What Your Favorite Britney Spears Says About You

We’re entering a new stage of Britney. In December, the pop princess is embarking on a two-year Vegas residency, soon after the release of her eighth studio album and 13th fragrance, as well as the recent occasion of her 32nd birthday.

Britney Spears Wears Blond Wig for New Video

Balancing mommy duty and her music career – it’s all in day’s work for Britney Spears.

After spending Tuesday with her two sons Preston, 2, and Jayden James, 1, Spears switched into pop-star mode, arriving at L.A. restaurant and nightclub Social Hollywood to shoot the video for her tabloid-bashing single “Piece of Me” – the second single off her album Blackout. (It’s being directed by Wayne Isham, who helmed Spears’s “I’m Not a Girl, Not Yet a Woman” video.)

Billboard Shocker: Eagles Beat Britney Spears!

There will be no peaceful, easy feeling for Britney Spears.

Despite strong early sales and general critical approval (including PEOPLE’s own three-star review), the singer’s new album, Blackout, failed to claim the top slot on “The Billboard 200” in the music-industry trade publication.