At age three, she started attending dance lessons in her hometown of Kentwood, Louisiana, and was selected to perform as a solo artist at the annual recital.
During her childhood, she also attended gymnastics and voice lessons, and won many state-level competitions and children's talent shows.
Her seventh studio album, Femme Fatale (2011), became her first to yield three top-ten singles in the United States.
She released her eighth studio album Britney Jean in 2013.
She assumed creative control of her fourth studio album, In the Zone (2003), which yielded the worldwide success of the single "Toxic".
In 2001, Spears released her self-titled third studio album, Britney, and played the starring role in the film Crossroads (2002).
And Britney had that." After hearing the recorded material, president Clive Calder ordered a full album.
Spears had originally envisioned "Sheryl Crow music, but younger more adult contemporary" but felt all right with her label's appointment of producers, since "It made more sense to go pop, because I can dance to it—it's more me." She flew to Cheiron Studios in Stockholm, Sweden, where half of the album was recorded from March to April 1998, with producers Max Martin, Denniz Pop and Rami Yacoub, among others.
Originally, Jive Records wanted its music video to be animated; however, Spears rejected it, and suggested the final idea of a Catholic schoolgirl.
The single sold 500,000 copies on its first day, and peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100, topping the chart for two consecutive weeks.
Casting director Matt Casella rejected her as too young, but introduced her to Nancy Carson, a New York City talent agent.
Carson was impressed with Spears's singing and suggested enrolling her at the Professional Performing Arts School; shortly after, Lynne and her daughters moved to a sublet apartment in New York.
Britney Jean Spears (born December 2, 1981) is an American singer, dancer, and actress. Her erratic behavior and hospitalizations continued through the following year, at which point she was placed under a still ongoing conservatorship.