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Get To Know The Hottie Who Dances For Katy Perry


If you watched Katy Perry close out the MTV Video Music Awards this past Sunday, you may have noticed a scruffy, handsome lad dancing behind the singer. The man happens to be Lockhart Brownlie. Thanks to Tumblr, Brownlie caught the attention of Queerty and we thought we’d share him with you.

As it turns out, the Tasmanian dancer has been working with Perry for a awhile. He spent ten months on the road during the California Dream’s World Tour and later starred in the 3D movie, Katy Perry: Part of Me. However, he’s not exclusive to Perry. He’s also danced with Ke$ha at the American Music Awards and Taylor Swift at the MTV Video Music Awards.

But it’s not easy work. According to Brownlie, prepping for tours means training for up to eight hours a day for six days of the week. And production rehearsals can last as long as 14 hours. Whew!


Fans of the dancer may have also seen him on television in bit roles on Glee season 4 and the fifth season of True Blood. On Glee, he showcased his dance moves during the Americano-Dance Again number with Kate Hudson. He’s also been featured in Taylor Swift’s music video for “22.”

At the age of 23, Brownlie has traveled the world, hung out with your favorite queens, and met President Obama. Oh yeah, and looks great in a Speedo. What’s not to love about this guy?


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Seriously, dead.


[Photos: Instagram]

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  • Katbox

    Did he travel the world at 23 or he is 23?
    Because the guy in the pictures looks at least 28.
    Attractive yes but…….

  • boring

    “If you watched Katy Perry close out the MTV Video Music Awards this past Sunday”

    You can stop right there, by the way.

  • Sleepy

    I did watch the performance and yes, he was the first thing I noticed… I don’t think I paid any attention to Perry after he showed up. Le sigh…

  • Jake357

    That scruff! That ass!! Le sigh.

  • lailaichong

    @Katbox: I agree

  • BJ McFrisky

    Hot? You bet he is. Yet, judging from his “South Central Homies” shirt and his oh-so-cool gangsta signs he flashes for the camera, I’d wager that “Back-up Dancer” will be the greatest achievement in his life.
    Not that there’s anything wrong with that.

  • B Damion

    All I saw was cake..cake..cake..cake…cake when he danced with her at the vma’s. Jesus I have never seen an ass like that on a white man before. I was ready to switch from a
    bottom to a top that night jesus he is hot.

  • Jawsch

    Saw the headline, clicked and was extremely disappointed.

    “Hottie” is definitely subjective. ;P

  • Niall

    Weird how totally different he looks from the first pic(which I thought meh) to how ultra doable he looks in the ones that followed(yum), must be the Katy Perry effect.

  • fredo777

    @Jawsch: Subjective, indeed. That dude is sexy as fuck.


  • QuintoLover

    I saw the California Dreams Tour twice and he was DEFINITELY the hottest backup dancer. When I wasn’t watching Katy, my eyes were on him (and got his pic in my KP program! XD) oh and her hot guitarist Casey Hooper! GORGEOUS guys!

  • Sebizzar

    @Jawsch: You’re crazy lol he’s a stud!

  • Rockery

    Yessssss, my BF and I were drooling

  • scotshot

    Did someone leave the door open at the kennel today? Too many bitches running loose.

  • frshmn

    that hair line is receding fast for 23. but I could spend days in that booty.

  • dab822

    all good…approved
    he will dance for me

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