Britney Spears' headline-grabbing antics over the course of the year, have sealed her the number one spot in TV show ACCESS HOLLYWOOD's Top Ten Stars of 2004 poll.

The rankings are based on the number of stories the American show has aired on each star.

Spears, who married childhood pal Jason Alexander in January (04) and dancer KEVIN FEDERLINE in September (04), topped the list with 119 stories - beating scandal-plagued Michael Jackson, who sits in third place with 84 stories.

The full top 10 is as follows:

1. BRITNEY SPEARS (119) 2. Beyonce Knowles (102) 3. Donald Trump (94) 4. MICHAEL JACKSON (84) 5. Tom Cruise (72) 6. Jessica Simpson (69) 7. Paris Hilton (63) 8. Nicole Kidman (62) 9. Jennifer Lopez (54) 10. Whitney Houston (52) 23/12/2004 03:24