Christina María Aguilera (; Spanish: [aɣiˈleɾa]; born December 18, 1980) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and television personality. Referred to as the "Voice of a Generation", she is credited as one of the artists responsible for reviving teen pop in the late 1990s and using her vocal ability to address such topics as sexuality, feminism, and domestic violence. She has frequently reinvented her image, becoming known for her risqué and unconventional looks. Her works have generated both critical praise and controversy in the media, with which Aguilera is often cited as an influence by other artists.

Born in New York City and raised in Pennsylvania, Aguilera began her career as a child star after appearing in various television programs during the 1990s, including The Mickey Mouse Club (1993–1994). In 1999, after signing a recording contract with RCA Records, she transitioned to pop music with her self-titled debut album, which had three Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles: "Genie in a Bottle", "What a Girl Wants", and "Come On Over Baby (All I Want Is You)", establishing her as a bubblegum pop artist. Aguilera assumed artistic control with Stripped (2002), for which she changed the course of her career; in the music video for "Dirrty", she sparked controversy for exploring her sexuality, leading to the departure of her teen idol image. However, "Beautiful", "Fighter", and "Can't Hold Us Down" became top-ten singles in many countries, and she was named the most successful female artist of 2003.

Her fifth album, Back to Basics (2006), was received with favorable reviews and became the second material of her career to debut atop of the Billboard 200. The album had the successful singles "Ain't No Other Man" and "Hurt". In 2010, Aguilera starred in the film Burlesque, which was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy, in addition to contribute with its soundtrack. In the following years, she was featured on top-ten singles "Moves Like Jagger", "Feel This Moment", and "Say Something"; with the foremore, she reached number-one on the Billboard Hot 100 in three consecutive decades, which song also placed among the best-selling digital singles of all time. Outside of her work in the music industry, she acted as a spokesperson for the World Food Program (WFP), as well as a coach in the reality competition show The Voice (2011–16) and as an actress in the drama series Nashville (2015). In 2019, she embarked on The Xperience, her first residency at the Planet Hollywood Las Vegas.

With estimated sales around 75 million records, Aguilera is recognized as one of the world's best-selling music artists; in 2009, she was classified by Billboard as the twentieth most successful artist of the 2000s. Throughout her career, she has accumulated numerous awards and accolades, including five Grammy Awards, one Latin Grammy Award, two MTV Video Music Awards (VMA), one Billboard Music Awards, one Guinness World Record, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and was named a Disney Legend. Aguilera is often considered to be one of the greatest singers of all time by magazines such as Rolling Stone and Consequence of Sound, and was chosen the greatest of Latin origin by Latina. In 2013, Time elected her as one of the 100 most influential people in the world, while she has been listed as one of the most influential artists in the phonographic industry by VH1 and The Independent.

Reflection (2020) [From "Mulan"]

Reflection (2020) [From "Mulan"]

August 28, 2020

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Loyal Brave True (From "Mulan")

Loyal Brave True (From "Mulan")

March 6, 2020

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El Mejor Guerrero (De "Mulán")

El Mejor Guerrero (De "Mulán")

March 5, 2020

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Fall On Me

Fall On Me

November 22, 2019

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Haunted Heart

Haunted Heart

September 27, 2019

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Liberation

Liberation

June 15, 2018

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Like I Do (feat. GoldLink)

Like I Do (feat. GoldLink)

June 7, 2018

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Fall In Line (feat. Demi Lovato)

Fall In Line (feat. Demi Lovato)

May 16, 2018

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Twice

Twice

May 11, 2018

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Accelerate (feat. Ty Dolla $ign & 2 Chainz)

Accelerate (feat. Ty Dolla $ign & 2 Chainz)

May 3, 2018

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Telepathy (feat. Nile Rodgers) [Le Youth Remix]

Telepathy (feat. Nile Rodgers) [Le Youth Remix]

September 30, 2016

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Telepathy (Remixes) (feat. Nile Rodgers)

Telepathy (Remixes) (feat. Nile Rodgers)

September 16, 2016

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Change

Change

June 17, 2016

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Anywhere But Here

Anywhere But Here

May 19, 2015

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Say Something

Say Something

November 4, 2013

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We Remain (From "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" Soundtrack)

We Remain (From "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" Soundtrack)

January 1, 2013

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Lotus (Deluxe Version)

Lotus (Deluxe Version)

November 12, 2012

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Your Body (Remixes)

Your Body (Remixes)

November 2, 2012

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The Prayer (The Voice Performance)

The Prayer (The Voice Performance)

January 1, 2012

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Beautiful (The Voice Performance)

Beautiful (The Voice Performance)

January 1, 2011

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I Hate Boys

I Hate Boys

September 3, 2010

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You Lost Me - The Remixes

You Lost Me - The Remixes

June 27, 2010

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Not Myself Tonight (Gareth Wyn Remix)

Not Myself Tonight (Gareth Wyn Remix)

June 25, 2010

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Not Myself Tonight (Laidback Luke Radio Edit)

Not Myself Tonight (Laidback Luke Radio Edit)

June 22, 2010

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Not Myself Tonight (Laidback Luke Mixshow Edit)

Not Myself Tonight (Laidback Luke Mixshow Edit)

June 22, 2010

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Not Myself Tonight (DJ Paulo Remix)

Not Myself Tonight (DJ Paulo Remix)

June 22, 2010

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Not Myself Tonight (DJ Paulo Radio Remix)

Not Myself Tonight (DJ Paulo Radio Remix)

June 22, 2010

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Not Myself Tonight (DJ Paulo Mixshow Remix)

Not Myself Tonight (DJ Paulo Mixshow Remix)

June 22, 2010

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Bionic (Deluxe Version)

Bionic (Deluxe Version)

June 8, 2010

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Not Myself Tonight - The Remixes (Radio Edits)

Not Myself Tonight - The Remixes (Radio Edits)

May 18, 2010

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Not Myself Tonight - The Remixes

Not Myself Tonight - The Remixes

May 18, 2010

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Dynamite

Dynamite

December 18, 2008

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Keeps Getting' Better - The Remixes

Keeps Getting' Better - The Remixes

December 16, 2008

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Keeps Gettin' Better

Keeps Gettin' Better

October 31, 2008

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Oh Mother

Oh Mother

February 4, 2008

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Dance Vault Mixes - Candyman

Dance Vault Mixes - Candyman

May 1, 2007

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Candyman

Candyman

April 2, 2007

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Dance Vault Mixes - Hurt & Ain't No Other Man: The Radio Remixes

Dance Vault Mixes - Hurt & Ain't No Other Man: The Radio Remixes

January 9, 2007

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Hurt

Hurt

December 19, 2006

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Dance Vault Mixes - Hurt

Dance Vault Mixes - Hurt

November 21, 2006

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Dance Vault Mixes - Dirrty

Dance Vault Mixes - Dirrty

September 12, 2006

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Dance Vault Mixes - Ain't No Other Man

Dance Vault Mixes - Ain't No Other Man

August 22, 2006

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Dance Vault Mixes - Genie In A Bottle

Dance Vault Mixes - Genie In A Bottle

August 15, 2006

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Back To Basics

Back To Basics

August 14, 2006

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Ain't No Other Man

Ain't No Other Man

July 28, 2006

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Dance Vault Remixes - Beautiful

Dance Vault Remixes - Beautiful

May 2, 2006

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Stripped

Stripped

July 19, 2002

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Just Be Free

Just Be Free

January 1, 2001

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My Kind Of Christmas

My Kind Of Christmas

November 3, 2000

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Mi Reflejo

Mi Reflejo

January 1, 2000

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Christina Aguilera (Expanded Edition)

Christina Aguilera (Expanded Edition)

January 1, 1999

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September 12, 2021

LadyLand 2021 Welcomes NYC’s LGBTQ Nightlife Back With Christina Aguilera, Caroline Polachek & More

The third installment of Brooklyn's queer music festival LadyLand saw show-stopping sets from Christina Aguilera, Caroline Polachek, Nina Sky and others.

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August 20, 2021

Christina Aguilera, Caroline Polachek to Play LadyLand Festival

One-day Brooklyn event will feature music, drag shows, performance artists, DJ sets, and more

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August 20, 2021

Christina Aguilera to Headline Queer Brooklyn Music Festival LadyLand 2021

Christina Aguilera, Caroline Polachek, 'Drag Race' star Aquaria, Nina Sky to appear at 2021 LadyLand Fest.

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July 29, 2021

My First Show Back: Christina Aguilera Joins LA Philharmonic at Hollywood Bowl

In this installment, pop superstar Christina Aguilera talks about her two-night performance alongside the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl.

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June 29, 2021

Christina Aguilera on Britney Spears’ conservatorship: “She deserves all of the freedom possible”

"The conviction and desperation of this plea for freedom leads me to believe that this person I once knew has been living without compassion or decency from those in control" The post Christina Aguilera on Britney Spears’ conservatorship: “She deserves all of the freedom possible” appeared first on NME.

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June 29, 2021

Christina Aguilera Throws Support Behind Britney Spears

Aguilera, like many of us, has taken some time to digest the revelations Spears shared last week when she approached the Los Angeles Superior Court with damning testimony of her 13-year conservatorship.

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June 29, 2021

Christina Aguilera Pens Open Letter Supporting Britney Spears

“To a woman who has worked under conditions and pressure unimaginable to most, I promise you she deserves all of the freedom possible to live her happiest life.”

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May 17, 2021

Christina Aguilera Wants Fans to Look ‘Fly This Pride’ With New Rainbow Merch Line

With Pride Month only a couple weeks away, Christina Aguilera is helping her fans gear up for the season with some brand new merch.

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April 15, 2021

Christina Aguilera Is Working on a Spanish-Language Album

Christina Aguilera is hard at work on not one but two albums, including her “overdue” Spanish-language LP.

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April 6, 2021

Christina Aguilera Posts ‘Schitt’s Creek’-Style Birthday Video Praising Fiance Matthew Rutler

Christina Aguilera pulled back the curtain on her private life in a birthday video tribute to her fiancé Matthew Rutler in a post featuring some of their most romantic moments.

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February 19, 2021

Christina Aguilera, JoJo, Elton John & More Support Demi Lovato Following Documentary Trailer

Elton John, Christina Aguilera, JoJo and Sam Fischer are among the stars who've supported Demi Lovato since Wednesday's release of the trailer for her upcoming docuseries Dancing With the Devil.

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February 8, 2021

Miley Cyrus and More Perform at Verizon Big Concert for Small Business

Brittany Howard, Brandi Carlile, H.E.R., Jazmine Sullivan, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Christina Aguilera also performed at event hosted by Alicia Keys

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December 29, 2020

Christina Aguilera Shares Sweet Holiday Photos of Fiancé & Kids: ‘Stay Home Edition’

Looks like Christina Aguilera had herself a merry little Christmas. On Monday (Dec. 29), the superstar took to social media to share a peek at her family's sweet at-home holiday.

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December 18, 2020

Christina Aguilera’s Top 20 Billboard Hits

To celebrate Christina Aguilera's 40th birthday today (Dec. 18), check out her 20 biggest Billboard hits, and get a full glimpse at how wide-ranging her career has been to this point.

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December 17, 2020

Christina Aguilera Follows the Code of the Elves by Singing Loud For All to Hear: Watch

Christina Aguilera took to social media on Wednesday (Dec. 16) to spread a bit of the holiday spirit with her famous pipes and some help from Buddy the Elf.

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