Gaga, Perry to pay tribute to Britney
Pop stars Lady Gaga, Demi Lovato and Katy Perry are reportedly set to pay a special tribute to Britney Spears at the forthcoming MTV video music awards.music Updated: Aug 17, 2011 20:28 IST
Pop stars Lady Gaga, Demi Lovato and Katy Perry are reportedly set to pay a special tribute to Britney Spears at the forthcoming MTV video music awards.
The 29-year-old will be presented with an award by Madonna in recognition of her achievements as a pop singer in the glitzy ceremony to be held on August 28 in Los Angeles.
According to reports, the celebration will see Selena Gomez performing 'Baby One More Time', Perry singing 'Oops! I Did It Again' followed by Janet Jackson with 'I'm A Slave For You'.Lovato will perform 'Toxic', Kesha and Nicki Minaj will join forces for 'Gimme More' and Gaga will sing 'Circus'.
Finally, Spears herself will take it to the stage for a mash-up rendition of 'Hold It Against Me' and 'I Wanna Go'.
"If this lineup is legit (which I'm told it is) the tribute to Britney at the VMAs is gonna be insanely EPIC! (sic)," TV producer Johnathan Woodbeck tweeted.
Though the tribute has not been officially confirmed, Spears tweeted, "I heart @MTV. This one is definitely going to be a night to remember(sic)."
The last time a similar tribute took place was for Michael Jackson after his death from acute Propofol intoxication in June 2009.