Britney Jean Spears (born December 2, 1981) is an American singer and entertainer. Born in Mississippi and raised in Louisiana, Spears first appeared on national televisie in 1992 as a contestant on the ster zoek program, and went on to ster in Disney Channel's televisie series The New Mickey muis Club from 1993 to 1994. In 1997, Spears signed a recording contract with Jive, releasing her debut album ...Baby One meer Time in 1999. The album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, and established her as a pop icoon and "bona fide pop phenomenon", credited for influencing the revival of teen pop in the late 1990s. Her volgende three albums also debuted at number one. After two compilation albums, Spears released Blackout, her only studio album which did not debut at number one. In December 2008, her sixth studio album, Circus, was released.
In the years following her ascent to pop superstar, Spears's personal life has been a frequent subject of celebrity and tabloid journalism. Spears was married twice, most notably to Kevin Federline, had two children, and was the subject of a reality TV toon with Federline in Britney & Kevin: Chaotic. After their divorce, Spears dealt with several personal struggles before resuming her professional career with 2007's Blackout.
According to Zomba Label Group and Sony BMG, Spears has sold over 83 million records worldwide.In addition, she is ranked as the eighth best-selling female recording artist in the U.S. with 32 million copies of her albums certified door the RIAA, and is currently the fifth best selling artist act of the decade in the country, as well as the top, boven selling female artist.Spears is also ranked door Forbes 2009 issue as the 13th most powerful celebrity and the 2nd most top-earning young musician with over $35 million dollars in earnings this year..
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There’s only two types of people in the world The ones that entertain, and the ones that observe Well baby I’m a put-on-a-show kinda girl Don’t like the backseat, gotta be first I’m like the ringleader I call the shots I’m like a firecracker I make it hot When I put on a show….
I feel the adrenaline moving through my veins Spotlight on me and I’m ready to break I’m like a performer, the dancefloor is my stage Better be ready, hope that ya feel the same
All eyes on me in the center of the ring Just like a circus When I crack that whip, everybody gon’ trip Just like a circus Don’t stand there...
Britney Spears was born in McComb, Mississippi and raised in Kentwood, Louisiana as a Southern Baptist.Her parents are Lynne Irene (née Bridges), a former elementary school teacher, and Jamie Parnell Spears, a former building contractor and chef. Spears has two siblings, Bryan and Jamie Lynn. Bryan Spears is married to Jamie-Lynn's manager, Graciella Rivera.
Spears was an accomplished gymnast, attending gymnastics classes until age nine and competing in state-level competitions.She performed in local dance revues and sang in her local Baptist church choir....
The elaborate costumes are packed. The 16 semis filled with magic complimenten and big-top sets are on the road.
When Britney Spears takes the stage at the New Orleans Arena on March 3 – the opening night of her Circus tour – the stakes will never be higher.
After meer than two years of personal drama, the tour will either make of break the professional comeback she began last fall.
According to sources, Spears, 27, who left Friday for Louisiana, has been hard at work preparing for the show, which will feature her signature sexy dance moves, a stage filled with three circus rings, and magic tricks....