Los Angeles, Jan 1: Pop star Britney Spears has praised her former boyfriend Justin Timberlake along with Bruno Mars for being "different and fresh".
The 32-year-old says they are an inspiration to her, reports contactmusic.com.
"Bruno Mars is so different and fresh, and Justin Timberlake is, too. It's inspiring for me, and it makes people eager to listen to music, which helps everyone," Spears said.
Spears is also inspired by Beyonce Knowles and admires the way she released her self-titled new album.
"I look up to Beyonce, what she did with her album was genius, really brilliant," she said.