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Britney Spears to play Brighton Pride... and Scarborough

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Britney Spears is bringing her Las Vegas show to the UK.

As part of the Piece of Me tour, the singer will headline Brighton Pride and will perform in Scarborough in August.

Brighton Pride tweeted "We are thrilled to announce that legendary pop icon Britney Spears will be the headline act for Pride on Sat 4th Aug".

Britney will also perform shows in Manchester, Glasgow and London - as well as dates in Germany, Belgium and Sweden.

The Brighton date will be the first time the full Piece of Me show has been performed in Europe.

The festival, which attracts around 300,000 people to the city, was headlined by the Pet Shop Boys last year.

Britney started her Piece of Me residency in Las Vegas in 2013.

It ended on 31 December 2017 after 250 performances.

According to Billboard, more than 900,000 tickets were sold to Britney: Piece of Me - generating more than $130 million (£93 million) in ticket sales.

It was one of the most successful residency shows in Las Vegas, only behind Celine Dion and Elton John.

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Image caption The star last performed in the UK in 2016

The last time Britney performed in the UK was in 2016, at London's Roundhouse, as part of the Apple Music Festival.

She performed a scaled back version of her Vegas show.

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