Oops, it’s been two decades since Britney Spears did it again.
On May 16, the Holy Spear celebrates a special anniversary as it is 20 years since the publication of Oops! … I Did It Again, the uniquely interrupted second studio album of her career.
The LP had big steps to take when 1999 (similarly interrupted) … Baby One More Time the boys catapulted starlet to pop music superstar practically overnight with hits like the legendary title track “Sometimes” and “( You Drive Me) Crazy “. But oops! did the impossible and proved that lightning could strike twice every now and then.
With hit singles like the equally legendary title track “Lucky” and “Stronger”, Oops! has managed … to sell baby in his first week (if not in his life) – setting a long-standing record – while delivering moments in Brit’s career that are so important that they are all these years later still stand out. After a VMA performance in which everyone spoke with the public debut of an unforgettable romance, 2000 was a big year for Britney.
Read on to relive all the important moments we have. Oops! … I did it again to say thank you!
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