In the video to “Joanne,” the career-defining album from Lady Gaga that won her a Best Pop Solo Performance Grammy this year, the singer embraces the spirit of her mother, the folk singer who passed away of cancer last year. But Lady Gaga wants to connect even more deeply with Britney Spears. In a backstage interview at the American Music Awards Saturday night, the pop star told Ryan Seacrest that she wants to record another song with the pop princess (and there was a lot of hugging and staring at each other).
“I gotta get Britney,” she said. “I’m feeling like I don’t wanna do it live because that would be like a baptism; I don’t want to jinx anything, but I would love to record with her.”
To Seacrest, Lady Gaga added: “We could probably do one of my songs in the same song that we do with Britney, make it ‘whatever’.”
Spears has not yet commented on Lady Gaga’s remarks.
Lady Gaga introduced Spears on the AMA stage, where the two sang the recent collaboration of “Make Me,” which features the pop star’s anthemic vocals and “We Can Work It Out”-esque guitar riffs. Spears, meanwhile, joined forces with Zedd for the ubiquitous song “Closer.”
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