Britney Spears

Musician + Singer + Songwriter + Actress + Author
Born Dec 2, 1981

Britney Jean Spears is an American recording artist and entertainer. Born in McComb, Mississippi, and raised in Kentwood, Louisiana, Spears began performing as a child, landing acting roles in stage productions and television shows. She signed with Jive Records in 1997 and released her debut album ... Baby One More Time in 1999, which became the "Best-selling album by a teenage solo artist".… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Britney Spears.


1981 Birth Born on December 2, 1981.
1992 10 Years Old 1 More Event
Also its debut on the U.S. Billboard Pop Songs chart at number 25, marks Spears's 31st chart entry, pushing her past Mariah Carey (30) for the second-most entries to the chart's October 3, 1992, launch. … Read More


1997 - 1998 2 More Events
Her debut studio album, Baby One More Time, was released on January 12, 1999. … Read More
2000 18 Years Old 1 More Event
Oops! I Did It Again, her second studio album, was released in May 2000. … Read More
In February 2001, Spears signed a $7–8 million promotional deal with Pepsi, and released another book co-written with her mother, titled A Mother's Gift.


Her career success was highlighted by Forbes in 2002, as Spears was ranked the world's most powerful celebrity.
In 2003 Spears opened the 2003 MTV Video Music Awards with Christina Aguilera, performing "Like a Virgin". … Read More
In January 2004, Spears married childhood friend Jason Allen Alexander at The Little White Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada. … Read More
2005 - 2006 5 More Events
Spears's aunt Sandra Bridges Covington, with whom she had been very close, died of ovarian cancer in January 2007. … Read More
The album was honored with two Grammy nominations—Best Pop Vocal Album and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for "Overprotected"— and was listed in 2008 as one of Entertainment Weeklys "100 Best Albums from the Past 25 Years". … Read More
In January 2009, Spears and her father James obtained a restraining order against her former manager Sam Lutfi, ex-boyfriend Adnan Ghalib and attorney Jon Eardley — all of whom, court documents claim, had been conspiring to gain control of Spears's affairs. … Read More
The album's lead and only single, "3" became her third number one single in the U.S. In May 2010, Spears's representatives confirmed she was dating her agent Jason Trawick, and that they had decided to end their professional relationship to focus on their personal relationship.
In March 2011, Spears released her seventh studio album Femme Fatale. … Read More


Trawick became a co-conservator of Spears, alongside her father, in April 2012.
In January 2013, Spears and Trawick ended their engagement. … Read More
On January 8, 2014, Spears won Favorite Pop Artist at the 40th People's Choice Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. For the week of July 26, 2014, "Alien" debuted and peaked at number 8 on the US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles despite not being released as a single from Britney Jean.
In March 2015, it was confirmed by People magazine that Spears would release a new single, "Pretty Girls", with Iggy Azalea, on May 4, 2015. … Read More
…  In 2016, Spears released her ninth studio album, Glory. … Read More
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