Katy Perry might be best known for chart-topping pop anthems and the world tour-dominating mega-star that she is, but ten years ago she was a backup singer for the Christian metal band P.O.D.
Videos of Perry singing with the band surfaced this week. At the time, she was just Katy Hudson, an aspiring singer from Santa Barbara. She was featured on their 2006 single “Goodbye for Now,” appeared in the official music video, in addition to all televised performances. Essentially, she was a touring member for about six months.
Check out the unearthed footage of her providing backup vocals on P.O.D.’s “Goodbye For Now” during an appearance on Jay Leno’s Tonight Show.