Here is part of the BBC report: Troubled pop star Britney Spears has revealed that her first studio album in four years will be called Blackout. The title "refers to blocking out negativity and embracing life fully," said the star's record label Jive.
The singer, 25, is due to release her album on 12 November in the UK and the following day in the US. Jive Records says Spears will not be making the usual round of promotional appearances ahead of the release. - more on this story
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