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Video: Katy Perry and Kelly Clarkson Perform at 2012 MuchMusic Video Awards

June 18, 2012 (6:41 am) GMT
Perry goes theatrical during her performance of 'Wide Awake', while Clarkson pumps up the crowd with a mash-up of 'Dark Side' and 'Stronger'.
Video: Katy Perry and Kelly Clarkson Perform at 2012 MuchMusic Video Awards

made a visually beautiful performance at the 2012 MuchMusic Awards. Standing on a tall platform on the stage which was arranged to look like a jungle, the California-born songstress belted out "Wide Awake" which was lifted off "".

While the "I Kissed a Girl" hitmaker stood still on the center stage, two couples dressing in flesh-colored suit climbed fake trees on her right and left side. Later, she ditched her purple robe to reveal a nude body suit underneath, before a pair of gigantic butterfly wings spread from behind her back.

Unlike Perry who had an elaborate set and costume, 's performance was simpler. Donning a white and gold structured dress, the former "" winner brought audience on their feet with a mash-up of her singles "Dark Side" and "Stronger".

At this year's MMVAs, Perry brought home two kudos: International Video of the Year - Artist for her "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F)" clip and UR Fave International Artist or Group. also nabbed two gongs, while fellow Canadian artist led the pack with three wins.

Bieber, Jepsen, and were among other musical performers at the Sunday, June 17 event, which was hosted by . , , , and supported the ceremony as presenters.

Katy Perry's "Wide Awake"


Kelly Clarkson's "Dark Side"/"Stronger"


2012 MuchMusic Video Awards : Arrival | Live Performance | Winner List | Press Room


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