Britney Jean Spears (born December 2, 1981) is an American recording artist and entertainer. Born in McComb, Mississippi, and raised in Kentwood, Louisiana, Spears began performing as a child, landing acting roles in stage productions and television shows. She signed with Jive Records in 1997 and released her debut album ...Baby One More Time in 1999. During her first decade in the music industry, she became a prominent figure in mainstream popular music and popular culture, followed by a much-publicized personal life. Her first two albums established her as a pop icon and broke sales records, while title tracks "...Baby One More Time" and "Oops!... I Did It Again" became international number-one hits. Spears was credited with influencing the revival of teen pop during the late 1990s.
Kelly Rowland and Paulina Rubio have joined X Factor for the third season
Will.i.am and Justin Bieber joined forces to perform their duet #thatPOWER at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday. The duo took to the stage along with a number of other musical acts that performed at the awards ceremony, including Bruno Mars, Chris Brown, Icona Pop and Taylor Swift.
Simon Cowell tweeted early Saturday morning that the judges for The X Factor Season 3 will be revealed on Monday.