Britney Spears was born on December 2, 1981, in Mississippi. She is one of the most famous singers of the end of 20th and beginning of the 21st centuries. Spears is mostly famous for such hits as “Baby One More Time”, “Oops.. I Did it Again”, “Toxic”, and “Hold It Against Me”. She holds numerous music awards, including a Grammy.
Britney’s career began when she was just 8 years old. She auditioned for the famous Disney show Mickey Mouse Club but wasn’t accepted due to her young age. However, one of the producers noticed Britney and contacted an agent in New York. Britney and her mother Lynne went to a professional dancing school. Meanwhile, Spears played a little girl dancer in a play “Ruthless!” Two years later, she was accepted to Mickey Mouse Club.
The first hit created by Britney was “Baby One More Time” (1998) The Single topped Billboard Hot 100 and went on to conquer European chart. The album with the same name became a bestseller. It received 13 platinum certificates just in the USA and sold over 30 million copies worldwide. Soon after the release of the album, Britney appeared on the cover of a popular music magazine Rolling Stones, which turned her into a hot celebrity. Later the same year she released “Sometimes”, which was also a hit. Britney went on a long national tour.
Her next two albums “Oops!.. I Did it Again (2002) and Britney (2001) became international hits. They topped various charts, received platinum certifications and sold 24 and 15 million copies respectively. At MTV Europe Music Awards, she was nominated for 4 awards and won them all. Britney went on to conquer the international charts with her hits. Each single she released from the beginning of her career reached impressive spots in the US and European charts. Each one of her albums received at least a gold status. Britney performed with such celebrities as Madonna and Shania Twain. She changed the image according to her age and went from a teenage girl to an adult woman without losing any popularity. Britney continues to record new hits.