Britney Spears

  1. Zomba Sues Blogger Over Britney Leaks

    October 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Zomba sued PerezHilton.com for copyright infringement on Thursday, saying the gossip Web site illegally posted recordings by pop singer Britney Spears. The suit, filed in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles Thursday, accused the Web site and its pr ...

  2. Rascal Flatts Flattens Competition With Third No. 1 Album

    October 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Country trio Rascal Flatts strikes with its third straight No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 as "Still Feels Good" bows with a whopping 547,000 ... That's the biggest sales week for a country act since over a year ago when, you guess ...

  3. 'More' Scores For Britney On Digital, Hot 100 Charts

    October 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In the midst of another trying week in Britney Spears' personal life, she receives some positive professional news as "Gimme More" opens at No. 1 on Billboard's Hot Digital Songs with 179,000 downloads and soars 68-3 on the B ...

  4. The Next Big Retail Battle?

    September 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With the Kanye West/50 Cent retail battle squarely in the rearview mirror, debate around the Billboard offices is centering on what the next big rack race will be. Upcoming retail showdowns include next week’s Bruce Springsteen vs. Dashboard Confe ...

  5. Britney Spears Parts Ways With Manager

    September 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Britney Spears has parted ways with her manager, the Firm's Jeff Kwatinetz, after little more than a month of working with him. "It saddens us to confirm media reports that we have terminated our professional relationship with Britney Sp ...

  6. New Britney Single A Quick Hit At Top 40 Radio

    September 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Britney Spears may have drawn criticism for her seemingly lethargic performance on the MTV Video Music Awards, but her new single, "Gimme More," is racing up the charts at top 40 radio. The cut posted the most increased plays on R&R& ...

  7. Calm Before the Storm as 'HSM2' Marks Fourth Week at No. 1

    September 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT There's not a whole lot happening on The Billboard 200 this week as a light Sept. 4 release schedule yields only one debut in the top 40: Chiodos' "Bone Palace Ballet" at No. 5 ... "High School Musical 2" spends its f ...

  8. Spears Kicks Off MTV VMAs With New Song

    September 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Britney Spears kicked off the 2007 MTV Video Music Awards tonight (Sept. 9) in Las Vegas with a performance of her new song, "Gimme More," decked out in a sparkly bra and briefs, with knee-high black boots. It was the embattled Spears� ...

  9. Britney Confirms VMA Performance, Mobile Deal

    September 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Britney Spears has made good on weeks of speculation by confirming she will open the 2007 MTV Video Music Awards in Las Vegas on Sunday (Sept. 9). Spears will perform her new song "Gimme More" as well as the yet-to-be-unveiled "Cry& ...

  10. Radio Billboards Removed After Spears Complains

    June 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Radio station billboards that featured unflattering photos of a bald, scowling Britney Spears have been taken down after the pop star's attorneys threatened legal action. In a letter to Clear Channel Communications Inc. dated last Thursday, S ...

  11. K-Fed Branded Search Engine Launches

    March 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In the strangest digital entertainment development in recent memory, Kevin Federline -- the former Mr. Britney Spears -- has launched his own branded search engine in partnership with Web media firm Prodege.com. Powered by Yahoo, the searchwithkev ...

  12. Britney Spears Files For Divorce

    November 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Married dancer/rapper Kevin Federline, 28, in 2004. Britney Spears filed for divorce Tuesday from Kevin Federline, officials said. The Los Angeles County Superior Court filing cites "irreconcilable differences," said court spokeswoman Ka ...

  13. Judge Dismisses Spears' Libel Suit Vs. Us Weekly

    November 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST A California judge has dismissed a libel suit brought by Britney Spears accusing Us Weekly magazine of fabricating a story about a sexually explicit video the pop star and her husband made together. A California judge has dismissed a libel suit br ...

  14. Underwood Tries On Skechers

    July 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 'Idol' winner to be featured in fall campaign. Carrie Underwood joins fellow pop sensations Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera as the newest face of Manhattan Beach, Calif.-based footwear brand Skechers. A fall campaign will feature t ...

  15. Kobalt, Maratone Ink Admin Pact

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Independent London-based publisher Kobalt Music Group has signed an exclusive worldwide deal to handle copyright administration for Max Martin's hitmaking production and publishing firm Maratone. Independent London-based publisher Kobalt Musi ...

  16. Kobalt, Maratone Ink Admin Pact

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Independent London-based publisher Kobalt Music Group has signed an exclusive worldwide deal to handle copyright administration for Max Martin's hitmaking production and publishing firm Maratone. Independent London-based publisher Kobalt Musi ...

  17. Indiana Songwriter Sues Spears Over Copyright

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT An Indiana songwriter is suing singer Britney Spears for copyright infringement, claiming he wrote the song "Sometimes" 15 years ago. INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- An Indiana songwriter is suing singer Britney Spears for copyright infringement, c ...

  18. Britney Spears Sues Insurance Companies

    February 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Britney Spears is suing eight insurance companies that rejected a $9.8 million claim she filed after injuring her knee during a video shoot last summer. Spears later had to cancel her 2004 summer tour NEW YORK (AP) -- Britney Spears is suing eight ...

  19. Britney Spears Sues Insurance Companies

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Singer seeks payment after tour was nixed. NEW YORK (AP) -- Britney Spears is suing eight insurance companies that rejected a $9.8 million claim she filed after injuring her knee during a video shoot last summer. Spears later had to cancel her 200 ...

  20. The Beat

    January 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Britney Spears puts domesticity aside and visits Los Angeles radio station KIIS. Read Melinda Newman's column. Britney Spears puts domesticity aside and visits Los Angeles radio station KIIS. Read Melinda Newman's column. News Melinda Ne ...

  21. The Beat

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Britney Spears puts domesticity aside and visits Los Angeles radio station KIIS. Read Melinda Newman's column. Britney Spears puts domesticity aside and visits Los Angeles radio station KIIS. Read Melinda Newman's column. News Melinda Ne ...

  22. Britney, Rudolph Sever Ties

    October 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT After nine years together, Britney Spears and her manager, Larry Rudolph, have terminated their business relationship by mutual consent. After nine years together, Britney Spears and her manager, Larry Rudolph, have terminated their business relat ...

  23. Injured Britney Cancels Onyx Hotel Tour

    June 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Summer dates were to begin June 22. Britney Spears has pulled the plug on the summer leg of her Onyx Hotel tour after she injured herself last week in a fall on the set of her video shoot for "Outrageous." Spears underwent arthroscopic k ...

  24. China Places Conditions on Britney Tour

    June 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT China to Britney: Come perform but leave the revealing outfits at home. Britney Spears' first China tour has been approved by the Culture Ministry, but they want to know what she's wearing before she China to Britney: Come perform but le ...

  25. Britney Merchandising Hitting High Marks

    April 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Britney Spears is generating strong merchandise sales on her current Onyx Hotel tour, with the spring North American leg taking her career total to more than $30 million, according to Signatures Netwo Britney Spears is generating strong merchandis ...

  26. Britney Merchandising Hitting High Marks

    April 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Britney Spears is generating strong merchandise sales on her current Onyx Hotel tour, with the spring North American leg taking her career total to more than $30 million, according to Signatures Netwo Britney Spears is generating strong merchandis ...

  27. Britney Slapped With $10M Trademark Suit

    April 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A San Diego clothing manufacturer is suing Britney Spears for $10 million, claiming her use of the phrase "In the Zone" infringes its trademarks. NEW YORK--A San Diego clothing manufacturer is suing Britney Spears for $10 million, claimi ...

  28. Britney Hit With Suit Over 'In The Zone' Title

    April 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Clothing maker seeks to enforce copyright. A San Diego clothing manufacturer is suing Britney Spears for $10 million, claiming her use of the phrase "In the Zone" infringes its trademarks. In the suit, filed Feb. 17 in the U.S. District ...

  29. Britney Eyes Reality Series

    April 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Is broadcast television ready for Britney Spears? Representatives for the pop princess are shopping a reality series featuring backstage footage of her life on tour, according to sources. Is broadcast television ready for Britney Spears? Represent ...

  30. Sprint, BMG Ink Master-Tones Deal

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST BMG has cut a master-tone ringtone deal with Sprint. Music from BMG acts including Britney Spears, Maroon 5, 3 Days Grace, the Strokes, Kenny Chesney and Pink will be available as ringtones for $2.50 BMG has cut a master-tone ringtone deal with Sp ...

  31. Britney Gets Elizabeth Arden Cosmetic Line

    March 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Branded fragrance, skincare products planned. Beauty products company Elizabeth Arden has signed a global licensing deal with pop star Britney Spears, with a plan to develop and market a Spears-branded line of fragrance, skincare and color cosmeti ...

  32. Spears Gets DVD-Audio Makeover

    March 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Britney Spears' "In the Zone" (Jive) is expected to be released in the DVD-Audio (DVD-A) format this spring, according to BMG senior director of new technology Kevin Clement. "In the Zone" is currentl Britney Spears' ...

  33. MTV, Britney Link For Network's First Global Tour Deal

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST MTV is embarking on its first global tour sponsorship, for the spring outing by Britney Spears, Billboard.biz has learned. The MTV Presents Britney Spears Onyx Hotel Tour 2004 begins March 2 at the Sa MTV is embarking on its first global tour spon ...

  34. Altnet In AIDS Benefit Pact

    January 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Altnet -- the commercial download service that runs on top of peer-to-peer networks, including KaZaA and Grokster -- is selling tracks from John Lennon, Paul Simon, Britney Spears and others thanks to Altnet -- the commercial download service that ...

  35. Altnet In AIDS Benefit Pact

    January 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Altnet -- the commercial download service that runs on top of peer-to-peer networks, including KaZaA and Grokster -- is selling tracks from John Lennon, Paul Simon, Britney Spears and others thanks to Altnet -- the commercial download service that ...

  36. Britney, Jive In New LidRock Promotion

    December 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST Jive has teamed with Atlanta-based marketing firm LidRock to distribute 1 million promotional Britney Spears CD-ROMs at 900 Sbarro Italian Eateries in the U.S. Jive has teamed with Atlanta-based marketing firm LidRock to distribute 1 million promo ...

  37. Britney, Jive In New LidRock Promotion

    December 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST Jive has teamed with Atlanta-based marketing firm LidRock to distribute 1 million promotional Britney Spears CD-ROMs at 900 Sbarro Italian Eateries in the U.S. Jive has teamed with Atlanta-based marketing firm LidRock to distribute 1 million promo ...

  38. Britney In Her 'Zone' Atop Billboard 200

    December 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST The fourth album from Britney Spears gives the media darling her fourth No. 1 debut on The Billboard 200. "In the Zone" sells 609,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan, leading three The fourth album from Britney Spears ...

  39. Britney In Her 'Zone' Atop Billboard 200

    December 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST The fourth album from Britney Spears gives the media darling her fourth No. 1 debut on The Billboard 200. "In the Zone" sells 609,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan, leading three The fourth album from Britney Spears ...

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