Sony Music's Twitter account appears to be hacked, falsely reports that Britney Spears is dead

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Sony appears to have fallen victim to another hack.

The Twitter account for the company's music branch tweeted on Monday morning that pop star Britney Spears had died at age 35, but the message was "erroneously" shared, her rep told CNN.

"RIP @britneyspears #RIPBritney 1981-2016," Sony Music tweeted, adding, "britney spears is dead by accident! we will tell you more soon #RIPBritney."

Nobel Prize winner Bob Dylan retweeted one of the messages and also added his own tweet, "Rest in peace @britneyspears." It is unclear if Dylan was also hacked, but the tweet was deleted shortly after it was posted.

Spears' rep told CNN that the "Toxic" singer is "alive and well." A rep for Sony reportedly said "no comment" to the news network.

“It appears @SonyMusicGlobal erroneously tweeted her death,” CNN news editor AnneClaire Stapleton tweeted.

"There have been a few Internet clowns over the years who have made similar claims about her death, but never from the official Sony Music Twitter account," Spears' rep told CNN.

About an hour later, an automated message from OurMine security tweeted that unusual activity was detected on Sony Music's account.

Sony Music then tweeted, "we saw a new IP logged in to the account a few minutes ago and the tweet is posted by a new IP so @britneyspears is still alive #OurMine."

The account also published a screengrab of the IP login information to further the point that it was hacked before deleting all the recent messages posted on Monday.

Sony Pictures — the company's film studio — was famously hacked in November of 2014, when personal information about Sony employees and their families, as well as salaries of actors and actresses featured in its films, was made public.

A rep for Sony did not immediately respond for a Daily News request for comment. The Sony Music offices are closed until Jan. 3 for the holidays.

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