Studio album by Britney Spears
Released November 6, 2001
Recorded February – August 2001
Genre Pop, dance-pop, R&B, teen-pop
Producer Rodney Jerkins, Max Martin, The Neptunes, Rami, Wade J. Robson, Justin Timberlake
Britney Spears chronology
Oops!… I Did It Again
(2001) In the Zone
Singles from Britney
“I’m a Slave 4 U”
Released: September 24, 2001
Released: December 18, 2001
“I’m Not a Girl, Not Yet a Woman”
Released: February 5, 2002
“I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll”
Released: May 28, 2002
Released: July 1, 2002
Released: August 2, 2002
Britney may be the third studio album by American pop singer Britney Spears. The album was launched worldwide on November 6, 2001 by Jive Records, and something next day of within the U . s . States. Britney is notable for Spears’ progressively prominent role within the production, and being the transition album from her bubblegum pop seem and teen pop image from her previous two albums, and leaned progressively toward more R&B and Stylish hop, together with more sexual influences. Even though album’s singles were slightly less effective than her album’s previews singles, Spears assumed some creative control by co-writing five from the album’s tracks. The uneasy transactional music styles for that album Britney garned it at the main position within the Billboard 200, by which gave the Jive label its eleventh chart-topping album.
The album grew to become 2001′s most effective debut with a female or female group artist. The album’s success made her the very first female artist in music history to possess her first three studio albums to debut at the main place.This record however would later be damaged by Spears herself together with her fourth studio album In the Zone which charted within the same position. Up to now, the album has offered over ten million copies worldwide.
“I am a Slave 4 U”, the very first single from Britney, was written and created by stylish-hop duo The Neptunes. Featuring layered vocals along with a sparse beat, the track displayed Spears at her most developed, offending certain parts of her more youthful group of followers. The track joined the United kingdom Singles Chart at # 4, getting been opened in the MTV VMAs the performance was belittled for including live creatures. The associated video, directed by Francis Lawrence, was nominated for 3 MTV VMAs in 2002, and also the track arrived at number twenty-seven around the U.S Billboard Hot 100 with no commercial release. “Overprotected” was the 2nd single to become lifted from Britney within the United kingdom, Canada and Australia, while “I am Not really a Girl, Not a Lady” was the 2nd single launched in the united states and Europe, and also the third single within the United kingdom and Australia. A remixed version of “Overprotected” was launched because the third single in the united states and charted at number 80-six around the Billboard Hot 100, The remixed version includes a different music video. “Overprotected” was nominated for any Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance. It demonstrated to become another success in Europe, and peaking # 4 around the United kingdom Singles Chart.”I am Not really a Girl, Not a Lady”, the theme song to Crossroads, staggered to suit the discharge dates for that film. Compiled by Max Martin, Rami and United kingdom singer-songwriter Dido it peaked number-two within the United kingdom. The song didn’t have the ability to chart around the Billboard Hot 100 in the united states, and would be a poor artist at pop r / c. “I Really Like Rock ‘n’ Roll” was launched around australia, Canada and Europe, excluding France, where “Anticipating” was launched rather, in mid-2002, using the United kingdom release following in November. Initially made famous by Joan Jett, the track was featured in Crossroads. The only was launched to coincide using the film’s release around australia and Europe, and also the DVD release within the United kingdom due to the arranging from the theatrical and DVD releases, the only never was launched in the united states. However, the track handled to achieve only number-13 within the United kingdom. “Anticipating”, the eighties-affected track, was launched solely in France getting some specifically commissioned remixes launched. The track (compiled by John Kierulf, Josh Schwartz, and Spears herself) was marketed while using Dream Inside a Dream Tour live show from the song because the music video. It had been later also launched in South america. “Boys” was the 4th single in The United States and fifth single in Europe and Australia launched from Britney. Rather than the album version being launched, a remix of “Boys” was commissioned. It had been featured around the soundtrack from the third Austin Forces film. The brand new version-remixed through the Neptunes (who authored and created the initial album version)-incorporated lyrics from the male perspective, featuring Pharrell carrying out alongside Spears. The track managed to get to the peak ten within the United kingdom where it arrived at number-seven, even though it also grew to become among Britney’s weakest carrying out singles in the united states.
Britney first showed at number 1 around the US Billboard 200 album charts selling over 746,000 copies in the first week, changing Michael Jackson’s Invincible. Britney joined the Canadian Albums Chart at number 1 on sales of 44,550 copies, well in front of the second-place debut by Pink Floyd’s Echoes: The very best of Pink Floyd which offered 28,894 copies. The next week within the U.S albums chart, Britney gone to live in # 2 following a 55% sales decline, selling 337,000 models. Within the album’s third week of release, its sales elevated by 34% to 451,000 due to the holidays, although it dropped to number 3 around the Billboard 200 behind two new records. On its 4th week, the album moves 5-4 on the 17% sales increase, selling a lot more than 264,000 copies and cracked the two million mark. It had been then a beneficiary of the 13% sales boost, and ups the album one slot to number-three Enya’s Each Day Without Rain, on sales of just about 300,000 copies. Due simply for an elevated exposure from her film debut, Crossroads and with the aid of her “Dream Inside a Dream Tour” the album peaked number-14 around the Billboard 200, coupled with been ongoing moving support the chart from number-14 to number-nine, and merely giving the album a maximum of 3.3 million models in america on 2002, based on Nielsen SoundScan.
The album’s number-one debut around the Billboard 200 made Spears the only real female artist in SoundScan history to obtain their first three albums debut at number 1, garnering her the very best slot around the week’s chart, along with the recognition of getting the 2nd greatest debut of the season – behind NSYNC’s Celebrity, which moved 1.88 million copies in the first week – based on Nielsen SoundScan figures launched on November 14. Britney is, however, 2001′s most effective debut with a female or women, trumping Destiny’s Child’s Survivor which offered 663,000 copies in the first week and Jesse Jackson’s All For You Personally which offered 605,000. Also, the album arrived at number-80 four on BMG Music Club all-time best-retailers list with 588,000 models, behind Celine Dion’s “Celine Dion” (624,000) and also the “Nutty Professor II: The Klumps” soundtrack (642,000).
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In Japan, the album first showed at # 4 around the Oricon charts, selling 66,900 models throughout its first week. Britney has since offered 250,000 copies up to now and gained Platinum certification there. It has additionally been licensed two occasions Platinum around australia, where it arrived at an optimum of # 4. Within the United kingdom, it first showed at # 4 and it has been licensed Platinum for shipping 300,000 copies to merchants. The album spent thirty-six days around the United kingdom Albums Chart. Up to now, Britney offered a maximum of 316,944 copies in Canada which substantially a large decline from her previous albums. In 2002, Britney was licensed two occasions Platinum through the IFPI for deliveries of 2 million copies inside Europe. It first showed at # 2 in France, where it’s since offered over 425,000 copies. “Britney” has undoubtedly offered 15.six million records worldwide and 5 million records in US
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