Top Songs Katy Perry Should Perform At The Super Bowl

January 29, 2015 3:06 PM

Katy Perry Prism Tour (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

Katy Perry Prism Tour (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

Her songs are some of the most recognizable. Her style is one of the most outrageous. And her performances are some of the most memorable.

Katy Perry is performing during the halftime show at the Super Bowl, and between Idina Menzel’s national anthem, John Legend’s “God Bless America,” and the flurry of attention-grabbing commercials, Katy Perry will have to create quite a set list from the library of hits she has.

Combined with Lenny Kravitz’s special guest appearance and wishes for others during her show, Perry shouldn’t have any problem keeping America entertained.

Here’s the dream set list that would guarantee to keep audiences glued to their seats, along with some Lenny Kravitz’s hits. Also, here’s to hoping for a mash-up between these two:

THE FIRST HIT
I Kissed A Girl

Perry’s very first hit, “I Kissed A Girl” topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart for seven consecutive weeks launching Perry into pop stardom and becoming the 10th best selling single in the 21st century.

THE QUINTESSENTIAL INSPIRATIONAL HIT
Firework

The song became an instant classic, letting everyone know that they’re special in their own way and inspiring the world.

THE UPBEAT PARTY JAMS
This Is How We Do

Katy Perry always has her pop-fueled singles and “This Is How We Do” is definitely one of them with its fun, night-on-the-town lyrics. 

Dark Horse

A little different from her other hits, “Dark Horse’s” heavy-bass beat and Juicy J feature marks it as a hip-hop gem in her collection.

California Gurls

Anyone and everyone from California, and beyond, probably knows the words to this catchy pop classic that let us all in on Perry’s quirky style and influence.

Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)

Yet another party anthem, “Last Friday Night” seems like the perfect song to put on right when your house party’s just getting started.

THE ANTHEM
Roar

“Roar” is probably one of Katy Perry’s most recognizable songs leading the way for her fourth studio album to become number one on the US Billboard 200.

THE DREAM COLLABORATION
Fly Away ft. Katy Perry (please!)

One of Kravitz most successful and well known songs in both the US and across Europe, “Fly Away” earned him a GRAMMY award for Best Male Rock Performance in 1999.

LENNY’S SET
American Woman

The cover of the classic The Guess Who song was part of “Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me” soundtrack and earned Kravitz his second consecutive GRAMMY award for Best Male Rock Performance in 2000. Yup that’s Heather Graham starring in the video.

Are You Gonna Go My Way

Released by Kravitz in 1993, “Are You Gonna Go My Way” received GRAMMY nominations for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance and Best Rock Song.

Regardless of what songs are chosen for the half time show, it’s a safe bet that it won’t be this:

Shawn Thomas writes Entertainment & Lifestyle content for CBS Local. Follow him on Twitter.