Toxic (song)

2004 single by Britney Spears

"Toxic" is the a song by American singer Britney Spears, taken as the second single from her fourth studio album In the Zone. It was originally written for Australian singer Kylie Minogue, who turned down recording it. It reached number nine on the Billboard Hot 100 and went to #1 in the UK, Canada, Australia, Norway, and on Billboard’s Hot Dance/Club Play and Mainstream Top 40/Pop Songs airplay charts.

Single by Britney Spears
from the album In the Zone
ReleasedJune 30, 2004 (2004-06-30)
  • Jive
  • Zomba
  • Cathy Dennis
  • Christian Lars Karlsson
  • Henrik Nils Jonback
  • Pontus Johan Winnberg
ProducerBloodshy & Avant
CertificationGold (RIAA)
Britney Spears singles chronology
"Me Against the Music"
Music video
"Toxic" on YouTube

In 2006, the song was certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America.[1]


  1. "Gold & Platinum - RIAA". RIAA. Retrieved 2017-07-31.