Lopez’s deal marks the first under the label's new exclusive multiyear worldwide agreement with
The new partnership shouldn't come as a surprise. RedOne, the Moroccan-born producer/songwriter who has crafted smashes for
Her massive comeback single, 2011's "On the Floor" was the first of a handful of collaborations between her and RedOne, who executive-produced her last album, "Love?" "On the Floor" went No. 1 in more than 30 countries, sold nearly 4 million copies, and its video is one of the most watched of all time. The success of "On the Floor" and her stint as a judge on "American Idol" helped the disc bow in the top five on Billboard's 200 charts -- something Lopez hadn't accomplished since 2005's "Rebirth."
Ahead of the album, which RedOne will again executive-produce, Lopez premiered her new single, "Live It Up" early Wednesday.
Produced by RedOne, Lopez once again teams with
Lopez will perform the new single live on the “American Idol” finale (there have been rumors that producers want her to replace
Before her new deal, Lopez issued music through Island Def Jam. RedOne’s 2101 Records will be distributed by Universal Music Group’s Capitol Records and its operations based at the Capitol Records Tower in Hollywood.
Listen to "Live It Up" below: