POP superstar Britney Spears is heading to Blackpool!

The global pop icon will be performing her Piece of Me show at the Tower Festival Headland on Saturday, September 1 as part of her European tour.

She will be supported by Grammy-winning artist Pitbull.

The tour follows Britney’s record-breaking, four-year headlining residency in Las Vegas which sold almost one million tickets.

Promoter Peter Taylor who revealed that the Blackpool date was one of three added to the tour said: "For one of those to be in Blackpool is fantastic and I cannot wait to see this international icon performing on arguably the most famous seaside promenade in the world.

“This is going to be something truly special.”

Tickets go on sale at 10am on Tuesday February 13 via www.ticketmaster.co.uk. Fans can sign up to an pre-sale link at www.visitblackpool.com giving them access to tickets 24 hours earlier from 10am Monday February 12.