A singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress. She performed acting roles in stage productions and television shows as a child before signing with Jive Records in 1997. Spears’s first and second studio albums, …Baby One More Time (1999) and Oops!… I Did It Again (2000), became international successes, with the former becoming the best-selling album by a teenage solo artist. Title tracks “…Baby One More Time” and “Oops!… I Did It Again” broke international sales records. In 2001, Spears released her self-titled third studio album, Britney, and played the starring role in the film Crossroads (2002). She assumed creative control of her fourth studio album, In the Zone (2003), which yielded the worldwide success of the single “Toxic“. Now she is taking her Las Vegas “Piece of Me” show on the road. The 23-date limited tour will travel through the U.S. East Coast and Europe in July and August, making her 1st stop Washington DC. Tickets go on sale January 26th.