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Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Release Date For Piece Of Me In Australia!

This week, Britney Spears set a new record with her critically-acclaimed album, ‘Blackout’ entering at #1 on the European Albums Chart and #1 On the U.S Digital Albums chart, making her the highest selling digital female artist in a first week of sales!

Watch out for her second big single ‘Piece Of Me’ coming to radio November 26!

Britney Spears’ ‘Blackout’ is smashing charts across the globe with a big debut at #2 this week on the U.S. albums chart, making Spears “the only woman whose first five studio albums have debuted in the top two slots on the chart,” according to Billboard magazine.

Britney Spears also sold more digital albums than any female artist ever in a first week of release and ‘Blackout’ has remained in the #1 position on the iTunes Store Digital Albums chart every day since its release.

Additionally, the album has been well received internationally: ‘Blackout’ debuts at #1 on European Top 100 Albums chart, as well as Canada and Ireland; #2 in the UK, France and Japan. The album also entered the Top 10 in Switzerland, Korea, Greece, Austria, Italy, Denmark, New Zealand, Belgium and Germany.

In Australia, the album debuted at #3 on the ARIA chart, her highest debut since 2000’s ‘Oops!…I Did It Again’.

Listen out for her second single ‘Piece Of Me’ produced by the Swedish duo Bloodshy & Avant, (the hit-makers behind Spears’ previous Grammy-winning smash hit, ‘Toxic’) when it hits Australian airwaves on November 26.

Source: BMG