Britney Jean Spears (born December 2, 1981) is an American pop music singer, songwriter, and dancer. Spears has sold over seventy-six million records worldwide according to Time magazine. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) ranks her as the eighth best-selling female artist in American music history, having sold thirty-one million albums in the U.S.
Spears is best known for her studio albums, music videos, and songs such as "...Baby One More Time", "Oops!...I Did It Again", "I'm a Slave 4 U" and "Toxic", for which she won a Grammy Award. In January 1999, Britney released her first studio album ...Baby One More Time, followed closely by the 2000 studio album Oops!... I Did It Again. Her third album Britney was released in November 2001, followed by a fourth album In The Zone in November 2003. The collection Greatest Hits: My Prerogative was released in November 2004. Her fifth studio album will be released worldwide on November 12, 2007 and on November 13, 2007 in the...
Created by dipity on Jan 23, 2008
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(LiveDaily.com) Old flames Britney Spears [ tickets ] and Justin Timberlake [ tickets ] made "surprise" appearances at Madonna [ tickets ]'s Dodger Stadium concert in Los Angeles last night (11/6).... continued
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(LiveDaily.com) Britney Spears [ tickets ], who was expected to remain hospitalized in UCLA Medical Center's psychiatric ward until at least next week, was released yesterday (2/6).... continued
(LiveDaily.com) Lynne Spears, mother of embattled pop icon Britney Spears [ tickets ], on Friday (2/1) obtained a restraining order against Britney's manager, Osama "Sam" Lutfi, whom Lynne Spears claims had taken control of her daughter's life by drugging the pop princess and cutting... continued
Allegedly he drugged Spears, took over her finances and controlled the paparazzi. The order was initiated by Britney's mother.
A Superior Court commissioner placed Britney Spears and her estate under temporary conservatorship a day after the pop star was taken to a psychiatric hospital.
(LiveDaily.com) For the second time this month, troubled pop star Britney Spears [ tickets ] has been removed from her home and transported to a medical facility, according to published reports.... continued
from her home by ambulance and escorted to a hospital by more than a dozen police officers as two helicopters followed overhead. Spears was taken to UCLA Medical Center to be placed on a "mental evaluation hold."
Emergency order suspending Spears' visitation rights and giving custody to would remain in effect.
(LiveDaily.com) Britney Spears--who was hospitalized late last week following a stand-off in her ongoing custody dispute with ex-husband Kevin Federline--was released from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles Saturday (1/5), according to published reports.
(LiveDaily.com) Pop-singer-turned-tabloid-queen Britney Spears reportedly was hospitalized last night after police responding to a report of a dispute at her home deemed her to be under the influence of an unknown substance.