KATY PERRY TO “ROAR” INTO BROOKLYN FOR THE 2013 “MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS”

GLOBAL SUPERSTAR WILL PERFORM HER NEWLY RELEASED SINGLE LIVE FOR THE FIRST TIME

13 AUGUST 2013, NEW YORK, US
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MTV and Katy Perry announced that the megastar hitmaker will perform her newly released single “Roar,” live for the very first time during the 2013 “MTV Video Music Awards”.

NEW YORK, 13 AUGUST 2013MTV and Katy Perry announced that the megastar hitmaker will perform her newly released single “Roar,” live for the very first time during the 2013 “MTV Video Music Awards”. 

No stranger to the VMAs stage, Perry has won four MTV Video Music Awards, including the highly-coveted, “Video of the Year” for her #1 worldwide smash-hit, “Firework,” and performed her hit “I Kissed a Girl” at the 2008 show as well as a stellar cover of Queen’s rock anthem “We Will Rock You” with Aerosmith’s Joe Perry in 2009. 

Katy has become a VMA fan favorite and is set to thrill fans once again as she delivers the world premiere performance of her new single, “Roar” released earlier today from her forthcoming album, PRISM set for release on Tuesday, 22 October.

Pepsi® is an official presenting sponsor of the 2013 “MTV Video Music Awards”. The 2013 MTV Video Music Awards will air live from Brooklyn on 25 August at 9pm ET/PT, Monday, 26 August at 8am (TH/WIB) and 9am (SIN/HK/MAL/PH). 

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