(CBS Local) "When I heard I was very honored," Katy Perry said on being named Billboard's Woman of the Year.
"I also was a bit surprised because I thought my year was over! It does feel like this record has never ended."
Having wrapped up her successful California Dreams Tour in 2011, Katy revealed some of her favorite female artists that shaped her as an artist to Billboard. Growing up, she wasn't allowed to listen to secular music besides singers like Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald. more on this story