Britney Spears confirmed to make her musical comeback with Elton John collaboration Hold Me Closer

Paris Hilton says its iconic, and you can pre-save the single now!

Britney Spears' long-awaited musical comeback has finally been confirmed, as the release of Elton John collaboration Hold Me Closer is now available to pre-save. 

Whisperings of Britney's 'comeback' with Elton come after the Number 1 success of Elton and Dua Lipa's collaboration Cold Heart last year, which saw the pair mash up Elton's Rocket Man, Sacrifice, Kiss the Bride and Where's the Shoorah?; with Australian trio Pnau on production.

Late last night (August 8) Elton confirmed on social media that Hold Me Closer will be released very soon - and fans can even pre-save the single now, with the single expected to drop in full August 19. 

MORE: See Britney Spears' full Official Charts history

And if you want to know what the single (which, according to rumours, will sample and mash-up several of Elton's past hits, including Tiny Dancer, which the title takes its name from) then look no further than Britney's friend Paris Hilton!

When asked about the collaboration, Paris told Paul Voor Je Neus: "It's going to be iconic. I just heard it a couple of days ago in Ibiza and it's insane."

We're also taking the pronunciation of 'Ibiza' as confirmation Paris is a Vengaboys stan.

Watch Paris Hilton on Britney Spears and Elton John's 'insane' Tiny Dancer duet below:

MORE: See Elton John's full Official Charts history

Britney Spears' most recent album was 2016's Glory, which peaked at Number 2 on the Official Albums Chart and provided the star her first Top 5 LP since 2008's Circus.

Glory's lead single Make Me, featuring rapper G-Eazy, was Britney's last track to reach the Top 75; peaking at Number 42.

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Angry UK Chart Fan


Just realised the song title. I bet it's a cover/reference of Tiny Dancer.




Of course he made a record with Britney after she made world headlines for being free from her conservatorship. Elton is such an embarrassment for using younger acts to score a #1 hit. Is there anyone left he hasn't piggybacked on?


Jack fitsy


WOW talk about being the biggest hypocrite on the planet! Wasnt it fat old Elton who dragged a then 43 year old Madonna back in 2003 for working with younger artists???? Now look! An 80 year old Elton working with a 20 year old Dua Lipa, Ed Sheeran and 40 something Britney! He's such a vile bitter man. Totally jealous of Madonna's far superior career


thierry henon


Welcome back Britney! We miss you so much and hope you get back releasing a brand new album soon!!




JT made britney famous