Buzz Bites (1/4/13): Britney Spears Recruits will.i.am For Her Forthcoming Album

Britney Spears and will.i.am plan to team up again for her next album.

+ Britney Spears and will.i.am will team up again on her next album, according to B’s rep. The pair recently dropped “Scream & Shout,” and they collaborated on “Big Fat Bass” from Britney’s Femme Fatale. Hit-Boy also joined her in the studio. (MTV News)

+ Adam Levine will serve as “Saturday Night Live” host for the first time on Jan. 26, though he and Maroon 5 have performed on “SNL” several times previously. Kendrick Lamar will be the musical guest. (MTV News)

+ “Smash” stars Katharine McPhee and Megan Hilty are joined by new cast member Jennifer Hudson on this week’s cover of Entertainment Weekly. Season 2 of the show premieres Feb. 5. (Just Jared)

+ Jack White‘s performance for PBS’ “Austin City Limits” airs on Saturday. Get a sneak peek from the set with a full song preview of “Love Interruption.” (Pitchfork)

Frank Ocean reportedly ended 2012 with some tickets, and not the concert kind. Apparently an officer found a small amount of marijuana when Ocean was pulled over for speeding on New Year’s Eve. He was cited for the misdemeanor, which has a $100 maximum fine in California. (MTV News)

+ A new year, a new beef: This time it’s between Angel Haze and Azealia Banks, who traded barbs via Twitter yesterday. The feud led to Haze creating a NSFW diss track called “On The Edge,” which features a repeated line from The Notorious B.I.G.‘s “Running Your Mouth.” #Ouch (RapFix)

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