International queen of pop Britney Spears’Glory peaks at #1 on iTunes in over 50 markets. The album debuts at #3 on Billboard’s Top 200 album chart and marks the icon’s tenth top 5 debut on the chart. Following her MTV VMA performance “Make Me…” with G-Eazy, the single jumped back to #2 on iTunes and was the top digital sales gainer of the week.
To promote Glory, Britney returned to the MTV VMA Stage to perform “Make Me…” with G-Eazy
and performed from her Las Vegas “Piece Of Me” Residency on “The Today Show” . She also joined James Corden for his carpool Karaoke and pranked Jimmy Kimmel by waking him up in the middle of the night and dancing to “Make Me…” . Early in May, Britney performed an incredible medley of some her greatest hits on the 2016 Billboard Music Awards .
Critics are raving about Britney and Glory. Rolling Stone says, “Glory is another fantastic comeback,” and that Britney is “a true pop visionary,” and Entertainment Weekly says, “It’s her most engaging album vocally.” People Magazine claims Glory is “her strongest album in a decade,” while the Los Angeles Times states it’s, “an album that carries her one-of-a-kind electricity.” The Daily Beast comments, “her vocals in Glory actually have personality, character, and emotion,” while Vanity Fair says, “this album is as fresh and vibrant as most mainstream pop releases of 2016.”
Multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning pop icon Britney Spears is one of the most successful and celebrated entertainers in pop history with nearly 100 million records sold worldwide. In the U.S. alone, she has sold more than 70 million albums, singles and songs, according to Nielsen Music. Born in Mississippi and raised in Louisiana, Spears became a household name as a teenager when she released her first single “…Baby One More Time,” a Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 smash and international hit that broke sales records with more than 27 million copies sold worldwide and is currently 14x Platinum in the U.S.
Her musical career boasts countless awards and accolades, including six Billboard Music Awards and Billboard’s Millennium Award, which recognizes outstanding career achievements and influence in the music industry as well as an American Music Award and the 2011 MTV Video Vanguard Award. So far, Spears has earned a total of six No.1-debuting albums on the Billboard 200 chart and 24 top 40 hit singles on the Billboard Hot 100 — five of which went to No. 1. Spears has been nominated for eight Grammy Awards and won for Best Dance Recording in 2005.
Her cutting-edge pop concert Las Vegas residency, “Britney: Piece of Me,” at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino has been voted “Best Show in Las Vegas” and “Best Bachelorette Show in Las Vegas.” Spears also has been creating fragrances for over ten years, to date has introduced 19 fragrances, available in over 90 countries around the world.