December 05, 2011 04:19:22 GMT
'She's given me like two songs of hers and she's been great so in honor of Katy we wanted to do this song for her,' Selena says of the West Coast singer.
Selena Gomez recently paid tribute to one of her idols, Katy Perry, in a live concert. The "Wizards of Waverly Place" star delivered a rendition of Katy's latest single "The One That Got Away" when performing at Jingle Ball concert in Sacramento, California.
"One of my inspirations is Katy Perry," Selena told the crowd before covering the song. "She's been really wonderful and just really good as a person to me I think, she's given me like two songs of hers and she's been great so in honor of Katy we wanted to do this song for her."
The concert took place at Power Balance Pavilion on Thursday, December 1. Joining the "Who Says" singer on the performer line-up were the likes of JoJo, Breathe Carolina, Cobra Starship, Gym Class Heroes and Neon Hitch.