst dressed. Its happened many, many times, but Im proud of those outfits. I dont follow trends. Im just not into what everyone else is wearing. I have my own look, which I call Lolita meets old Hollywood Glam'." Singer Katy Perry is proud of her quirky sense of style.

17th March 2009

Quote: "I don't feel like I'm famous. I live with my sister. She is older than me and she continually reminds me that I'm not (famous), and that I smell and need to bathe daily. No seriously, she keeps me in check." Pop star Katy Perry credits her big sister ANGELA for keeping her grounded.

13th March 2009

Quote: "I have a soft spot for musicians. If a man could ride this roller coaster with me and come out alive, then I guess wed deserve each other's company. But I dont really have the right energy to be with somebody right now, because when I love somebody, I love somebody. Like, I want to marry them. I dont date around." Pop star Katy Perry is serious about love.

5th March 2009

Fact: Pop star Katy Perry makes a cameo appearance in Jesse Mccartney's new music video. The singer is briefly featured in a photograph which appears in the promo for HOW DO YOU SLEEP?.

28th February 2009

Quote: "My vocals are actually on BREAKOUT. I thought, 'Yes! I'm singing on a Miley single!'" Katy Perry can be heard singing on Miley Cyrus' hit track, after she tested the song for her ONE OF THE BOYS album. The track was then given to Cyrus with Perry's vocals still on it.

22nd February 2009

Quote: "I just thought Id show up in my ridiculous Hello Kitty top and get worst dressed and leave. Katy Perry was surprised after winning her first Brit Award.

21st February 2009

Quote: "Im upset because Topshop is right around the corner and I cant move out of my sweat bed. I thought I was invincible and then my body decides to show me otherwise. Flu-struck pop star Katy Perry is annoyed that her illness has prevented her from hitting the shops.

19th February 2009

Quote: "Im am so happy Ive won a Brit (Award). Thats like being knighted practically! Maybe even better." Katy Perry is delighted with her Best International Female Solo Artist Brit Award win on Wednesday (18Feb09) night, despite having to leave the bash early due to illness.

13th February 2009

Quote: "I look like Rocky when I skip around and if I pretend I'm him it makes me work that bit harder. I'm a really good skipper. I can double jump, I can cross, I can do it all." Katy Perry imagines she's Sylvester Stallone's icon boxer when she works out.

11th February 2009

Quote: "He's pretty good looking. I'm not usually one to freak, but me and TAYLOR (SWIFT) last night were like, 'Holy smoke!' Katy Perry was like, 'They have super hot girlfriends.' I was like, 'Dang it!'" Singer Miley Cyrus has a crush on Kings Of Leon bassist JARED FOLLOWILL after bumping into him at the Grammy Awards on Sunday (08Feb09).

11th February 2009

Quote: "Another thing I swear by is jumping rope. I hate working out, but I love jumping rope; it's like dancing. I can double jump, I can cross, I can do all of it. I look like Rocky!" Katy Perry has a boxer's approach to keeping fit.

6th February 2009

Quote: "She (my mum) went on a date with Jimi Hendrix. My parents have stories. Probably better stories than I do." Katy Perry's mother puts the singer's antics in the shade.

5th February 2009

Fact: Reunited rockers Blur have added another performance to their schedule. The Britpop pioneers will headline Scottish music festival T In The Park on 11 July (09), along with Kings Of Leon, Snow Patrol and Katy Perry.

4th February 2009

Quote: "I get bored with performers who wear jeans and T-shirts onstage. They think that's all they need. I like to see a show come to life, along with the eye candy." Fashion-forward singer Katy Perry urges musicians to amp up their wardrobes.

4th February 2009

Quote: "I used to never even be able to see a boy. I didn't even know what a boy was. They were so foreign to me. I used to go roller-skating just so I could see the opposite sex." Katy Perry on her sheltered upbringing.

28th January 2009

Quote: "I have the guy who created stages for Madonna working on this tour. I'm indulging my obsession with fruit and cats and designing all different outfits." Singer Katy Perry is planning a wacky world tour.

26th January 2009

Fact: The first two singles from Kelly Clarkson's new album ALL I EVER WANTED were co-written by Katy Perry and new American Idol judge Kara DioGuardi. Clarkson was the first Idol winner.

13th January 2009

Quote: "I'm really critical of my posture. It makes a big difference and I try to suck my belly in. Everyone should do that whether you are on a red carpet or not. Even if you're just going out to dinner with your boyfriend you should try and suck it in." Katy Perry on how to look good for the cameras.

16th December 2008

Quote: "I say what I think. I'm a real person, not some manufactured pop tart who's afraid to step out of the hotel room. I am flawed. I swear, I have the occasional cocktail, I pick my nose and I fart. I'm not running for any presidential campaign at the moment. I'm a sassy girl." Fashionable I KISSED A GIRL singer Katy Perry talks down her glammed-up image.

8th December 2008

Quote: "They're fine. They can't believe they made something that is Grammy nominated." I KISSED A GIRL singer Katy Perry insists her strict parents aren't bothered by her racy lyrics now that she's gotten a Grammy nod for the hit song.

8th December 2008

Quote: "When you get a Grammy nomination you get this underlying respect, and it's kind of cool." Pop singer Katy Perry on getting a nod for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance last week (03Dec08) for her hit song, I KISSED A GIRL.

28th November 2008

Quote: "It was like I was summoned. I was summoned by the queen and I didn't know whether I was going to have my head chopped off." Katy Perry on recently meeting her idol Madonna.

26th November 2008

Fact: Soccer ace David Beckham has partied away with pop stars The Ting Tings, Katy Perry and rapper Missy Elliott for a new Adidas advert. The unusual mix of celebrities are featured dancing to a remix of FRANKIE VALLI AND THE FOUR SEASONS' 1967 song BEGGIN' in a new campaign to mark the sports label's 60th anniversary.

25th November 2008

Quote: "If she's gonna get a cut of the song, I need lips." Katy Perry wants to kiss Scarlett Johansson for real after revealing the actress inspired the sexy tune.

7th November 2008

Quote: "She's so beautiful it's hard to look and talk at the same time." 30 Seconds to Mars frontman Jared Leto on MTV European Music Awards host Katy Perry.

7th November 2008

Fact: Pop star Katy Perry underwent 12 costume changes while she hosted Thursday (06Oct08) night's MTV European Music Awards in Liverpool, England.

7th November 2008

Quote: "I'm not used to doing things like this so sorry if I throw up all over my cheerleaders. I am only used to hosting Scrabble games at my house." Pop star Katy Perry was nervous while hosting Thursday (06Oct08) night's MTV European Music Awards in Liverpool, England.

6th November 2008

Fact: Pop newcomer Katy Perry changed costumes 12 times during her hosting duties at Thursday night's (06Nov08) MTV Europe Music Awards in Liverpool, England.

6th November 2008

Fact: MTV Europe Music Awards awards host Katy Perry presented celebrity blogger Perez Hilton with an unofficial award for Best Digital Host for his turn on the red carpet at the event in Liverpool, England.

6th November 2008

Fact: Pop newcomer Katy Perry will change costumes 12 times during her hosting duties at tonight's (06Nov08) MTV Europe Music Awards.

4th November 2008

Quote: "She's very petite, very small, she comes up to my chest... and I thought she was supposed to be, like, a giant." Katy Perry on meeting Madonna backstage at a recent concert.

3rd November 2008

Quote: "I'm definitely not engaged... It's a token of his affection. It's not a JONAS (BROTHERS) promise ring... It's a different kind of promise ring." Katy Perry insists she's not engaged to boyfriend Travis McCoy, despite the fact she's wearing his ring.

29th October 2008

Fact: Pop star Katy Perry took inspiration from Freddie Mercury at her fancy dress 24th birthday party on Monday (27Oct08), sporting the late Queen frontman's iconic yellow military jacket and handlebar moustache.

21st October 2008

Quote: "I think I was 19. I kissed a girl and it was great." Katy Perry finally confesses she has Kissed A Girl

13th October 2008

Quote: "Do they know what they're getting themselves into? I just hope that I don't spill my cocktail!" Katy Perry is nervous about hosting next month's (Nov08) MTV Europe Music Awards in Liverpool, England.

13th October 2008

Fact: Singer Katy Perry will make her debut as a presenter when she hosts the MTV Europe Music Awards in Liverpool, England on 6 November (08). The star is nominated for two awards; Best New Act and Most Addictive Track.

8th October 2008

Quote: "We're different, but we love each other... I'm still in the will. It's just that I have more money than them now." Singer Katy Perry on her strained relationship with her religious-minded parents since the release of her chart-topping single I KISSED A GIRL.

8th October 2008

Quote: "They're all freaking out because I look like an anime character. Not only do I have black hair and big blue eyes, but I've got big boobs." Katy Perry can understand why she's big in Japan.

8th October 2008

Fact: Pop star Katy Perry's real name is Kate Hudson. She changed it because she grew tired of people mixing her up with Goldie Hawn's actress daughter.

8th October 2008

Quote: "I'm kind of a passive girl... but sometimes things will get to me and I'll be like a volcano... and the next thing you know, I'll take out a village." Katy Perry.

29th September 2008

Fact: Pop star Katy Perry is to be immortalised as a limited edition doll. New York-based dollmakers at Integrity Toys will release 500 mini versions of the I Kissed a Girl hitmaker this week (begs29Sep08).

26th September 2008

Quote: "I appreciate his kind of f**ked up sense of humour, he's hilarious." Singer Katy Perry is a fan of British comic Russell Brand.

12th September 2008

Quote: "It's funny because, before I joined E.M.I., I was at Columbia. Within a year, that label had let go of me, the Jonas Brothers, ONEREPUBLIC and NE-YO, so somebody probably got fired." Katy Perry thinks bosses of her former record label regret the decision to drop her.

8th September 2008

Fact: Katy Perry performed Madonna's LIKE A VIRGIN and her own summer hit I KISSED A GIRL with 'house band' DJ AM and Travis Barker at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday (07Sep08). The Ting Tings, Lupe Fiasco and LL Cool J also performed with the duo.

8th September 2008

Fact: Katy Perry performed Madonna's LIKE A VIRGIN and her own summer hit I KISSED A GIRL with 'house band' DJ AM and Travis Barker at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday (07Sep08). The Ting Tings, Lupe Fiasco and LL Cool J also performed with the duo.

8th September 2008

Quote: "I'm just happy I get a good seat. But, if I could go home with a Moonman (award), I'd love to go home with Best New Artist. If I don't, I've got a ton of tin foil waiting at home, and I'm gonna make my own." Katy Perry on her MTV Video Music Awards high hopes.

5th September 2008

Fact: I KISSED A GIRL hitmaker Katy Perry will reportedly pay tribute to Madonna by covering her hit LIKE A VIRGIN at Sunday night's (07Sep08) MTV Video Music Awards.

2nd September 2008

Quote: "I'm like a skinnier Lily Allen or a fatter Amy Winehouse." Pop star Katy Perry explains her look.

31st August 2008

Quote: "I was never a looker. I was a fat kid. But when we started getting a little notoriety, girls started just tossing it (sex) at us. At first, this was a beautiful thing; then you realise every time you have sex, you're giving a piece of yourself away." Gym Class Heroes star Travis McCoy on life as a groupie magnet. The singer is now dating pop star Katy Perry.

26th August 2008

Quote: “I have bruises all over my legs. I’m, like, jumping off of the monitors and doing scissor kicks, or trying to keep up with these boys." Katy Perry is glad the Warped 2008 tour is over - because it gives her the chance to nurse her onstage injuries.

18th August 2008

Quote: "I've definitely found the cookie that suits me; she's a sugar cookie with pink sprinkles... I went through a few cookies to get this one." Gym Class Heroes star Travis McCoy on his romance with pop star Katy Perry.

12th August 2008

Quote: "My music is very sassy. It's full of attitude and humour and that's exactly my fashion sense. I may be wearing something prim and proper but underneath it I've got a bullet bra and a garter so watch out!" I KISSED A GIRL singer Katy Perry warns fans of deceptive appearances.

11th August 2008

Quote: "What happened to being rock 'n roll? I play music, I'm not running for President! If only the world would stop walking on eggshells and get a sense of humour!" Katy Perry on her controversial hit single I KISSED A GIRL.

11th August 2008

Quote: "I'm not a lesbian. I love men. As for kissing a girl, I'm holding out for Megan Fox." U.S. singer Katy Perry reveals her female fantasy.

3rd July 2008

Quote: "I wear it on my middle finger, and if I need a compact (mirror), I just look into it." U.S. pop sensation Katy Perry on the large promise ring boyfriend TRAVIS MCCOY gave her as a gift.

3rd July 2008

Quote: "I was raised in church and I made a gospel record when I was 15." I KISSED A GIRL singer Katy Perry, who is the daughter of two pastors, on her spiritual past.

2nd July 2008

Quote: "The fact of the matter is that girls smell much better than boys." U.S. pop star Katy Perry on why her single I KISSED A GIRL is such a big hit.

1st July 2008

Quote: "I was really excited. I thought it was going to be a crazy turn in our relationship." TRAVIS MCCOY on hearing girlfriend Katy Perry's saucy I KISSED A GIRL summer anthem for the first time.

13th June 2008

Fact: U.S. pop sensation Katy Perry can belch the alphabet - she performed the odd party trick during an appearance on MTV's TRL on Thursday (12Jun08).

12th June 2008

Quote: "I'm kinda saving myself for Miley Cyrus." Pop sensation Katy Perry insists her U.S. hit I KISSED A GIRL isn't for real.

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