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2008-09-09 06:00:23

By Martyn McLaughlin AFTER a tumultuous year in which she was admitted to a psychiatric unit and lost custody of her children, Britney Spears has staged her greatest performance yet - appearing before the world looking healthy and composed. The troubled pop singer dominated the 25th MTV Video Music Awards in Hollywood, winning awards for all three categories in which she was nominated. The ceremony's host, comedian Russell Brand, declared the evening "the resurrection of Britney". The...

2008-09-08 12:00:24

Britney Spears proved she's still got what it takes as she picked up three awards at MTV's Video Music Awards in an appearance that was branded the 'resurrection' of her career. Slimline Spears wowed the crowd in a short silver mini dress as she won best video, best pop video and best female video awards for Piece Of Me. "Consider this the resurrection of Britney Spears," said presenter Russell Brand. "If there was a female Christ, it's Britney." The pop queen was given a standing ovation...

2008-09-08 12:00:24

Spears - who has been nominated 16 times before but never won - thanked "God first and foremost for just blessing me like this" as she picked up the best video, best pop video and best female video awards for Piece Of Me at the Los Angeles spectacular. British comedian Russell Brand - who presented the live show despite still being a virtual unknown in the United States - hailed the "launch of a very new Britney Spears era". "Consider this the resurrection of Britney Spears," said Brand....

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2008-09-08 09:05:00

By NEKESA MUMBI MOODY / Associated Press It took a year, but Britney Spears' comeback on the MTV Video Music Awards is finally a reality. Spears nabbed all three VMAs for which she was nominated , including video of the year, and made a triumphant appearance after the low of last year's ceremony. Spears didn't perform. Still, being there was enough for a standing ovation from the star-studded crowd long before she opened her mouth to get things rolling. Maybe the audience was simply...

2008-09-08 09:00:29

It took a year, but Britney Spears' comeback on the MTV Video Music Awards is finally a reality. Spears nabbed all three VMAs she was nominated for, including video of the year, and made a triumphant appearance in an attempt to erase the career-low of last year's ceremony. Spears didn't perform. Still, just being there was enough for a standing ovation from the star-studded crowd long before she opened her mouth to get things rolling. Maybe the audience was simply excited to see a...

2008-09-08 06:00:14

By Victoria Namkung HOLLYWOOD -- Her live number lasted less than 20 seconds, but Britney Spears still got a standing ovation at Sunday night's MTV Video Music Awards. And she got the big win: video of the year. After a taped comedic skit -- in which actor Jonah Hill failed repeatedly to kiss the pop star -- Spears hurried in from backstage at the Paramount Theater. The crowd erupted. "Thank you so much. Thank you for all the love," Spears, 26, said before introducing the 25th...

2008-09-08 06:00:14

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Britney Spears opened the show to a standing ovation as her moonman losing streak finally came to an end at the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards. The pop princess led the way with three moonmen for "Video of the Year,""Best Female" and "Best Pop Video" for "Piece of Me." Host Russell Brand kept viewers and sensors on their toes as he brought plenty of unexpected and memorable moments taking aim at the Jonas Brothers' virginity as well as charming the...

2008-09-05 21:00:14

Despite her train-wreck performance at the MTV Video Music Awards last year, the network has confirmed Britney Spears will kick off the show once again. But it won't be a performance. Instead, MTV Networks Music Group President Van Toffler said this week , it'll be something "fun and unexpected" on Sunday night's show, which airs at 8 p.m. Unexpected is probably the kindest way to describe Spears' performance at last year's VMAs. In what was heavily promoted as the troubled singer's...

2008-09-04 21:00:23

By Nekesa Mumbi Moody NEW YORK - It's Britney, baby, one more time. Despite her train-wreck performance at the MTV Video Music Awards last year, the network confirms Spears will kick off the show once again. But it won't be a performance. Instead, MTV Networks Music Group President Van Toffler said Wednesday, it'll be something "fun and unexpected" on Sunday night's show. Unexpected is probably the kindest way to describe Spears' performance at last year's VMAs. In what was heavily...

2008-09-04 09:05:00

It's Britney, baby, one more time. Despite her train-wreck performance at the MTV Video Music Awards last year, the network confirms Spears will kick off the show once again. But it won't be a performance. Instead, MTV Networks Music Group President Van Toffler said Wednesday, it'll be something "fun and unexpected" on Sunday night's show. Unexpected is probably the kindest way to describe Spears' performance at last year's VMAs. In what was heavily promoted as the troubled singer's...