October 31, 2008
Britney Spears’ ‘Circus’ in Stores December 2nd
NEW YORK, Oct. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of the popularity of her No.1 hit single, "Womanizer," Britney Spears is confirmed to release her sixth studio album Circus (Jive Records) on her birthday, December 2nd.
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The worldwide superstar recently made news when she broke the record for making the biggest leap to No.1 on Billboard's Hot 100 Singles chart when "Womanizer" shot from No. 96 to No.1. Selling 286,000 downloads in its first week, "Womanizer" also set a new record for the biggest opening week by a female artist since Nielsen Soundscan started tracking digital sales in 2003. Outside of the U.S. the single and the video are bona-fide Top 5 hits in Canada, Australia, France, Japan, Germany, Spain, U.K., Norway, Sweden and Denmark.
Circus reunites Spears with previous collaborators such as Max Martin, Danja and Bloodshy & Avant. The next single is the up-tempo title track, "Circus," is produced by Dr. Luke and Benny Blanco.
Britney Spears is one of the top-selling artists of the last decade, and to date she has sold in excess of 62 million albums worldwide: ...Baby One More Time (1999); Oops!... I Did It Again (2000); Britney (2001); In The Zone (2003) and Blackout (2007). "Womanizer" is her ninth No.1 single.
"CIRCUS" TRACK LISTING: 1. Womanizer 2. Circus 3. Out From Under 4. Kill The Lights 5. Shattered Glass 6. If U Seek Amy 7. Unusual You 8. Blur 9. Mmm Papi 10. Mannequin 11. Lace and Leather 12. My Baby Bonus Track: 13. Radar Album cover photo credit: Kate Turning
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