Britney Spears Tickets
Britney Spears is an American recording artist and entertainer. Born in McComb, Mississippi and raised in Kentwood, Louisiana, Spears has been in show business most of her life. Starting out as a child she first appeared on television in 1992 as a contestant on the long running talent program Star Search. She then went on to star in Disney Channel's television series The New Mickey Mouse Club from 1993 to 1994. She then signed a recording contract with Jive, releasing her debut album ...Baby One More Time in 1999. The album established her as a pop icon and "bona fide pop phenomenon", credited for influencing the revival of teen pop in the late 1990s.
In 1997, Spears briefly joined the all-female pop group Innocence. Later that same year, she recorded a solo demo and was signed by Jive Records. She began a U.S. concert tour and Britney Spears' ticket sales went through the roof. She eventually became an opening act for 'N Sync and the Backstreet Boys. Spears' released her debut single "...Baby One More Time" in 1998, which immediately hit number one on the Billboard Hot 100. It topped the chart for two weeks. Her album Baby One More topped the charts at number one on the Billboard 200 in January 1999. The album would go on to great success and would later be certified fourteen times platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America, denoting fourteen million units shipped within the United States. In December 1999, she won four Billboard Music Awards, including Female Artist of the Year. A month later, she received the Favorite Pop/Rock New Artist award at the American Music Awards. Following the success of her previous album, Spears then released the album Oops!... I Did It Again in May 2000. It debuted at number one in the U.S. by selling over a million units during its first week of sales, breaking the record for the highest album sales in its debut week by any solo artist. The RIAA awarded the album with a diamond certification with over 10 million copies sold in the U.S. Shortly thereafter Spears' launched her first world tour, the "Oops!...I Did It Again World Tour". During the tour, Britney Spears' tickets were such a hot commodity she began to play multiple shows in the same city. She made a stop in New York City for the 2000 MTV Video Music Awards and as part of her performance; she ripped off a black suit to reveal a provocative nude-colored and crystal-adorned outfit that generated much controversy. Spears earned two Billboard Music Awards for Oops!... I Did It Again. In 2001 Spears released her third studio album entitled Britney. Although not as successful as her previous albums, it too debuted at number one selling just under a million units during its first week. The album's success made her the only female artist in music history to have her first three albums debut at number one. Her first single "I'm a Slave 4 U" peaked at 27 on the Billboard charts making it the album's biggest hit. To help promote the album, Britney Spears tickets went on sale and she launched a full fledged world tour called the "Dream within a Dream" Tour in November 2001. The tour was forced to cut short in Mexico City due to bad weather. With the end to her tour, Spears announced she would take a six month break from her career. She then went back into the recording studio to record her fourth album entitled In the Zone which was released in November 2003. "In the Zone" too debuted at number one this time selling just over 600,000 copies. This made Spears the first female in the modern era to have her first four studio albums to debut at number one. November 2004 saw the release of her first greatest hits collection, Greatest Hits: My Prerogative, which features all of Spears'. It also featured three previously unreleased songs In late 2007 Spears' released her fifth album, Blackout. Originally slated for a November release, it was released in October due to online leaks. 'Blackout" debuted at number two breaking her string of number one's. In 2008, Spears guest-starred on the network television show "How I Met Your Mother" playing a receptionist. She received positive reviews for her performance as well as bringing in the series' highest ratings ever. Spears reprised her role in May 2008, leaving the storyline open for a future return. On September 15, Jive released a statement announcing the title of her sixth studio album, Circus as well as the first single, "Womanizer". The single was released on the radio in September, and the release date for the album was December 2 which coincided with Spears' 27th birthday. In mid October, "Womanizer" made an astounding jump to number one on the Billboard charts. It marked Spears' first number one single on the Billboard charts since her debut, "...Baby One More Time". When the album "Circus" was finally released it debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 selling 505,000 copies in its first week. This became Spears' fifth number one album. Rumors of yet another world tour circulated and soon after Britney Spears tickets were made available as she announced yet another jaunt around the states. To date, her debut album "Baby One More Time" has sold over thirteen million copies in the United States. Spears' has sold more than 37 million albums worldwide. Britney Spears' has been Yahoo!'s most popular search term for the last four consecutive years and she was named Most Searched Person in the Guinness World Records book edition 2007 and 2009.