Christina Aguilera is an American singer, songwriter, actress and television personality.
Her work to date has earned her five Grammy Awards, one Latin Grammy Award, and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Beyond her music career, Aguilera starred in the film Burlesque in 2010 with pop icon Cher, and The Emoji Movie in 2017 with the likes of T.J. Miller, Maya Rudolph, Anna Faris and James Corden. Since 2011, she has also appeared as a coach on six seasons of the reality competition series The Voice US, with fellow judges Adam Levine, Ceelo Green and Blake Shelton.
In addition to her work in the entertainment industry, Aguilera is involved in various charitable activities including her work as a UN ambassador for the World Food Programme.
Aguilera rose to fame following the release of her self-titled debut album in 1999. Her follow-up albums include Stripped in 2002, Back to Basics in 2005, Bionic in 2010, Lotus 2012, and most recently, Liberation in 2018. She also released a Spanish-language album Mi Reflejo and a festive offering titled My Kind of Christmas in 2000.
In 2003, she embarked on a co-headlining tour of the US with Justin Timberlake, The Justified and Stripped Tour.
Breaking on to the music scene as a teenager, with the songs Genie in a Bottle, What a Girl Wants and Come On Over Baby from her 1999 debut. She continued her chart domination in 2002 with singles Dirrty, Beautiful, and Fighter from her sophomore effort Stripped.
She also released Ain't No Other Man and Hurt from Back to Basics, and collaborated with many other musicians and artists throughout her career, most notably Lady Marmalade with P!NK, Mýa and Lil Kim, Moves like Jagger with Maroon 5, Feel This Moment with Pitbull, Say Something with A Great Big World and Nobody wants to be Lonely with Ricky Martin.
In 2009, she made Rolling Stone's list of 100 Greatest Singers of All Time and became the youngest and the only artist under 30 to be added, ranking at number 58.
Christina Aguilera released her eighth studio album, Liberation in June 2018, along with lead single Accelerate. The record’s second single Fall in Line featured Demi Lovato, and along with album track Like I Do ft. GoldLink, was nominated for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance and Best Rap/Sung Performance at the 61st edition of the Grammy Awards.
In 2018, she starred alongside Ewan McGregor, Léa Seydoux and Theo James in the sci-fi film Zoe.
The star has announced her first UK tour since 2006, The X Tour, along with a 16-date concert residency in Las Vegas for 2019. The Xperience will run at the Zappos Theater from May until October, after which she’ll head to the UK for four huge dates as part of the European leg of The X Tour.
Aguilera’s UK arena shows kick off with a night in Glasgow at The SSE Hydro on 7 November, before heading to London’s SSEArena Wembley on 9 November, Manchester Arena on 12 November and Resorts World Arena, Birmingham on 14 November 2019.
Last updated: February 2019