Britney Spears’ Single ‘Work Bitch’ is Latest ‘Victim’ of Early ‘Leak’ (Video)

The music industry should probably investigate or something

Ahh, another pop star’s single is all wrapped up … another “leak.” When will this string of tragic security breaches end?

The latest, Britney Spears‘ new single “Work Bitch,” ahem, “leaked” this weekend, way before it was supposed to, y’all.

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Hot on the high heels of “leaked” singles from Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Miley Cyrus, Daft Punk and just about any act that’s putting out hit singles these days, it’s almost as if the music industry has been infiltrated by an insidious hacker-mole who’s hell-bent on getting them attention ahead of their “official” releases.

The humanity. We’re assuming RCA Records’ security officers are getting a stern talking-to.

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“Work Bitch,” from Spears’ eighth studio album, was supposed to drop Monday. In the meantime, try to resist listening to this “bootlegged” version:

UPDATE: Britney pushed up the release of “Work Bitch” to Sunday. You can listen to the official track on VEVO now: