Yes. That girl in the photo above is Katy Hudson aka Katy Perry.
Katy is currently climbing up the Billboard charts with "I Kissed A Girl" but she actually started her career as a gospel singer in the Christian industry - as Katy Hudson. Who would have thought? And it makes me wonder... Was gospel not lucrative enough or did she have change of heart and did she want the rebel inside of her come out more?
Believenet.com reports, "The daughter of two conservative preachers, Katy Hudson signed with Red Hill Records and in 2001 released an album filled with Christian pop/rock radio-friendly songs. She even toured with Phil Joel. Red Hill Records folded. Somewhere along the way changed her name to Katy Perry, whether to avoid confusion with actress Kate Hudson or to shed her Christian association, I don't know, but in 2004 she went on to become an in-house vocalist for the production team, The Matrix, whose credits include Avril Lavigne and Britney Spears. "
The Christian blog goes on to say that Kay's new album "is definitely not a Christian album, although the lyrics to the song, 'Lost,' allude to a spiritual searching."