Britney Spears’ ‘Baby One More Time’ Album Turns 17

January 12, 2016 By Jordan Miller

Feel old? We made a list of our 17 favorite moments from the Baby era.

She’s Miss American Dream since she was 17.

I’m going to need you to sit down for this. We’ll wait…

Britney Spears’ debut album Baby One More Time turns 17-years-old today (Jan. 12). That means you’ve been a Britney Spears fan for nearly two entire decades. That means you’ve known about Britney Spears longer than you haven’t.

To celebrate our fading youth, we put together a list of our 17 favorite moments from the Baby era.

17. Britney’s first appearance ever on TRL (it’s “really cool”).

16. The iconic emails GIF

15. Singing “Silent Night” at Rockerfeller Centre

14. This performance at the 1999 Kid’s Choice Awards

13. Accepting the Best Song Award at the 1999 MTV Europe Music Awards.

12. This cover of “Stand By Me” (a cappella).

11. Her appearance on Sabrina The Teenage Witch.

10. When she did a backflip.

9. The entire Making The Video of “Crazy.”

8. Rehearsing the flawless “Baby” choreography.

7. This commercial advertising Japanese candy.

6. The “Born To Make You Happy” music video.

5. The 1999 Billboard Music Awards performance.

4. Our reaction to pretty much everything in life.

3. Her first red carpet interview ever.

2. THE Rolling Stone cover.


The video that started it all: “Baby One More Time.”