Words to Live By: The Birthday Girl, Katy Perry

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Katy Perry is a resident of pop music, by now. The singer-songwriter has spent nearly two decades in the music industry, laying the foundation for much of the sound that influenced the music we hear today. And, she’s walked that path with focus and a devout dedication to the world of pop culture. And, love for the industry and being a mega star seems to be what drives Perry’s musical universe.

From era-defining hits to powerhouse vocals and a penchant for the extravagant, Katy Perry cemented her place in the world of pop music. And, as the star celebrates her birthday today, we’re taking her moment to celebrate her tenacity. Now, scroll away and learn about the ‘Teenage Dream’ hitmaker. Here are some of her deepest insights on life, art and music.

Photo Credits: Katy Perry Official Instagram

By: Ahalya Narayanan