Lorde Had the Flu and Still Performed at the 2017 MTV VMAs: 'Show Goes On'

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The "show goes on" for Lorde!

The 20-year-old singer might not have looked like it on the red carpet, but she was suffering from the flu at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday. 

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Lorde later took to Twitter to show off her stunning "Moon Princess" look, explaining, "you can't tell in these pictures but i have the flu so bad i needed an IV #showgoeson#cutelilproppedupcorpse." 

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Lorde was slated to sing her new single, "Homemade Dynamite" at the awards show on Sunday, but ended up performing an interpretive dance to the song instead. 

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Lorde is up for two VMAs on Sunday: best editing for "Green Light" and Artist of the Year. 

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