Britney Spears Tour Adds 'Jersey Shore's' DJ Pauly D as Opening Act

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Jersey Shore star DJ Pauly D has just lined up a high-profile gig.

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The reality star -- aka Paul DelVecchio -- said Monday that he will join Britney Spears on her Femme Fatale tour.

"Britney is one of my favorite performers and certainly one of this generation's most influential artists," he said in a statement. "It's an amazing platform to connect with my fans around the country."

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Pauly D is scheduled to join the tour for six dates once season five of MTV's Jersey Shore wraps filming.

It's not his first time opening for Spears: He previously served as the pop singer's warm-up act at her Las Vegas show in March.

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As The Hollywood Reporter previously reported, before Jersey Shore, the DJ never earned more than a few hundred dollars a week at his job. But now, he could command up to $50,000 a night thanks to a recent DJ'ing deal at Palms Las Vegas.

He also is one of three castmembers who has a spinoff in the works.

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Pauly D is just one of several artists opening for Spears throughout her tour. Nicki Minaj, Jessie and the Toy Boys and Nervo all are scheduled for various dates.

The news comes on the heels of Spears' announcement Monday that she has added two dates in South America to her tour.

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Here are the dates Pauly D will open for Spears:

Aug. 17: Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, Mich.
Aug. 19: CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh
Aug. 20: Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio
Aug. 22: Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis
Aug. 24: RBC Center in Raleigh, N.C.
Aug. 25: Time Warner Cable Center in Charlotte, S.C.

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