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Who knew? This Deftones x Britney Spears mash-up works surprisingly well

An unlikely mash-up of Britney Spears and Deftones has arrived online, and we're surprised to report that it works surprisingly well. Despite 'Toxic' being one of the most recognisable pop songs of the last 20 years, we still weren't expecting to hear it being combined with Deftones' seminal Change (In The House Of Flies). The new YouTube mash-up arrived earlier this...

Mark, My Words: Why I’d be terrified to visit immersive, walk-in versions of my favourite albums

I often feel like I’m living inside an album. Most Saturday nights are ‘Loveless’, most Sunday mornings ‘Metal Machine Music’. In the '80s, my world was entirely as described in The Wedding Present’s ‘George Best’, my '90s were Pulp’s ‘Different Class’, my noughties were ‘Rumours’ and my teenties are probably something soppy by Wings. When you live your life...

Britney Spears granted five-year restraining order against her former manager Sam Lutfi

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A judge in Los Angeles has extended by five years a restraining order taken out by Britney Spears and her family against the singer's former manager Sam Lutfi. A temporary restraining order against Lutfi was first set on May 8, with Spears' lawyers alleging that tweets and texts from Lutfi about or to Spears and her family were causing the singer emotional...

Britney Spears updates fans after checking into mental health facility: “All is well”

Britney Spears has addressed her fans for the first time since she checked into a mental health facility earlier this month. The singer, who announced a hiatus in January, reportedly checked into the facility after becoming increasingly distressed when her father suffered a period of extensive ill health. In the latest Instagram video, Spears tells fans that she wants to check in...

Britney Spears has checked into a mental health facility

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Britney Spears has reportedly checked into a mental health facility after suffering emotional distress. The pop icon will remain in treatment for a month after she was admitted more than a week ago, Variety has confirmed. It’s thought that the singer, who announced a hiatus in January, became increasingly distressed after her father suffered a period of extensive ill health. In November...

Britney Spears songwriter Max Martin is behind a new musical about Shakespeare’s Juliet

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Songwriter and producer Max Martin has announced a new musical called & Juliet, which is based on the titular heroine from William Shakespeare's tragedy Romeo & Juliet. Martin's work in songwriting and production has enjoyed great success over the years, with the likes of Britney Spears' '... Baby One More Time', the Backstreet Boys' 'I Want It That Way' and...

Britney Spears cancels Las Vegas residency to focus on father’s health

Britney Spears has cancelled her forthcoming Las Vegas residency after her father was hospitalised and almost died. The pop star, 37, was due to begin her 'Britney: Domination' concerts at Park Theater inside the new Park MGM resort on February 13. https://www.instagram.com/p/BsOGMGIAXLe/ Captioning an Instagram throwback photo of her with her parents, Spears wrote: "I don’t even know where to start with this,...

The Story of Britney Spears’ ‘…Baby One More Time’

Charli XCX throws back to one of the biggest and influential pop singles of the last twenty years on her brand new nostalgia-fest ‘1999’. “Sing, ‘hit me, baby, one more time,’ she drawls in the chorus, name-dropping Britney Spears’ debut single as she remembers cruising around her old neighbourhood with the radio blaring. The song, which changed the face...

Domination: Britney Spears announces new Las Vegas residency for 2019

Britney Spears has announced that she’ll return to Las Vegas for a new residency at Park MGM’s Park Theatre. The pop icon announced her extended stay in Sin City via a live stream that was broadcast live on Ellen DeGeneres’ YouTube channel after she teased the announcement last week. The live stream showed panoramic shots of the Las Vegas strip, as...

Christina Aguilera reveals why she was ‘left out’ of that iconic kiss between Madonna and Britney Spears at 2003 VMAs

Christina Aguilera has explained why she was 'left out' of the iconic kiss between Madonna and Britney Spears at the VMAs in 2003. The kiss is often cited as one of the most iconic moments in the history of the awards. The carefully stage-managed smooch took place during a joint performance of Madonna's songs 'Like A Virgin' and 'Hollywood'. After Madonna...