By Carolina Guglielmetti
Posted in Strip Generation
On October 23rd, 1998, she was on radio with “Baby One More Time”, a catchy song that transforms a young girl from Louisiana into a global prodigy. Only on the first day, the single sells 500,000 copies, reaching the end, 10 million worldwide. The song changed the life of Britney Spears and the history of pop of that era.
Unforgettable video, set in a high school, in which the young Spears dances in the hallway with the blouse knoted and the tails. It becomes in a short time a real world phenomenon, so much to get the nickname of “Princess of Pop”.
To the success of the first single follows “Oops… I did it Again” in 2000. The image of Britney changes from a young collegiate, into a girl much more provocative. From here onwards her career is studded with scandals, we remember a rip of clothes during the MTV Video Music Awards and the kiss with Madonna. Britney shows herself to the audience more and more seductive.
Her career alongside gossip about private life. Most famous and discussed report is definitely the one with Justin Timberlake, finished in a troubled way.
The 2007 is definitely the worst year for the singer, who faces a difficult divorce and collapses emotionally. The photos of her shaved head are around the world. The dark period lasts about a year, between clinics and forced overviews. Later, in a documentary, Britney will tell of the battle against depression.
Thirty-seven years just completed, the pop queen seems not to want to stop. She has concerts and tours around the world. For the 2019 announced a residence show in Las Vegas titled Britney Domination. In good and evil Britney has revolutionized the conception of pop music, paving the way for a teen pop genre like Miley Cyrus and Ariana Grande.
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