PEOPLE of the Year

From Brad & Jen to Usher and Julia, see the stars whose stories enthralled us all year long


It's been a whirlwind year for Spears: After a 55-hour marriage to high school classmate Jason Alexander, Britney Spears waited eight months before she wed Kevin Federline (left) in a surprise Studio City, Calif., ceremony. She also launched her fragrance, Curious; decided to take time off from her career; and is contemplating motherhood. And as she told fans on her Web site, "The only thing I haven't done so far is experience the closest thing to God and that's having a baby. I can't wait!"