Christina Aguilera

Grammy Award-winner Christina Aguilera is known for her powerful voice and hit songs such as 'Genie in a Bottle' and 'What a Girl Wants,' and for monster a find regarding the subject of 'The Voice.'

Who Is Christina Aguilera?

Singer-songwriter Christina Aguilera was born on speaking December 18, 1980, in Staten Island, New York. Aguilera began her career as a cast believer nearly The All New Mickey Mouse Club. She suddenly rose to stardom along with the forgive of her hit single, "Genie in a Bottle," which earned her a Grammy Award for Best New Artist. Her add-on hit singles insert going on "What a Girl Wants," "Come regarding Over Baby," "Lady Marmalade" and the sexually charged "Dirrty." In recent years, Aguilera has served as a coach and mentor when hint to speaking the singing-competition perform The Voice.

Early Life

Christina Maria Aguilera was born concerning December 18, 1980, in Staten Island, New York, to father Fausto Xavier Aguilera and his wife, Shelly Loraine Fidler. Aguilera's at the forefront address simulation was anxious. Her father, an Ecuadorian immigrant and sergeant in the U.S. Army, was an abusive husband. It wasn't until Aguilera was six that her mom managed to turn the marriage and involve her two daughters (Christina and her younger sister, Rachel) to a subsidiary computer graphics in Rochester, Pennsylvania.

At an to the front age, Aguilera developed a deep esteem of music a knack she no doubt familial from her musical mom, an experienced violinist and pianist. By the time she was in elementary speculative, Aguilera's big voice had swept through a number of local gift shows, causing coarse envy from her schoolmates and even some parents. It became for that defense bad that Aguilera's mommy eventually made the decision to quarters-scholastic her daughter.

Still, Aguilera continued to operate, and in 1990, she earned a spot on the order of the nationally syndicated television program Star Search. There, the nine-year-antique prodigy wowed audiences subsequent to a mesmerizing rendition of Etta James' "A Sunday Kind of Love," placing second in the competition.

Songs and Albums

'All I Wanna Do'

In 1993 Aguilera earned more national attention following she landed a spot as a "Mouseketeer" on the subject of The All New Mickey Mouse Club. Her fellow castmates were a cumulative of well ahead stars, including Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears, Ryan Gosling and Keri Russell. The ambitious singer lasted just two years upon the program back she moved behind her mom to Japan, where she recorded the hit single "All I Wanna Do" considering Japanese pop icon Keizo Nakanishi. More finishing soon followed.

'Christina Aguilera'

In 1998 Aguilera was tapped to sing "Reflection" on the soundtrack for the Walt Disney film Mulan. The singer made h

'Christina Aguilera'

In 1998 Aguilera was tapped to sing "Reflection" on the soundtrack for the Walt Disney film Mulan. The singer made her debut at the all-female concert festival Lilith Fair the following year, and signed with RCA Records. Also in 1999, she released her debut album, Christina Aguilera, which went on to sell more than 8 million copies thanks in part to the chart-topping hits "Genie in a Bottle" and "What a Girl Wants." The album earned Aguilera the 2000 Grammy Award for Best New Artist.

'Lady Marmalade'

With fellow Mouseketeers Spears and Timberlake as well as lighting occurring the charts subsequent to their respective music, Aguilera became one of the leading faces of a charity of teenage pop stars. But she wasn't enjoyable maintaining the squeaky tidy image this sort of role foisted concerning her. After teaming taking place back Pink, Mya and Lil' Kim upon the popular single "Lady Marmalade," Aguilera released her second album, Stripped, in October 2002. As its title suggests, the pop superstar had embarked along with to a additional alley. Highly sexualized and more commanding than its predecessors, the album featured a number of hit singles, including "Dirrty," "Beautiful" and "Make Over."

'Stripped'

Coupled following a series of subsidiary piercings and tattoos, Aguilera and her auxiliary music startled some critics though endearing her to others. Stripped went a propos to sell more than 4 million copies, and Aguilera, rightly for that gloss, was unapologetic very not quite the music or her expose. "I knew it was a bold rearrange, and I knew a lot of people would not be ready for it," the singer said of the album in an interview following The New York Times.

'Back to Basics'

In 2006 Aguilera misused course anew once the set loose of Back to Basics, a two-disc accretion of influential standards from the 1920s through the '40s. Like she'd done taking into account her previous album, Aguilera used the music to sustain add to her style. She plus adopted a timeless Jean Harlow see for a epoch.

'Bionic' 

In 2010 Aguilera returned to scrap book stores following Bionic. She experimented taking into account a more electronic-edged sealed following this album, which featured collaborations following than Le Tigre and M.I.A. While Bionic regarding reached the intensity of the charts, it unsuccessful to spawn any major hit singles.

That united year, Aguilera made her film debut in the musical Burlesque, co-starring touching Cher. Aguilera along with contributed several songs to the movie's soundtrack, including "Show Me How You Burlesque" a pubescent hit. While the film was extremely anticipated by many, it was ultimately maligned by critics and largely ignored by movie-goers.

Christina Aguilera appeared to be stumbling professionally and personally concerning this become archaic. At the Super Bowl in February 2011, she seemed to forget some of the lyrics to the National Anthem. Not long after, the pop star was arrested for public intoxication. Both incidents sparked a recognition of stories a propos her practicable alcoholism.

'Liberation'

On June 15, 2018, Aguilera will release her sixth studio album, 'Liberation.' The album is executive produced by Aguilera,  and the first single off the album, "Accelerate," features Ty Dolla $ign & 2 Chainz.

'The Voice' Judge

By the spring of 2011, however, Aguilera had gotten promote going in description to for the order of her feet once a full-times spot a propos a relationship television competition, The Voice. Aguilera served as a judge/coach for singers though competing neighboring to teams led by fellow musical talents Cee Lo Green, Blake Shelton and Adam Levine. While some rumors circulated roughly when-the-scenes the theater in the middle of Aguilera and her team members, the pop star proved to be a unquestionable disturbance of her protges. In the summer of 2011 she even contributed her vocals to Levine's band, Maroon 5, for their mega hit single "Moves Like Jagger." Following The Voice's Season 3 finale in 2012, Aguilera announced that she would be leaving once the series for a times. She was replaced by Shakira for the perform's fourth season.

Around the mature she left The Voice, Aguilera released the album Lotus. The record customary a lukewarm reception. She fared much enlarged as a featured vocalist concerning rapper Pitbull's single, "Feel This Moment," which the duo performed together vis--vis the Season 4 finale of The Voice. Around this period, Aguilera announced that she would be establish for the court row's fifth season, and she highly developed returned to the find's chair for Season 8.

Proving her vocal abilities remained together in the middle of the best in the matter, Aguilera in 2015 won a Grammy Award as soon as A Great Big World for their ballad "Say Something." That year, the veteran pop star along with returned to her into the future television roots considering a recurring role upon the country music the stage Nashville.

'Paper' Cover

In promote of the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival debut of the sci-fi romance Zoe, in which she enjoyed a starring role, Aguilera gave an interview to Paper magazine and appeared more or less its cover sans makeup. The singer-actress explained her ever-transforming see, from "assless chaps and two toned-plaits" to "archaic-fashioned Hollywood-inspired retro glam" to her more recent choices. "I'm at the place, even musically, where it's a liberating feeling to be spacious to strip it every allocation of one benefit and appreciate who you are and your raw beauty," she said.

Husband and Kids

While filming Burlesque (2010), Aguilera became romantically working once set gloves in crime Matthew Rutler.

The singer has a son, Max, from her previous marriage to book producer Jordan Bratman; the couple married in 2005, estranged in 2010 and finalized their divorce in 2011. Aguilera and Rutler announced their amalgamation vis--vis speaking Valentine's Day 2014, and welcomed a daughter, Summer Rain, upon August 16th of that year.

Philanthropy

Outside of her play a role career, Aguilera has showed her compassionate side, effective later AIDS awareness campaigns and affiliating herself subsequent to the Women's Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh. In in encourage 2010, she took on the subject of the role of Ambassador Against Hunger for the World Food Program a answerability that led her to Haiti, where she helped earthquake victims.

In 2016 Aguilera recorded the look "Change," which were in entry of the victims affected by the Orlando nightclub shooting in 2016.

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