January 12 marks the 15 years of Britney’s first album ...Baby One More Time (released 1999) and 10 years of the Grammy winning song Toxic! (released 2004)
…Baby One More Time
The album was produced by several producers such as Max Martin, Rami, Eric Foster White, Jorgen Elofsson and David Kreuger.
The album was successful on the charts, reaching the top five in several countries including Indonesia, while reaching #1 in Canada and the United States.
It also received several certifications around the world, including a 14x certification and Diamond certification by the RIAA for shipments of over 14 million units in the US
…Baby One More Time is Britney’s most successful album, selling over 30 million copies worldwide, making it one of the best-selling albums of all time and the best-selling album by a teenage solo artist and earned Britney her first Grammy nominations for Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance in 2000.
Five singles came from the …Baby One More Time became a worldwide success and one of the best-selling singles of all time, at over ten million copies.
Toxic is the second single from Britney’s fourth studio album In The Zone. It was written and produced by Bloodshy & Avant with additional writing from Cathy Dennis and Henrik Jonback.
Toxic attained worldwide success, reaching the top-five in 15 countries, while topping the charts in Australia, Canada, Hungary, Norway and the United Kingdom. In the United States, it peaked at #9 and became her fourth Top 10 single.
The song earned Britney her first Grammy at the 2005 ceremony in the category of Best Dance Recording.
The music video of the song was directed by Joseph Kahn, it is says the video is Britney’s most expensive video to date.
So Happy birthday BOMT and Toxic!