Before Christina Aguilera was tapped as Nelly’s leading lady on the 2004 hit ‘Tilt Ya Head Back,’ Britney Spears was offered the spot! And it’s our lucky day…because a previously unreleased snippet of this version has been leaked online. Take a listen here!
Any day we get to hear new Britney Spears music is a good day…even if the song in question is 12 years old. After originally being asked to sing on Nelly’s hit “Tilt Ya Head Back,” which eventually featured Christina Aguilera, Brit recorded a version of the song — and it’s epic. Listen here!
She may not hit the same runs and long, deep notes like Xtina, but Brit definitely holds her own in this newly-released snippet. The 34-year-old was actually supposed to be featured on the track, but her label decided it was too “urban,” so she had to turn down the opportunity, which is where Christina came in. Brit’s version is a bit more mellow, but amazing nonetheless.
As for actual new music from the singer, we’ve been waiting VERY patiently. She hasn’t released an album since 2013’s Britney Jean., which really only produced one successful single, “Work B**ch.” In 2015, she confirmed that she was hard at work on her ninth studio album, but has yet to offer up any more information. Can we get a release date at least?! Maybe even a first single? Come on, Brit!!!
Britney Spears Feat. Nelly – Tilt Ya Head Back (Unreleased Demo) pic.twitter.com/qdT6Td6s6K
— BritneySpearsRemixed (@BSpearsRemixed) March 22, 2016
Of course, Britney has been super busy in the years since she’s put out new music — she began her residency at The AXIS Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas in 2013, and renewed the contract to last through 2017 two years later. Plus, she’s busy raising her two sons and has a line of intimate apparel…definitely not too shabby!
What do you think of Britney’s version of “Tilt Ya Head Back,” HollywoodLifers? Do you think this version or Christina’s version better?