Britney Spears announces Las Vegas residency

Britney Spears announces Las Vegas residency

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Britney Spears is heading to Las Vegas.

The pop star announced a 16-date residency at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on ABC's "Good Morning America" on Tuesday. "Britney: Piece of Me" will debut Dec. 27.

Spears was in the Nevada desert for the announcement with more than 1,000 fans. Some dressed like the singer's signature schoolgirl look from her "... Baby One More Time" music video.

The Grammy-winning singer's confirmation about the residency comes months after rumors swirled online.

Tickets for "Britney: Piece of Me" go on sale Sept. 20. Prices range from $59 to $179.

The 31-year-old Spears also released a new song, "Work (Expletive)," this week.

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