I Did It Again (2000), became international successes, with the former becoming the best-selling album by a teenage solo artist. Her fifth studio album, Blackout, was released later that year, and spawned singles such as "Gimme More" and "Piece of Me".
In 2007, Spears's much-publicized personal issues sent her career into hiatus.
She became the best-selling teenage artist of all time Her work has earned her numerous awards and accolades, including a Grammy Award, six MTV Video Music Awards including the Lifetime Achievement Award, seven Billboard Music Awards including the Millennium Award Spears was born in Mc Comb, Mississippi, the second child of Lynne Irene Bridges and James Parnell Spears.
Her maternal grandmother, Lillian Portell, was English (born in London), and one of Spears's maternal great-great-grandfathers was Maltese.
In 2001, Spears released her self-titled third studio album, Britney, and played the starring role in the film Crossroads (2002).Later that year, Spears began the four-year concert residency, Britney: Piece of Me, at The AXIS at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.In 2016, Spears released her ninth studio album, Glory.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.Originally, Jive Records wanted its music video to be animated; however, Spears rejected it, and suggested the final idea of a Catholic schoolgirl.