List of artists influenced by Britney Spears

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Spears while performing on tour.

Britney Spears contributions to music, film, fashion, dance, and popular culture along with her attitude has influenced many other artists in the world. She has been named the Princess of Pop. She is one of the best selling artists of all time. Her influence on pop music has been huge. The following is a list of prominent personalities who have mentioned Britney spears as their inspiration.

Personalities influenced by Britney Spears[edit]

Selena Gomez has mentioned Spears as one of her main inspirations.
Lady Gaga has cited Spears as one of her main sources of inspiration since her early days and said that the music industry would not be the same without Spears while honoring her with the lifetime achievement award at the 2011 VMAS.
Taylor Swift has cited her admiration for Spears and her influence can be noted on Swift's transiti
Madonna has inspired Spears as an artist.
Miley Cyrus has cited Spears as her main inspiration since her debut. Spears’ influence has been noted on Cyrus’ work. They both collaborated later on SMS (Bangerz) which Cyrus called a dream come true.


To ensure the highest level of fact checking, all artists included on this list have sources came from reliable entertainment media references such as Billboard or Rolling Stone and other magazines, as well news organizations. References with list of artists influenced by Madonna or profile's biographies like AllMusic are acceptable only if written by authoritative authors, like Stephen Thomas Erlewine's AllMusic. There are only artists that sources demonstrate had an "inspiration" or "influence" from Britney Spears in their careers or in one part of their work. Sources that provide artists saying only that they want to be like Britney Spears, be compared to her, collaborate with her or like her music don't constitute an inclusion.



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