3 years ago on March 25, Britney’s 7th studio album was born. The album released internationally on March 29, 2011.
Facts about Femme Fatale:
- Debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 with first-week sales of 276,000 copies.
- Britney’s sixth debut at the top of the charts and leaves her in a three way tie for third most number one albums for a female artist, tied with Mariah Carey and Janet Jackson
- It was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America for shipments of over 1 million copies in the US (only after a month of sales)
- Britney’s first album to have three top 10 singles on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100
- The first single, Hold It Against Me became Brit’s 4th number one single on the Billboard Hot 100, making Britney the second artist in history to have multiple singles debut at #1
- MTV Best Pop Video of 2011 for the second single, Till The World Ends.
- The third single, I Wanna Go is Britney’s biggest radio hits to date.
- Britney also received the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Awardand a special tribute for her contributions to music videos and pop culture during the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards.
- During the Femme Fatale Era, Britney has collaborated with Ke$ha, Nicki Minaj, Rihanna and Travis Braker (Don’t Keep Me Waiting)
Happy 3rd birthday Femme Fatale!