"Britney Jean Spears" is an American singer and actress. Born in McComb, Mississippi, and brought up in Kentwood, Louisiana, she performed acting roles in stage productions and television shows as a child before signing with Jive Records in 1997. Spears's first and second studio albums, ...Baby One More Time (album)/...Baby One More Time (1999) and Oops!... I Did It Again (album)/Oops!... I Did It Again (2000), became international successes, with the former becoming the best-selling album by a teenage solo artist. Title tracks "...Baby One More Time" and "Oops!... I Did It Again" broke international sales records. In 2001, Spears released her self-titled third studio album, Britney (album)/Britney, and played the starring role in the film Crossroads (2002 film)/Crossroads (2002). The film was an international commercial success grossing $61.1 million in the box-office with a $12 million budget. She assumed creative control of her fourth studio album, In the Zone (2003), which yielded the worldwide success of the "Toxic (song)/Toxic" single.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous musicians! More Britney Spears on Wikipedia.