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Christina Aguilera Biography

Christina Aguilera (born 18.12.1980)

Christina Aguilera is a pop singer / songwriter who began her rise to fame after recording the song 'Reflection' for the film Mulan.

Christina Aguilera: Childhood

Christina Aguilera was born in Staten Island, New York. Her father, Fausto Wagner Xavier Aguilera, of Ecuadorian descent, was a Sergeant in the U.S. Army and her mother, Shelly Loraine Fidler was a Spanish teacher with an Irish heritage.

Aguilera took part in many talent contests when she was growing up and her fellow competitors became jealous of her vast talent. She became the subject of ridicule and acts of vandalism were carried out on her home. As a result of this, the family relocated to another suburb.

Aged 9, she appeared on Star Search, singing 'A Sunday Kind Of Love' but did not win the contest. In 1993, she joined the Disney Channel's The Mickey Mouse Club. Among her co-stars were Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears and Ryan Gosling.

Aguilera's first recorded song was a hit: a duet with Japanese singer Keizo Nakanishi entitled 'All I Wanna Do.'

Christina Aguilera: Musical Career

In 1998, Aguilera was selected to record the song ' Reflection' for Mulan. 'Reflection' was nominated for a 'Best Original Song' Golden Globe.

Her debut studio album, Christina Aguilera was released the next year and reached the top of the Billboard 200 and Canadian album charts. The album sold over 14 million copies worldwide.

The singles 'Genie in a Bottle,' 'What a Girl Wants' and Come on Over Baby (All I Want Is You) all topped the Billboard Hot 100. During promotion for the album, Christina was keen to display her vocal abilities and performed acoustic sets, appearing on TV shows with only piano accompaniment.

Aguilera won the 'Best New Artist' Grammy in 2000. She was also nominated for 'Best Female Pop Vocal' for 'Genie in a Bottle.'

The album Mi Reflejo, released in 2000, was Aguilera's way of emphasising her Latin heritage. The album contained Spanish version of her songs, as well as new Spanish tracks. In 2001, it won her a Latin Grammy for 'Best Female Pop Vocal Album.'

Later on in 2000, Aguilera released a Christmas album called My Kind Of Christmas. It has sold over 3.2 million copies worldwide and is certified platinum in the US.

Along with Pink, Mya and Lil' Kim, Christina Aguilera was picked to re-record the song ''Lady Marmalade' for the film Moulin Rouge! The single was produced by Missy Elliott and was number one on the Hot 100 for five weeks. It also reached number one in 11 other countries. The song also won its collaborators a 'Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals.'

2002 saw the release of the singer's second full-length English language album. Stripped sold more than 330,000 in its first week. Most of the album had been written by Aguilera (who had signed a global publishing deal with BMG). Ex-Four Non Blondes member, Linda Perry produced some of the more personal tracks on the album. Alicia Keys also wrote a song for the album.

Aguilera joined Justin Timberlake on the last leg of his Justified tour and then continued to tour the world, naming the tour the 'Stripped World Tour'. It was named the best tour of the year by Rolling Stone readers. A UK performance of the tour was later released on DVD: Stripped Live in the UK.

Not one to shy away from controversy, Aguilera shared an onstage kiss with Madonna during a performance of Madonna's songs 'Like A Virgin' and 'Hollywood' at the MTV Video Music Awards in 2003.

Late 2004 onwards, Christina collaborated on a number of tracks, with Missy Elliott, Nelly, the jazz artist Herbie Hancock, Sean 'Diddy Combs' and opera singer Andrea Bocelli.

Back To Basics, Aguilera's third English language studio album was released in 2006 and debuted at number one in the United States. The lead single, 'Ain't No Other Man,' was a huge commercial success. Linda Perry and Mark Ronson were among the producers that worked on the album. The album has sold over four and a half million copies.

Christina Aguilera: Personal Life

Aguilera has given birth to a son, her first child, with husband Jordan Bratman. Jordan and Christina announced their engagement in 2005 and were married that same year. Max Liron Bratman was born on 12.1.2008.

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*Christina is so amazing she really is, when i went to see her live she was better than she was on cd/musci vids/tele. The outfits were outrageuos and that is another thing i love about her the way she dresses i meen nobody else would go around in like a green dress with black polka dots and pink diagonal stripes down it but she would because she really doesnt care what other people think about her. She has inspired me to become what i am and not what people want me to be! All her recent issues will make you stronger i no it and even if the push comes to shove i no u can make it just keep your head high and keep moving forwards it will all work out alright. I Believe in you xxx Shed xxx

7 years 10 months ago
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ana banana

juz wanna but in! yes she kinda imitate marilyn because i believe she wants to revive the oldies and best to achieve it is to look like marilyn and which is sooo fitting (like it) it makes her beauty alluring... like ventige stuff that some treasures and preserves it for the rest of their life. and for me christina is more of beauty and talent than her just visited xtina's website very creative and entertaining (something new) though its simple

7 years 2 months ago
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johnluis

Aguilera is a pretty women.i love Aguilera. nice posting. I'm impressed.....

3 years 5 months ago
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Zahily

I think Christina Aguilera is just copying Marylin Monroe all the way. She will NEVER be like her because there is only one Marylin Monroe. And she's "okay" but she'll never look as beautiful as Marylin did. So she better stop copying and return to the way she was before because now with her blonde hair she looks fake and plastic.

7 years 7 months ago
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oscarlima

Of course she imitates Marylin.. its called inspiration!... and of course she will never be the same.. because Christina is a singer... and the best---she is not just a model.

7 years 7 months ago
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stevens family

wow i love you, and im really bugged that you got so much stick cos the way you dressed and dance mainly in dirty, well i have no heard anything about lady gaga and she has men kissing her all over her body not one clean music video. i must admit i love the old you when dirty came on and i was out it was what started the night, and i think your best look was genie in a bottle so natural good luck for everything that comes your way

4 years 7 months ago
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Black Cat

I love christina's style and independency.she is got a voice. She can really sing.I love her madness cause she doesn't give a damn about people.She is living her life and does what makes her happy.I have watched her afew time on tele being intervied, she is got brains man. With brains if you campare her with Britney Spears, Christina has brains man.keep it Christina, we love you in Africa.Black cat

8 years 9 months ago
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6 years 6 months ago
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Well, I´m from Argentina.My name is CAmila and all that i have to say is yhat i love christina´s song as well she is. She do what she enjoys to do, making all her fun to enjoy it too.Christina go on singing. Came to Argentina!!!we love you.

8 years 4 months ago
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I love Avril Lavigne

Aguilera's nose is huge!

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