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Britney Spears Announces New Track "3," Plus Best-Of Set "The Singles Collection"

September 23, 2009 4:23 PM ET

Britney Spears announced today on her official Website that she'll release a new best-of set, The Singles Collection, on November 24th, just in time for Black Friday. The greatest hits compilation — the second in Spears' decade-long career — will feature the brand new first single "3." The track, produced by Swedish pop mastermind Max Martin, the brains behind "... Baby One More Time" and "If U Seek Amy," is scheduled to premiere on radio September 29th.

Look back at Britney's rise, fall and comeback, in photos.

The Singles Collection will be available in two editions, as Standard and Ultimate Fan Box Set versions. The Standard boasts 17 of Spears' biggest songs (plus "3") on one disc, while the Ultimate Fan edition crams all 29 of Spears' singles into a box set complete with an additional B side or remix, a DVD featuring all of Spears' music videos in chronological order and a special booklet of iconic Britney images and "fun facts" about the songs on the collection.

Check out photos from Spears' sexy Circus show.

Spears last released a best-of compilation in 2005 with Greatest Hits: My Prerogative, and followed that up with a 2006 remix collection called B in the Mix: The Remixes. While My Prerogative came at the midway point of Brit's now-decade-long career, Spears has only released two albums since then: 2007's Blackout and 2008's Circus.

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