The Ides of March are smiling on Britney Spears.
Billboard.com reported that the singer’s upcoming untitled album will drop on Mar. 15, based on a leaked sales sheet. Spears’ label, Jive Records, confirmed that the information on the sales sheet is correct to MTV News.
The sales sheet described the success of Spears’ new single "Hold It Against Me," which charted on Billboard at #1: “First week sales of well over 400k show the huge demand for her music, and all things Britney. In fact,” Hold It Against Me” enjoyed the biggest first week track sales for a female artist EVER, eclipsing the previous record holder Taylor Swift.
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The new album will be the follow-up to 2008’s Circus. “As is always the way with a new Britney release," said the sales sheet, "look for a major TV event to launch the album, and of course the usual non=stop press coverage on all things Britney…make no mistake that fans are ready and waiting for more Britney! She never disappoints and NOBODY comes close”
Spears’s manager, Adam Leber, recently went on Twitter to reveal that the singer did a photoshoot in anticipation of the new album. He wrote: “did a photoshoot for her album package yesterday. Photos are nothing less than spectacular. We'll share some soon....”