Because she has nothing to prove anymore. Not too long after did join her out on stage where they really heated things up. By submitting my email address, I agree to the and I acknowledge that I have read and understand the. All eyes were on Sunday night. But what Britney lacked in shock factor and artistry, she more than made up for with genuine enthusiasm. On the plus side, she did exhibit plenty of pep during her choreography. Britney was only going to do so well.
The year saw her head to rehab, shave her head, attempt a comeback and lose custody of her children. Britney didn't phone it in. She was on her Femme Fatale Tour at the time, her last mobile tour before she took up residency in Las Vegas in 2013 with Britney: Piece of Me. The 34-year-old pop icon opened the 2016 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas with a medley of her greatest hits that completely brought the house down. Spears will receive the 2016 Millennium Award later in the night in honor of her legendary 20-year career in the music industry. This one won't be one of her finer headlines.
I can't really explain it. But there was hardly any oxygen left after Beyoncé's relentlessly inspired, nearly 16-minute medley of songs from Lemonade that included one jaw-dropping sequence after another and closed the show an hour before it was actually over. Spears didn't lose herself any fans last night. However, scheduling Britney to follow 's 15-minute seemed like a cruel joke straight out of Carrie. Yes, every fan who's ever seen her live has come away, life changed, after having the best night everrrr. Why couldn't she at least have performed before? People like Adnan Ghalib, Sam Lutfi and Alli Simms became household names as her situation worsened.
Thankfully, her family stepped in in 2008, after she was put under a 5150 hold that January. Instead, the angst was over why she went on right after Beyoncé, after Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele, putting it on as hype men who are too social media savvy for their own good, had already eulogized the millions of people stopped dead in their tracks after Bey had slayed. She of course looked fantastic, both physically and emotionally remembering her heartbreaking critique of herself after 2007 suggests she wouldn't have hit any stage, ever, after that if she wasn't feeling comfortable. Britney performed a medley of her smash hits at the T-Mobile Arena stage to celebrate her Millennium Award honor at the. Living for Brit's glittering jacket. Past recipients of the Millennium Award include fellow chart toppers and record breakers 2011 and 2012. Throw Christina Aguilera and Madonna into the mix! September 9, 2007 is a date Britney Spears probably wishes we could all forget.
Kanye didn't perform last year not musically, anyway. Getty Which brings us to 2007. Paparazzi followed her every move as she drove aimlessly around Los Angeles. Though it may not seem like a big deal to some, it is. The only way to outdo that wild stage show? So when Britney skipped around the stage on Sunday, flipping her hair with infectious glee, she was triumphant. And she went on before Britney. The lip-syncing was only going to be so proficient it was highly proficient! With her bare midriff, long extensions and uber-tan skin, it was a killer performance -- and one that was only a taste of the hotness to come.
At first it seemed like the head-scratcher of all head-scratching production decisions. The rule of the performance seemed to be: First, do no harm. See pictures from Britney Spears' performance at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards: The sexy performance had stars like Meghan Trainor, Zendaya, Halsey, Jessica Alba and Mila Kunis out of their seats singing along to Spears' career-defining records. Britney Spears performs onstage during the 2016 Billboard Music Awards. By using the site, you consent to these cookies.
Want stories like these delivered straight to your phone? Or perhaps she could get herself a real microphone and just truly sing, proving to naysayers once and for all that she deserves the job title of pop singer. Getty In 2000, Brit Brit really amped up the sex appeal. Spears is not known for her vocal prowess, so her lip syncing wasn't too unexpected. If that happens, I hope she takes more chances and reaches for a truly iconic moment. But then, things started to fall apart. But whatever, that was then. Sunday night, however, was to be the ultimate confirmation, the final proof for any doubters, that she's back, baby, and as good as ever.
At the end of the day, that's all that matters. Britney Spears performs onstage during the 2016 Billboard Music Awards. But since in 2011 it had already been years since Spears had last performed. Britney Spears performs onstage during the 2016 Billboard Music Awards. Here, she demonstrated she was truly back.