By Leah Greenblatt
September 20, 2011 at 03:20 PM EDT

Luke Bryan, Little Monster? He didn’t put his paws up, but the “Country Girl (Shake It For Me)” singer did shake it for the birds, the bees, the catfish swimmin’ down deep in the creek — and for “Bad Romance” on his current CMT tour.

Watch below as Bryan puts on a muscular, surprisingly awesome performance — cue the “Crazy Train” riff! — of her Ladyship’s pop smash below:

Like Demi Lovato’s take on Lil Wayne’s “How to Love” yesterday, Bryan shows that a solid song with a great hook can work way beyond the artist who originates it. Readers, do you agree?

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