Carson was impressed with Spears's singing and suggested enrolling her at the Professional Performing Arts School; shortly after, Lynne and her daughters moved to a sublet apartment in New York.
Spears was hired for her first professional role as the understudy for the lead role of Tina Denmark in the Off-Broadway musical Ruthless! She also appeared as a contestant on the popular television show Star Search and was cast in a number of commercials.
She also ventured into acting with the starring role in the 2002 film Crossroads.
The single sold 500,000 copies on its first day, and peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100, topping the chart for two consecutive weeks.
It has sold more than 10 million copies, making it one of the best-selling singles of all time.
In December 1992, she was cast in The Mickey Mouse Club alongside Christina Aguilera, Justin Timberlake, Ryan Gosling, and Keri Russell.
After the show was canceled in 1996, she returned to Mississippi and enrolled at Mc Comb's Parklane Academy. I had my boyfriend, and I went to homecoming and Christmas formal.
Baby One More Time", "Womanizer", "3", "Hold It Against Me" and "S&M". Spears has earned numerous awards and accolades, including a Grammy Award, six MTV Video Music Awards including the Video Vanguard Award, seven Billboard Music Awards including the Millennium Award Spears was born in Mc Comb, Mississippi, the second child of Lynne Irene Bridges and James Parnell Spears.