Britney Spears has topped a new poll to find the most scandalous star in America over the past 12 months.

The newlywed pop superstar, who exchanged vows with two different beaus this year (04) and had a reported fling with married back-up dancer Chris SHORT, beat former President Bill Clinton and shocking socialite Paris Hilton in the list in the new issue of America's GLOBE.

Editors also credited photos catching Britney smoking and showing off her "booze belly", her MTV awards show kiss with Madonna and her shocking antics on her ONYX HOTEL tour with giving the singer the edge over other scandalous stars.

The top 10 on the scandal list are:

1. BRITNEY SPEARS

2. BILL CLINTON

3. PARIS HILTON

4. Julia Roberts

5. Anna Nicole Smith

6. Michael Jackson

7. Prince Charles

8. Demi Moore

9. Martha Stewart

10. Rush Limbaugh (politician-turned-radio host).

23/09/2004 02:26