28 September 1999

Britney dolls coming in October

Britney has revealed the Play Along Toys Britney dolls, which will be released in mid-October in the USA, Canada, UK, Australia and the Netherlands, showing the first six dolls to the world to Rosie O’Donnell.

“The Concert Collection” features three dolls wearing replica outfits from her sold-out summer tour, including the outfit from her opening number “Crazy,” her tribute to Madonna and the finale “…Baby One More Time.” Each doll also comes with a second outfit that she wore on stage as well as a platinum CD plaque and Britney hair brush. “The Video Collection” features the Britney doll wearing replica outfits from her three videos, “Sometimes,” “…Baby One More Time” and “(You Drive Me) Crazy,” alongside a microphone and platinum or gold single.

20 September 1999

“(You Drive Me) Crazy” out now in the UK

The CD and cassette of “(You Drive Me) Crazy [The Stop Remix!]” are out now in the UK, available from HMV, Our Price and Woolworths stores nationwide, priced at £3.99 for the CD and £2.29 for the cassette. The CD features the new remix and some UK exclusive remixes, whilst the cassette features new song “I’ll Never Stop Loving You.”

9 September 1999

Britney performs with *NSync at MTV VMAs

Britney performed at the MTV Video Music Awards tonight with *NSync, performing “…Baby One More Time” at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York. The show is due to be aired on MTV UK and Ireland on 10th September at 9pm. Unfortunately, Britney did not win any of the three awards she was nominated for: Best Pop Video, Best Female Video and Best Choreography In A Video all for “…Baby One More Time.”

2 September 1999

“…Baby One More Time” tops 6million USA sales

Britney has become the first teenage female to sell over six million copies of one album in the USA, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has announced. Britney, currently aged 17 years old, has just sold the six millionth copy of “…Baby One More Time” there, surpassing previous record holder, LeAnn Rimes with her album “Blue.”