Jennifer Lopez to Collaborate With Taylor Swift on New Album Track

Celebrity News Sep. 8, 2013 AT 3:00PM
Taylor Swift and Jennifer Lopez Jennifer Lopez is set to collaborate with Taylor Swift for a track on her upcoming album set to debut early next year, a source tells Us Weekly Credit: Christopher Polk/Getty Images for TAS

One duet performance is just not enough! Jennifer Lopez and Taylor Swift are set to collaborate on a new song, a source tells Us Weekly. The two ladies will be joining forces for a new track that will appear on Lopez's next album — her eighth -- due out early next year.

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"Both of them are huge fans of each other and excited to work together!" the source tells Us.

Swift, 23, and Lopez, 44, finalized the plan after the "On the Floor" singer came out as Swift's last guest performer on her final Red Tour show at L.A.'s Staples Center. During the Aug. 25 performance, the two sang Lopez's 2002 hit "Jenny from the Block."

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"Sang Jenny From the Block with @JLo tonight at Staples Center. STILL FANGIRLING OUT ABOUT IT," the "I Knew You Were Trouble" singer tweeted after the show. Lopez replied: "@taylorswift13 had so much fun with you tonight!!! #RedTourLA #jennyfromtheblock #hairbrushsongs."

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Lopez will be keeping busy in the next few months, as she is set to return to American Idol for a third time following a one-season absence from the FOX smash; she'll join returning judge Keith Urban and newcomer Harry Connick, Jr. Swift is also focused on her own music, mentioning during the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards that her new music will be "really intense" coming up. "I think it's about to start to kick into full gear," she told MTV's Sway during the pre-show.

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