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Britney Spears

Britney SpearsBirth name   Britney Jean Spears
Born   December 2, 1981; McComb, Mississippi, United States
Origin   Kentwood, Louisiana, United States
Genres   Pop, dance-pop, R&B
Occupations   Singer, dancer, songwriter, actress, author, pianist, director
Instruments   vocals, piano
Voice type   Alto
Years active   1993–present
Label   Jive (since 1997)
Associated acts   The New Mickey Mouse Club, Innosense

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 television in 1992 as a contestant on the Star Search program, and went on to star in Disney Channel's television series The New Mickey Mouse Club from 1993 to 1994. In 1997, Spears signed a recording contract with Jive, releasing her debut album ...Baby One More Time in 1999. The album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, and established her as a pop icon and "bona fide pop phenomenon", credited for influencing the revival of teen pop in the late 1990s. Read more...