[List] “Oh, Na, Na, What’s My Name?” What If Your Favorite AMP Artists Went By Their Real Names?

1. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Katy Perry[/lastfm] — Kathryn Hudson

kp2 [List] Oh, Na, Na, Whats My Name? What If Your Favorite AMP Artists Went By Their Real Names?

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She most recently made headlines for her alter ego “Kathy Beth Terry,” but did you know that [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Katy Perry[/lastfm]’s real name is actually Kathryn Hudson?

Perry wanted to avoid being confused with actress Kate Hudson, so she decided to take her mother’s maiden last name as her own.

There are still some rare copies of her first self-titled album “Katy Hudson”.

If she re-released it, do you think it would it be as successful as her “Teenage Dream” album?

  • Do you like when artists go by nicknames or are you a stickler for what’s on their birth certificate? Tell us what you think!

[Sources: The Times, Zimbio & Fun Lobby]

This blog was written by AMP Radio intern Amanda.

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