Quick Hits: Britney Spears, Lady Gaga, Arcade Fire, Eminem, Paul McCartney
October 15, 2013


Britney Spears
In an interview on London's Capital FM Radio, Britney Spears finally revealed that her upcoming album will be called Britney Jean. "It's a personal album, and all my family, they always call me Britney Jean," Spears said during the interview. "It's like a term of endearment, and I just wanted to share that with my fans." The singer declined to divulge any guests that she may have collaborated with on the record, though fans already know that will.i.am is executive producer of the record. Britney Jean will be released on December 3, just a few weeks before Spears starts her two-year residency at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas.

On Monday evening, Lady Gaga tweeted a link to a 12-second snippet of her new song, "G.U.Y." The snippet of the ARTPOP track, which is an acronym for "Girl Under You," can be heard on YouTube. Gaga also promised to reveal a new song snippet next week. ARTPOP is due on November 11.

Arcade Fire has booked a handful of one-off shows for this month, including Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit Concert. First, Arcade Fire has confirmed an October 24 show at the Little Haiti Cultural Center in Miami. Their Bridge School set will take place on October 26 at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, CA, and the charity event also will feature performances from Queens of the Stone Age, CSNY, Jack Johnson, fun. and Tom Waits, among others. Finally, on October 29 -- the day the band's album Reflektor will be released -- Arcade Fire will perform at a still-undisclosed outdoor location in Los Angeles, as part of MTV Iggy and Intel's "The Music Experiment 2.0" concert series. Fans can visit www.musicexperiment.com for the chance to win tickets.

Eminem has dropped the third track from his upcoming Marshall Mathers LP 2. The song, titled "Rap God," features rapid-fire rhymes from the MC. Just the other day, Eminem revealed the full tracklist for the album, and it features cameo appearances from Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar, Skylar Grey and fun.'s Nate Ruess. MMLP2 is due on November 5.

Last week, Paul McCartney delighted young fans with a live performance at the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in Astoria, Queens, to celebrate the release of his latest album, New. McCartney played a 90-minute set for students and teachers, while answering several students' questions as well. The entire set was streamed via Yahoo on Monday night, but in case you missed it, a handful of clips from the show are available for streaming at Yahoo! Music.




 
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