COTA announces Bruno Mars, Britney Spears to headline concerts

The Circuit of the Americas, host of the United States Grand Prix, has confirmed that both Bruno Mars and Britney Spears will headline its grand prix weekend concerts.

27-time Grammy Award winner Mars will headline Saturday's post-qualifying concert as part of his 24K Magic World show.

International pop icon Spears will close out the weekend's celebration with a hit-packed post-race concert on Sunday evening.

Circuit founder and chairman Bobby Epstein said he hopes to deliver the "greatest sports and entertainment celebration of the year".

"We’re excited to welcome Bruno Mars and Britney Spears to this year’s United States Grand Prix stage," he said.

"The pinnacle of motorsports, two global superstar musicians and all of the festive entertainment that comes with the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix defines the weekend as the greatest sports and entertainment celebration of the year.

"We are proud to host such an incredible weekend for race and music fans alike."

Access to the concerts is available to all fans attending the circuit on the respective days. Tickets go on sale April 27.