Everyone is ready to say goodbye to 2020, even Luke Bryan and Katy Perry!
The American Idol judges appeared during ABC’s Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest on Thursday (Dec. 31) with a hilarious parody about 2020.
In the clip, Bryan is seen seated at a piano with Perry laying on top. As Bryan plays, Perry adlibs lyrics about the past year.
“Is this six feet on your TV channel? Will we ever see a brighter day? 2020, you have sucked. 2021 will you kiss 2020 in the butt,” Perry sings as Bryan and fellow judge Lionel Richie laugh in the background.
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Perry finishes her impromptu performance, which took place while filming the upcoming season of American Idol, with a desperate plea for the new year.
“We are hoping for a brighter day. 2020, can you just go the hell away,” she sings.
American Idol will return for its fourth season at ABC on Sunday, February 14, 2021. The upcoming season will feature returning judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry, Lionel Richie, in-house mentor Bobby Bones and longtime host Ryan Seacrest.
The 49th annual New Year’s Rockin’ Eve special featured performances from Jennifer Lopez, Billy Porter, Cyndi Lauper, Nelly, Miley Cyrus, Megan Thee Stallion, Doja Cat, Saweetie, 24KGoldn feat. Iann Dior, Ella Mai, Machine Gun Kelly, En Vogue, Maluma, Lewis Capaldi, Brandy, Noah Cyrus, Jimmie Allen, JP Saxe, Julia Michaels and more.
Co-hosted by Ryan Seacrest alongside Lucy Hale, Ciara and Billy Porter, the live New Year’s Eve special aired live from New York City and Los Angeles on Thursday, December 31 (live 8:00-11:00 PM ET) on ABC. Following a break for the local news broadcast, the special returned from 11:30 p.m.-2:00 a.m. EST for the iconic ball drop.