Britney Jean Spears born is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress. Born in McComb, Mississippi and raised in Kentwood, Louisiana, she appeared in stage productions and television series, before signing with Jive Records in . Spears’s first two studio albums, Baby One More Time and Oops! I Did It Again , were global successes and made her the best selling teenage artist of all time. Referred to as the “Princess of Pop”, Spears is regarded as a pop icon and is credited with influencing the revival of teen pop during the late s and early s..American singer Britney Spears has released nine studio albums, seven compilation albums, singles, nine promotional singles, and has made three guest appearances. In , Spears signed a recording contract with American record label Jive Records in order to launch her career..Britney Jean Spears was born on . Her parents are Lynne Irene n e Bridges and James Parnell Spears. She grew up in Kentwood, Louisiana. Her maternal grandmother, Lillian Portell, was English born in London , and one of Spears’s maternal great great grandfathers was Maltese. Her siblings are Bryan James and Jamie Lynn..