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Britney Spears

Britney Spears loses battle over name

A Shenzhen company has won its long-running legal battle with US pop star Britney Spears over who gets to use her name- as spelled in Chinese characters- on the mainland.

Sunday, 8 January, 2012, 12:00am

hot picks

Courtney Lau, 13

cd: Boyz II Men's latest album Twenty. Hold your breath. It's going to be great.

dvd: Monte Carlo, starring Selena Gomez. Join her on her adventures in Paris and Monte Carlo.

movie: Dream House. Thanks to its starry cast, you'll be kept in suspense the whole time.

6 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Do bands listen to money more than the music?

Oh man, [insert band name] are sell-outs- their new single is sooo mainstream.'

We've all seen comments like this on YouTube. They always seem to incur the wrath of hardcore fans.

9 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Photo spread of 10-year-old girl went too far

Fashion's uncomfortable relationship with age has become even more tense this month over a 10-year-old model's French Vogue January fashion shoot. I was shocked when I saw the pictures. The heavily made-up Thylane Blondeau wears stilettos, stylised hairdos and grown-up outfits, posing provocatively. This shoot gets a 15-page feature in the issue, guest edited by Tom Ford.

19 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Catch a fallen star

A ride on the wild side

Tourists would have to traverse Los Angeles and its surrounding environs - from the Valley to Malibu - to get a glimpse of where celebrities had their most colossal shows of bad behaviour. Some of these missteps are pointed out on the TMZ tour. But for others, it might be worth renting a car and going off on your own.

1 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Femme Fatale Britney Spears (CD)

Britney Spears' new album Femme Fatale will definitely get you moving. Let's face it, Spears will never be as popular as she once was, certainly not after the arrival of Lady Gaga.

But every time she releases a new album or takes to the stage, people go crazy.

27 May 2011 - 12:00am

Britney reborn

She has been through plenty of personal ups and downs, but Britney Spears managed to retain her crown as a pop diva. It was 12 years ago that she appeared on the scene prancing around in a high school uniform singing ...Baby One More Time.

Six albums and two marriages (and divorces) later, the mother of two young boys is now back with Femme Fatale.

8 May 2011 - 12:00am


Kei$ha Animal (RCA)

17 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Ready for Love Tata Young (CD)

Thai sensation Tata Young has been busy since her 2004 debut, I Believe. She has acquired fans not only in Asia, but also the rest of the world. Her third English-language album, Ready for Love, is aimed at breaking into the European market - and it might just work.

18 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Inspired by today's pop queens

Thai sensation Tata Young has been busy since her 2004 debut I Believe, acquiring fans in not only Asia, but also the rest of the world. Her third English-language album, Ready For Love, is aimed at breaking into the European market, and it might just work.

1 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Songwriter blings out the best in diva

Mando-pop star Elva Hsiao added some sparkle to her new album, Diamond Candy, by teaming up with British songwriter Wayne Hector.

Diamond Candy is the singer's 10th album since her self-titled debut in 1999, which sold more than a million copies across Asia and established her as the queen of Mando-pop.

17 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Q. So you think you know pop culture...

1. What is the filling of an Eskimo Pie?

2. Who won the Mercury Prize for her 2001 album Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea?

3. Which Seinfeld character was based on writer and co-creator Larry David?

4. Which American actor turned politician died while skiing on January 5, 1998?

5 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Strawberry Love (CD)

Christmas may have come and gone, but that's no reason to ignore this collection of classic pop songs - the perfect album as background party music or as a gift for friends.

The two-disc compilation includes popular songs you would have heard countless times in movies, television series and on the streets, and they're all here in one package.

20 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

Write time for authors

If you're a pop fan, consider yourself a creative storyteller and want to expose your talent to the world, check out britney.com, the official site of pop singer Britney Spears.

The site is launching a worldwide writing contest called the Britney Global Fan Fiction Contest, giving fans a chance to show their writing flair, imagination and passion for the pop princess.

19 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

Court awards Britney's dad pay rise for managing her affairs

A US court has awarded Britney Spears' father a pay rise of about US$75 (HK$580) an hour for managing her life, Ananova.com reported. Jamie Spears, who took over the running of his 27-year-old daughter's financial affairs in February, was awarded an additional payout of US$51,000 by a Los Angeles court.

28 Dec 2008 - 12:00am