Watch Kelsea Ballerini Sing Britney Spears Hits at 2017 Radio Disney Music Awards
Kelsea Ballerini channeled Britney Spears during the 2017 Radio Disney Music Awards, performing two of the pop icon’s songs as part of a medley in her honor. Readers can see video of Ballerini’s performance above and below.
Ballerini’s first performance as part of the medley — put together because Spears was receiving the RDMAs’ Icon Award — was “Oops! … I Did It Again,” the title track of Spears’ sophomore album, released in 2000. During the performance, Ballerini wore a red jumpsuit, reminiscent of the one that Spears wears in the song’s music video.
In addition to Ballerini, Sofia Carson and Hailee Steinfeld performed Spears’ “… Baby One More Time” and “Circus,” respectively, before rounding out the medley with “Till the World Ends.” For the final song, Spears’ sister, Jamie Lynn Spears, joined the three onstage to sing, and then presented her older sister with her Icon Award.
Ballerini was a busy woman during the 2017 Radio Disney Music Awards, which taped on Saturday (April 29) and aired on Sunday (April 30): In addition to her Spears tribute, she also performed her own song, “Dibs,” and hosted the awards ceremony. Ballerini also won the awards for Radio Disney Country Favorite Song and Radio Disney Country Favorite Artist (Maren Morris received the Radio Disney Country Best New Artist trophy).
Following her time at the 2017 RDMAs, Ballerini headed for Indio, Calif. — about a two-hour drive from Los Angeles, where the awards show was held — to sing with Shania Twain at the 2017 Stagecoach Country Music Festival on Saturday night.
Watch Kelsea Ballerini Perform “Dibs” at the 2017 Radio Disney Music Awards
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