‘Lotus’: When Christina Aguilera’s career further withered (Xploring Xtina Part 5)

Bionic may have been Christina Aguilera‘s most iconic, failed era, but statistically, it’s nothing compared to its successor two years later, 2012’s Lotus, which was barely an era anyway. But before we begin deflowering Lotus, it’s only fair to highlight certain key events in Christina’s career in between albums. 2011 saw the singer, now past 30 […]

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‘Back to Basics’: Christina Aguilera’s over-sung, overstuffed throwback (Xploring Xtina Part 3)

For a pop singer in her prime, four years is a lifetime between albums, yet that was the amount of time Christina Aguilera took to put out a follow-up to her career-redefining Stripped. Back to Basics, which dropped in 2006, is the third English pop album in her catalog, but the second and final studio album […]

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Christina Aguilera releases cinematic, bigger-budgeted “Fall in Line” music video

Following a much-buzzed performance at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards, Christina Aguilera’s “Fall in Line” is now in full motion as the singer’s second official single from her upcoming album Liberation. The 37-year old singer just released a cinematically filmed music video co-starring Demi Lovato, who is featured on the pop ballad. It’s no wonder […]

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‘Stripped’: Christina Aguilera’s forward-thinking career changer (Xploring Xtina Part 2)

The album title was everything Christina Aguilera wanted at that point in her career. In the literal sense, the then-21 year old woman wanted to strip off her clothes and explore the spectrum of sex. Figuratively, the oppressed artist wanted to strip off the “hype” and “gloss” that had constructed this cookie-cutter teen idol image […]

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Christina Aguilera hasn’t fallen yet, actually tops iTunes with “Fall in Line”

Well, that’s truly a shocker. “Fall In Line”, Christina Aguilera’s third pre-album offering from the upcoming Liberation, has actually topped the American iTunes chart about a day after its release. It’s quite bizarre to think that this decade would actually see the Bionic singer send a song to #1 on iTunes as its lead artist. The […]

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