Believe you know all about the divas behind two of the summer's hottest tours? Guess again

Sure, Britney Spears and Cher are both in the midst of sold-out summer tours, but that’s not all the rising princess and reigning queen of pop have in common. Check out our handy chart for the diva lowdown.


Britney Spears

Cher as herself before the American Music Awards

Britney as Cher at the American Music Awards


53, acts 17

17, has obsessive male fans who are 53

First hit:

”Dream Baby,” recorded at age 18

”Baby One More Time,” recorded at age 17

Rumor mill:

Has denied rumors she’s had ribs removed

Has denied rumors she’s had breast implants

Sample lyrics:

”It takes time to move on, it takes time to be strong”

”Sometimes I run/Sometimes I hide… Baby all I need is time”


Lived through a bout of Epstein-Barr virus, a disease that can make you feel listless and weak

Lived through an appearance on ”Live With Regis and Kathie Lee,” a show that can make you feel listless and weak

Back to the garden:

Vaguely remembers the original Woodstock

Performed a Fourth of July show at the original site of Woodstock

Good looks:

Has always wished she was a blond, blue-eyed girl

Is a blond who often wears blue-tinted sunglasses

Famed flaps:

Peddled youth-enhancing beauty products in creepy infomercials

Peddled youthful beauty in creepy Rolling Stone layout

Beat it:

Had a hit with ”The Beat Goes On”

Covered ”The Beat Goes On” on debut album

Strange bedfellows:

Worked with Sonny Bono, a short guy who wore fur vests

Worked with Mickey Mouse, a short guy made out of fur