Guess The Extraterrestrial Pop Star!

Katy Perry used "E.T." as the perfect opportunity to dress up in flowy-costumes and to float through space, before falling in love with a nice robot boy before they walk off into the sunset. There're kaleidoscope-effects, Kanye West, and cuts to National Geographic-style clips of animals going at it, which reminds us that Katy's world is not ours. (After all, Arthur?) It's all so out there.

But it feels like we've seen this before. For just about as long as they've been making videos, musicians have been taking the superstar thing far too literally. Can you guess which scenes the following videos are from?

Guess The Extraterrestrial Pop Star!

This is Katy's extraterrestrial happily-ever-after.

Guess The Extraterrestrial Pop Star!

1. Hint: Having this midriff-baring alien baby mama on PlentyofFish.com serves no other purpose besides nanny-money product placement, so why doesn't this singer just go all the way and get sponsored by FedEx?

Guess The Extraterrestrial Pop Star!

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Video girl or alien? Alien or video girl? There's a space station in The-Dream and Kanye's "Walking On The Moon," but the lesson here is probably more anatomical than astronomical.

2. Hint: Kim Kardashian.

Guess The Extraterrestrial Pop Star!

3. Hint: Putting this guy on the back of an elephant is animal cruelty.

Guess The Extraterrestrial Pop Star!

4. Hint: Special effects have gotten better since 1969, but not necessarily the songwriting.

Guess The Extraterrestrial Pop Star!

5. Hint: "Alternative music."

Answers after the jump.

 

Guess The Extraterrestrial Pop Star!

1. Britney Spears, "Hold It Against Me"

Guess The Extraterrestrial Pop Star!

Video girl or alien? Alien or video girl? There's a space station in The-Dream and Kanye's "Walking On The Moon," but the lesson here is probably more anatomical than astronomical.

2. The-Dream, "Walkin' On The Moon ft. Kanye West"

Guess The Extraterrestrial Pop Star!

3.) The Black Eyed Peas, "Meet Me Halfway"

Guess The Extraterrestrial Pop Star!

4.) David Bowie's "Space Oddity".

Guess The Extraterrestrial Pop Star!

5.) Smashing Pumpkins, "Tonight, Tonight"


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