Will.i.am, Britney Spears Duet 'Scream & Shout,' to Premiere 11/19
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by BWW News Desk
Will.i.am and Britney Spears' latest single, "Scream & Shout," is set to premiere on US radio stations on 3 PM EST, this Monday, Nov. 19. The music video will debut on THE X FACTOR on Thanksgiving night. It's set to be released sometime next week through digital retailers.
"Scream & Shout," is from will.i.am's upcoming album, "willpower," which is due out sometime in early 2013. It was originally set for release in September.
will.i.am, a multi-faceted entertainer and creative innovator, is a seven-time Grammy Award winner and the front man and founder of The Black Eyed Peas who have sold 31 million albums and 58 million singles worldwide. will.i.am also works with some of the industry's biggest names including Michael Jackson, Rihanna, Usher, Nicki Minaj, Britney Spears, David Guetta, and film composer Hans Zimmer. In addition to his multiple Grammy Awards and an Emmy Award, will.i.am is the recipient of two NAACP Image Awards, the BMI President's Award and a 2008 Webby Award.
Spears' accomplishments are enormous. Her 1999 Jive Records debut, ... Baby One More Time, has sold over 27 million albums worldwide and featured five hit singles, including the title track, which is one of the best-selling singles of all time, making ... Baby the best-selling album by a teenage solo artist and the best selling debut of any female artist in history. She has rightfully earned her title of Princess of Pop.
Born in McComb, Mississippi and raised in Kentwood, Louisiana, Spears went onto more success with her second album, Oops!... I Did It Again in 2000, which cemented her place as the best selling teenage artist of all time. With a total of seven albums, including 2011's Femme Fatale, which yielded three No. 1 singles, Spears has sold over 100 million albums worldwide, earned five No. 1 album debuts, 2.9 million in U.S. single sales, and 24 Top 40 hits. Her awards' shelf is quite heavy as well with one Grammy Award, nine Billboard Music Awards (including Billboard's Best-Selling Female Artist of the Decade for 1998-2008), six MTV Video Music Awards (including a well-deserved 2011 MTV Video Vanguard Award), and countless others. She even received a star on the Walk of Fame at age 21.
Spears is a record-breaking music icon who never fails to keep the world The Edge of their seats and come Sept. 12, she'll enter yet new territory as she sits alongside Simon Cowell, L.A. Reid, and Demi Lovato at the judges' table for Season 2 of THE X FACTOR.