Aguilera in 2006
|Birth name||Christina María Aguilera|
|Also known as||Xtina|
|Born||December 18, 1980
Staten Island, New York, United States
|Genres||Pop, R&B, soul, blues, adult contemporary|
|Occupations||Singer, songwriter, actress, producer, dancer, video director|
Christina Maria Aguilera (born December 18, 1980), sometimes known under the stage name Xtina is an American pop singer and songwriter. Her father is from Ecuador. She was born in Staten Island New York. Aguilera made her debut on the Ed McMahon show Star Search in 1990. Three years later, she starred on The New Mickey Mouse Club. She was signed to RCA Records after making the song "Reflection" for the movie Mulan.
Aguilera received a Best New Artist Grammy Award for her first album Christina Aguilera (1999). She made a Latin pop album Mi Reflejo, and a Christmas album My Kind of Christmas. Mi Reflejo won a Latin Grammy Award.
Aguilera received Grammy Awards for her second album Stripped (2002), and her third album Back to Basics (2006).
In 2008 she released her first greatest hits album, Keeps Gettin' Better – A Decade of Hits; a new song, Dynamite and new versions of Genie in a Bottle and Beautiful: Genie 2.0 and You Are What You Are (Beautiful).
In 2010 Aguilera acted in a film for the first time. It was a musical called Burlesque. She played a woman called Rose. She sang eight of the songs in the soundtrack. She also released her sixth album, Bionic. The single "Woohoo" had Nicki Minaj in it.
She is a soprano.
Discography[change | edit source]
Albums[change | edit source]
- Christina Aguilera (1999)
- Mi Reflejo (2000)
- My Kind of Christmas (2000)
- Just Be Free (2001)
- Stripped (2002)
- Back to Basics (2006)
- Keeps Gettin' Better – A Decade of Hits (2008)
- Bionic (2010)
- Burlesque (2011)
- Lotus (2012)
References[change | edit source]
- "Christina Aguilera Biography". Biography.com. http://www.biography.com/people/christina-aguilera-9542394. Retrieved 3 January 2013.
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