Back to Basics is the fifth studio album by American singer Christina Aguilera. Recording sessions began in January and ended that April, taking place at several studios in the United States and the United Kingdom. Inspired by Aguilera's s—s idols, including Billie HolidayOtis ReddingEtta Jamesand Ella FitzgeraldBack to Basics was described by Aguilera herself as a fusion of old-school jazz and soul inspirations with a modernized style.
When the latest cover of Paper magazine was released yesterday afternoon, I—like many others—had to do a double take when I saw the name Christina Aguilera printed across a close-up shot of a freckly, bare-faced blond. My internal monologue rambled through the stages of recognition: "Wait, who? No, it couldn't be.
You seem right at home in your new movie, Burlesquewith the splashy costumes, singing, and dancing. Did you slip into the role naturally? I'm used to being able to express myself in music, but acting is all about becoming someone else and experiencing her pain, so I found it to be a little stifling.
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Skip navigation! Story from Beauty. Christina Aguilera might be going for a make-under aesthetic nowadaysbut that wasn't always the case for the pop singer who once lived in contrast to the popular phrase "less is more.
Christina Aguilera has lived through many lifetimes — in her career, in her personal life and, of course, in her aesthetic. Her look has evolved from assless chaps and two-toned plaits to old Hollywood-inspired retro glam to the now-current deep necklines, slick-backed hair and minimal makeup. But I'm at the place, even musically, where it's a liberating feeling to be able to strip it all back and appreciate who you are and your raw beauty.
Think sex fizzles out after settling down? Think again. In the October issue of Cosmo, out now, hot songstress Christina Aguilera told us that her sex life is more imaginative since she wed her music exec beau, Jordan Bratman and giving birth to their son Max.