Jordin Sparks Joins 'The Circus'

jordin sparks joins britney spears on tour

Former "American Idol" Jordin Sparks has been announced as Britney Spears' new opening act!

Sparks will join Britney on the second leg of her "Circus" tour around North America. Sparks, who won "Idol" at age 19 in 2007, is looking forward to working with the princess of pop. "Britney's show is incredible and for me to be a part of it is a great opportunity," Jordin said in a statement.

Pop star Ciara was Britney's opening act for the first leg of her "Circus" tour. The second leg of the "Womanizer" star's tour kicks off August 20 in Ontario, Canada.