Keeping with the girly theme, Lorde sported pink eyeshadow, and swept up her hair in a half updo.
Taking to the stage to perform her Melodrama album cut "Homemade Dynamite", Lorde was notably without a microphone as the song started playing in the background. She kicked it off by hitting play on a boombox and then just danced.
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The Kiwi singer tweeted earlier that's she's battling the flu.
"You can't tell in these pictures but I have the flu so bad I needed an IV", Lorde wrote on Twitter Saturday, after showing fans her "moon princess" look. Some speculated that her silent performance as due to the fact she was unwell, and perhaps unable to sing.
Although she didn't sing a word, Lorde still seemed to be bursting with energy throughout the dance number.
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Surrounded by her entourage, Lorde made her way down the red carpet at the music video awards.
She said she'd "been rehearsing for the VMAs and my knees are covered in bruises" but didn't mention the fact she was ill.
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