12/02/2011 04:22 pm ET | Updated Feb 02, 2016

Britney Spears 30th Birthday: 10 Tributes To The Pop Princess (VIDEOS)

She may have endured more than her share of ups and downs over the past few years, but let it be known: Britney Spears turns 30 years old today, and we can proudly say that, at the start of her third decade, our favorite pop princess looks better than ever.

This year saw Spears firmly back on track with a smash album that's still keeping the Chelsea clubs thumping until dawn, and successful world tour that took her to the far reaches of Europe and Latin America. If anything, her well-documented past struggles only made Spears even more endearing to her gay fans, many of whom love a comeback kid more than anything.

In honor of Britney, take a look at 10 inspired tribute performances by drag queens and gay fans below:

Britney Spears Tributes 2011