Published On: Nov 29 2011 03:45:29 PM CSTUpdated On: Dec 02 2014 01:00:00 AM CST
Pop singer Britney Spears burst upon the music scene in 1999 at the age of 17, including her first hit and sizzling video "... Baby One More Time."
The cover of Spears' debut album, 1999's "... Baby One More Time"
"Oops!... I Did It Again" (2000)
Aerosmith's Steven Tyler sings with Spears during the halftime show at Super Bowl XXXV on Jan. 28, 2001.
Spears performs with a snake during the 2001 MTV Video Music Awards in New York on Sept. 6, 2001.
Spears made her move debut in 2002's "Crossroads."
Spears with co-star Kim Cattrall in "Crossroads"
Spears gets a kiss from Madonna as they open the 2003 MTV Video Music Awards at New York's Radio City Music Hall on Aug. 28, 2003.
"In the Zone" (2003)
Spears performs during her much-panned "comeback" at the 2007 MTV Video Music Awards on Sept. 9, 2007.
In the midst of a series of bizarre behavior that had fans scratching their heads, Spears shockingly shaved her own in 2007.
"Femme Fatale" (2011)
Spears is seen here again at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards, this time with her former agent-turned-boyfriend Jason Trawick. In December 2011, she announced that she had accepted a marriage proposal from Trawick. However, in January 2013, the couple ended their engagement.
Spears poses at the premiere of "The Smurfs 2" in Los Angeles on July 28, 2013. Spears recorded the song "Ooh La La" for the movie's soundtrack.
Spears' eighth studio album, titled "Britney Jean," was released on Nov. 29, 2013.
Spears arrives at the 2014 Elton John AIDS Foundation Oscar Party in West Hollywood, California, on March 2, 2014.
A new team of investigators is looking into the nearly three-year-old murder case of Peter D'Orazio, a 55-year-old man who went missing from Goleta in September of 2012. His widow, Caron, believes she knows exactly who killed him.
A major 7.8 earthquake hit Kathmandu mid-day on Saturday. Many houses, buildings and temples in the capital were destroyed, leaving thousands dead or trapped under the debris as emergency rescue workers attempt to clear rubble and find survivors.