|Artist Birtday :||18/12/1980 (Age 42)|
|Born In :||New York City, U.S.|
|Occupation(s) :||Singer, Song-writer, Television Personality|
|Genres :||Pop, R&B, Soul|
|Web Site :||www.christinaaguilera.com|
Christina María Aguilera (/ˌæɡɪˈlɛərə/, Spanish: [aɣiˈleɾa]; born December 18, 1980) is an American singer, songwriter, and television personality. Her accolades include five Grammy Awards, one Latin Grammy Award, and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, while she was also named the “Voice of a Generation” and honored as a Disney Legend in 2012 and 2019 respectively. Aguilera is one of the most influential and best-selling music artists of all time selling over 75 million albums and singles worldwide. In 2008, Aguilera ranked at number 58 on Rolling Stone’s list of 100 Greatest Singers of All Time and has been noted for inspiring young artists.
Before rising to fame, Aguilera appeared on Disney’s The Mickey Mouse Club before signing a recording contract with RCA Records in 1998. She achieved worldwide success with her self-titled debut album, released in 1999, which debuted at number one in the US and spawned three US number-one singles: “Genie in a Bottle”, “What a Girl Wants”, and “Come On Over Baby (All I Want Is You)”. Aguilera followed her debut album up with Mi Reflejo and My Kind of Christmas (2000), with the former becoming the best-selling Latin pop album of the year. Becoming recognized as a prominent contemporary teen pop figure, Aguilera sought to assume artistic control with her follow-up album, Stripped (2002). Its lead single, “Dirrty”, showed a drastic change in Aguilera’s image as she began to express her sexuality. The second single from the album, “Beautiful”, received favorable response for its empowering lyrics and became an anthem for the LGBT community as well as peaking number two on Billboard Hot 100.