Britney Jean Spears (born December 2, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress. Her erratic behavior and hospitalizations continued through the following year, at which point she was placed under a still ongoing conservatorship.Born in Mc Comb, Mississippi, and raised 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 sixth studio album, Circus (2008), included the international chart-topping single "Womanizer".
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.
Spears made her local stage debut at age five, singing "What Child Is This? She said about her ambition as a child, "I was in my own world, [...] I found out what I'm supposed to do at an early age".
At age eight, Spears and her mother Lynne traveled to Atlanta, Georgia to audition for the 1990s revival of The Mickey Mouse Club.
In 2017, she announced that her residency would develop into a world tour, Britney: Live in Concert.
Spears is regarded as a pop icon and credited with influencing the revival of teen pop during the late 1990s.
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).
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.