1996: At 15, Spears moves to New York and begins auditioning for pop bands and recording demo tapes, which eventually lands her a deal with Jive Records. 1998 : Spears' first single "...Baby One More Time" is released accompanied by the iconic video featuring the singer in braids, a short schoolgirl kilt and a midriff-baring shirt dancing suggestively in a school hallway. The song (and video) become an international sensation. She begins dating 'NSYNC dreamboat Justin Timberlake.
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