She rehearsed the songs and performed them in front of her parents who suggested Katy Perry take vocal coaching. Perry has Portuguese German Irish and English ancestry. Perry embarked on the Hello Katy Tour in support of the album.
Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson (born October 25 1984) known by her stage name Katy Perry is an American recording artist songwriter and actress. F. She followed this up with her second studio effort Teenage Dream which was an instant commercial success topping the album charts in several countries.