Billboard Music Awards: Fergie Expresses Support for Britney Spears

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LAS VEGAS -- Black Eyed Peas singer Fergie expressed her support for fellow recording artist Britney Spears at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night.

"You know, I always hear about the Britney camp and how crazy tight they are with their rules, and all of that so ... I don't know. There's something about the power of Britney," Fergie told The Hollywood Reporter at the awards show, taking place at MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas.

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Fergie also expressed her happiness over Spears' ability to get her act together after her well-documented troubles.

"It's amazing," Fergie said. "For this many years being in the business, and everything she's been through, it's wonderful to see her make this huge of a comeback. Really, it's a beautiful thing."

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Spears opened the Billboard awards show with Rihanna, performing their "S&M" remix. Watch the performance here.

The Billboard Music Awards airs live on ABC.

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