Katy Perry, who turns 28 years old today, is famous for her strong voice and her bold fashion choices, and she featured both at a 30-minute America Forward free campaign concert for President Barack Obama in Las Vegas.
Some artists vehemently deny the existence of autobiographical elements in their songs, others wholeheartedly embrace them, and some reserve them for major life milestones. Now singer / songwriter Katy Perry, 27, is lending her voice to the autobiographical side of things — specifically her recent divorce from funnyman Russell Brand, 37, after a 14-month marriage.
Katy Perry, 27, has a lot to be grinning about. The singer, songwriter, burgeoning fashion icon, and most recently one of Barbara Walters' 10 Most Fascinating People of 2011 is not only 2011's third top-earning woman in music (after Lady Gaga and Taylor Swift), having six hits from a single album (Teenage Dream) to reach Billboard's top five slots (a feat only previously accomplished by George Michael's Faith and Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814), but she also just launched a new fragrance, Meow! by Katy Perry on Wednesday at The Grove in Los Angeles.