Britney Spears working on new music with Rodney Jerkins?
The singer is seen in the latest X Factor USA promo sat at a mixing desk with the US songwriter, who goes under the alias Darkchild.
Spears has previously worked with the producer on singles 'Overprotected' and 'I Love Rock 'n' Roll'.
Darkchild's more recent production credits include Lady GaGa and Beyoncé's 'Telephone' and Justin Bieber's 'As Long As You Love Me'.
Spears's next collection - which will be her eighth in total - will serve as the follow-up to 2011's Femme Fatale.
Meanwhile, Spears will invite her X Factor USA category to her home in next week's episode, which is the final stage of the competition before the live shows.