05/01/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

COLUMN: In Defense Of Britney Spears

Let's be real: everyone grew up with a deep love for the original princess of pop, Britney Spears. When she hit the music scene at the tender age of 16, she was the virginal wunderkid of the teen music world. "... Baby One More Time" hit the shelves in Jan. 1999 and featured 5 singles. When "Oops! I Did it Again" was released the following year, Britney was an established star and recording powerhouse. The early years of Britney Spears were awesome, and everyone knows it.

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