Z’s Legendary Artist Spotlight: Britney Spears
Z107.3 will occasionally honor the legends of pop music with what we like to call 'Z's Legendary Artist Spotlight'. This isn't any usual spotlight. This spotlight is the brightest of the bright and the most famous of the famous. This special Z spotlight shines on the incomparable Britney Spears, who celebrates her birthday this week and who you sometimes get to hear on Bangor's #1 Hit Music Station.
Here's a little reminder of why this artist is so spectacularly legendary:
REAL NAME: Britney Jean Spears
BIRTH DATE: December 2, 1981
WHERE FROM: Kentwood, Louisiana, McComb, Mississippi
TO THE POINT POINTS:
- She was the best-selling teenage artist of all-time in the late '90's.
- She is regarded as the "Princess of Pop" and a pop icon due to influencing the resurgence of "teen pop" in the late '90's and early '00's.
- By 2017, Spears had sold 150 million records worldwide.
- Spears held a four-year residency at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, which was one of the highest-grossing residencies of all-time.
- She has had 6 number one albums on Billboard 200.
- She's won many awards including: a Grammy award, seven Guinness World Records, six MTV Video Music Awards, the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, seven Billboard Music Awards, the Millennium Award, Radio Disney Icon Award, the GLAAD Media Award's Vanguard Award and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Now, let's talk a walk through Britney's music video history...