Britney Spears’ cover of Bobby Brown’s 1988 No. 1 Billboard Hot 100 hit “My Prerogative” will serve as the first single and title of her upcoming “Greatest Hits” album. The full track list has yet to be unveiled for the set, due Oct. 16 via Jive. “My Prerogative” is expected to hit U.S. radio outlets in mid-September, with a video in the works.

The album will include a limited-edition disc of remixes, according to Spears’ official Web site. In addition, a DVD collection of the artist’s music videos will be released the same day.

Spears has kept a relatively low musical profile since scrapping her summer tour due to a knee injury. But her personal life has remained tabloid fodder, especially her recent engagement to dancer Kevin Federline.

The artist has two tracks from her latest album, “In the Zone,” on the Hot 100 at present: “Everytime,” which falls 35-43 this week, and “Outrageous,” which is No. 81 in its second week on the tally.

Album track “Toxic” is up for four trophies at the MTV Video Music Awards, including video of the year and best pop video.

— Jonathan Cohen, N.Y.

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