Britney Spears puts Las Vegas residency on hold after father’s illness

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FILE – In this June 13, 2017, file photo, U.S. singer Britney Spears performs during her concert in Taipei, Taiwan. Spears is taking her act on the road this summer with her “Piece of Me” world tour, traveling across North America and Europe. The first show is July 12 in Washington. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying, File)

Britney Spears announced Friday she is putting her Las Vegas show on hold due to her father’s illness.

According to a post on her Twitter account, she made the decision to put her family first and will be focusing her energy on that at this time. She said her father was hospitalized a few months ago and nearly died.

Her residency, Britney: Domination, at the MGM’s Park Theater was set to open in February. She tweeted that there will be information about ticket refunds on

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