Pop princess Britney Spears is reportedly planning to release a greatest hits album in time for Christmas (04).

According to gossip website POPDIRT.COM, the singer plans to release the disc, named HITS on 16 November (04) - just a year after her last album IN THE ZONE hit shops - and may quit record label JIVE soon after.

A source tells the site, "On November 16th, just in time for the holidays, Britney Spears will release her fifth album. The album is a collection of her singles and it is called, Hits.

"It will come in a two disc limited edition collection or a regular one disc CD. The album will span her first four albums and will include rare and unreleased material.

"The release of this album will end Britney's five album obligation to Jive. It is undecided at the moment whether a re-signing is in order."

25/06/2004 19:37