For his latest number “Scream & Shout”, recruits (former) pop princess Britney Spears to create a tune that has a slick beat and killer “Gimme More” sample but not much else going on musically. Ah, such is the state of the music industry—but we give Britney props for looking good and brownie points for making the video a benign visual treat.

By Pavithra Mohan