Britney Spears

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Britney Jean Spears is a well-known American pop star who will go down in history as one of the greatest western pop performers. She grew up in Kentwood, Louisiana, and has always had a passion for the performing arts. She was just eight years old when she was first taken to an audition for ‘The Mickey Mouse Club,’ and it was only on her second try that she was cast in the show. Spears’ talent was recognized by many agents and labels after that. Spears’ debut album, ‘…Baby One More Time,’ was released in 1999 and was an instant hit around the world, making her the most famous and successful young solo artist in the world. She went on to release six more successful studio albums after that, with the eighth set to be released before the end of 2013. Spears has appeared in various television shows, including ‘Will & Grace,’ ‘How I Met Your Mother,’ ‘Glee,’ and others, as well as a Hollywood film called ‘Crossroads.’ Spears has always been in the spotlight due to her highly publicized and acrimonious love engagements. Her ex-husband Kevin Federline, who was a back dancer when she met him, had two children with her.

Childhood and Adolescence

Britney Spears was born in McComb, Mississippi on December 2, 1981 parents Lynne Irene and James Parnell Spears. She grew up in the Louisiana town of Kentwood. She has always been interested in the performing arts.
Her mother took her to Atlanta for an audition for Disney’s ‘The Mickey Mouse Club’ when she was only eight years old in the 1990s. Spears was initially turned down because she was too young, but she was introduced to a talent agent, Nancy Carson, during the process.

Nancy Carson was instrumental in getting her accepted into the Professional Performing Arts School. Spears and her mother went to New York, where she performed in the musical ‘Ruthless!,’ participated in ‘Star Search,’ and appeared in a number of television commercials.

She auditioned for ‘The Mickey Mouse Club’ again in 1992, and was chosen among other kid performers such as Justin Timberlake, Ryan Gosling, Christina Aguilera, and others. After two seasons, the show was canceled, and Spears returned to Kentwood.

Career of Britney Spears

Spears was hired by the senior vice president of A&R in 1997 to collaborate with producer Eric Foster, who transformed her voice into a more pop style, and her first album was recorded in Stockholm, Sweden at Cheiron Studios.

Her debut album, ‘…Baby One More Time,’ was published in 1999 and immediately went to number one on the Billboard 200 chart. Its title track debuted at number one on the Billboard Hot 100, and the album went on to become the best-selling album by a youngster.

Spears appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone in a sexual representation in 1999, as her international fame grew. Many people and organizations were outraged, but Spears insisted that there was nothing wrong with it.
‘Oops!… I Did It Again,’ Spears’ second studio album, was released in 2000. It set a new record for the most sales for a solo artist’s debut album. Its title tune did extraordinarily well in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and other countries, and she toured in support of the album the same year.

In 2001, she struck a $8 million agreement with Pepsi and co-wrote the book ‘A Mother’s Gift’ with her mother. ‘Britney,’ her third album, was released and debuted at number one on the Billboard 200.

Spears acted in the Hollywood film ‘Crossroads’ in 2002, which did not fare well at the box office but received positive reviews from several critics. The film was shot on a shoestring budget of $11 million and grossed $57 million.

‘In the Zone,’ her fourth studio album, was released in 2003. She co-wrote and co-produced the majority of the album’s songs. The album has sold over 10 million copies worldwide. It included the Grammy-winning song “Toxic.”
In 2004, Spears came up with an album called ‘Greatest Hits: My Prerogative’. It featured a collection of her greatest singles from throughout her career, as well as a successful cover of Bobby Brown’s ‘My Prerogative.’

‘B in the Mix: The Remixes,’ Spears’ debut remix album, was published in 2005. The album went on to sell a million copies around the world. In the same year, she starred in the episode ‘Buy, Buy Baby’ on the show ‘Will & Grace.’

In 2007, she released ‘Blackout,’ which went on to sell 3 million copies worldwide and earned her the MTV Europe Music Awards’ Album of the Year title. In the same year, she sang ‘Gimme More’ at the MTV Video Music Awards.
‘Circus,’ her sixth studio album, was released in 2008 and went to number one in the Czech Republic and Canada. In the ‘Guinness Book of World Records,’ she became the youngest female musician to have five albums debut at number one.

‘Femme Fatale,’ her seventh studio album, debuted at number one in the United States, Australia, Canada, and other countries in 2011. In the same year, she went on tour in support of ‘Femme Fatale,’ which garnered great reviews from reviewers.

Britney Jean, her eighth studio album, was released on December 3rd, 2013. In September 2013, she re-launched her website and released one of the tunes off her upcoming album, ‘Work Bitch.’ ‘OOH La La’ is a song she wrote for ‘The Smurfs 2’.

Personal History and Legacy

From 1999 to 2002, Spears was linked to Justin Timberlake, a former member of ‘The Mickey Mouse Club.’ Both stars revealed their romance to the media in 2000, and they broke up in 2002, with accusations circulating that Spears had cheated on him.

She married her friend Jason Allen Alexander in 2004, but the marriage was annulled 55 hours later, claiming she didn’t know what she was doing.

After only three months with Kevin Federline, an American back dancer, she became engaged in 2004. After a while, they married and had their first child, Sean Preston Federline, the following year.

Jayden James Federline, Spears’ second child with Federline, was born in 2006. She filed for divorce from Fedeline in the same year, and they agreed to share joint custody of their two children. Spears checked into a drug rehabilitation program in Antigua in 2007, but just for a day, and the next night she shaved her head at a Los Angeles salon, which caused a lot of anxiety among fans because she was thought to be psychologically unstable at the time.

Due to her declining mental health and social status, she lost custody of her children to Federline in 2007. In the same year, she began dating photographer Adnan Ghalib.

Spears began dating her agent, Jason Trawick, in 2009, while he was still her agency. Trawick discontinued their work partnership a year after they publicly recognized their relationship to focus on their personal one. After four years together, they called it quits. Spears was a major Kabbalah devotee in the past.

Britney Spears’s Net Worth

American pop singer, actress, and performer Britney Spears has a $60 million dollar fortune. With her 1999 smash “Baby One More Time” and the follow-up single “Oops! I Did It Again,” Britney Spears established herself as a prominent force in both mainstream pop music and pop culture. She is widely responsible for bringing back teen pop in the late 1990s. Over 100 million records have been sold globally by Britney Spears to date. Spears is ranked as the ninth best-selling female artist in the US by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

Trivia

She was promised a role in the film “Chicago,” but it was later given to Lucy Liu.
Curious is her perfume, which she created in collaboration with Elizabeth Arden and was named the best perfume of the year when it was released.

Madonna is her idol. She kissed Madonna on the lips during Madonna’s ‘Like A Virgin’ performance at the MTV Video Music Awards.
Victoria’s Secret has dubbed her the ‘Sexiest Songstress.’