Christina Aguilera is a singer and songwriter who first became popular thanks to her approach to teen pop. Later, she established herself as one of the biggest pop stars with amazing vocals and an actress.
New York City, United States of America
Christina María Aguilera was born to a musician mother and a military father. Her father was from Ecuador, while her mother had European ancestry. Because of the military status of her family, they moved around a lot.
She was married to Jordan Bratman between 2005 and 2011. Christina Aguilera is the mother of two kids.
Christina Aguilera started as a child star in The Mickey Mouse Club, alongside Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake. She also appeared on other shows until she decided to focus on music.
In 1999, Christina signed with RCA Records and focused on pop as her main genre. Her first album was Christina Aguilera, which came out the same year. It produced hits like Genie in a Bottle, What a Girl Wants, and Come On Over Baby (All I Want Is You). Christina Aguilera first established her artistic identity in the bubblegum, teen pop genre. The album was followed by Mi Reflejo, a Spanish-language studio album, and My Kind of Christmas. Then, against RCA’s wishes, Aguilera recorded Lady Marmalade with other artists, proving a huge hit.
The following album, Stripped, came out in 2002 and took Aguilera’s career in a different direction. The album was more mature and sexual as well, with songs like Dirty, Fighter, and Beautiful.
Her fifth album, Back to Basics, was released in 2006. It featured influences from the 40s and 30s music and received a lot of praise, debuting at the top of the Billboard 200, with singles like Hurt and Ain’t No Other Man.
Christina Aguilera has also tried her hand at acting. She debuted in Burleqsque alongside Cher, a musical that earned a Golden Globe nomination. She appeared in Nashville in 2015.
Aguilera has collaborated successfully with different artists on songs like Moves Like Jagger, Feel This Moment, Nobody Wants to Be Lonely, and Say Something.
In 2019, the singer started a residency concert in Las Vegas, titled The Xperience.
Christina Aguilera has sold around 75 million records and is one of the best-selling musicians in the world.
Billboard ranked this artist as the 20th most successful one of the 200s.
Christina Aguilera has five Grammy Awards, a Latin Grammy Award, two MTV Video Music Awards, a Billboard Music Award, one Guinness World Record, and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In addition, she received the title of Disney Legend.
Thanks to her range and beautiful voice, Christina Aguilera is considered one of the greatest singers of all time. She is considered among the most influential artists as well.
Christina Aguiler sang Reflection for the iconic Disney film Mulan. With the release of the live-action remake of the film, she put out a new version of Reflection.
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