Katy Perry has launched her own record label called Metamorphosis Music.  

The 29-year-old Dark Horse hitmaker announced details of her new venture by uploading a picture on Instagram. 

Her label will be run in association with major label Capital Records, who represent Katy and other acts including; 5 Seconds of Summer, Sam Smith and Jennifer Lopez.

Perry's first signing to her own label is pop singer Ferras, who Perry has described as "incredibly talented & soulful". 

Ferras' debut EP features Perry on a song entitled Legends Never Die. The five-track record was executive produced by Perry.

Speaking about her first signing Perry said: "Ferras is a man with a message, and a unique lyrical way of communicating his perspective on life that makes you feel connected to every note when you listen. I believe he is going to be an important artist to watch unfold."

Ferras announced his delight on Twitter and is planning on getting tattoos to celebrate.

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