After the show was canceled in 1996, she returned to Mississippi and enrolled at Mc Comb's Parklane Academy. I had my boyfriend, and I went to homecoming and Christmas formal.
Although she made friends with most of her classmates, she compared the school to "the opening scene in Clueless with all the cliques. But I wanted more." In June 1997, Spears was in talks with manager Lou Pearlman to join the female pop group Innosense.
I Did It Again (2000), were global successes and made her the best-selling teenage artist of all time.
After Spears returned to the United States, she embarked on a shopping mall promotional tour to promote her upcoming debut album.
Her show was a four-song set and she was accompanied by two back up dancers. Billboard 200 and was certified two-times platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America after a month.
Spears made her local stage debut at age five, singing "What Child Is This? During her childhood, she also attended gymnastics and voice lessons, and won many state-level competitions and children's talent shows.
At age eight, Spears and her mother Lynne traveled to Atlanta, Georgia to audition for the 1990s revival of The Mickey Mouse Club.
In 2012, Forbes reported that Spears was the highest paid female musician of the year, with earnings of million, having last topped the list in 2002.
During the promotion of her eighth and ninth studio albums, Britney Jean (2013) and Glory (2016), Spears embarked on the four-year concert residency, Britney: Piece of Me, at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.However, her much-publicized personal issues sent her career into hiatus.Despite being released while her personal struggles were ongoing, Blackout (2007), is often critically referred to as her best work.Casting director Matt Casella rejected her as too young, but introduced her to Nancy Carson, a New York City talent agent.Carson was impressed with Spears's singing and suggested enrolling her at the Professional Performing Arts School; shortly after, Lynne and her daughters moved to a sublet apartment in New York.Five of Spears' singles have reached number one in the United States: "... I Did It Again" and "Toxic", topped the Australian and Canadian charts.