Ke$ha's amazingly bland Saturday Night Live performances: Watch here

kesha-snlImage Credit: Dana Edelson/NBCKe$ha‘s SNL debut last weekend was supposed to be epic, but the only moderately entertaining thing was her outfits. Her first performance was a star spangled train wreck: The 23-year-old pop star hit the stage to perform her Billboard smash “Tik Tok” looking like a sad man’s Wonder Woman in a shiny gray ensemble and a cape lined with the stars and stripes of the American flag. Vocally, she was only alright. For such a club anthem, Ke$ha’s delivery seemed tame and tired.

Even worse was the second performance of her latest hit, “Your Love is My Drug.” Ke$ha’s body was marked up in glowing paint like a spectacular, trippy tribal hallucination. But again, her delivery was tired. She drunkenly staggered danced across the stage before dropping to her knees to finish. “It’s Saturday night,” she closed. “Do you wanna make out?” No, thanks.

Like a movie with amazing special effects and a poor plot, Ke$ha dropped the ball. Check out her performances after the jump.

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  • Fernando Pacheco

    I agree… it was Lady Gaga-light.

  • Adam Padilla

    She is no Gaga nor Fergie. Somebody has given this poor girl some horrible career advice. Stick to background hooks and STOP RAPPING IN THAT HIDEOUS LONG ISLAND ACCENT!

  • Jeff

    One of the best SNL musical acts of the season, along with GaGa and the Ting-Tings.

    • Big Mamma

      I guess we all know Ke$ha’s screen name is Jeff. ick. She’s horrible. I’m starting to think this is some joke that some RCA Records execs made up, and are see how far it will go.

      • Little Monster

        LOL, You’re quite right. I do believe that Ke$ha’s screen name is Jeff. We all know that Ke$ha is a drunken Lady Gaga copycat. She will never sing, nor dress as well as dear Gaga. Ke$ha’s fifteen minutes of fame are up. Her SNL performance was a disaster.

      • Jeff

        You guys saw right through me. Wanna make out?

  • Shamus N.

    Still sounds better than Pennsylvania Polka Party, which I saw over the weekend.

  • Mick Jagger

    To whom should my lawyer address the lawsuit so I can have my taken out of the song by some skank.

    Was there a high school ‘talent’ show and she took thr wrong door and eneded up on the SNL stage?

    In my wildest delirium from heroin and Jack Daniels, I was never as confusing.

  • elena

    Sing-speak only belongs in My Fair Lady. And even then I kinda still hated Rex Harrison’s guts.

    Is it bad that I feel like I’ll get STDs by just watching her? So much music fail, so little time.

  • Tommy

    That was awful. She makes me appreciate Lady Gaga.

  • Allie

    That was absolutely horrendous. Leave the pop singing to Miss Gaga, mmkay?
    Now excuse me while I go buy hearing aids.

  • hiphiphooray

    LOVED it. She was epic.

  • April

    This was…strange. I wasn’t sure what was happening but I didn’t fast-forward my DVR.

  • Mike

    At least she actually tried to sing rather than lip-sync. Tough to argue that her songs on the radio aren’t incredibly catchy.

  • ihatekesha

    This was just TERRIBLE. she needs to give up on life, or at least her singing career. O________O

  • Jason

    With MJ gone forever the whole music scene has gone to hell.

  • Sarah

    It really seemed like she was sleepwalking — no energy whatsoever. The performance fell incredibly flat, it was like SHE wasn’t even buying it. Before SNL I really (REALLY) disliked her, but now I just kind of feel sorry for her.

  • Preston

    Maybe she wanted to upscale her clothing and outfits for SNL instead of the raunchy, skimpy clothes she was wearing in January when her new album came out. She knows the album’s selling rapidly, so maybe she didn’t want to come off like that on upscale shows like SNL. Not too crazy about the flag-styled dress, but the second one’s better.

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