"Baby One More Time" is the debut single by American singer Britney Spears from her debut studio album of the same title (1999). [115] In 2018, readers of German teen magazine Bravo voted "...Baby One More Time" to be the biggest hit since its first music compilation was released in 1992. He is known for his work on She's All That (1999), In Search of Dr. Seuss (1994) and Britney Spears and Joey McIntyre in Concert (1999). The video is one of many that showcases Britney in front of a pyramid formation of synchronized back-up dancers (around 2:41). [60][61], The video begins with Spears appearing bored in class at a Catholic high school. I don't know anything about Britney. [113] The favorites were chosen by audience voting. [21][57] Spears pitched this idea to Dick, and further explained she wanted the video to have dance scenes. The music video is also referenced in the 2009 single, "If U Seek Amy". 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[69] Neil Strauss, from The New York Times, noted that "all the backing music was on tape, and most of the vocals were recorded, with Ms. Spears just reinforcing selected words in choruses and singing an occasional snippet of a verse". Turns out, she wasn't a big fan of the shoulder armor. "[7], Fenster asked producer Max Martin to meet Spears in New York, after which he returned to Sweden to write her a handful of songs with long-term collaborator Denniz Pop. Maybe we didn’t deserve her. His rendition received positive reviews. An LFC bout has all the action of a regular MMA contest but with more focus on ground work fighting than stand up striking. As of 2018, it is the 32nd best-seller of all-time in the UK. In the zone: Lea Michele, … On July 18, 2006, frontman Brendon Urie joined the band to perform the song in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Hit me baby one more time! [52] The single went on to sell over 1,445,000 units by the end of 1999,[53] making it the highest-selling single of that year and the 8th biggest song of the 1990s. [12] According to magazine Blender, "...Baby One More Time" is composed by "wah-wah guitar lines and EKG-machine bass-slaps". [79] She ripped it off halfway through the song to reveal a cheerleader ensemble. It's been 17 years since Britney Spears broke onto the pop scene with her smash "Baby One More Time" and finally we get to know what the song's hook "Hit me baby, one more time" actually means. What's more, Spears' people reportedly promised to pay Noel's medical bills but never did. [47][48] Additionally, the song topped the German Singles Chart for six consecutive weeks and sold over 750,000 copies, resulting in a three-times gold certification by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry. [103] Swedish singer Tove Styrke released a cover of the song on July 24, 2015. [11] Thomas Lindberg played the guitar, while Johan Carlberg played the bass guitar. "[24] Amanda Murray of Sputnikmusic commented, "[" ... Baby One More Time" is] well-composed, tightly arranged, and even with Spears's vocal limitations it goes straight for the proverbial pop jugular. A reviewer from NME compared the structure of the recording to '80s-style riffs of Michael Jackson and further described the track as a "harder, carbon copy" of "...Baby One More Time" that is "easily as good as her breakthrough single". [57] Her assistant Felicia Culotta played the role of Spears's teacher. In late 1998, Jive released her debut single, the Martin-penned "...Baby One More Time." While other little girls were putting posters on their walls, Britney was wanting to be the poster on the wall. Spears's vocal range spans over one octave from E♭3 to C5. I had been in studio for about six months listening and recording material, but I hadn't really heard a hit yet. "[6] After hearing the recorded material, president Clive Calder ordered a full album. Maybe we didn’t deserve her. In the great tradition of debut singles, it was a divisive statement that drew a line between past and future. [11], *sales figures based on certification alone^shipments figures based on certification alonesales+streaming figures based on certification alone, "Hit Me Baby One More Time" redirects here. [..] But that was a sexist video by a horrible hair metal band that exploited women. She wants him back. [citation needed], Rolling Stone wrote that she "spearheaded the rise of post-millennial teen pop ... Spears early on cultivated a mixture of innocence and experience that generated lots of cash". [72] Later, in 2003, Spears performed the song in a remixed form at Britney Spears: In the Zone, a concert special that aired in ABC on November 17, 2003. "[118] PopMatters's writer Evan Sawdey commented that Spears's concept for the song's music video was the one responsible for her immediate success, saying that, as a result, the singer "scored a massive No. [80][81] It began with a giant projection of a hologram of Spears onto a water screen. Turns out, she wasn't a … The fighter, who has previously appeared in videos such as Beyonce's Run the World (Girls), revealed her interest in MMA and boxing came from her older brothers. 1998 Britney Spears Dancing To Baby One More Time - YouTube Kate Upton Gets Into Sexy Schoolgirl Mode for "...Baby One More Time" Performance on Lip Sync Battle The supermodel sported a mini skirt and tied-up … [43][44] In New Zealand, the single spent four non-consecutive weeks at the top of the charts and after shipping over 15,000 units to retailers the Recording Industry Association of New Zealand certified it platinum. I think it's kind of funny that people would actually think that's what it meant. On its final episode, a three-hour special aired on November 16, 2008,[65] "…Baby One More Time" was number one in their final countdown as the most iconic music video of all time and was the last video to be played on the show. [45][46], The track reached the top spot in every European country in which it charted. [92] On October 15, that year, Kris Allen covered the song for the first time at a concert in Seton High School in Cincinnati, Ohio. Britney Spears signed a Jive deal thanks to a Whitney Houston song. 1 Background 2 Revamped show 3 Snynopsis 3.1 2013–16: Original run 3.2 2016: Revamped show 4 Set list 4.1 December 27, 2013 - January 13, 2016 4.2 February 13, 2016 - … [90] Spears heard their version while shopping in a mall and said, "It was so weird. [54] Additionally, "...Baby One More Time" is the fifth best-selling single by a female artist in the country, behind Cher's "Believe", Whitney Houston's "I Will Always Love You", Adele's "Someone like You" and Céline Dion's "My Heart Will Go On". [79] The song was also the encore of 2001's Dream Within a Dream Tour. 300 Vikuna 27.1. [38] The single also became an all-around hit on Top 40 radio, going top ten on both the Top 40 Tracks and Rhythmic Top 40, and to number one for five weeks on the Mainstream Top 40. [2] Billboard's Robert Kelly observed that Spears's "sexy and coy" vocals on the track "kicked off a new era of pop vocal stylings that would influence countless artists to come. She's famous for 'Baby One More Time' and for being a dancer and being sexy and being a professional music artist. Dick said that "Every piece of wardrobe in the video came from Kmart, and I was told at the time not one piece of clothing in the video cost more than $17. It was named after one of her songs,Piece Of Me. [113] The show pitted one-hit wonders who generally had their moments of fame in the 1980s against each other to play their own hits and a currently popular cover song. [73] "...Baby One More Time" was also performed at the 2003 NFL Kickoff Live on September 4, 2003, at the National Mall, in a medley with "I'm a Slave 4 U" (2001), which included pyrotechnics. So I went out that night and had some fun. The next day I was completely relaxed and nailed it. 9. [11] She stayed up late the night before listening to Soft Cell's "Tainted Love" ("What a sexy song") to get the growl she wanted: "I wanted my voice to be kind of rusty. Trump praises Rush Limbaugh after emotional radio host tells listeners he 'did not expect to be here' as he battles stage 4 lung cancer, Orlando, Florida, native Teri London, 29, fights in the Lingerie Fighting League, where she takes on other women while wearing, But when she isn't hitting the ring, she's a dancer who has appeared in music videos and on tour for some of pop's biggest stars. During the performance of one song, a male audience member … By the end of 1999, ...Baby One More Time had sold ten million copies, and went on to sell a good three million more on top of that. Shoutout to Snow Owls, who bring the adorable duet game week after week, though. [78][79][80][81][82][83][84][85] On ...Baby One More Time Tour, the encore consisted of a performance of the song,[78] in which Spears wore a black bra under pink halter,[78] a pink sequined plaid mini-skirt,[78] and black thigh-high stockings. "...Baby One More Time" was released on October 23, 1998 through Jive Records. The "Baby One More Time" singer resumed her Las Vegas residency at Planet Hollywood last week, kicking off the third leg of the two-year commitment. [41] It is Spears's best-selling physical single in the country. [..] At the time, teen-pop was still a boys' club, but while the guys were crooning about crushes, Spears was already planning the sleep-over party". [21] Spears faced the criticism saying, "Me showing my belly? Ronda Rousey admits she was 'f***ing sad' about shock loss... 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[87] On Spears' residency show Britney: Piece of Me in Las Vegas, the song was included on its setlist. He responded saying, "It's a great song. Trump doubles down on last-minute demand that stimulus checks are upped to $2K after spending Christmas Day on the golf course with Lindsey Graham, Super-infectious mutant strain of coronavirus is found in Ireland a week after it was found in UK and Britain sounded global alarm, Miami mayor urges Wall Street's huge financial firms to relocate to Florida touting low tax rates and pro-police agenda - after Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan fled the Big Apple amid COVID, How Joe Biden lost the Latino and Asian vote to Trump: The staggering shift of traditional blue voters to the right amid claims they were 'taken for granted' and what that means for future elections in the US, Donald Trump announces he will make a Christmas Day speech to deployed troops but 'Fake News not invited! Pop was ill, so Martin asked producer Rami Yacoub to help. The single “Baby One More Time” was an instant hit and sold millions of copies on its first day of release. "[20] Spears said "...Baby One More Time" is a song "every girl can relate to. When Spears' debut album of the same title was released in early 1999, it entered the charts at number one and stayed there for six weeks. "[5] They appointed her to work with producer Eric Foster White for a month, who reportedly shaped her voice from "lower and less poppy" delivery to "distinctively, unmistakably Britney. Lead singer Francis Healey said, "We did it for a laugh the first time. [32], The song was officially sent to the American radio stations on October 23, 1998. This makes it easy to follow, which is why it is suitable for a younger audience. It began on December 27, 2013, and will conclude on December 31, 2017. [101] A year later he covered it on The Elvis Duran Z100 Morning Show and added a rap verse. After recording and sending a demo tape with an unused song from Toni Braxton, Spears signed a multi-album deal with Jive. She regrets it. [109] The music video was voted the third most influential promo in the history of pop music on a poll held by Jam!. [80][81] Pyrotechnics surrounded the stage while the song changed to a more uptempo version with elements of techno. The schoolgirl outfit is considered to be one of Spears's iconic looks and is on display[vague] at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. It has been featured on all of her greatest hits and other compilation albums. That day, she also performed for the first time ever, the song "Sometimes". In the 2010 Glee episode "Britney/Brittany", the character of Rachel Berry, played by Lea Michele, covered the song using similar outfits to the ones of the music video. [113] The American version of the show also aired on NBC later in the year, and it was also hosted by Kay. Only the best dancers will get to join Britney on stage. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended article. The music video also pays homage to Spears. When six songs were ready, Spears flew to Cheiron Studios in Stockholm, Sweden, where half of the album was recorded in May 1998,[1] produced by Martin, Pop and Yacoub. "[17] "...Baby One More Time" won a Teen Choice Award for Single of the Year and an MTV Europe Music Award for Best Song. at the Disco. [79] Spears took the stage in a conservative schoolgirl outfit to perform the song. Bit of a change: Teri London, 29, from Orlando, Florida, who has previously worked as a backing dancer for pop queens, has joined the Lingerie Fighting League, Busting moves: Teri has to train for nearly eight hours every day to be in shape for her careers. It has been noted for redefining the sound of late 1990s music. [75], "...Baby One More Time" has been performed in seven of Spears's concert tours since its release. He said: 'The girls have to be able to move in the cage and protect themselves. In late 1998, Jive released her debut single, the Martin-penned "...Baby One More Time." A reviewer from NME compared the structure of the recording to '80s-style riffs of Michael Jackson and further described the track as a "harder, carbon copy" of "...Baby One More Time" that is "easily as good as her breakthrough single". He is known for his work on She's All That (1999), In Search of Dr. Seuss (1994) and Britney Spears and Joey McIntyre in Concert (1999). "We at JIVE said, 'This is a ... smash'," revealed the label's A&R executive at the time Stephen Lunt;[10] however, other executives were concerned that the line "Hit Me" would condone domestic violence, later being revised to "...Baby One More Time". It also hit number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was the fastest-selling single. Her videos got played on both MTV and the Disney Channel at the same time, showing just how well Spears (and her armies of PR handlers) managed to walk that fine line between family-friendly pop idol and unabashed sex object. Specifically, she'd been on tour in the past with Beyonce, as one of the "Single Ladies" backup dancers. [8], Spears recorded her vocals for the song in May 1998 at Cheiron Studios. In June 1997, Spears was in talks with manager Lou Pearlman to join female pop group Innosense. So far, there's been no comment from Spears or her lawyers. [51] Eventually, the British Phonographic Industry certified it two-times platinum on March 26, 1999. Relationship between lyrics and visuals • The lyrics ‘hit me baby one more time’ are illustrated in the chorus when she slaps her thighs, which has both sexual connotations and reiterates the words; both typical of a pop video. [110] "…Baby One More Time" is also one of the best-selling singles of all time, with over 9 million copies sold,[111] and also earned Spears's first nomination for a Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance. I went into the studio and did my own thing with it, trying to give it a little more attitude than the demo. [106] Blender listed it at number nine in The 500 Greatest Songs Since You Were Born. With Britney Spears. Britney performed "...Baby One More Time" on several occasions. It is also featured in the 2011 dance video game by Ubisoft, Just Dance 3. [4] Rudolph decided he wanted to pitch her to record labels, therefore she needed a professional demo. In 2018, readers of German teen magazine Bravo voted "...Baby One More Time" to be the biggest hit since its first music compilation was released in 1992. [21] Dick's original idea for the wardrobe was jeans and a T-shirt, but during the wardrobe fitting Spears decided to change it for a schoolgirl outfit. 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