USA Today’s Elysa Gardner spoke with readers in an online chat on Tuesday and was asked how important will Britney Spears’ new album be for her future in entertainment. “On a scale of one to ten? Fourteen,” she responded. “Well, that’s an exaggeration, but only a slight one. People have been writing career obituaries for Britney, and the whole bubble-gum pop wave she helped lead, since the release of her last album. If she’s going to stay relevant, she has to do well. It’s a shame, because she’s only 21, but I suppose that’s what happens when you get into show business at such a young age… But that’s a subject for another tirade.” Read more.