...Baby One More Time is the debut album by American pop singer Britney Spears. Released on January 12, 1999 in the United States through Jive Records, ...Baby One More Time became a worldwide commercial success, reaching number one on the U.S. Billboard 200 and charting in nineteen countries. The album helped to propel Britney Spears into mainstream popularity, also the main track is considered Spears' signature song.
Max Martin produced the worldwide hit single for Spears debut album: "...Baby One More Time". It was Britney Spears' first diamond album. ...Baby One More Time was nominated for two categories at the Grammy Awards one for Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance in 2000.
On early pressings of the album, there is a commercial by Britney after the song "The Beat Goes On". In the message, Spears advertises her label mates The Backstreet Boys' album, and playing snippets of the singles from their album. The running time of "The Beat Goes On" with the special message at the end is 5:53.
Spears had originally not envisioned creating a pop album, she imagined herself singing, in her own words, "Sheryl Crow music, but younger more adult contemporary" but she was happy going along with pop music stating, "It made more sense to go pop, because I can dance to it -- it's more me."
In France, the record debuted at number twenty-four, after thirty-eight weeks in the chart peaked at number-four, it has sold over 545,000 copies and has been certified 2× Platinum. In the United Kingdom ...Baby One More Time debuted at number two, and after one year in the UK Albums Chart earned 3× Platinum certification.
As of 2008, the album has sold 28 million copies worldwide.
|Blender||United States||1001 Albums as of Right Now||2008||9|
|Bruce Pollock||United States||Bruce Pollock 100 Greatest Albums of All-Time||2006||1|
|MTV||United States||The 100 Greatest Albums of All-Time||2000||25|
|Mojo||United Kingdom||100 Greatest Albums||2000||97|
|Q||United Kingdom||Ultimate Music Collection||2003||3|
|Toby Creswell||Australia||1000 Greatest CD's||2005||10|
|1.||"...Baby One More Time"||Max Martin||3:31|
|2.||"(You Drive Me) Crazy"||Krueger, Martin, Magnusson, Elofsson||3:20|
|4.||"Soda Pop"||Eric Foster White, Mikey Bassie||3:22|
|5.||"Born to Make You Happy"||Andreas Carlsson, Lundin||4:05|
|6.||"From the Bottom of My Broken Heart"||Eric Foster White||5:12|
|7.||"I Will Be There"||Max Martin, Andreas Carlsson||3:55|
|8.||"I Will Still Love You" (Feat. Don Phillip)||Eric Foster White||4:03|
|9.||"Deep In My Heart" 1||Krueger, Magnusson, Carlsson||3:36|
|10.||"Thinkin' About You"||Eric Foster White, Mikey Bassie||3:36|
|11.||"E-Mail My Heart"||Eric Foster White||3:43|
|12.||"The Beat Goes On"||Sonny Bono||3:45|
|13.||"I'll Never Stop Loving You" 2||Steve Diamond, Jason Blume||3:43|
|14.||"Autumn Goodbye" 3||Eric Foster White||3:42|
|15.||"...Baby One More Time" [Davidson Ospina Mix]||Max Martin||3:26|
|16.||"...Baby One More Time" [Boy Wunder Mix]||Max Martin||3:27|
|United States Billboard 200||1||14× Platinum||14 million|
|Australia ARIA Charts||2||4× Platinum||280,000|
|Canadian Albums Chart||1||Diamond||1 million|
|European Top 100 Albums||n/a||4× Platinum||4 million|
|Germany Media Control Charts||1||3× Gold||750,000|
|Netherlands Megacharts||3||3× Platinum||240,000|
|New Zealand RIANZ||3||3× Platinum||45,000|
|UK Albums Chart||4||3× Platinum||1.1 million|
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