She's one of the most well know celebrities on the planet, and Britney Spears lent her star power to help promote the quickly approaching 2011 MTV Video Music Awards.
The "Hold It Against Me" singer hopped in front of the cameras to shoot a 30-second promo clip for the annual event honoring, with the spot melding her songs "I Wanna Go" and "Slave 4 U" with Janet Jackson's "Rhythm Nation" and Madonna's "Everybody".
Also offering an accompanying video from behind the scenes of the VMA spot, Miss Spears said of the shoot, "I did the opening segment, where I'm at the mirror and I'm representing how many albums I've done, which is number seven."
Continuing to explain the promo piece by piece, Britney told, "I'm walking down a hallway and I'm seeing memorabilia of all my performances that I've done in the past. All my dancers are dressed up in my old outfits, which it's really cool."
As for paying her respects to Madonna and Janet Jackson, the 29-year-old said she wanted to include "the people I've grown up listening to and totally inspire [me]."
The promo release comes as the much-anticipated 2011 MTV Video Music Awards ceremony is set to air live from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday, August 28 at 9/8c.