This Ciara hit was nearly given to Britney Spears

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  • Ciara has revealed that her hit song, Goodies, was nearly given to Britney Spears.
  • The singer made the revelation on her new show on Apple Music Hits.
  • CiCi claims there were talks behind-the-scenes of giving the track away when she moved from Arista Records to Jive Records.


Remember Ciara's hit track, Goodies? Well, according to the star, it was nearly given to Britney Spears.

According to NME, Ciara shared the news on her new Apple Music Hits show, Level Up Radio, revealing that in a different life the song which catapulted her career could have been a Britney track.

Ciara claimed that after switching labels from Arista Records to Jive Records, the song was nearly taken from her.

"When we went to Jive, I had this song Goodies. I had to re-audition again, to be picked up and to be made a priority on the label. I did that, had a showcase, rocked it. Okay, boom, check," the publication quoted the singer.

CiCi says she had no idea that "behind the scenes, there was a conversation about this song being potentially taken from me and given to an artist like Britney Spears, who was on the same roster as me".

Well, we're glad Ciara was able to keep the chart-topping hit. Although, now that we know, it would be interesting to hear Britney cover the song.


Compiled by Nikita Coetzee

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