“Criminal” is the fourth single from the seventh studio album, Femme Fatale, by American recording artist Britney Spears. The song was written by Max Martin, Shellback and Tiffany Amber. Produced Max Martin and Shellback. It was released as the fourth single from the album by RCA records on October 4, 2011. “Criminal” debuted on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 at number ninety-two on the week issue dated October 29, 2011.