Is Britney Spears Working On A New Album?

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By Calvin S. Nelson

Britney Spears made a semi-return to music in 2022 by teaming up with Elton John for his or her collaborative single “Maintain Me Nearer,” which debuted at No. 6 on the Billboard Scorching 100 in September 2022. Nonetheless, Spears hasn’t launched a full-length album since 2016’s Glory. As long as pop is a style, there’ll at all times be a collective starvation for extra Britney Spears, and there have been conflicting rumblings a couple of potential new album this week.

Is Britney Spears Working On A New Album?

Properly, it is dependent upon who you ask.

On Wednesday, January 3, Web page Six reported that Charli XCX and Julia Michaels are concerned in writing songs “for what Spears’ staff hopes will grow to be” her first album since 2016. Nevertheless, “Spears has not recorded any new materials but, because the challenge is just beginning to take form.” (The US Solar additionally reported on the matter.)

Spears responded with a prolonged Instagram publish that shot down not solely the opportunity of an album within the nearish future but additionally the opportunity of her releasing music ever once more.

“Simply so we’re clear many of the information is trash !!!” Spears captained a Guido Reni portray. “They preserve saying I’m turning to random folks to do a brand new album … I’ll by no means return to the music trade !!! After I write, I write for enjoyable or I write for different folks !!!”

She continued, “For these of you who’ve learn my e-book, there’s masses that you simply don’t find out about me … I’ve written over 20 songs for different folks the previous two years !!! I’m a ghostwriter and I truthfully take pleasure in it that manner !!! Individuals are additionally saying MY BOOK WAS RELEASED WITHOUT MY APPROVAL ILLEGALLY and that’s removed from the reality … have you ever learn the information today ??? I’m so LOVED and blessed !!!”

That’s in all probability that, contemplating Britney Spears has the ultimate say as as to if Britney Spears will make an album, however Rolling Stone‘s Tomás Mier added extra context following Spears’ Instagram publish.

In keeping with Mier, the Web page Six report has some fact to it in that, whereas Spears isn’t actively engaged on music, folks round her are working aggressively to spark her curiosity. Learn an excerpt of Mier’s report under.

“Minutes earlier than her publish, nevertheless, a supply near the Spears project-in-the-works tells Rolling Stone that the singer’s staff was getting ready new music to get the singer to return to the studio, however that she had not but been ‘actively in recording.’

‘Proper now, administration and A&R try to get her excited for the music,’ the supply says. ‘As of proper now, she’s not actively in recording however they’re getting [songs] finished to current to her.’

‘Nothing is cemented or in stone,’ they add.

Spears’ staff had tapped Julia Michaels and Charli XCX as writers, producer Cirkut, and a number of other of the collaborators from Glory, together with Jason Evigan, to make songs to current to the singer, the supply says. Evigan labored on ‘Man on the Moon’ and ‘Liar’ from her 2016 LP, whereas Cirkut produced all of Ava Max’s Diamonds and Dancefloors final yr, together with Sam Smith and Kim Petras’ ‘Unholy.’

‘The hype round that is that everybody desires her to make music once more, however I don’t know if she’s there but,’ the supply says, including that each pop ballads and uptempo songs had been ready to current to the singer.”

Ava Max and Charli XCX are Warner Music artists. Uproxx is an unbiased subsidiary of Warner Music Group.

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