Britney Spears Gossip and Trivia

  • Her flesh-colored outfit at the MTV Video Music Awards created a stir, as it made her look scantily clad. [September 2000]
  • Britney Spears Gossip and TriviaBritney Spears requested that writers change the lyrics of her song “Born to Make You Happy.” The original version contained sexually explicit lyrics, and Britney felt she was too young to be singing it.
  • Chicago-based DNA Visual Business Solutions filed a lawsuit against her and her marketing companies, including Britney Brands, Inc., claiming that they failed to pay fees due to the web-designing company for helping set up her website, www.britneyspears.com. [October 2000]
  • Britney Spears accepted an endorsement from Pepsi to do TV commercials promoting the soft drink. The first commercial was slated for the 2001 Academy Awards.
  • Britney Spears was selected as #2 among the 100 sexiest women in FHM Magazine.

Just because I look sexy on the cover of “Rolling Stone” doesn’t mean I’m naughty. Quote ~ Britney Spears

  • March 2001: Her video for “Don’t Let Me Be the Last to Know” features her doing a love scene with a 23-year-old male model. The original cut contained material so sexually explicit that mother Lynne Spears ordered that parts of the video be edited for content before its release to the public in the spring of 2001.
  • In her first starring role in the film Crossroads (2002), her character was supposed to swear. She ordered that the curse words be taken out so as not to tarnish her image for the younger pre-teen viewers of the film.
  • 2001: During the concert “Rock in Rio” in Brazil, a tape recorder caught her swearing on a microphone she wasn’t aware was connected. She was complaining about the fact that they were not playing a vamp before she was to go on stage. Tape recordings of the incident were downloaded by Napster users.
  • 2001: Host of the American Music Awards.
  • June 2001: Two Texas DJs created a panic for her fans when they falsely reported that the pop princess and her boyfriend, *NSYNC’s Justin Timberlake, were in a car accident and that she had died in the crash.
  • Britney Spears wrote two books about herself, one with her mom.
  • September 2001: The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) complained to her about the use of four caged cheetahs and a snake for her performance at the 2001 MTV Video Music Awards, claiming that animals trained for performances are mistreated during the training.
  • September 2001: Announced that she aims to raise $2 million from her fall tour earnings to donate to the children of police officers and firemen who died when the World Trade Center collapsed.
  • 2001: Her deal with Pepsi netted her upwards of $10 million.
  • 11/11/99: She was the big winner at the MTV Europe Music Awards held in Dublin, winning the awards for Best Female, Best Pop, Best Breakthrough Artist, and Best Song for her hit “…Baby One More Time”.
  • 2001: Named one of E!’s “top 20 entertainers of 2001”.
  • She was an aerobic instructor at the gym her parents owned.
  • 2001: Turned down an offer to pose nude for a PETA anti-fur campaign ad.

I dress the way I want. I don’t pretend to be someone I’m not. Quote ~ Britney Spears

  • 2002: Voted one of the “Fun and Fearless Females” by Cosmopolitan Magazine.
  • Though it had been rumored that she would be guesting on the sexually suggestive HBO series Sex and the City (1998), playing the niece of Kim Cattrall’s character Samantha Jones, a spokesman for HBO denied the reports, saying no such negotiations ever took place.
  • March 2002: Her Crossroads (2002) co-star Taryn Manning denied reports that she, Spears, and Zoe Saldana did a topless scene that was cut from the final edit of the film. According to her and the film’s producer, Ann Carli, the “flashing” scene was filmed only from the neck up, and none of the three actresses involved was actually topless during the shoot.
  • 2002: Arrived an hour late for the UK premiere of Crossroads (2002) and snubbed fans who had been waiting for her to arrive.

England is one of my favorite places. The fans are just so crazy.  Quote ~Britney Spears

  • 2000: Britney Spears was voted by ‘People’ magazine as the fourth most influential person of that year.
  • 2002: Britney Spears was named one of the 50 Most Beautiful People by People Magazine.
  • 2001: Britney Spears was ranked 5th of the 100 Sexiest Women by FHM Taiwan.
  • June 2002: Came in at #2 in the American edition of FHM’s Sexiest Girls of 2002 poll.
  • 2003: Ranked #30 in Maxim’s Hot 100 Issue. Placed just ahead of Brittany Murphy and Mya, and behind Rebecca Romijn, Rachel Nichols, Kelly Clarkson and Halle Berry.
  • 2003: Ranked #2 in FHM’s 100 Sexiest Women In The World , in front of Carmen Electra and behind top-ranked Halle Berry.
  • 2003: Ranked #2 in the “Awesome Multitaskers” section of Stuff’s 125 Sexiest Women of the Year 2003 issue, along with hyphenates Jennifer Love Hewitt, Tyra Banks , Mandy Moore, Beyoncé Knowles, Jaime King, Samantha Mumba, Janet Jackson, Estella Warren and Taryn Manning.
  • 11/17/03: Received star on Hollywood Walk of Fame. She is tied with Melissa Gilbert for being the youngest person to accept a Walk of Fame star.
  • 1/3/04: “Taking a joke too far,” according to a statement released by her label, she married childhood friend Jason Alexander at the Little White Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, but quickly had it annulled.

Marry Prince William? I’d love that. Who wouldn’t want to be a princess? Quote ~ Britney Spears

  • Is a huge fan of Björk.
  • She has English, with smaller amounts (to varying degrees) of Maltese, Scottish, Irish, Welsh, and French and Italian, ancestry. Her maternal grandmother, Lilian Irene Portell, was an English-born war bride. One of Lilian’s grandfathers, Edward Richard Portelli, was Maltese.
  • May 2004: She finally gained the top spot in FHM’s “100 Sexiest Women in the World 2004”, moving up from #2 last year.
  • The other understudy for her off-Broadway role in “Ruthless” was now famous actress Natalie Portman. The two still keep in touch and met recently through a party in New York City.
  • Is good friends with Sarah Michelle Gellar.
  • Britney Spears was ranked #4 on VH1’s 100 Hottest Hotties.
  • Considered for a role in Chicago (2002). The part went to Lucy Liu.
  • 2004: Acquired a white Maltese dog named Lacy.
  • Was considered for the role of Daisy Duke in The Dukes of Hazzard (2005). The role eventually went to Jessica Simpson.
  • Britney Spears is the first woman to have four albums go straight to #1 on the American charts.
  • Spring 2004: Had emergency arthroscopic surgery after she injured her knee an the set of her music video “Outrageous”.
  • Her wedding dress was designed by Monique Lhuillier.
  • Has a tattoo of a small black-winged fairy on the back of her spine.
  • Wrote a “letter of truth” to her fans which was published on her official website, telling her fans that she needed to take a hiatus from her career to concentrate on her marriage with her new husband Kevin Federline and start a family with him. The move thus displeased her bosses at Jive Records. She later had two children with Federline before divorcing him.
  • 2004: Her perfume “Curious” was one of the best selling fragrances of the year.
  • Angered the animal rights group PETA for wearing a fur jacket on the cover of her “Greatest Hits Album: My Prerogative”. She claims she was told it was fake fur. This is the second time PETA has criticized her after she performed on stage with a caged tiger and a snake at the 2001 MTV music awards, after which she apologized and posed for an anti-fur poster.
  • 2002: Ranked #1 in Stuff magazine’s “102 Sexiest Women in the World”.
  • Her name is an anagram of “Presbyterians”.
  • She is mentioned in the songs “The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem, “Riot Girl” by Good Charlotte, “Don’t Let Me Get Me” by Pink and “Party in the U.S.A.” by Miley Cyrus.
  • As of 2010, Britney Spears is the best-selling female artist of the decade.
  • February 2005: Won her first Grammy for Best Dance Recording for “Toxic”.
  • In her “…Baby One More Time” music video, her love interest is played by her cousin.
  • The school scenes in her “Baby One More Time” music video were filmed in the same place the movie Grease (1978) was shot.
  • April 2005: The guy in her “Curious” fragrance commercial is played by actor Eric Winter of the daytime soap Days of Our Lives (1965).
  • Has two stepchildren (her ex-husband’s children from a previous relationship): Kori (b. July 31 2002,) and Kaleb (b. July 20, 2004).
  • July 2002: Opened a trendy restaurant on East 41st St., New York City, called “Nyla”, which is themed around her home state of Louisiana.
  • Good friends with singer Madonna. They made a song together called “Me Against the Music”. The song is on her album “In the Zone”.
  • Is mentioned in Eminem’s song “The Real Slim Shady” and is spoofed in the song’s music video.
  • Shares her birthday with Nelly Furtado, Lucy Liu and Gianni Versace.
  • Britney Spears wrote her song “Someday” two weeks before she found out she was pregnant.
  • 1996, 1997: Elected junior high most beautiful.
  • She is the only female artist of the Nielsen Soundscan era to have her first four albums debut at number one.
  • Britney Spears has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  • Her ex-husband Kevin Federline was a background dancer for her ex-boyfriend Justin Timberlake.
  • Likes to wear T-shirts with slogans on them.
  • October 2005: She and Kevin Federline were forced to leave their home in California because a brush fire threatened to destroy it and several other houses in that area (including the one of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith).
  • 11 January 2006: Topped the 2005 “Worst Dressed” list of fashion critic Richard Selzer (aka Mr. Blackwell) for wearing clothes that he said made her look like an “over-the-hill Lolita”.
  • Loves Betsey Johnson, Bebe, A/X by Giorgio Armani, Rampage, Abercombie & Fitch, Fred Segal, Gap, Victoria’s Secret, and Urban Outfitters.
  • 2003: Accompanied Colin Farrell to the S.W.A.T. (2003) US premiere.
  • May; 2006: Portrayed as a character in the rock musical “We Will Rock You” by Queen and Ben Elton. The role is being played by Colin Charles in London’s West End production.
  • Was best friends with Christina Aguilera when they performed together on The All New Mickey Mouse Club (1989).
  • Lived with her brother in an apartment in New York City for some time.
  • August 2006: Posed nude for the cover of “Harper’s Bazaar”, in a photo similar to Demi Moore’s famous September 1991 cover of “Vanity Fair”.
  • 2006: Was named most searched name on internet search engine Yahoo!.
  • 2006: Named “Most Controversial Celebrity of 2006” by CNN Headline News for her actions making people discuss about everything from proper parenthood to appearing in public without panties.
  • 2006: Michael Fredo wrote a song about her called “Popstar Lovelife (Britney, I Know)”.
  • 1/10/07: After topping the 2005 “Worst Dressed” list of fashion critic Richard Selzer (aka “Mr. Blackwell”), she shared the #1 spot with Paris Hilton in 2006 for wearing clothes that made them look like “two peas in an overexposed box”.
  • 2004: Offered to perform at the Republican National Convention, but was turned down.
  • 2007: Ranked #12 in “Forbes” magazine’s “The 20 Richest Women in Entertainment” list, estimating her net worth at around $100 million.
  • February 2007: After shaving her own head with clippers in a Sherman Oaks (CA) hair salon, she visited a tattoo parlor and got several tattoos. Her weird behavior caused worldwide public attention. Some days later she admitted herself to a California treatment facility, but checked out after less than 24 hours.
  • Topped “FHM” Germany’s annual survey searching the “100 Unsexiest Women in the World” in 2005 and 2006.
  • April 2007: Manager Larry Rudolph sent her to rehab in early 2007. She fired him.
  • 4/2/07: Crowned the “April Fool” (by 76% of all voters) in the “Most Foolish” survey of New York publicist Jeff Barge.
  • Britney Spears ranked #8 on VH1’s 100 Sexiest Artists.
  • Was signed on for a role in a film entitled “In The Pink” co-starring comedians Wanda Sykes and Tim Allen, Academy Award winner Cher, and Academy Award nominee Bette Midler. The film was scrapped after years of delay.
  • Actress Claudette Lali was her wardrobe stylist.
  • 27 September 2007: Manager Jeff Kwatinetz and her lawyer, Laura Wasser, quit.
  • October 2007: Lost physical custody of her two sons with Kevin Federline due to not having a valid driver’s license and failing to take a random drug and alcohol test. Federline has sole custody of the children.
  • Her 1999 album “Baby, One More Time” has sold 25 million copies worldwide.
  • Britney Spears ranked #19 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2008 list.
  • Aunt of Maddie Briann Aldridge (born June 19, 2008), her sister, Jamie Lynn Spears’ daughter.
  • After a lengthy custody battle over their sons Sean Preston and Jayden James, she and Kevin Federline agreed that he retains sole custody of the children, while she keeps her visitation rights.
  • Did not return to work until five months after giving birth to her son Sean Preston in order to begin recording her fifth studio album Blackout.
  • At 18, she became the youngest person in the history of Saturday Night Live (1975) to act as a host and the musical guest at the same time on May 13, 2000. She did the same on February 2, 2002 and appeared as the musical guest only on October 18, 2003.
  • On March 2, 2009 it was announced that she would be the new face of Candie’s, taking over from actress Hayden Panettiere.
  • Her 2009 world tour, “The Circus Starring Britney Spears”, became a huge commercial success. The tour’s opening show, as well as every show in the two North American legs were sold out, with a total gross of $94 million. The tour also became the highest grossing tour of the year by a solo artist in North America, as well as the fourth overall.
  • Her single, “Outrageous”, was chosen as the title track for the film, Catwoman (2004), but after she injured her knee shooting the music video for the song, the idea was scrapped. Mis-Teeq’s single, “Scandalous”, was chosen as a replacement.
  • Her sixth album, Circus, debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, making her the youngest female artist in history to have five albums debut at number one, thus earning her a place in the Guiness Book of World Records.
  • Britney Spears often works with songwriter Max Martin.
  • Her sixth studio album, Circus, was released on 2nd December 2008, her 27th birthday.
  • Her single “3” has the shortest title of any song ever reaching number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
  • Her single “3”, from her second greatest hits album, The Singles Collection, made her the first artist in over three years to debut at the top position on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, and the only non-American Idol artist in eleven years to do so.
  • On November 6, 2008, she won two awards at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2008, “Album of The Year” for Blackout and “Act of 2008”.
  • In 2009, after years of absence, Forbes magazine listed her as the 13th most powerful celebrity and the second most top-earning young musician as she made $35 million from June 2008 to June 2009.
  • Lady Gaga’s song, “Telephone”, was originally written for Spears’ sixth album, “Circus”. However, after it failed to make the album’s final track listing, Gaga recorded the song as a collaboration with Beyoncé Knowles for her second album, “The Fame Monster”.
  • Her 6th studio album “Circus” which was released in 2008, became her fifth number 1 album.
  • Won a Grammy award for her hit song “Toxic.” By 2010, Spears received 8 Grammy nominations.
  • Britney Spears has sold over 100 million albums world wide, making her one of the best-selling American recording artists.
  • On December 11, 2009 Billboard Magazine named Spears as the second-best selling act of the 2000s.
  • Her song “Womanizer” gained first-week download sales of 286,000, which is the biggest opening-week tally by a female artist since Nielsen SoundScan began tracking digital downloads in 2003.
  • Her song “Womanizer” became her fifth number one song on the charts, which put her in a tie for second place for the most number one Top 40 songs in the Mainstream Top 40’s sixteen year history. Mariah Carey is in first place with six number one songs.
  • As of 2009, Spears has had 6 number one singles on the European Hot 100 Singles Chart.
  • In June 2010, Spears was ranked sixth on the Forbes list of 100 Most Powerful and Influential celebrities in the world (earning more than $64 million in 2009). She is also ranked as the third most powerful musician in the world.
  • As of May 2010, Spears became the most popular person on twitter, with more than 5.2 million followers at that time.
  • Her 2009 ‘Circus’ tour was the 5th highest-grossing tour of the year. According to concert trade publication Pollstar, “The Circus Starring Britney Spears” tour grossed more than $130 million.
  • According to Forbes, Spears is the third highest earning woman in Hollywood, banking $65 million in 2010. This placed her behind Oprah Winfrey and Beyoncé Knowles, but higher than Lady Gaga and Madonna.
  • Received her “Walk of Fame Star” in 2003, at the age of 21. She is the youngest music icon to be awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  • Spears was voted as The Number 1 Celebrity You Love Of 2010.
  • On the 10th of January 2011, Spears’ single “Hold It Against Me” set the record for most radio plays in one day in the United States, registering 619 plays on Mediabase and 595 plays on Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems (BDS).
  • “Hold It Against Me” (January 2011) is Spears’ fourth single to debut at Number 1, after her songs “3” (2009), “Womanizer” (2008) and “Baby One More Time” (1999). According to Nielsen SoundScan “Hold It Against Me” has also netted 411,000 downloads, which marks the highest first-week tally for a female artist.
  • Spears’ single “Hold It Against Me” (January 2011) made a debut at Number 1. This made her only the second artist in music history to debut more than one song at Number 1, the other artist who managed to do so is Mariah Carey.
  • Spears’ 2011 album, “Femme Fatal”, became her sixth number 1 album in the USA. This puts her in a tie with Mariah Carey and Janet Jackson for the third-most number one albums for a female artist, behind Barbra Streisand and Madonna.
  • In a 2011 US poll, Spears was voted as the 3rd hottest celebrity mom, behind Halle Berry and Angelina Jolie, but ahead of Salma Hayek, Jennifer Lopez, Jessica Alba and Kate Beckinsale.
  • Spear’s 2011 album Femme Fatal was her 6th album to debut at number 1, this makes her the first female ever to have six No. 1 album debuts. The album also debuted at No. 1 in Canada, Australia and Korea and entered in the Top 10 in 15 other countries.
  • Collaborated with Rihanna on a remix of the track S&M, which charted at Number 1 on the Pop songs Billboard chart.
  • According to Amplicate, Spears is the Most Loved Pop Star on social media (2011).
  • According to a UK poll in 2009, Spears’ music video for her song ‘Toxic’ was voted as the Sexiest Music Video of All Time.
  • Between 2004 and 2010, Spears released 9 perfumes which grossed over $2 billion and sold over 1 billion bottles in just 5 years. This makes her the the number 1 celebrity perfume endorser of all-time.
  • Voted #25 on the 2011 Maxim list of “Hot 100” women.
  • Ranked #4 in FHM’s “Sexiest Women” list in 2009. Previously she was ranked #31 in 2008, #54 in 2007, #5 in 2005, #1 in 2004, #3 in 2003, #3 in 2002, #3 in 2001, #2 in 2000, and #16 in 1999.
  • Was FHM’s #1 Sexiest Woman in 2004.
  • Ranked #44 in the 2010 FHM UK list of “100 Sexiest Women in the World”.
  • Set to launch her 10th fragrance called “Cosmic Radiance” in August, 2011.
  • Spears earned her 12th top 10 hit on the Hot 100 Billboard chart with “I Wanna Go,” the third single from her 2011 “Femme Fatale” album. It was her 5th consecutive top 10 hit, following her #1 singles “3,” “Hold It Against Me,” and her appearance on Rihanna’s “S&M” remix, while her song “Till the World Ends” charted at #3.
  • Spears was honored at the 2011 MTV Music Awards. The show paid tribute to Spears and she won 2 awards – the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award and the Best Pop Video Award for her song, “Till the World Ends”. The Video Vanguard Award is also known as the Lifetime Achievement Award. It has previously been given to artists such as David Bowie, The Beatles, Madonna, Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson and U2, among several other artists and music video directors. Spears received the award in 2011, it was handed to her by Lady Gaga.
  • When Rihanna asked her Twitter followers which artist they’d like to see her collaborate with, the clear answer was Britney Spears. The remix of “S&M” became Britney’s 5th #1 hit.
  • Became the 6th person in Twitter history to reach over 10 million followers on the social networking site (October, 2011). The other celebrities who reached 10 million Twitter followers in 2011 are Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, President Barack Obama and Kim Kardashian West.
  • Is the world’s 2nd most searched celebrity in mobile videos, behind Bollywood star Katrina Kaif (2011).
  • Was the spokesperson/face of Candie’s (apparel brand) from 2009-2010.
  • Reached over 1 billion views on her Vevo (YouTube channel) in October, 2011.
  • Both of her sons were delivered via Caesarean section.
  • ‘Britney Spears’ was Yahoo!’s most popular search term between 2005 and 2008, and has been for several different years. Spears was also named as the Most Searched Person by the Guinness World Records book edition 2007 and 2009.
  • Performed live with Michael Jackson in September, 2001. Together they performed Jackson’s song “The Way You Make Me Feel” at the Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Special in Madison Square Garden. This was Jackson’s last live performance of the song in front of an audience.
  • Her inspirations are Madonna, Michael Jackson, and Janet Jackson.
  • Spears became the youngest female artist in the United Stated to have five albums debut at number 1 (after her 2008 album Circus topped the charts), earning a place in the 2010 Guinness Book of World Records.
  • Honoured at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In 2011 there was also an exhibit in the museum honouring women in pop music, the nude rhinestone outfit that Britney Spears wore during her performance at the 2000 MTV Video Music Awards was one of the artefacts on display.
  • Spears became the most followed person on Google+ in November, 2011. She beat the site cofounder Larry Page from the top position.
  • In September 2004, Britney released her first fragrance (‘Curious’) with Elizabeth Arden. The fragrance broke Elizabeth Arden’s first-week gross for a perfume, and ended up being the No. 1 fragrance of 2004 in department stores, as well as one of the best selling perfumes ever. “Curious” earned over $100 million in sales in the first five weeks after its release. As of 2011, Spears has released 10 perfumes and is considered the number 1 celebrity perfume endorser of all time.
  • Her first album ‘Baby One More Time’ was released on January 1999, when Spears was 17 years old. It became the best selling album by a teenager ever. It also led to her first Grammy award nominations. Her second album ‘Oops!…I Did It Again’ (2000) was the fastest-selling album by a female artist ever, selling over 1.3 million copies in the first week.
  • Was the best-selling teenage artist ever, selling more than 37 million albums world wide before turning 20 in 2001.
  • First person ever to gain 1 million followers on Google+ [December, 2011].
  • Became engaged to boyfriend Jason Trawick, after he proposed to her on his 40th birthday [December, 2011]. They called off their engagement [January 11, 2013].
  • In a 2011 online Billboard poll, Spears was voted for the 2011 Most Valuable Player award (earning 43% of all votes). She was also the winner of the Best Music Video for “Till the World Ends” (45% of all votes) and Best Tour for “Femme Fatale” (58% of all votes). Spears also won for Best Awards Show Performance for her collaboration with Rihanna at the Billboard Music Awards in 2011. Spears’ song “Hold it Against Me” was voted as the second Favorite Hot 100 No. 1 song of 2011, behind “Rolling in the Deep” by Adele, and her album “Femme Fatale” was voted as the second favorite No. 1 album for 2011.
  • Twitter’s year end 2011 charts named Spears the #3 most trending topic in music for the year, as her album “Femme Fatale” trended for two weeks straight, breaking multiple Twitter records including one of the longest trends of all time. The album title continued to be a trending topic on Twitter even during the Super Bowl.
  • Her song “Till the World Ends” was named #3 on Billboard’s Critics’ Choice: 20 Best Singles Of 2011.
  • Her song “How I Roll” was named as the #1 song by Rolling Stone’s Top 25 Songs Of 2011 list.
  • Her song “Till the World Ends” was named as #1 on the Top 10 Pop Songs of 2011 list by PopCrunch.
  • Ranked #4 in Men’s Health 100 Hottest Women of All Time (2011).
  • At the end of 2011 and start of 2012, a few of her unreleased songs were leaked online, including “Every day” (a song written by Spears herself), “Strangest Love,” and “Look Who’s Talking Now” (written by Spears). An acoustic version of the song “Don’t Keep Me Waiting” was leaked, while an original version of the song appears as a delux edition bonus track on Spears’ 2011 album Femme Fatale.
  • Appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone 7 times by the year 2011. She was on the cover in: April 1999, May 2000, September 2001, December 2001, October 2003, February 2008, and December 2008.
  • Spears was the No. 3 most trended topic overall in Music on Twitter for the year 2011. In January 2012, there were 40 worldwide trending Twitter topics on Britney Spears in five days. Some of the 14 trending topics about Spears include: Britney Is Our Queen, I’m A Slave 4 Britney, Love 2 Love Britney, We Heart Britney, We Just Love Britney, Britney Is Miss American Dream, Venezuela Loves Britney, World Loves Britney, Britney Queen of Pop, and Hot As Britney.
  • Her song “Hold It Against Me” made Spears the 3rd female artist in history, behind Madonna and Janet Jackson, to top the Hot 100 chart in three decades, as well as the seventh artist overall.
  • Gave birth to her first child at age 23, Sean Preston Fiderline (aka Sean Preston) on Septemebr 14, 2005. Child’s father is her second husband, Kevin Federline.
  • Gave birth to her second child at age 24, a son Jayden James Federline (aka Jayden James) on September 12, 2006. Child’s father is her second husband, Kevin Federline.
  • Spears scored a second Google+ record after becoming the first person to gain more than two-million followers on the site (February, 2012).
  • Was reportedly offered $10 million (the amount was eventually raised to $20 million) to join the second season of Fox’s singing competition, The X Factor (2011) (US), as a judge, along with Simon Cowell.
  • Was reportedly offered a role in the middle of Modern Family (2009)’s 3rd season, but by the time producers heard from her people, they already had the rest of the season planned.
  • Named as the “Sexiest songstress” by Victoria’s Secret What Is Sexy (the Victoria’s Secret Angels’ Sexiest Celebrities 2012).
  • Was the top earning musician of 2012. Despite not releasing an album or going on tour in 2012, Spears earned an estimated $58 million in 12 months according to Forbes. Most of her profits came from her 2011 album “Femme Fatale,” her perfume line, and her endorsements. This put Spears ahead of fellow top earning pop stars such Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, and Taylor Swift.
  • Currently touring with ex-The All New Mickey Mouse Club (1989) co-star and *NSYNC star, J.C. Chasez, on the second leg of her headlining Onyx Hotel Tour starting in London. [March 2004]
  • Announced she is expecting her first child with Kevin Federline [April 2005]
  • Titled her upcoming album, Blackout, due for release November 13th, 2007. [October 2007]
  • New Orleans, Louisiana, USA: On her ‘Circus’ Starring Britney Spears world tour, starting in North America and proceeding to Europe and Australia. [March 2009]
  • Released her second perfume “Fantasy”. [September 2005]
  • Released “My Prerogative” from her new greatest hits album. [October 2004]
  • Recently released her fragance “Curious”. [December 2004]
  • Has released her new album “Britney Spears In The Mix”. The album contains the disco-remixed tracks of most of her popular hits, and one bonus track called “And Then We Kiss”. [February 2006]
  • Sacramento, California, USA: On her ‘Femme Fatale’ world tour, starting in North America and proceeding to Europe, Asia and South America. [June 2011]
  • Gave birth to a baby boy. The baby weighed 6 lbs and 11 oz. [September 2005]
  • Announced her engagement to backup dancer Kevin Federline. [June 2004]
  • Filed for divorce from husband Kevin Federline. [November 2006]
  • Judge on The X Factor (2004) (U.S. season 2). [September 2012]
  • Suprised many fans and press when she revealed a shaved head to the public. [February 2007]
  • Starring in a Pepsi ad, with Beyoncé Knowles and Pink. The girls star as gladiators, while singing the Queen hit, “We Will Rock You”. Amr Diab plays an evil Roman emperor. [January 2004]
  • Celebrated her birthday on Good Morning America (1975). She is promoting her highly anticipated CD, “Circus”. [December 2008]
  • Announced that she is expecting her second child with her husband, Kevin Federline, after making a surprise appearance to announce the news on Late Show with David Letterman (1993). [May 2006]
  • Stated in a interview her favorite movies are Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986) and Forrest Gump (1994). [December 2013]
  • Girlfriend of Charlie Ebersol [2015].

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