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iTunes Festival 2013 has come to a close... and people are still talking about the performances of both Katy Perry and Lady Gaga! The two pop heavyweights book-ended the month-long festival, so join Capital as we compare the two pop divas' performances!
Each star put on quite the show then they hit up iTunes Festival in September, whether that was Gaga being suspended in the air in a giant cage or Katy taking on all-comers inside of a boxing ring. One things for sure... the pair delivered in terms of spectacle!
The fans asked for it... and the stars delivered! Katy performed a string of new songs during her iTunes set, including newly released tracks 'Walking On Air' and 'Dark Horse' as well as the emotionally charged 'By The Grace Of God'. Although Gaga may have trumped her on this front... performing an ENTIRE set of new music from her album 'ARTPOP'!
Never ones to put on a simple show, both stars roped in some incredibly athletic performers to make sure the iTunes crowd got what they came for! 'Applause' singer Gaga had a troupe of dancers dressed up as pigs flying above the stage while Katy went down the more atmospheric route of dancers mysteriously suspended in mid-air.
To quote the Lady Gaga song... these stars ARE their hair! Always ones to swap out their styles as often as the weather changes, iTunes Festival was no different! While Katy harkened back to her school days with some brunette pigtails, Gaga went all out with a curly mop any mermaid would be proud of.
It's Fashion Week season so the pressure was ON for Gaga and Katy when they took to the stage! Wardrobe changes were almost as regular as song changes for these two pop divas, with each showing off several different looks over the course of the evening.
One thing's for sure... both of these stars LIVE for their fans! Both the KatyCats and the Little Monsters were put center stage for the iTunes Festival with Katy and Gaga making sure they involved the crowd at every turn.
Both Katy and Gaga arrived on stage backed by an incredible group of dancers to help tell the story of their songs, and you couldn't fault them on their move-perfect routines!
While everyone loves hearing new music from their pop idols... it's the fan favourite songs that bring you out in the first place! While Gaga performed her recent hit 'Applause' everything else on her setlist was completely brand new, but Katy made sure to bring along all her biggest hits like 'Teenage Dream' and 'I Kissed A Girl'!
While Katy and Gaga have both faced criticism and praise over the course of their careers, one thing neither has ever been accused of is lacking a bit of stage presence! It was clear as soon as they jumped on stage they were having the greatest time and loving every minute!