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Cheryl delivers signature dance moves in rousing performance at Manchester Pride

Cheryl gave die-hard fans the ultimate treat as she took to the stage for Manchester Pride on Sunday.

The British singer, 36, put on a busty display in a plunging sequinned leotard as she performed some of her signature dance moves for the crowd of thousands.

Cheryl’s performance came after she gave fans a glimpse of her set which would feature ‘all the hits’ in a raunchy Instagram video.

Amazing: Cheryl delighted a crowd of thousands at Manchester Pride on Sunday

Sensational: The British singer delivered a medley of her greatest hits during the evening slot

Amazing: Cheryl, 36, delighted a crowd of thousands at Manchester Pride on Sunday with a medley of her greatest hits

Hearkening back to her military get-up in the video for Fight For This Love, Cheryl sported a sequinned black leotard with a plunging mesh front for the show.

The Greatest Dancer coach teamed the one-piece with her now-iconic black split trousers, allowing her to recreate her signature squat dance moves.

Pulling her glossy brunette tresses into a high ponytail, Cheryl finished her glamorous stage look with dramatic aqua eye shadow as she strutted across the stage with her backing dancers perfectly in sync. 

Wow! The British singer put on a busty display in a sequinned leotard as she performed some of her signature dance moves for the crowd of thousands

Wow! The British singer put on a busty display in a sequinned leotard as she performed some of her signature dance moves for the crowd of thousands

Sensational: Cheryl hearkened back to her famous military look in the video for Fight For This Love

Fun: The star looked sensational as she performed ahead of headliner Ariana Grande

Sensational: Cheryl hearkened back to her famous military look in the video for Fight For This Love as she took to the stage

Sizzling: Cheryl put on another raunchy display as she sported her signature split trousers from the famous Fight For This Love

Sizzling: Cheryl put on another raunchy display as she sported her signature split trousers from the famous Fight For This Love

That's the one! Among her famous dance moves was the iconic squat fans have seen her recreate many times

That’s the one! Among her famous dance moves was the iconic squat fans have seen her recreate many times

Fantastic: Earlier in the day Cheryl promised that she would deliver a medley of her greatest hits, from Fight For This Love to the club favourite Call My Name

Fantastic: Earlier in the day Cheryl promised that she would deliver a medley of her greatest hits, from Fight For This Love to the club favourite Call My Name

Epic: The star's performances have become a rare treat for fans

She's back! The star made a comeback to music with Love Made Me Do It late last year

Epic: The star’s performances have become a rare treat for fans, following her comeback to music late last year with Love Made Me Do It

As Cheryl took to the stage to kick off her set she perfectly personified the theme of Pride.

The star emerged with the famous rainbow flag wrapped around her, which displayed the word Fight when it was gradually unfolded. 

After her 30-minute set Cheryl clearly delighted fans with her performance, as many took to social media to praise her long-awaited return to the stage.

One wrote: ‘Cheryl had just completely smashed Manchester Pride so wish I was there to see her tonight.’

Another simply added: ‘Cheryl was amazing at Manchester Pride omg.’ 

Incredible: After her 30-minute set Cheryl clearly delighted fans with her performance, as many took to social media to praise her long-awaited return to the stage

Incredible: After her 30-minute set Cheryl clearly delighted fans with her performance, as many took to social media to praise her long-awaited return to the stage

Grand entrance: Cheryl embodied the Pride theme as she entered the stage

Perfect: She arrived with the famous rainbow flag wrapped around her

Grand entrance: Embodying the Pride theme, Cheryl entered the stage with the signature rainbow flag wrapped around her 

Important: As the flag was unfolded it revealed the work Fight, to personify the theme of her signature single

Important: As the flag was unfolded it revealed the work Fight, to personify the theme of her signature single

Playful: Sporting her famous split trousers, Cheryl also shared her support for Pride by having a rainbow of colours on the buckled detailing on her military jacket

Playful: Sporting her famous split trousers, Cheryl also shared her support for Pride by having a rainbow of colours on the buckled detailing on her military jacket

Bust a move: Highlighting her famous dance skills, the star wowed in the slot ahead of Pride headliner Ariana Grande

Bust a move: Highlighting her famous dance skills, the star wowed in the slot ahead of Pride headliner Ariana Grande

Jaw-dropping: Cheryl pulled back her long brunette curled tresses into her signature ponytail

Sparkling: The star proved she could still nail the military look ten years since Fight For This Love

Jaw-dropping: Cheryl pulled back her long brunette curled tresses into her signature ponytail for the performance

Non-stop: Cheryl's performance comes after she took to Instagram to tease what's in store with a behind-the-scenes clip from rehearsals

Non-stop: Cheryl’s performance comes after she took to Instagram to tease what’s in store with a behind-the-scenes clip from rehearsals

Cheryl’s performance comes after she took to Instagram to tease what’s in store with a behind-the-scenes clip from rehearsals.

The Messy Little Raindrops songstress announced the hits she’ll be performing – from club banger Call My Name to hit track Fight For This Love. 

Cheryl’s gig proved to be as energetic as ever, with the preview video showing her excitedly practising the routines with a bevvy of back-up dancers.

Coming soon: The star had been eagerly teasing her performance on social media after it was revealed she would be taking to the stage at Pride

Coming soon: The star had been eagerly teasing her performance on social media after it was revealed she would be taking to the stage at Pride

Fun: Cheryl's gig proved to be as energetic as ever, after the preview video showed her excitedly practising the routines with a bevvy of back-up dancers

Fun: Cheryl’s gig proved to be as energetic as ever, after the preview video showed her excitedly practising the routines with a bevvy of back-up dancers

Daring: 'I’m excited. It’s going to go off!' she promised of her performance, chatting to someone off-camera

Daring: ‘I’m excited. It’s going to go off!’ she promised of her performance, chatting to someone off-camera

One clip showed the ex-Girls Aloud singer in a tie-dye hoodie, leaping out from behind a table to join in a routine with her dancing troupe.

In another clip, wearing a tan ensemble, the Newcastle-born star got stuck into a raunchy energetic dance sequence, looking typically-ambidextrous. 

‘I’m excited. It’s going to go off!’ she promised of her performance, chatting to someone off-camera while sat in a maroon tracksuit on the studio floor. ‘It’s going to be more like a party than a performance.

‘I just want everybody to jump and sing. I will do all the hits.’

Party time: She added: 'It’s going to be more like a party than a performance. I just want everybody to jump and sing. I will do all the hits'

Party time: She added: ‘It’s going to be more like a party than a performance. I just want everybody to jump and sing. I will do all the hits’

Fantastic: Of her 2012 track Call My Name, she said: 'As soon as there is that [opening beat] you can feel the energy coming back at you

Fantastic: Of her 2012 track Call My Name, she said: ‘As soon as there is that [opening beat] you can feel the energy coming back at you

Inclusive: In the video Cheryl added: 'Always with Call My Name, it’s very participating...

Important'...… everyone’s in it. We love a bit of crowd participation,' the star continued

Inclusive: Cheryl then added: ‘Always with Call My Name, it’s very participating… everyone’s in it. We love a bit of crowd participation’

Big show: Of Gay Pride in general, she added: 'It’s a party. It’s a celebration, isn’t it? Let’s roll!'

Big show: Of Gay Pride in general, she added: ‘It’s a party. It’s a celebration, isn’t it? Let’s roll!’

Delicious: She was seen in an Instagram story at Pride, being treated to a box of rainbow-coloured pastries, presumably fuel for her team

Delicious: She was seen in an Instagram story at Pride, being treated to a box of rainbow-coloured pastries, presumably fuel for her team

Of her 2012 track Call My Name, she said: ‘As soon as there is that [opening beat] you can feel the energy coming back at you.

‘Always with Call My Name, it’s very participating… everyone’s in it. We love a bit of crowd participation.’

Of Gay Pride in general, she added: ‘It’s a party. It’s a celebration, isn’t it? Let’s roll!’

She was seen in an Instagram story at Pride, being treated to a box of rainbow-coloured pastries, presumably fuel for her team.

Other acts that have taken to the stage at Manchester Pride this weekend include Years & Years, Emeli Sande, Kim Petras, Gok Wan, Pixie Lott, Tulisa and Ariana Grande.

Star-studded: Other acts that have taken to the stage at Manchester Pride this weekend include Years & Years, Emeli Sande, Kim Petras, Gok Wan, Pixie Lott, Tulisa and Ariana Grande

Star-studded: Other acts that have taken to the stage at Manchester Pride this weekend include Years & Years, Emeli Sande, Kim Petras, Gok Wan, Pixie Lott, Tulisa and Ariana Grande

Alongside Cheryl some of Britain’s biggest songstresses also took to the stage at Manchester Pride.

Pixie Lott, 28, suffered a hilarious blunder as she flashed her underwear in a floral flamenco-inspired ensemble for her performance.

The Mama Do hitmaker flashed her toned abs in the floral crop top and matching frilled skirt which boasted an amazing yellow and orange print.

Wow! Earlier in the day Pixie Lott, 28, suffered a hilarious wardrobe blunder as she flashed her underwear during an animated performance

Wow! Earlier in the day Pixie Lott, 28, suffered a hilarious wardrobe blunder as she flashed her underwear during an animated performance 

Sizzling: The Mama Do hitmaker flashed her toned abs in the floral crop top and matching frilled skirt which boasted an amazing yellow and orange print

Sizzling: The Mama Do hitmaker flashed her toned abs in the floral crop top and matching frilled skirt which boasted an amazing yellow and orange print

Daring: Pixie ensured that every inch of her toned physique was on full display

Perfect: The star eagerly danced around the stage to her biggest hits

Daring: Pixie ensured that every inch of her toned physique was on full display as she danced around the stage to her biggest hits

In stark contrast Tulisa opted for a far more futuristic ensemble as she took to the stage.

The Livin’ Without You songstress, 31, wowed in a luminous yellow visor over her eyes and a PVC catsuit in mustard. 

Tulisa added a black salopette-style item to the quirky ensemble, which she wore over the skintight bodysuit.

K-Pow! In stark contrast Tulisa, 31, opted for a far more futuristic ensemble as she took to the stage

K-Pow! In stark contrast Tulisa, 31, opted for a far more futuristic ensemble as she took to the stage

What a look! The Livin' Without You songstress wowed in a futuristic ensemble, which saw her don a luminous yellow visor over her eyes and a PVC catsuit in mustard

What a look! The Livin’ Without You songstress wowed in a futuristic ensemble, which saw her don a luminous yellow visor over her eyes and a PVC catsuit in mustard

What a gal! Tulisa added a black salopette-style item to the quirky ensemble, which she wore over the skintight bodysuit

What a gal! Tulisa added a black salopette-style item to the quirky ensemble, which she wore over the skintight bodysuit

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