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Britney Spears Goes Brunette!

Britney Spears Goes Brunette!

Originally posted 02/25/2013 09:30AM

The singer debuts a new hair hue at Elton John's Oscars viewing party

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Jason Will Still 'Be Involved' in the Lives of Britney's Sons | Britney Spears

Jason Trawick Will Still 'Be Involved' in the Lives of Britney Spears's Sons: Source

Originally posted 01/16/2013 05:30PM

Britney Spears and Jason Trawick have ended their relationship, but the pop star's ex is still planning to be a part of her life.

"Jason adores [Britney's] kids; he loves them," a source tells PEOPLE. "He was like their 'other dad,' so he's not just going to walk away from their lives. He'll be involved as much as makes sense."

As for Spears's two boys, Preston, 7, and Jayden, 6, the source says they "are doing great and [their father] Kevin [Federline] is actually a huge help and is a wonderful person in their lives."

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Jason Trawick Also Gives Up Legal Control Over Britney Spears | Britney Spears

Jason Trawick Resigns as Britney Spears's Co-Conservator

Originally posted 01/11/2013 07:55PM

With their breakup comes the end of another kind of arrangement.

Jason Trawick has resigned as Britney Spears's conservator of her person, which once gave him the authority to make decisions about her general well-being, such as food, clothing, travel and medical care.

"The court accepts the resignation [of Trawick]," L.A. Superior Court Judge Reva Goetz stated in court Friday. Goetz added that the singer's father, Jamie Spears, "will remain as the sole conservator of her person."

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Britney & Jason Speak Out: We'll Remain Close Friends after Split | Britney Spears, Jason Trawick

Britney Spears and Jason Trawick Split

Originally posted 01/11/2013 07:20PM

It's official: Britney Spears and Jason Trawick have called it quits.

"Britney Spears and Jason Trawick have mutually agreed to end their one-year engagement," her rep Jeff Raymond tells PEOPLE exclusively.

"As two mature adults, they came to the difficult decision to go their separate ways while continuing to remain friends."

Spears and Trawick confirmed their parting in a statement her rep released to PEOPLE.

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Tate Stevens Wins The X Factor

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The X Factor: Tate Stevens Wins the Show

Originally posted 12/20/2012 10:10PM

The X Factor ended on a particularly high note for one of the show's finalists Thursday night.

L.A. Reid's "Over 25" contestant Tate Stevens, 37, is the winner of season 2. He's a dad of two and a road worker from Missouri.

After performing live one last time the night before, Britney Spears's contestant Carly Rose Sonenclar and Simon Cowell's Fifth Harmony vied with Stevens for the $5 million recording contract.

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Britney Spears: The 3 Most 'Amazing' Things About My Year | Britney Spears

Britney Spears: The 3 Most 'Amazing' Things About My Year

Originally posted 12/20/2012 01:45PM

It was a very big year for Britney Spears, who's been named one of PEOPLE's 25 Most Intriguing People of 2012.

For starters, Forbes put the pop star at the top of its list of the top-earning female musicians (with $58 million), and her new single with will.i.am, "Scream & Shout," went to No. 1 in 17 countries.

She even took on Simon Cowell, along with the contestants – and any critics – as a judge on The X Factor.

After settling into the Fox reality show – whose two-hour finale airs Thursday night – she developed her own signature sound bite: "Amazing."

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Show Goes on for X Factor Singer After Death in Family

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The X Factor: Ally Brooke Performs While Grieving for Her Grandfather

Originally posted 11/29/2012 10:05AM

The show must go on.

Ally Brooke, a member of Simon Cowell's girl group Fifth Harmony on The X Factor, took the stage Wednesday night despite her grief over the death of her grandfather.

"This is been the hardest thing that I have ever gone through," the singer, 19, told reporters after the show.

Brooke – along with Fifth Harmony members Dinah Jane Hansen, Lauren Jauregui, Normani Hamilton and Camila Cabello – sang Kelly Clarkson's "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)," and that's just what her grandfather would have wanted.

"I was blessed enough to talk to my grandfather the night before he passed and he told me that everything was going to be okay and I know he wanted me continue and do my best, be happy, and that's what keeps me going," she said.

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Britney Spears and Family Win Court Battle | Britney Spears

UpdatePosted 11/01/2012 10:00PM

Britney Spears and Family Win Court Battle Against Sam Lutfi

Originally posted 11/01/2012 08:00PM

A three-year legal battle abruptly came to an apparent end for the Spears family.

A Los Angeles judge threw out Sam Lutfi's entire lawsuit on Thursday after attorneys for Britney Spears and her family argued that he hadn't proven his case after six days of testimony.

Lutfi, 38, a onetime confidante of the singer, sued Britney for unpaid fees, her dad Jamie Spears for allegedly punching him, and mom Lynne Spears for purportedly defaming him in her 2008 book.

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Lynne Spears: I Was 'Very Worried' About Britney | Britney Spears

Britney Spears's Mom Lynne Recounts Painful Times at Trial

Originally posted 10/26/2012 09:15PM

Back in July 2007, Britney Spears drove to the Southern California set of Zoey 101, her sister Jamie Lynn's show, to deliver a note to their mom: Stay away from me and my children.

Lynne Spears briefly relived that painful moment Friday in her first appearance on the witness stand in a libel trial in which Britney's self-described former manager Sam Lutfi is suing Lynne for defaming him in her 2008 book Through the Storm.

Lynne described a complicated relationship with Lutfi spanning less than a year. The pair spoke "hundreds" of times, Lynne said, and it was Lutfi who brought mother and daughter together in a tearful reunion at Britney's Malibu home three months after that note was delivered.

As Lynne calmly testified about the reconciliation, Lutfi, sitting in the courtroom audience, sobbed and wiped tears away.

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Britney Spears Buys $8.5 Million L.A. Mansion

Britney Spears Buys $8.5 Million L.A. Mansion

Originally posted 10/18/2012 06:25PM

A fresh gig as a judge on X Factor isn't the only change in Britney Spears's life.

The pop star, 30, and her fiancé Jason Trawick have a new mansion in L.A.'s Thousand Oaks neighborhood, sources confirm to PEOPLE.

"Britney has bought a new house in the community she was already living in," the first source says of the new home nearby. "She, Jason and [her two sons] will live there."

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