SEE THE FULL PHOTO GALLERY: Britney’s ‘Circus’ revisits Atlanta
Britney Spears brought her Circus Tour to a near capacity Philips Arena for the second time Friday night, September 4, 2009. Opening acts included Jordin Sparks, One Call and Kristina Debarge. After the Big Apple Circus opened with a 14-minute performance of acrobatics, Britney sang “Circus”, “Piece Of Me” and “Radar.”
BRITNEY STATS: According to Zomba Label Group and Sony Music, Spears has sold over 83 million records worldwide. In addition, she is ranked as the eighth best-selling female recording artist in the U.S. with 32 million copies of her albums certified by the RIAA, and is currently the fifth best selling artist act of the decade in the country, as well as the top selling female artist. Spears is also ranked by Forbes‘ 2009 issue as the 13th most powerful celebrity and the 2nd most top-earning young musician with over $35 million dollars in earnings this year. She is listed by the Guinness World Records as having the “Best-selling album by a teenage solo artist” for her debut album …Baby One More Time which sold over thirteen million copies in the United States. ‘Britney Spears’ has been Yahoo!’s most popular search term for the last four consecutive years, seven times in total. Spears was named as Most Searched Person in the Guinness World Recordsbook edition 2007 and 2009. Spears has also become an major influence among many new artists, including Kelly Clarkson, Lady GaGa, Little Boots, and Miley Cyrus who has cited Spears as one of her biggest inspirations and has also reference to Spears in hit her song Party in the U.S.A. Bebo Norman and Busted both wrote songs about Spears called “Britney”. People magazine and MTV reported that October 1, 2008, Bronx’s John Philip Sousa Middle School, named their music studio in honor of Britney Spears. Spears herself was present during the ceremony and donated $10,000 dollars to the school’s music program.
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