britney spears

Watch Courtney Love Emotionally Cover Britney Spears’ ‘Lucky’

Yesterday, the New Yorker published an extensive investigative piece about Britney Spears' conservatorship. Courtney Love spoke to journalist Ronan Farrow about her encounters with the infamous Hollywood…
SPIN Staff / July 4, 2021

The 50 Best Songs of 2001

It was a banner year for producers. The Neptunes — a major commercial force since Ol' Dirty Bastard's "Got Your Money" — helmed more great…
SPIN Staff / June 30, 2021

Britney Spears Makes First Statement Following Court Appearance: ‘I Apologize for Pretending Like I’ve Been Ok’

A day after speaking at a hearing in Los Angeles for the first time about her desire to end her conservatorship, Britney Spears took to…
Daniel Kohn / June 24, 2021

Britney Spears Hits Back at Conservatorship in Impassioned Testimony: ‘I Just Want My Life Back’

In a fiery virtual hearing, Britney Spears hit back at the conservatorship that has encompassed her life for the past 13 years, demanding that her…
Daniel Kohn / June 23, 2021

The 20 Best Rock Songs by Pop Stars

Olivia Rodrigo may be a teenage pop star who works for Disney and first scaled the Hot 100 with a piano-driven ballad, but her second…
Al Shipley / June 22, 2021

Britney Spears to Address Court at Next Conservatorship Hearing

Britney Spears has stayed silent outside of a few vague Instagram posts about her long-standing legal conservatorship. But at a hearing on Tuesday, Spears' attorney…
Daniel Kohn / April 27, 2021

Justin Timberlake Issues Apology to Britney Spears and Janet Jackson: ‘I Know I Failed’

Justin Timberlake has apologized to his ex-girlfriend Britney Spears as well as Janet Jackson in a lengthy Instagram post on Friday. Why now? Timberlake's past behavior dating…
Daniel Kohn / February 12, 2021

Britney Spears’ Hidden Music Messages: A Timeline

Over the last decade, Britney Spears’ supernatural pop star status became overthrown by the haunting shadow of her conservatorship. Established in 2008, following messy custody…
Bianca Gracie / February 12, 2021

The 35 Best Videos of the Last 35 Years

SPIN launched in the peak MTV era, when an innovative — or even just salacious — music video could make or break an…
SPIN Staff / November 26, 2020

The 50 Best Songs of the Year 2000

The year 2000 looms large in pop culture history: the Y2k non-scare, the Seinfeld "Newmannium" episode, the "In the Year 2000" sketch from Conan O'Brien's…
SPIN Staff / September 25, 2020

The 101 Best Albums of the 2010s

Why now? Because — and there's no reason to ignore the elephant in the room: SPIN stewardship has changed hands many, many times since we made…
SPIN Staff / June 30, 2020

Following “Free Britney” Protest, Britney Spears Tells Fans to Please Chill

Leave Britney alone! Yesterday, fans staged a full-on "Free Britney" protest demanding the pop star be released from a treatment facility in response to online rumors…
Julia Gray, Stereogum / April 24, 2019

Britney Spears Enters Mental Health Facility: Report

Britney Spears has been admitted to a mental health facility amid her father Jamie's ongoing health problems, per TMZ, which reports that Spears checked herself in and…
Tosten Burks / April 3, 2019

Britney Spears’ Music Will Get the Fairy Tale Treatment in New Jukebox Musical

On Tuesday (March 12), famed theater owner James L. Nederlander announced he is producing a brand new musical titled Once Upon a One More Time,…
Stephen Daw, Billboard / March 12, 2019

Britney Spears Announces “Indefinite Work Hiatus,” Puts Las Vegas Residency On Hold

Britney Spears is putting her career on hold to support her family. Her upcoming Britney: Domination residency in Las Vegas—a run of 32 shows at…
Will Gottsegen / January 4, 2019
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