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A year after her disastrous performance at the MTV Video Music Awards, Britney Spears opened the event's 25th annual installment in anti-climactic fashion, leaving the singing to others. After weeks of hype, the pop singer took the stage simply to deliver four sentences, shielding her lower face with her microphone. Thank you for all the love.
The Princess of Pop released her third album, Britneyin and made her movie debut in Crossroads the following year. Inshe found success again with her fourth album, In the Zoneon which she collaborated with her longtime idol Madonna. Spears made headlines in when she wed her childhood friend Jason Alexander in Las Vegas.
It's strange to think that 12 years ago, few people had heard of Britney Spears. Now she's a one-woman buzzword for teen pop, media mayhem and the chaos and pseudo-glamour of the late nineties and noughties. Entertainment's ultimate pop princess has had an explosive career to date, with everything from an on-stage kiss with Madonna to a shock Las Vegas wedding featuring in her colourful repertoire. On the back of Stylist 's exclusive interview with Britney this weekwe chart the highs and lows of her rise to fame.
The accusations are heating up in Britney Spears ' restraining order case against Sam Lutfi. The pop star's father Jamie Spears testified Monday in court that his famous daughter was given a pre-paid cell phone on the sly so Lutfi and her ex-boyfriend Adnan Ghalib could sneak calls to her during early morning hours, TMZ. Jamie, who is still serving as his daughter's conservator, says he had been strictly monitoring Britney's phone use in order to help keep her on the straight and narrow.
She moved into commercial acting roles as a child, as well as briefly training as a gymnast, and was an understudy on Broadway by age nine. She was briefly placed into girl band Innosense before her manager suggested she go solo. Spears's first and second studio albums,
T here are nine songs, five costume changes and 10, screaming fans. Explosions erupt from each side of the stage, eight dancers writhe suggestively in unison, and in the center of it all is one small girl. The songs are from her debut album,… Baby One More Time, a record that has sold more than 9 million copies and helped to fuel a phenomenon.