Hear Britney Spears' New Single, "Hold It Against Me"

Entertainment Jan. 10, 2011 AT 4:40PM

The wait is over!

More than two years after Britney Spears released her Circus album, the 29-year-old pop star has returned with the heavily-anticipated song "Hold It Against Me."

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The Max Martin and Dr. Luke-produced track is the official first single from Spears' forthcoming album, scheduled for a March release. With fans and radio stations both eagerly awaiting its release, Spears decided to release "Hold It Against Me" ahead of schedule on Monday.

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"Don't hold it against me for coming out early. I couldn't wait any longer," she tweeted Monday. "Hope you don't mind."

"Hold It Against Me" is available for purchase on iTunes at midnight on Tuesday, January 11.

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