Spears' Marks Her First Back-To-Back No. 1 Singles And Fifth No. 1 Top 40 Hit Song
Britney Spears continues her dominance on the charts, her latest single "Circus" is the No. 1 song on the Top 40 radio charts and her fifth No. 1 song overall. Currently she holds three songs in the Top 40 chart, her breakout first hit song "Womanizer," "Circus" and her rapidly rising third single "If You See Amy." Additionally this marks the first time in her storied career where Spears scores back-to-back No. 1 singles on the radio chart, according to industry trade Radio & Records.
The platinum album Circus debuted at No. 1 and made Britney Spears the first female ever to have five No. 1 album debuts. Worldwide, the album has sold in excess of three million albums. Circus reunites Spears with previous collaborators Max Martin, Danja and Bloodshy & Avant and her latest video for "If You See Amy" recently wrapped shooting in Los Angeles and was directed by Jake Nava (Beyonce, Shakira, P!nk).
Spears' upcoming arena tour, "The Circus Starring Britney Spears" kicks-off in New Orleans on March 3, 2009. In the days following her tour announcement, tour promoter AEG Live immediately added six shows in Los Angeles, Toronto, New Jersey, Chicago, Long Island, NY and Anaheim, CA, in order to cover the overwhelming demand from fans worldwide.
Britney Spears is one of the top-selling artists of the last decade, and to date she has sold in excess of 63 million albums worldwide: ...Baby One More Time (1999); Oops!... I Did It Again (2000); Britney (2001); In The Zone (2003) and Blackout (2007).
Source: JIVE Label Group