Katy Perry Shines In Hooded Black Gown At Special Event

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It's no secret that award-winning singer Katy Perry is exceptionally talented at what she does and knows how to throw it down when dressing up. The Roar singer looks incredible in a glamorous ensemble as she appears on the red carpet for Carol Burnett's special event.

Keep reading for all the details.

Pretty In Black

The star was the epitome of glamor in her black, fur-trimmed, floor-length hooded velvet dress with silver rhinestones details on the carpet. She dazzled all night in this extravagant number that showed off her amazing curves and slim waist.

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She paired the dress with silver drop earrings and opted for slick back hair with curls in front. Perry kept it dramatic for the makeup with faux lashes and matte pink lipstick.

Carol Burnett

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The star of the night was Carol Burnett, who celebrated her 90th birthday and her remarkable career. The event will air on NBC and Peacock on April 26.

Tears On American Idol

This sighting comes after the star became emotional on American Idol and couldn't stop the tears from flowing. The 38-year-old broke down on Sunday after Trey Louis detailed his experience in a school shooting and how it pushed him to audition.

Who Is Trey Louis?

The 21-year-old is a mattress salesman from Santa Fe, Texas. He revealed he was inspired to audition after narrowly escaping a school shooting in May 2018.

A Standing Ovation

His emotional story and superb performance of Stone by Whiskey Myers earned him a standing ovation from Perry and the other judges seated at the table.

Where's Katy's Dress From?

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The iconic black dress Perry wore for the Carol Burnett event was from Bob Mackie's 1989 Couture collection.

A Star-Studded Event

Perry wasn't the only A-lister present at the event. Other celebrities, including Cher, Julie Andrews, Kristin Chenoweth, Kristen Wiig, Sofia Vergara, Billy Porter, and Allison Janney, were all present to show their love for Burnett.

The Queen Of TV

Burnett is the host of the popular The Carol Burnett Show, which began in 1967 and ran for nine seasons.

A Rich History

Carol Bernett

She has starred in shows like Mama's Family, The Garry Moore Show, The Four Seasons, Eunice, and many other notable projects.

An Iconic Career

The Hollywood gem is well represented in the awards category as she's a proud recipient of six Emmys.

Condemning Gun Violence

The California Girls star didn't fail to condemn the American government for failing to curb gun violence following Louis's story.

"Our country has f***ing failed us. This is not OK."

A Call For Change

The singer stressed the need for change.

“You should be singing here because you love music, not because you had to go through that f – – king bulls – – t, You don’t have to lose eight friends. I hope that you remind people that we have to change. ’Cuz, you know, I’m scared, too.”

A Yes!

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After Louis's performance, he was given three unanimous yeses for moving to the next round and got hugs from the superstar judges.

Makeover On Set

She seems to have lots of fun on the American Idol set as she gives Lionel Richie a mullet makeover following her wardrobe malfunction caused by auditioner Madison's guitar.

She laid a part of her stray hair on Richie's head amid serious laughter and said.

"You have been given the crown."

Katy Perry And 'American Idol'

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The superstar joins Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie for season 21 of American Idol, where they train, coach, and encourage talents for stardom.

Love With Orlando Bloom

The singer is also killing it regarding her sweet romance with Orlando Bloom. They got engaged in 2019 and welcomed their daughter Daisy Dove Bloom in 2020.

First Meeting

The couple first met at a Golden Globes afterparty in 2016 and even fought over a burger.

More Kids On The Way

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Following the birth of their baby girl, the singer revealed to PEOPLE in August 2022 that she's open to having more kids with Bloom.