Katy Perry Will Perform at Obama Rally in Las Vegas

Pop star and president join forces for campaign event

October 23, 2012 9:55 AM ET
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Katy Perry performs during Comedy Central's Night of Too Many Stars at The Beacon Theatre in New York.
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Katy Perry will join President Obama to sing at a rally in Las Vegas this Wednesday in support of the president's reelection campaign, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The "America Forward" rally marks Perry's second appearance with the president, after she recently sang at a Los Angeles fundraiser alongside Stevie Wonder, Jon Bon Jovi and Jennifer Hudson. Perry also showed her support earlier this month when she tweeted a picture of her fingernails painted with the President's portrait. 

"The president will be reaching out to as many voters as possible on the critical choice in this election – moving America forward with an economy built to last for a strong middle class, versus going back to the same policies that crashed our economy in the first place," said Eric Ortner, a producer with the Obama campaign's entertainment advisory council. 

Hosted as a neighborhood block party, the rally will take place at Las Vegas' Doolittle Park starting at 6 p.m. local time.

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