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Britney Spears

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Britney Jean Spears (born December 2, 1981) 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. During her first decade within the music industry, she became a prominent figure in mainstream popular music and popular culture, followed by a much-publicized personal life. Her first two albums established her as a pop icon and broke sales records, while title tracks "...Baby One More Time" and "Oops!... I Did It Again" became international number-one hits. Spears was credited with influencing the revival of teen pop during the late 1990s. In 2001, she released her third studio album Britney and expanded her brand, playing the starring role in the film Crossroads. She assumed creative control of her fourth studio album, In the Zone released in 2003, which yielded chart-topping singles "Me Against the Music", "Toxic" and "Everytime". After the release of two compilation albums, Spears experienced personal struggles and her career went under hiatus. Her fifth studio album, Blackout, was released in 2007 and despite receiving little promotion, it spawned hits "Gimme More" and "Piece of Me". In 2008, her erratic behaviour and hospitalizations caused her to be placed in a conservatorship. The same year, her sixth studio album Circus was released, with the global chart-topping lead single "Womanizer". After embarking on The Circus Starring Britney Spears, she released greatest hits The Singles Collection, which featured U.S. and Canadian number-one single "3". In 2011, Spears returned with her seventh studio album, titled Femme Fatale, which was released on March 29, 2011, including the lead single "Hold It Against Me" which has become Spears' fourth U.S. number-one single. The album debuted at #1 on Billboard 200. This made Spears the only female artist ever to have six number one debut albums, and have seven albums debut in the top two spots. Spears has sold over 100 million records worldwide, making her one of the best-selling music artists in the history of contemporary music. According to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), she is the eighth top-selling female artist in the United States, with 33 million certified albums. Spears is also recognized as the best-selling female artist of the first decade of the 21st century, as well as the fifth overall. She was ranked the 8th Artist of the 2000s by Billboard. In June 2010, Spears was ranked sixth on Forbes list of the 100 Most Powerful and Influential celebrities in the world; she is also the third most mentioned musician on the internet, according to Forbes. Description above from the Wikipedia article Britney Spears, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Dec 2, 1981 In McComb, Mississippi, United States
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Top of the Pops 1964-01-01
Latest Project:
Movie The Big Short 2015-12-11
Known For
Poster of The Ellen DeGeneres Show
Poster of Teen Choice Awards
Poster of Kenan & Kel
Poster of The Simpsons
Movie The Big Short Herself (archive footage) 2015-12-11
Movie Britney Spears Workin' It 2014-05-29
Series Jane the Virgin Britney Spears 2014-10-13
Movie I Am Britney Jean Herself (as Britney Jean) 2013-12-22
Movie Britney: Piece of Me Herself 2013-12-27
Movie Me @ the Zoo Herself (archive footage) 2012-06-25
Movie Britney Spears: The Femme Fatale Tour Herself 2011-09-15
Series Glee Unknown 2009-05-19
Movie The Circus Starring: Britney Spears Herself 2009-12-01
Movie Britney: For the Record Herself 2008-11-30
Series Britney and Kevin: Chaotic 2005-05-17
Series How I Met Your Mother Unknown 2005-09-19
Series The Tyra Banks Show Unknown 2005-09-12
Movie Britney Spears: Live from Miami Herself 2004-03-28
Series On Air with Ryan Seacrest Unknown 2004-01-01
Movie Britney Spears: Live from Miami 2004-03-28
Movie Britney Spears: In the Zone Herself 2004-04-06
Movie Fahrenheit 9/11 Herself (archive footage) 2004-06-25
Movie Britney Spears: Greatest Hits: My Prerogative Singer 2004-11-09
Series The X Factor Unknown 2004-09-04
Series Celebrities Uncensored Unknown 2003-06-04
Movie Pauly Shore Is Dead Herself 2003-03-11
Series Punk'd Herself 2003-03-17
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Series Top of the Pops Saturday Unknown 2003-09-20
Movie Crossroads Lucy Wagner 2002-02-15
Series The Osbournes Unknown 2002-03-05
Series V Graham Norton Unknown 2002-05-06
Movie Austin Powers in Goldmember Herself 2002-07-26
Movie Britney Spears: Live and More! Herself 2001-04-18
Movie Longshot Flight Attendant 2001-10-25
Movie Britney Spears: Live from Las Vegas Herself 2001-12-31
Movie Britney: The Videos Herself 2001-11-20
Series Diary Unknown 2000-02-16
Movie Robbie the Reindeer: Hooves of Fire Donner (voice) 2000-09-01
Movie Time Out With Britney Spears Herself 1999-01-01
Series Teen Choice Awards Herself 1999-08-12
Series Will & Grace Unknown 1998-09-21
Series TRL Unknown 1998-09-14
Series Kenan & Kel Unknown 1996-07-15
Series Top of The Pops 2 Unknown 1994-09-17
Series MMC 1989-04-24
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Series Al TV Unknown 1984-04-01
Series MTV Video Music Awards Unknown 1984-09-14
Series Wanna bet, that..? Unknown 1981-02-14
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series Top of the Pops Unknown 1964-01-01