Britney Spears steals the show at Brighton Pride

It marked the singer's first time on stage in the UK since 2011

Jacob Stolworthy@Jacob_Stol
Sunday 05 August 2018 15:17
Britney Spears set to headline Brighton Pride 2018

Britney Spears wowed fans gathered at Brighton Pride, the country's biggest LGBTQ celebration.

The singer, who brought her Las Vegas residency show 'Piece of Me' to the East Sussex coast on Saturday night (4 August), performed many hit singles to an adoring crowd comprised of 57,000.

It marked Spears' first time on stage in the UK since 2011. The singer impressed as she performed routines with approximately 20 backing dances throughout the 90-minute set.

During the encore, Spears waved a flag emblazoned with the LGBTQ symbol as the audience vacated Preston Park chanting her lyrics from songs including “I'm a Slave 4 U” “Womaniser” and “Toxic” into the night sky.

She threw it right back to the beginning of her career giving time to early tracks such as “...Baby One More Time” and “Oops!... I Did It Again” which were released in 1999 and 2000, respectively.

The singer had teased her show on Twitter ahead of the event expressing her excitement at sharing love and equality.

She later thanked fans for the huge response writing to her Twitter followers: “Brighton Pride.... all 57,000 of you are perfectly beautiful. Heard it was a record-breaking turnout!!! Thank you for a fabulous show... my fabulous fans. I love you all.”

The evening descended into chaos, however, after police closed Brighton station leaving thousands dangerously marooned. Organisers have since released a statement detailing the 'potentially deadly' situation.

You can see Spears' full setlist below:

Act I

BRITNEY (Introduction)

Work Bitch


Break the Ice / Piece of Me

Act II

Darkness (Interlude)

...Baby One More Time

Oops!... I Did It Again


If I'm Dancing (Video Interlude)

Me Against the Music

Gimme More


Change Your Mind (No Seas Cortes)

Act IV

Scream & Shout ( song)

Boys (Remixed and shortened)

Do You Wanna Come Over?

Work It / Get Ur Freak On / WTF (Where They From)

Act V

Get Naked (I Got a Plan) (Interlude)

I'm a Slave 4 U

Make Me...


Do Somethin'

Act VI

Magic Circus (Interlude)


If U Seek Amy

Breathe on Me

Play Video

Slumber Party

Touch of My Hand


Jungle Fever (Interlude)


Stronger / (You Drive Me) Crazy


Till the World Ends

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