How Music Stars Spent Summer Vacation

Katy Perry hits the rodeo! Britney Spears goes for a ride with DJ Pauly D! See how the stars spent the hot summer months

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KATY PERRY

KATY PERRY
Courtesy Katy Perry

Yee-haw! The California Gurl goes country! Perry embraced her inner cowgirl – and country-sized appetite – at Canada's Calgary Stampede, a 10-day rodeo festival. Perry wrote.

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BRITNEY & PAULY D

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Before Britney Spears took the stage this summer for her Femme Fatale tour, Jersey Shore's DJ Pauly D warmed up the crowd – and got thanked for his work with a "special" hug from the singer. "Hope you enjoyed your dance! Was tough getting my legs around that big blowout :)," Spears Tweeted.

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MIRANDA LAMBERT

MIRANDA LAMBERT
Courtesy Miranda Lambert

Look out, Blake Shelton – your wife is gunning for your job! Miranda Lambert gave her husband's seat a whirl during a visit to The Voice studio this summer. she Tweeted.

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DEMI LOVATO

DEMI LOVATO
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"Arcade time? YES PLEASE!!"] Lovato Tweeted, showing off the spoils of a successful arcade trip.

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KELLIE PICKLER

KELLIE PICKLER
Courtesy Kellie Pickler

The country star cooled off with a bikini and a beer, during a getaway with hubby Kyle Jacobs (not pictured).

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TAYLOR SWIFT

TAYLOR SWIFT
Courtesy Taylor Swift

A day at the museum! Taking a break from her summer tour, Swift and her guitarist, Grant Mickelson dropped by one of New York's most famous tourist spots, going to "visit the dinos at the Museum of Natural History." Dino-might!

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BRUNO MARS

BRUNO MARS
Courtesy Bruno Mars

"In front of Coldplay's dressing room #SooooooCooL" Tweeted the singer, who joined the band this summer for the annual Glastonbury festival in London.

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RIHANNA

RIHANNA
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The on-the-go singer stayed close to brother Rorrey while cutting loose in the Big Apple. "Bashin' out in NYC!!!" Rihanna Tweeted.

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DAVE GROHL & CEE-LO GREEN

DAVE GROHL & CEE-LO GREEN
Courtesy Cee-Lo Green

"Hangout Music Festival. Gulf Shores, AL. Darling NIkki w/Cee Lo. A SUPER DUPER GROUP!" praised the official Foo Fighters Twitter feed after the band performed a cover of the risqué Prince song with Green.

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NICKI MINAJ

NICKI MINAJ
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The rapper let out her inner fan girl this summer when she met Beenie Man. "Just met the KING of Dance Hall. Beenie!!!! I LOVE this man. Always have. WoW," Minaj excitedly gushed.

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KE$HA

KE$HA
Courtesy Kesha

While performing in Chicago this summer, the singer got a special – and somewhat gory! – gift from a fan. "Necklace with a baby tooth, bottle cap and a VIAL of human blood," Tweeted the, who posed with the present.

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JUSTIN BIEBER

JUSTIN BIEBER
Courtesy Justin Bieber

He's on a boat ... planking! The singer joined Rev Run's son, Diggy Simmons, to show off the pose of the summer, taking part in a little waterside planking.

See Katy Perry, Hilary Duff and more stars planking and acting up online!

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JENNIFER LOPEZ

JENNIFER LOPEZ
Courtesy Jennifer Lopez

The singer, actress and American Idol judge continued her domination of the small screen, appearing on Home Shopping Network in July to debut her new fragrance, Light amp Love. Lopez Tweeted out this photo of the special studio set, and while she was on-air, Khloe Kardashian called Lopez to chat. "I had to buy her new fragrance #LightampLove. I mean how stunning does she look?" Kardashian Tweeted.

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LADY GAGA

LADY GAGA
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"Rockers with long hair have a sweetspot for girls like me," Tweeted Lady Gaga, who dropped by Howard Stern's Sirius show and performed "Edge of Glory" and "Hair." Her fans warned him to be nice to "Mother Monster" – and he was, she Tweeted. "He was a doll. :)"

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