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==Chart Performance==
 
==Chart Performance==
"...Baby One More Time" debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 selling 121,000 copies in its first week, replacing DMX's 1998 album, "Flesh of My Flesh, Blood of My Blood." Spears broke several records by doing so.
 
 
The singer became the first new female artist to have a number one single on the Billboard Hot 100 and number one album on the Billboard 200 at the same time; the first new artist (male or female) to have a single go to the number one spot the same week that the album debuted at number one; and the first new female artist to have the first single and first album at number one the same week.
 
 
Spears is also the youngest female in Billboard history to have a simultaneous single and album at number one in the same week.
 
 
After four weeks since its release, the album had sold more than 500,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan sales data.
 
 
After dropping to the top five, the album went back to number one in its fourth week, with a total of 804,200 units sold. On its fifth week it reached its highest sales week with 229,000 copies sold.
 
 
"...Baby One More Time" spent a total of six non-consecutive weeks at number one and sold more than 1.8 million copies in its first two months of release in the country.
 
 
In its forty-seventh week on the Billboard 200, the album held strong at number three, and with sales of over of 10 million copies in the United States alone.
 
 
The album was later certified diamond by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), making Spears the youngest artist to receive that award, breaking Alanis Morissette's record, who was 21 years old when she released Jagged Little Pill in 1995.
 
 
The album was the 14th album since 1991 to sell over 10 million copies in the United States and Spears became the best-selling female artist of 1999.
 
 
"...Baby One More Time" spent a total of 51 weeks in the top 10 of the Billboard 200. It was the second best-selling album in the US, only behind "Millennium" by the Backstreet Boys. It spent a total of one-hundred-and-three weeks on the chart.
 
 
The album landed at number three on BMG Music Club all-time best-sellers list, selling 1.6 million units, behind Shania Twain's 1997 album, "Come on Over."
 
 
The album debuted at number one on the Canadian Albums Chart, totaling nine non-consecutive weeks at the top.
 
 
On December 12, 1999, the Canadian Recording Industry Association (CRIA) certified it diamond, for sales over one million units.
 
 
The album spent two weeks at number two on the European Top 100 Albums, selling over four million copies within the continent, being certified quadruple platinum by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI).
 
 
The album reached number two on the UK Albums Chart, number four on French Albums Chart & was certified triple platinum by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI), double platinum by the Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique (SNEP), triple gold in Germany by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI), and decuple platinum (diamond) by the Polish Society of the Phonographic Industry (ZPAV).
 
 
"...Baby One More Time" debuted at number nine in May 1999 on the ARIA Albums Chart in Australia, reaching number two nine weeks later, placing behind the Dawson's Creek soundtrack.
 
 
The album became the seventh highest-selling of 1999 in the country, and was certified quadruple platinum by the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) the following year after shipping 280,000 copies to retailers.
 
 
"... Baby One More Time" debuted at number three on the RIANZ Albums Chart in New Zealand, placing behind Shania Twain's 1997 album, "Come on Over" and The Corrs' 1997 album, "Talk On Corners."
 
 
It was later certified triple platinum in the country by the Recording Industry Association of New Zealand (RIANZ).
 
 
 
==Critical Reception==
 
==Critical Reception==
 
"...Baby One More Time" received mixed reviews from critics.
 
"...Baby One More Time" received mixed reviews from critics.
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