The arrival of Britney Spears saw Ellie Campbell’s second single, ‘So Many Ways’ suddenly take her in an entirely new direction.
‘Scandalous’ is everything that the lead single from a second album should be and represents Mis-Teeq at their zenith.
It might have been included on a greatest hits album, but ‘Do Somethin’ was a decisive statement of what was to come from Britney Spears.
From the opening beats of ‘I’m A Slave 4 U’, it became evident that Britney Spears’ career was about to change forever.
The release of ‘One For Sorrow (Tony Moran US Remix)’ in 2001 saw the Steps story come full-circle as the track once again peaked at #2.
‘(You Drive Me) Crazy (The Stop Remix!)’ saw Britney Spears release a re-imagined track from her debut album with spectacular results.
‘Oops!…I Did It Again’ launched Britney Spears’ second album. And it turned out to be one of the most meta-pop moments of all-time.
Mandy Moore’s debut single ‘Candy’ was arguably the truest and most unapologetic representation of the ’90s bubblegum pop sound.
The Norwegian chart invasion continued in 2000 as M2M arrived with their debut single ‘Don’t Say You Love Me’. Could the power of Pokémon give them a hit?
‘Overprotected’ marked Britney Spears’ first true emancipation from her girl-next-door persona as she rejected many of the values she’d previously embodied.
For her debut solo single, Rachel Stevens came out swinging for Justin Timberlake with a song penned as a response to ‘Cry Me A River’
In one of the most ominous tales of foreboding in pop music, Britney Spears released ‘Lucky’ as the second single from her sophomore album in 2000.