Anitta confirms cancellation of partnership with Sam Smith and album delay

Anitta and Sam Smith

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After all the expectations from fans during the Carnival, Anita confirmed that his song in partnership with Sam Smith no will be released. The track would be part of the “Funk Generation”, planned for March this year. However, the singer explained that the change affected the project launch strategywhich needed to be rethought It is late.


Anitta and Sam Smith
The album was delayed due to the cancellation of the partnership. (Photo: Getty Images – Use authorized by POPline)

This Wednesday (28), the Cosmopolitan UK released an interview with Anita where the singer confirmed the release of “I Wanne Be”music alongside Sam Smith. Fans then celebrated the situation, as they were afraid of the track being canceled.

The singer then commented in a fan publication that the track will no longer be released due to the singer’s decision. Soon after, she explained the confusion. “This interview was given last month. He canceled the launchhe wrote.

Soon after, Anita said the album suffered from the cancellation of the song. According to her, her team needed to rethink the strategy for launching “Funk Generation” and, as a result, the plans ended up being delayed. Therefore, it is possible that the album will not be released in March.

“We had to reschedule the album release plan and as soon as I have the date, you will know. It won’t take longeverything else is ready”, he concluded.



In the interview with the English magazine, Anita explained that the album was made shortly after facing a serious illness at the end of 2022. “I thought I was going to die. That’s why, I wanted to make an album that I thought was coolwithout worrying about streaming or algorithms”said.

According to the Cosmopolitanthe album featured 60 demos which were reduced until reaching the official “Funk Generation” tracklist, with 13 tracks. “As an artist, you feel pressured to let go of what you instinctively feel in order to succeed. This is me at my most creative and authentiche commented.

Listen to the preview of a new song by Anitta!

The magazine also released a behind-the-scenes video of the photos with the singer. The recording is accompanied by an instrumental that could be on Anitta’s new album. Check out:

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