Super Bowl: Watch Katy Perry Get Her Freak On With Missy Elliott, Lenny Kravitz at Halftime Show (Video)
Lenny Kravitz and Missy Elliott joined the pop diva on the University of Phoenix Stadium stage.
Katy Perry was definitely ablaze — in many ways — during her Super Bowl halftime performance.
Outfitted by her stylist Johnny Wujek in designs by Jeremy Scott, the pop singer took the University of Phoenix Stadium stage on Sunday afternoon with seasoned ease, filling her 12½-minute set with her most memorable hits.
She kicked it all off with "Roar," sung while atop a massive metallic lion with red eyes.
She followed that up with "Dark Horse" as dancers dressed as metallic chess pieces traveled a makeshift grid. And, as promised, there were plenty of flames on her first dress.
Her guest performer, Lenny Kravitz, then briefly joined her in a leather jacket and chainmail-style tank for a head-banging rendition of her breakout track, "I Kissed a Girl."
The stage then transformed into a cartoon beach with dancing palm trees, beach balls, waves and sharks (complete with clouds around the top of the arena) as Perry emerged in a retro, beach ball-inspired skirt and bustier for "Teenage Dream" and "California Gurls."
Perry's other guest, Missy Elliott — whose name was kept under wraps but who was previously teased as an "old-school" female singer who, upon appearing, "I think jaws will drop and faces will melt" — came out stomping for "Get Ur Freak On" and "Work It," with Perry rapping along to the choruses. Elliott closed her section with "Lose Control."
As for Perry, the singer — in a star-covered gown — closed her halftime show by flying across the arena as part of a shooting star during "Firework," as fireworks launched from atop the arena. "Thank you! God bless America!" she shouted at the end.