She's the small-town girl that turned into a mega-selling superstar with a legion of young fans.
Soon, viewers of the weekend showing of VH1's "Behind the Music" will get a candid look at Britney Spears.
The world-famous pop singer's family — mother Lynne Spears, older brother Bryan Spears and younger sister Jamie Lynn Spears — visited The Early Show to give some insight on their famous family member.
Brother Bryan notes that, early on, he knew his sister was going to be successful at whatever she did. He tells co-anchor Julie Chen, "She had a really strong drive, and she's very passionate about what she did, so I knew that transferred into anything she did; she was going to be successful."
With her success also has come bad press and, some may say, unfair criticism. But the family says it comes with being famous. Lynne Spears says, "I just think people should look at her as an individual, a young girl growing up. And really, you have to get past the media, what the media says. You could never survive it, really, if you paid attention to everything they say."
For Jamie Lynn, Britney is like any other sister. "She picks on me, of course, just because that's what sisters do, but she's a really, really good big sister," Jamie Lynn says.
"Behind The Music: Britney Spears" airs on VH1 on Nov. 9 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
Britney Spears is scheduled to release her new album, "In The Zone," on Nov. 18. She has three multi-platinum albums and starred in her own movie, "Crossroads."