Pop icon Britney Spears will be making her eagerly anticipated return to the UK for live shows this August. Britney Spears is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress. Born in Mississippi, she performed acting roles in stage productions and television shows as a child before signing with Jive Records in 1997.
Spears is regarded as a pop icon and credited with influencing the revival of teen pop during the late 1990s. She became the best-selling teenage artist of all time and garnered honorific titles including the "Princess of Pop". Her work has earned her numerous awards and accolades, including a Grammy Award, six MTV Video Music Awards including the Lifetime Achievement Award, seven Billboard Music Awards including the Millennium Award and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In 2009, Billboard ranked her as the 8th overall Artist of the Decade, and she was also the best-selling female albums artist of the 2000s, as well as the fifth overall. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) lists Spears as the eighth top-selling female artist in the United States, with 34 million certified albums.
Here are those UK dates:
4 August 2018 – Brighton & Hove Pride, Preston Park, Brighton
17 August 2018 – Scarborough Open Air Theatre, Scarborough
18 August 2018 – Manchester Arena, Manchester
22 August 2018 – SSE Hydro, Glasgow
24 August 2018 – The O2, London