Embracing the Unexpected: Katy Perry’s Lip Sync Performance wows at YouTube’s Brandcast Event in the Big Apple

On Thursday, Katy Perry brought a mix of sexiness and corporate vibes to the stage. The 32-year-old pop star headlined YouTube’s Brandcast event in New York. Following Google’s pitch on why advertisers should invest in the video-sharing platform over traditional TV, Katy hit the stage in front of a crowd of 2,800.

Sexy/corporate: Katy Perry performed at YouTube's Brandcast event in New York on Thursday night

Katy Perry lit up the stage at YouTube’s Brandcast event in New York on Thursday night with a mix of sexy and corporate vibes. She urged the audience to follow their passion, even in a corporate setting. Strutting on stage in a stylish all-pink leather outfit, complete with suspenders and a blazer, she belted out hits like Chained To The Rhythm, Dark Horse, Teenage Dream, and Firework. The pop star’s energy and charisma definitely made the event a night to remember.

headliner: After listening to Google's spiel on why advertisers should spend money on the video-sharing website rather than conventional TV, the California Gurl was trotted out before the 2,800 crowd

Main act: Following Google’s persuasive pitch on why companies should invest in the video-sharing platform instead of traditional television ads, the famous California girl took the stage in front of a crowd of 2,800.

I'm lovin it: 'You only get one life, so you should love what you do,' she not-quite-convincingly told the audience

I’m truly enjoying it: She somewhat unconvincingly told the crowd that you only live once, so it’s important to love what you do.

If you say so: 'This is corporate event, but we can still feel a little sexy,' she declared. 'I know it's strange to be sexy and corporate.'

She confidently stated, “Although this is a corporate event, there’s no harm in adding a bit of spice to it. It may seem unusual to mix sexy and professional, but why not?”

Tickled pink: Rocking her new blonde cropped do, she wore an all-pastel pink leather outfit of suspenders, bodysuit and blazer

Absolutely thrilled: Flaunting her fresh blonde pixie haircut, she rocked an all-pastel pink leather ensemble complete with suspenders, a bodysuit, and a blazer. The highlight of her performance was the debut of her latest single, “Bon Apetite,” which she had unveiled at the Met Gala earlier in the week.
The show featured a troupe of quirky dancers in bodysuits who playfully interacted with revolving oval doors, occasionally only revealing their reaching arms. Despite the captivating set design, the songstress seemed momentarily thrown off, even missing her cue at the beginning of “Dark Horse” as the background vocals continued without her.
James Corden warmly introduced her onto the stage, highlighting her remarkable achievement as ‘the only artist to have multiple music videos with over a billion views.’

All the hits: She then kicked into renditions of Chained To The Rhythm, Dark Horse, Teenage Dream and Firework

She followed up with performances of popular songs like Chained To The Rhythm, Dark Horse, Teenage Dream, and Firework, delivering all the hit songs back to back.

Eat up: She also performed the brand new single - Bon Apetite - which she had debuted at Monday's Met Gala

Dig in: She also sang her latest single, “Bon App├ętit,” which she introduced at the Met Gala earlier this week.

Weird: The show featured quirky body-stockinged dancers who leapt in and out of revolving oval doors, or at one stage just their groping arms protruding

Weird: The show featured quirky body-stockinged dancers who leapt in and out of revolving oval doors, or at one stage just their groping arms protruding

Bizarre: The performance included eccentric dancers wearing body stockings, jumping in and out of rotating oval doors, and at one point, only their reaching arms were visible.

I knew you were (lipsyncing): The set seemed to distract the songstress a bit, even missing her cue at the start of Dark Horse as the backing vocals snag on without her

I caught you (lipsyncing): It seemed like the stage was a bit distracting for the singer, causing her to miss her cue at the beginning of Dark Horse while the backing vocals carried on without her.
“He said, ‘Get ready for a show… I want to hear you Roar,'” enthusiastically.
Katy Perry is getting ready to participate in Ryan Seacrest’s exciting YouTube series, Best. Cover. Ever., where fans can collaborate with their favorite artists.
She will also be hosting a live listening party for her new album, allowing fans to interact with her, and will be performing a series of live concert videos supported by ads.
Other upcoming shows on YouTube include a behind-the-scenes peek at Ellen DeGeneres’ show, known as Ellen’s Show Me More Show; a fitness series led by Kevin Hart called What the Fit?; and a documentary series going behind the scenes with Demi Lovato.

First: She was introduced to the stage by James Corden, who described her as 'the first artist ever to have more than one video with over a billion views.'

Initially, James Corden brought her onto the stage, hailing her as the only artist to have multiple videos with billions of views each.

I see what you did there: 'Get ready for some fireworks... I wanna hear you Roar,' he gushed

I noticed your sneaky move there: “Brace yourself for a show… I can’t wait to hear you let out a Roar,” he excitedly exclaimed.

On board: Katy is set to take part in Ryan Seacrest's Best. Cover. Ever. show on YouTube, in which fans get a chance to collaborate with their favorite artists

Coming up next: Katy will be appearing on Ryan Seacrest’s awesome YouTube series, Best. Cover. Ever., where lucky fans get the opportunity to team up with their beloved artists.

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