Dressed in a sexy school uniform, two-sided pom-pom pigtail braids and a fresh new face, October 23, 1998, was when the world was introduced to Britney Jean Spears with her debut song …Baby One More Time and pop music have never been the same ever since.
From there onwards, Britney Spears became the talk of the town and an icon in her own rights.
Her very first song …Baby One More Time became her first hit and with it came fame and success like no other.
…Baby One More Time is one of the best-selling singles of all time for both Britney and pop genre which also helped the sale of her debut album of the same name.
The song reached number one in at least 18 countries and sold over 10 million copies worldwide.
And ever since then the world has been blessed by the icon that is Britney Spears.
To be honest, the pop sensation has had her fair share of ups and downs, whether it’s her career or personal life.
And in pure Britney Spears fashion, she has been able to live up to and through all of it.
And to celebrate 20 years since her debut single, here are 20 Most Iconic Britney Moments.
1 Redefined Schoolgirl Uniform.
Along with the song, even the music video for …Baby One More Time was so iconic that 20 years later, it still feels fresh and new.
And when people saw the then 16-year-old Britney rocking a sexy schoolgirl uniform with two-sided pom-pom pigtails, daydreaming and dancing on the hallway, it was an instant hit.
The video actually redefined a regular schoolgirl uniform and it has to be, till this day one of the most worn Halloween costume.
2 The Mickey Mouse Club Days.
Before topping charts and breaking records, Britney Spears was a member of The Mickey Mouse Club along with her future boyfriend Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera, and Ryan Gosling back in 1993 when she was only 11.
3 Debut Album becomes her First No. 1 Album.
In January 1999, Britney Spears released her debut album “…Baby One More Time” that topped the Billboard 200 chart. With the single of the same name already been released and successful all over the world, the release and the success of the album established Britney’s name for good.
4 Controversial 2000 MTV VMAs Performance.
This was the year that made naked dressed cool after Britney performed in the MTV VMAs in a barely-there flesh-colored bodysuit singing “Oops!...I Did It Again,” stirring up the whole crowd.
5 Britney, Justin, and some questionable fashion.
It was the year 1999 when Britney Spears, the pop sensation started dating another pop sensation and NSYNC heartthrob Justin Timberlake. And for dating for almost 3 years, the couple gave us some wonderful and questionable fashion moments.