Buzz Bites (1/7/11): Britney Spears’ New Single, ‘Hold It Against Me,’ To Drop Next Tuesday

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+ Britney Spears will release her new single, “Hold It Against Me,” next Tuesday. Britney tweeted the news in reaction to the leaking of an early demo of the song, stating, “Heard an early demo of my new single leaked. If u think that’s good, wait til you hear the real one Tuesday.” (@BritneySpears)

+ Amy Winehouse will perform some new material (finally!) this weekend in Brazil, of all places. (Vulture)

+ Meet the new judges, not quite the same as the old judges. Randy Jackson, Ryan Seacrest, Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez–the new and old faces of “American Idol“–cover this week’s Entertainment Weekly. (Idolator)

+ Have a gander at the cover art for “H.A.M.,” the first single from Kanye West and Jay-Z‘s Watch The Throne. (That Grape Juice)

+ After yesterday’s bad news, T.I. got some good news, legally speaking. The drug charges against his wife, Tameka “Tiny” Cottle, have been dropped. (TheFABlife)