How Simon Cowell attempted to ruin Britney Spears' career even before it began
It's nearly difficult to envision the lyrics that made Britney Spears a musical celebrity with her No. 1 single from 1999.
anybody else having first performed "Baby One More Time."
However, if pop entrepreneur Simon Cowell had his way
One of his past UK boy bands, and not One Direction, would have delivered those famed lyrics.
"At the time, I put together a boy band called Five, called Five;
We were nearly about to defeat them in America,"
Howie Mandel was informed by Cowell on an episode of his "Howie Mandel Does Stuff" podcast.
Someone from America calls me and says, "I just heard this song. The author wrote it for TLC.
But following the death of the "No Scrubs" trio, "... Baby One More Time,"