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"When the clock struck 12:00, I did it!!!"

By Annie Reuter

Inspired by a stripped-down cover Madonna posted of Britney Spears’ “Toxic” on December 1,  Spears shared her own cover on social media the next day in celebration of her 36th birthday.

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“I was really inspired yesterday by @madonna’s post. She’s right… silence = death! These words really stuck with me, because they are so true,” Spears captioned her performance of Elvis Presley’s “Can’t Help Falling In Love.”

“I’ve always wanted to do a performance like this… singing in a pretty little black dress, with a simple 360, one take shot!” she added. “I figured since it was my birthday, why not go for it?! So boom. When the clock struck 12:00, I did it!!! Thank you all for the beautiful birthday wishes, and for letting me do what I love. I appreciate you more than you will ever know!!!!”

Spears posted the video of her singing a capella on Instagram and gives viewers a 360 view of her home decorated for the holidays.

Watch her perform Presley’s 1961 No. 1 hit below:

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