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Britney Spears

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Britney Jean Spears (born December 2, 1981) is an American singer and dancer. Often referred to as the "Princess of Pop", she is credited with influencing the revival of teen pop during the late 1990s and early 2000s. Regarded as a pop icon, Spears has sold nearly 150 million records worldwide, including over 70 million in the United States alone, making her one of the world's best-selling music artists.After appearing in stage productions and television series, Spears signed with Jive Records in 1997 at age fifteen. Her first two studio albums, ...Baby One More Time (1999) and Oops!... I Did It Again (2000), are among the best-selling albums of all time and made Spears the best-selling teenage artist of all time. With first-week sales of over 1.3 million copies, Oops!... I Did It Again held the record for the fastest-selling album by a female artist in the United States for fifteen years. Spears adopted a more mature and provocative style for her albums Britney (2001) and In the Zone (2003), and starred in the 2002 film Crossroads. Spears was executive producer of her fifth studio album Blackout (2007), often referred to as her best work. Following a series of highly publicized personal problems, promotion for the album was limited, and Spears was involuntarily placed in a conservatorship. Since then, she released the chart-topping albums, Circus (2008) and Femme Fatale (2011), the latter of which became her most successful era of singles in the US charts. She embarked on a four-year concert residency, Britney: Piece of Me, at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas to promote her next two albums Britney Jean (2013) and Glory (2016). In 2019, Spears's legal battle over her conservatorship became more publicized and led to the establishment of the #FreeBritney movement. In 2021, the conservatorship was terminated following her public testimony in which she accused her management team and family of abuse.Spears has achieved six number-one albums on the Billboard 200 and four number-one singles on the US Billboard Hot 100: "...Baby One More Time", "Womanizer", "3", and "Hold It Against Me". As a featured artist, the "S&M" remix also topped the Billboard chart. Her singles "Oops!... I Did It Again", "Toxic", and "Scream & Shout" topped the charts in most countries. With "3" in 2009 and "Hold It Against Me" in 2011, Spears became the second artist after Mariah Carey in the Hot 100's history to debut at number one with two or more songs. Her heavily choreographed videos earned her the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award. She has earned numerous other awards and accolades, including a Grammy Award, 15 Guinness World Records, six MTV Video Music Awards, seven Billboard Music Awards (including the Millennium Award), the inaugural Radio Disney Icon Award and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Spears was ranked by Billboard as the eighth-biggest artist of the 2000s. In the United States, she is the fourth best-selling female album artist of the Nielsen SoundScan era as well as the best-selling female album artist of the 2000s. "...Baby One More Time" was named the greatest debut single of all time by Rolling Stone in 2020. In 2004, Spears launched a perfume brand with Elizabeth Arden, Inc.; sales exceeded $1.5 billion as of 2012. Forbes has reported Spears as the highest-paid female musician of 2002 and 2012. By 2012, she had topped Yahoo!'s list of most searched celebrities seven times in twelve years. Time named Spears one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2021, while also winning the reader poll by receiving the highest number of votes.

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August 12, 2022

Britney Spears’ Ex Jason Alexander Cops Plea in Felony Stalking, Wedding Trespass Case

Jason Alexander crept onto Spears' property the day of her wedding to Sam Asghari and tried to enter her bedroom, a security guard previously testified

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August 11, 2022

Britney Spears’ Lawyer Blasts Kevin Federline for Posting Videos, Warns of ‘Legal Issues’

Mathew Rosengart warned that Federline's recent Instagram posts could potentially violate cyber-harassment and cyber-bullying laws.

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August 10, 2022

Britney Spears Says Not Seeing Her Kids ‘Breaks My Heart,’ Slams Ex Kevin Federline

"I always TRIED and TRIED, and maybe that's why they stopped coming here !!! I wanted them to love me so much that I might have overdone it," she wrote of her teenage sons.

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August 9, 2022

Britney Spears Is Taking Hold of Her Music Career With Elton John ‘Hold Me Closer’ Duet

On the new Billboard Pop Shop Podcast, we're talking about why this pop pairing makes so much sense right now.

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August 9, 2022

Elton John & Britney Spears’ ‘Hold Me Closer’ Is Produced by Andrew Watt: Exclusive

Watt previously worked with John on six songs from the singer's 2021 collaboration album 'The Lockdown Sessions.'

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August 8, 2022

Britney Spears and Elton John duet ‘Hold Me Closer’ officially confirmed

The "iconic" collab was previously rumoured by multiple sources The post Britney Spears and Elton John duet ‘Hold Me Closer’ officially confirmed appeared first on NME.

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August 8, 2022

Who Should Britney Spears Collaborate With Next? Vote!

Let us know who you think Britney Spears should collaborate with next by voting in our poll.

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August 8, 2022

Britney Spears Set to Make Musical Comeback With Elton John on ‘Hold Me Closer’

This is Spears' first recorded song since her 2016 LP Glory

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August 4, 2022

Paris Hilton appears to confirm Britney Spears and Elton John collaboration

"It's gonna be iconic" The post Paris Hilton appears to confirm Britney Spears and Elton John collaboration appeared first on NME.

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August 3, 2022

Paris Hilton Calls Britney Spears & Elton John ‘Tiny Dancer’ Collab ‘Iconic’ | Billboard News

Paris Hilton raves about the ‘Tiny Dancer’ collab that will mark Britney’s return to music.

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July 31, 2022

Britney Spears’ upcoming new memoir reportedly delayed by a paper shortage

The book was originally due for release in January The post Britney Spears’ upcoming new memoir reportedly delayed by a paper shortage appeared first on NME.

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July 30, 2022

Britney Spears' Memoir is Done, But a Paper Shortage Has Delayed its Publication

Britney Spears’ long-awaited memoir, which is expected to offer a deep dive on her conservatorship, is finished but has unfortunately hit publication delays.

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July 28, 2022

Judge Rules Britney Spears Won’t Be Deposed in Legal Battle With Dad

Jamie Spears had demanded to depose his daughter, but Britney's attorneys called it an act of revenge.

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July 27, 2022

Britney Spears Wins: Judge Denies Jamie Spears’ Motion To Compel Pop Star’s Deposition

The pop star's lawyer Mathew Rosengart fought Jamie Spears' attempt to depose his daughter, calling the request a "revenge" tactic

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July 26, 2022

Britney Spears accuses mother of “abusing” her

"It blows my mind that you still play the prayer loving mom" The post Britney Spears accuses mother of “abusing” her appeared first on NME.

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July 26, 2022

Britney Spears Posts and Deletes Alleged Text Messages She Sent to Her Mother From Mental Health Facility in 2019

Britney Spears shared a few alleged text exchanges with her mother Lynne, a friend named Jansen, and her former lawyer. The post has since been deleted.

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July 23, 2022

Tri Star Exec Accused of Spying on Britney Spears Fails to Win Delay of Key Hearing

Robin Greenhill sought a last-minute postponement to add additional lawyers, but judge saw no “irreparable harm” keeping July 27 court showdown over Britney’s deposition demand

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July 16, 2022

Britney Spears Says It Was a ‘Beautiful Surprise’ to Have Selena Gomez at Her Wedding

To the surprise of some fans commenting on Spears' new Instagram note, the star also praised her mother, Lynne Spears, who was not in attendance at the wedding.

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July 16, 2022

See Britney Spears Transform ‘Baby One More Time’ Into Sultry Slow Jam

"I haven’t shared my voice in an extremely long time… maybe too long," she wrote alongside clip of her singing "different version" of debut single

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July 16, 2022

Watch Britney Spears sing a capella ‘Hit Me Baby One More Time’

"I haven’t shared my voice in an extremely long time … maybe too long" The post Watch Britney Spears sing a capella ‘Hit Me Baby One More Time’ appeared first on NME.

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July 16, 2022

Britney Spears Is Sharing Her Voice Again on a Grown-Up Version of ‘…Baby One More Time’: Watch

"Give me a f---ing sign," she pleads in an updated version of her 1998 breakthrough hit.

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July 14, 2022

Britney Spears’ Father Must Sit For Deposition, Judge Rules

Britney's lawyer says her father is "stonewalling," and a judge now says he must sit by August 12.

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July 14, 2022

Britney Spears’ father ordered to face deposition and produce surveillance documents

It comes after the pop star previously accused her father of paying a security team to track her location The post Britney Spears’ father ordered to face deposition and produce surveillance documents appeared first on NME.

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July 13, 2022

Britney Spears Runs Out Of Gas On The Highway | Billboard News

Britney is just like us! The pop star ran out of gas while out and about in LA.

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July 7, 2022

Britney Spears, Janet Jackson Documentaries Vie for Hollywood Critics Association Awards

The final season of NBC’s 'This Is Us' received the most nominations – 12.

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July 7, 2022

Britney Spears Goes All Out Living Her Best Life On Her Honeymoon | Billboard News

In a sunshine-filled Instagram video posted Tuesday (July 5), the pop star frolics along the shore of one of her island honeymoon beach stops with new husband Sam Asghari.

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Discs

Glory (Deluxe)

December 11, 2020

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Swimming In The Stars

December 2, 2020

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Mood Ring (By Demand) [Remixes]

June 26, 2020

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Toxic (Y2K & Alexander Lewis Remix)

January 31, 2020

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Slumber Party feat. Tinashe (Remix EP) (feat. Tinashe)

December 23, 2016

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Glory (Deluxe Version)

November 15, 2016

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Make Me... (feat. G-Eazy) [The Remixes] (feat. G-Eazy)

October 7, 2016

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Pretty Girls

May 4, 2015

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Britney Jean (Deluxe Version)

November 30, 2013

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Circus (Twister Rave Remix)

August 30, 2013

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Ooh La La (from "The Smurfs 2")

June 17, 2013

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Till the World Ends (Twister Remix)

September 18, 2012

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Criminal (Remixes)

December 2, 2011

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I Wanna Go Remixes

July 18, 2011

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Till The World Ends (the Femme Fatale Remix) (feat. Nicki Minaj & Ke$ha)

April 22, 2011

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Till The World Ends The Remixes

April 18, 2011

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Femme Fatale (Deluxe Version)

March 28, 2011

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Hold It Against Me - The Remixes

February 14, 2011

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If U Seek Amy Remixes

June 1, 2009

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Circus - Remix EP

February 23, 2009

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Womanizer Remix EP

December 22, 2008

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Circus (Deluxe Version)

December 2, 2008

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Break The Ice: Dance Remixes

July 29, 2008

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Piece of Me Remixes

January 26, 2008

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Gimme More ("Kimme More" Remix) (feat. Lil' Kim)

January 8, 2008

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Blackout

October 25, 2007

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Gimme More

October 13, 2007

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Britney & Kevin: Chaotic DVD Bonus Audio

September 27, 2005

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My Prerogative

November 2, 2004

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Everytime

May 10, 2004

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In The Zone DVD Bonus Audio

April 6, 2004

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Toxic

February 24, 2004

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In The Zone

November 13, 2003

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Britney (Digital Deluxe Version)

October 31, 2001

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My Only Wish (This Year)

November 14, 2000

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Oops!... I Did It Again

May 16, 2000

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...Baby One More Time (Digital Deluxe Version)

January 12, 1999

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