“Glory” is Britney Spears’ ninth studio album. It was released on August 26, 2016, through RCA Records. After renewing her contract with RCA, Britney began work on the album in 2014. Lacking a deadline for completion, she continued work into 2015 and 2016, which—according to Britney—provided her the opportunity to create one of her favorite albums in her catalogue.
“Glory” received generally positive reviews from music critics, who praised Britney’s vocal performance on the album and called it her most involved and engaged record in over a decade. The album was also included on year-end lists of best albums by several publications. The album debuted at number three on the US Billboard 200 and topped the charts in Czech Republic, Taiwan, Ireland, Italy and also peaked within the top ten of charts in another 20 countries.
“Make Me…” was released as the lead single for the record on July 15, 2016. The single debuted and peaked at number 17 on the US Billboard Hot 100. “Slumber Party” was released as the second and final single. Glory was further promoted with three promotional singles—”Private Show,” “Clumsy,” and “Do You Wanna Come Over?”—which premiered in the weeks before its launch. Britney promoted the album with television appearances and televised performances, including the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards.