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Linda Perry

Musician
Female
Born Apr 15, 1965

Linda Perry is an American rock musician, songwriter, and record producer. Once best known as the lead singer and primary songwriter of 4 Non Blondes, Perry has founded two record labels and has become a major songwriter and producer. She has written and produced hit songs for several successful female singers, including P!nk (who had a #1 hit with Perry's "Get the Party Started"), Christina Aguilera (who had a #1 hit with Perry's "Beautiful"), and Gwen Stefani.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1965 Birth Born on April 15, 1965.

TWENTIES

1986 21 Years Old In early 1986, at the age of 21, Perry moved to San Francisco. … Read More
1989 24 Years Old After some time spent paying her dues as a solo singer at Bay Area (San Francisco) clubs and coffeehouses, Perry composed her first professional song, called "Down On Your Face", and was recruited into the band 4 Non Blondes by its founder Christa Hillhouse in the middle of 1989. After several years of playing locally and negotiating with various record companies, the band finally signed with Interscope Records and released its debut album, Bigger, Better, Faster, More! on October 9, 1992. … Read More
1994 29 Years Old In February 1994, Perry had a solo appearance in Roger Daltrey's production, album and video A Celebration: The Music of Pete Townshend and The Who. … Read More

THIRTIES

1997 32 Years Old 1 More Event
…  Perry also hosted the 1997 and 1998 Bammies (Bay Area Music Awards).
1998 33 Years Old The year 1998 saw Perry appearing and performing on CNN as part of a special on music and the Internet—how independent artists are cutting out the major labels.
1999 34 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1999, she released her second solo album on Rockstar Records, After Hours.
2001 36 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2001, Perry again returned to music and touring. … Read More
In 2002, Perry made a rare live performance at the Knitting Factory in Los Angeles, where she performed a set of original music and a set of Zeppelin covers.
2003 38 Years Old In 2003, Perry won two ASCAP awards for her songwriting, and a Grammy Awards nomination for her song "Beautiful" as a contender for "Song of the Year"; the song received the award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance at the 2004 Grammy Awards. … Read More
2004 39 Years Old 1 More Event
For most of 2004, Perry remained behind the scenes, making another appearance with Camp Freddy, this time at Lo Anglees' Live 103's Birthday Concert. … Read More

FORTIES

2005 - 2008 5 More Events
2009 44 Years Old 1 More Event
She wrote and produced "A Loaded Smile" for the 2009 debut album For Your Entertainment by Adam Lambert.
Aguilera's fourth studio album, Bionic, released in 2010, included another track, written and produced solely by Perry, "Lift Me Up".
2011 46 Years Old 1 More Event
Perry began a relationship with Sara Gilbert in 2011. They announced their engagement in April 2013 and married on March 30, 2014.

FIFTIES

2015 50 Years Old 1 More Event
Perry is scheduled to appear as the house band in a special series of late night editions of The Talk airing the week of January 12, 2015 in the 12:34 am time slot of the The Late Late Show.
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