We knew that Lorde was going to perform at the MTV VMAs today. That's why we (along with everyone else) were a little surprised when instead of doing her usual singing and dancing routine, she opted for a dance-only performance to her track "Homemade Dynamite".
Her perfomance was more akin to Sia's performances - an interpretive dance that featured Lorde happily bopping around the stage with a smile on her face.
Fans were a little puzzled and not 100% supportive of her unique dancing.
BUT it seems there was a reason for no live vocals from our fellow Kiwi. On Twitter, Lorde shared photos of her VMA red carpet look—a feathery purple gown. But followed it up with a second tweet.
She admitted that she arrived at the awards with a terrible flu - so bad that apparently she needed an IV before the show.
Damn, ya just can't keep that gal down! What a trooper.