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Britney Spears: A life in pictures

It's strange to think that 12 years ago, few people had heard of Britney Spears. Now she's a one-woman buzzword for teen pop, media mayhem and the chaos and pseudo-glamour of the late nineties and noughties. Entertainment's ultimate pop princess has had an explosive career to date, with everything from an on-stage kiss with Madonna to a shock Las Vegas wedding featuring in her colourful repertoire. On the back of Stylist's exclusive interview with Britney this week, we chart the highs and lows of her rise to fame. Click on the images below to find out more...

Picture credits: Rex Features and Getty Images

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