It’s SATURDAY! So you know we got to SLING IT BACK, right? ON THIS DAY in 1999, Britney Spears RELEASED her DEBUT ALBUM,’Baby, One More Time’!
Upon release, the album received mixed reviews from music critics, with many labeling it silly and premature. …Baby One More Time was a large commercial success, debuting atop the Billboard 200 chart and Canadian Albums Chart, and reached the top 5 in several countries. It received worldwide certifications, including a 14× platinum certification from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), for shipments of over 14 million copies in the US, of which Nielsen SoundScan recognizes 10.6 million copies sold. …Baby One More Time is Spears’ most successful album with sales of 25 million copies worldwide,making it one of the best-selling albums of all-time.