Will.i.am wants to perform with Britney Spears during her Las Vegas residency.

The 38-year-old star wants to be a supportive friend to the 31-year-old blond beauty who will embark on a two-year show, 'Britney Spears: Piece of Me' at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on December 27 and is hoping to join her in the gambling capital.

Talking to E! News, he said: ''I can't wait for her Vegas shows to open. I want to go there and support, perform with her.''

will.i.am - real name William James Adams - was the executive producer for Britney's eighth studio album and has high hopes for it, while insisting he is extremely proud of the dedication which the pop star has shown while working on the forthcoming release.

He explained: ''This record, in my opinion, is going to be one of her best records.

''I'm really really proud of her and her dedication and how disciplined and focused she was in the studio.''

The pair previously collaborated on 2012's hit single 'Scream and Shout' which features in will.i.am's fourth studio album '#willpower.'