Music Britney Spears Returns to Las Vegas Stage for the First Time Since Shooting: 'We'll Get Through This Together' By Alex Ungerman 11:32 AM PDT, October 12, 2017 Getty Images Britney Spears is back on the stage. The Piece of Me singer performed in Las Vegas on Wednesday night, for the first time since the Oct. 1 mass shooting in the city, which left dozens of people dead and hundreds more injured. "Before I start the show, I just wanna say we're here for you," the 35-year-old pop star told concertgoers. "You're here for us, and we're gonna get through this together." MORE: Las Vegas Residency Performers Celine Dion, Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez and More 'Broken' Over Shooting Additionally, Britney and her dancers kicked off the show wearing caps that bared the message, "Vegas Strong." MORE: Lady Antebellum Leads a Prayer Ahead of Manchester Show After Las Vegas Tragedy -- Watch After the shooting, Britney and other Vegas staple artists shared their sadness on social media."Completely heartbroken over the news this morning," Spears wrote on Instagram. "Keeping the victims of last night's tragedy in Las Vegas in my prayers."Watch the video below for more reactions. Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Mariah Carey and More Celebs Who Perform in Vegas React to Shooting This video is unavailable because we were unable to load a message from our sponsors. If you are using ad-blocking software, please disable it and reload the page.