(David Ryder/Getty Images)

(David Ryder/Getty Images)

Anyone paying attention to financial news or just garden variety pop culture phenomena has likely heard about the rise of a new digital currency known as bitcoin. Generated (or “mined”) through a complex mathematical equation, some people are pointing towards bitcoins being the future of money and financial transactions around the world.

Now bitcoin has hit the music world, with former Spice Girl and one-time judge on TV show The X Factor Mel B announcing that she’s the first artist to officially accept bitcoins as payment for her new single, “For Once in My Life.”

(Erika Goldring/Getty Images)

(Mel B. Credit: Erika Goldring/Getty Images)

“I love how new technology makes our lives easier, and to me that’s exciting,” Mel B said in a press release announcing her new partnership with Cloudhashing.com to accept the fledgling e-currency. “Bitcoin unites my fans around the world using one currency. They can just pay using bitcoins!”

“Cloudhashing.com is excited to partner with international recording artist Mel B in her forward-thinking decision to accept bitcoins,” added the company’s CEO, Emmanuel Abiodun. “This will help bring Bitcoin to the attention of millions of her fans around the world.”

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