Lorde Didn’t Want to Tour With Katy Perry

Lorde performs for fans on day 3 of the 2013 Splendour In The Grass Festival on July 28, 2013 in Byron Bay, Australia. Photo: Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images

Which is sensible — she is 16, and Katy Perry tours are no joke — but also interesting, in terms of Lorde's mega-pop-star career aspirations. Anyway, she turned down an opening spot on the Prism tour, but she is still a Katy Perry fan. "I think she's really talented." Good press training, Lorde.