After announcing on her Web site on Wednesday that she would be performing at the Teen Choice Awards on Sunday, [artist id="501686"]Britney Spears[/artist] took to her site on Thursday (August 6) to clarify that she will be appearing — not performing — at the show.
“Update: Britney is appearing, not performing at the TCAs,” the statement reads. “We are deeply sorry for any confusion and disappointment and appreciate the ongoing dedication of Britney’s wonderful fans.”
Spears’ appearance will be honored with the Ultimate Choice Award, a rep for the show told “Access Hollywood” on Thursday, after it had been clarified that the singer will not be performing. Spears is also up for three awards, including Choice Music: Single for her song “Circus”; Choice Music: Female Artist; and Choice Music: Tour for her Circus tour, which hits the States again later this month.
Spears will join hosts/nominees the Jonas Brothers, the “Twilight” cast and Miley Cyrus, who is set to perform her new single, “Party in the U.S.A.” “Twilight” dominates the nominees list with 12 nominations, including Drama, Romance and Actor and Actress in a Drama. The Jonas Brothers scored nine noms, including Love Song and Breakout Show.
Cyrus, “High School Musical 3: Senior Year” and “Gossip Girl” all tied with 10 nominations each, and find themselves battling it out against each other in the Choice Music: Soundtrack category, where the soundtracks for “HSM” and “Gossip Girl” goes against the soundtrack for “Hannah Montana: The Movie.”