Britney Spears has spent a lot of time strolling down memory lane this year in preparation for her recent autobiographical release published in October. But it seems the singer is reflecting back on more than just the conservatorship and her strained relationship with her father as she recently posted an Instagram photo featuring the first time she met Taylor Swift. The “Toxic” singer wrote a heartfelt caption praising Swift and calling her “the most iconic pop woman of our generation.”
Britney Spears Declares Taylor Swift The Queen Of Pop
Britney Spears has publicly declared herself a true Swiftie, expressing admiration for Taylor Swift’s seemingly overnight rise to icon status in a heartfelt Twitter tribute. The pop princess shared side-by-side pictures of herself and Swift, dating back to 2003 during Spears’ Oops Tour and five years later in 2008. In a candid caption, Spears recounted a pivotal moment during her tour when a friend introduced her to a young aspiring singer no one had ever heard of named Taylor.
A Very Young Taylor Once Sang For Britney
“This is way back when but kinda cool… During my Oops Tour, I got a knock at my door,” Britney Spears wrote. She went on to explain how a friend of hers was aspiring to be a manager and he’d arranged for a young artist (Taylor Swift) to sing for Britney. According to the caption, Spears was happy to meet with the teenage singer and enthusiastically listened to Taylor play a song on her guitar.
Britney Called The Aspiring Musician’s Talent Unbelievable
“I was like wow, wow, she’s unbelievable!!!” Britney Spears wrote, remembering the moment. She described how the pair took a picture and then, years later, Taylor Swift became the most successful musician of 2024. Spears shared her true feelings about the “Shake It Off” star, saying, “She plays stadiums, and I prefer her videos over movies any day,” then ended the praise by revealing she has a “girl crush” on the singer.
Britney Spears’ Memoir Becomes A Best-Selling Book
Both Taylor Swift and Britney Spears have achieved major success this year. Spears, riding high on the wave of her recent best-selling biography, offers fans an intimate look into the highs and lows of her life. Released on Oct. 24, the memoir achieved remarkable sales, with 1.1 million copies sold in the first week, including pre-orders, print books, digital, and audiobooks, according to Gallery Books, a Simon & Schuster company. Such success has prompted a fourth printing of the memoir, bringing the total number of hardcover copies in print to over 1.4 million.
Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour
On the other side of the spectrum, Taylor Swift is currently enchanting fans on the South American leg of her Eras Tour, featuring a spectacular event at Buenos Aires’ Estadio River Plate in Argentina. The tour follows the re-release of Swift’s 2014 album, 1989 (Taylor’s Version), which marked the biggest album debut of her career. The reimagined version of the album has been met with resounding praise, not just from Britney Spears, but from the entire entertainment industry, showcasing Swift’s enduring popularity and ability to reinvent her own musical legacy.
As Britney Spears and Taylor Swift continue to make headlines with their artistic endeavors and personal achievements, it’s great to see the pop princesses supporting each other. Britney Spears’ “Girl Crush” tribute goes to show the camaraderie that exists among these influential women in the world of pop music.