Katy Perry "Roars" into the MTV Video Music Awards

 Katy Perry

Its always one of the biggest events of the year, and Katy Perry came to the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards tonight (August 25) ready to have a smashing good time.

Looking sexy in a snazzy ensemble, the “Roar” singer showed off her posing prowess while the paparazzi clamored for a shot outside the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

Stoked to perform at the star-studded event, the 28-year-old songstress tweeted, “SEE YOU AT THE VMA”S. I”M BRINGING MY BIG KATS WITH ME.”

Given that this is the first year the VMAs have invaded Brooklyn, theres a whole new energy in the air, and fans can hardly wait to find out who wins the coveted Video of the Year moonman.

The contenders are Macklemore & Ryan Lewis for Thrift Shop, Bruno Mars for Locked Out of Heaven, Taylor Swift for I Knew You Were Trouble, Robin Thicke for Blurred Lines and Justin Timberlake for Mirrors.