Katy Perry stopped on her way to the stage to speak with Elvis Duran & Ellen K about how big of an opportunity it is to perform at the iHeartRadio Music Festival.

Ellen K commented that when Katy Perry is in the room, there are a lot of cameras with big lenses.

"I don't come out very much anymore, so they wanna to see the Pegasus," joked Perry.

She was most looking forward to seeing Muse, Benny Benassi and Sir Elton John.

"I just love his spirit, I love his take on life...he says the truth — you can if you're as iconic, if your at that level..."

"When you put out 30 records, you can say whatever the heck you want."

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