Thursday, August 16, 2007

Christina Aguilera 2

# Christina Maria Aguilera was born on December 18, 1980 in Staten Island, New York.

# She received 6 Grammy nominations and won for "Best New Artist" in February 2000.

# Although she is half-Ecuadorian and has released a Spanish album, Christina is not fluent in Spanish.

# Her musical influences include Whitney Houston, Etta James, and Janet Jackson.

# Christina won the 2002 Grammy for "Best Collaboration" with Lil' Kim, Mya, & Pink for her work in the 'Moulin Rouge' song "Lady Marmalade".

# She has two papillon dogs that she named Chewy and Stinky.

# Rolling Stone magazine wrote that her video for the song "Dirrty", is the most played music video of all time.

# Christina's self titled debut album went platinum ten times over.

# In 2003, Christina donated $200,000 to the Women's Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh in Oakland.

# She co-wrote Kelly Clarkson's monster hit single, "Miss Independent".

# In 2005, Christina married her manager, Jordan Bratman, in a traditional ceremony in Napa Valley, Ca.

# She shares a birthday with Katie Holmes, Steven Spielberg, and Brad Pitt.

# In 2003, Christina earned an estimated $29.7 million in album sales and endorsement deals.


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