Saturday, September 24, 2011
Katy Perry Helps Kick Off 2011 Rock In Rio!
Joining the many stars taking the stage in Las Vegas, Kelly Clarkson performed during day one of the iHeartRadio Music Festival on Friday night (September 23).
The "American Idol" alum confidently belted out an array of her hit songs at the MGM Grand Garden Arena venue including her brand new single "Mr Know It All".
Miss Clarkson joined a full slate of talent partaking in the first running of the iHeartRadio Music Festival - as Carrie Underwood, Jay-Z, Coldplay and the Black Eyed Peas were among other acts on-hand for the music extravaganza's opening night.
The two day Sin City showcase will close out on Saturday with top names such as Lady Gaga, Nicki Minaj, Kenny Chesney and Jennifer Lopez.
Taking the stage for a colorful performance, Katy Perry helped kick off the first day of the Rock in Rio Festival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Friday (September 23).
The 26-year-old energized the crowd with a rendition of songs including "Firework," "California Gurls," "Waking Up In Vegas" and "Hot n Cold" while even sharing a smooch with a lucky fan in attendance.
Back in Rio de Janeiro for the first time since 2001 after taking place in Lisbon and Madrid over the past decade, Rock in Rio is the largest music and entertainment event in history, with nine editions held in Brazil, Portugal and Spain.
The festival is taking place this year on September 23, 24, 25 & 30 and October 1&2 at the Olympic Park City of Rock, in Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro.
Along with Katy, other acts gracing the stage include Rihanna, Elton John, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Metallica, Ke$ha, Shakira, Lenny Kravitz, Coldplay, and Guns N' Roses.