How Katy made her transformation from demure choir girl to sexy household name.Accounts of the conflict Katy had growing up with a deeply religious minister as a father and her penchant for skimpy attention-grabbing outfits and subversive lyrics. Details the story of her ill-fated early career, including an early gospel album released by a small record company which went bankrupt soon afterwards and another signing to Columbia Records, who she rejected on accounts of attempts to mould her into a manufactured pop artist. Her eventual rise to fame and her controversial first chart-topping single I Kissed A Girl, her bisexual affair and the struggle Katy faced between her sexuality and her religious background. Exclusive stories revealing the making of her albums.Tales of the love affair and marriage to notorious television presenter Russell Brand.Exclusive interviews with Katy's religious mentors, friends, co-songwriters, producers video directors, journalists, fellow journalists and teachers.ABOUT THE AUTHORChloe Govan has written about travel, lifestyle and music for a variety of publications around the world including Travel Weekly, the Times and Real Travel, where she has a monthly column. Her next book is a biography on Amy Winehouse, due out in the Autumn of 2011.
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