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|Christina's new image - May 2006|
|Christina Aguilera has been looking more like Marilyn Monroe meets Betty Boop, and you're about to find out why.|
"I like my look to mirror where I can musically and lyrically," she spills.
On the follow-up album to 2002's Stripped, Christina is ditching her urban flair for more a vintage vibe. The singer describes her upcoming album, Back to Basics, as a retro record that's "a throwback to the 1920s, '30s and '40s.
Some of the songs are kept authentic, sticking to a really raw, old-soul sound, where others combine elements of old blues, jazz and soul with a hard modern-day e...
|Back To Basics: 2cd - May 2006|
Paying tribute to the music that inspired her, pop icon Christina Aguilera will release her third studio album, 'Back To Basics', in August. A double-disc modern take on vintage jazz, soul and blues from the 1920s, '30s and '40s, the album is wildly inventive with a throwback style creating a sound that's gritty and raw. 'Back To Basics' reunites her with producer Linda Perry as well as creating new collaborations with producers such as DJ Premier. The sexy first single, 'Aint No Other Man', produced by DJ Premier and Charles Roane, is an up-tempo fusion of 21st century sass and retr...
|Floria Sigismondi May 2006 Interview with PunkTV.ca - May 2006|
|PunkTV.ca: Speaking of ironies, one of my favorite videos, and one of the least “punk” for this magazine, would have to be Christina Aguilera’s “Fighter”. Were you surprised when your treatment got you that video, and what were some of the main challenges in twisting up what would have otherwise been a pop video? |
Floria: I wanted to do it because i liked her message in the song directed towards young woman...it promoted strength....Christina was ready to do something different than her norm...she got all her overtly sexual pleasures out and was perfect timing to take her somewhere else. I wan...
|Christina Aguilera's New Album To Arrive In Late Summer Or Early Fall - May 01, 2006|
|Christina Aguilera has moved the release date of her new album, Back To Basics, to late summer or early fall, according to MTV.com. Although she hasn't revealed much about the material, her primary producers said that fans should expect songs that takes a different approach to honoring past eras. Linda Perry, a producer on the disc, added, "It's a very mature, very risky album of old-school jazzy blues. You're gonna think that these songs were recorded and written back in 1940."|
Nas makes a guest appearance on the song "Still Dirrty," and Outkast's Big Boi is recording a v...
|Jim Jonsin: Producer of the "Unpredictable - May 01, 2006|
|Outside of that, Jim is in the studio working with multi-platinum recording pop stars such as Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera and the BackStreet Boys. Rumor has it that he might possibly be working with a certain MC who hails from East Trenton, New Jersey.|
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|Christina Aguilera Saves Hip-Hop - May 01, 2006|
|But things are a little more complicated than that real/not-real binary, as Premier would probably admit if he wasn't busy playing firebrand. It was easy to forget watching him throw down his classics, but Premier is producing half of the new Christina Aguilera album. Things get tangled when you start thinking about that collaboration. Like, was Christina looking to do classic distilled hip-hop when she decided to work with Premier? And does Premier then become something other than classic distilled hip-hop in working with Christina?|
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|Christina - Goes Back To Go Forward - May 02, 2006|
|Since storming the charts with 1999's Genie in a Bottle, you've seen this four-octave voice grow from pop princess to a modern day sensation of the recording world. Set to follow up 2002's multi-platinum Stripped, several times Grammy winner Christina has announced the expected autumn arrival of her exciting new album and will be following the release of the first single by launching her highly anticipated world tour in Europe. |
Taking its inspiration from the soul, jazz and blues music of the '20s, '30s and '40s, her new album sees Christina joining forces with DJ Premier of Gang Starr and h...
|Christina is still Dirrty - May 04, 2006|
|POP beauty Christina Aguilera has rediscovered her raunchy side for her eagerly-anticipated new album.|
Back To Basics - set for release this summer - features a track called Still Dirrty.
The LP also features input from Nas and Outkast’s Big Boi and has a strong jazz influence.
Producer Linda Perry told MTV: "People thought she could sing before – well, you haven’t heard anything yet.
"It’s definitely a risky record. It’s not Stripped – she’s in a completely different space."
DJ Premier, another producer on the album, used a voice message left from a fan on Christina’s webs...
|Dr. Phil McGraw to rock out with Christina Aguilera, others - May 04, 2006|
|LOS ANGELES - Kids probably don't think of Dr. Phil when the subject turns to music. But that could soon change.|
TV psychologist Phil McGraw will be joined onstage by Christina Aguilera, Andrea Bocelli and country stars Kenny Chesney, Sara Evans and Martina McBride at a benefit concert to raise money for nationwide after-school programs.
"JCPenney Jam: The Concert for America's Kids" will be held June 14 at the Shrine Auditorium and televised Aug. 22 on CBS.
Proceeds will support the JCPenney Afterschool Fund, which provides programs for students....
|Nets Get Dirrty - May 04, 2006|
|It looks like Christina Aguilera has been taking styling tips from Corrie legend Hilda Ogden.|
The Dirrty girl, in Seventies Street-style curlers and hairnet, was working on the video for the first single from new album Back to Basics.
She finally disrobed and let her hair down - revealing a new outfit of red top and frilly knickers.
Hubby Jordan Bratman must have been red-faced.
He stopped by with his dad Jack - only for his old man to see the missus parading in her undies....
|Dr. Phil and Music Superstars Join Forces for ''JCPENNEY JAM...THE CONCERT FOR A - May 05, 2006|
|A multi-genre lineup of music icons will headline this exciting live show taking place at Los Angeles' historic Shrine Auditorium on Wednesday, June 14. Those scheduled to appear include country superstars Kenny Chesney, Sara Evans and Martina McBride, pop megastar Christina Aguilera, rock supergroup 3 Doors Down, legendary vocal tenor Andrea Bocelli and Latin GRAMMY(R) winning pop star Alejandro Sanz. Music icons Jon Bon Jovi and Sting will also be recording special performances and vignettes to be included in the concert. |
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|Designer's Celebrity Secrets - May 07, 2006|
|An article about Brian Rennie, a fashion guru. Christina mentioned.|
Fashion guru Brian Rennie, who is creative director at Escada - the renowned German fashion house - has seen his creations on some of the world's most famous women.
They have been worn by stars such as Christina Aguilera, Jennifer Lopez, Paris Hilton, Kim Basinger and Catherine Zeta-Jones.
He said: "It was a real buzz to dress Christina Aguilera for the Grammys."
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|Christina Aguilera, AFI To Perform At MTV Movie Awards - May 08, 2006|
|It isn't difficult to imagine a killer party fueled by the voices of Justin Timberlake, Ludacris and Christina Aguilera. |
Aguilera will give a sneak peek of the music from her new LP, Back to Basics, more than two months before it hits stores (see "Christina's New Split-Personality Album Is Mature And 'Dirrty' "). Aguilera last appeared at the MTV Movies Awards in 2001, in a show-stopping performance of "Lady Marmalade" alongside Lil' Kim, Mya and Pink.
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|Christina Aguilera, Elissa unveil Pepsi’s latest football anthem - May 09, 2006|
|The worlds of football and music come together in a celebration of “the beautiful game” as Christina Aguilera & Elissa unveil the latest football anthem in Pepsi’s latest commercial “Anthem”, airing on all major satellite TV channels. |
The commercial opens in a crowded football stadium waiting for the start of a big game; two figures are walking out onto the grass towards the centre circle. As the figures approach the microphones, the crowd rises to its feet for the start of the National Anthem, but not only do the jumbotrons reveal the singers to be Christina Aguilera and Elissa, but thi...
|Christina Aguilera Goes Back To Basics, New Album Due August 15th - May 10, 2006|
|Paying tribute to the music that inspired her, pop icon Christina Aguilera will release her third studio album, Back To Basics, August 15th on RCA Records. A modern take on vintage jazz, soul and blues from the 1920s, ‘30s and ‘40s, the album is wildly inventive with a throwback style creating a sound that’s gritty and raw. Back To Basics reunites her with producer Linda Perry as well as creating new collaborations with producers such as DJ Premier.|
The sexy first single, “Ain’t No Other Man,” produced by DJ Premier and Charles Roane, is set for release on June 12th. It will be world-premiere...
|New Album Due August 15th - May 11, 2006|
|Paying tribute to the music that inspired her, pop icon Christina Aguilera will release her third studio album, "Back To Basics," August 15th on RCA Records. A modern take on vintage jazz, soul and blues from the 1920s, '30s and '40s, the album is wildly inventive with a throwback style creating a sound that's gritty and|
raw. "Back To Basics" reunites her with producer Linda Perry as well as creating new collaborations with producers such as DJ Premier.
The sexy upbeat first single, "Ain't No Other Man," produced by DJ Premier and Charles Roane, is set for releas...
|MAXIM Magazine Unveils Their 'Hot 100' for 2006 - May 15, 2006|
|Just as they have in the past, women in music also dominate Hot 100 list. Christina Milian (#10), Christina Aguilera (#16), Jessica Simpson (#18), Mariah Carey (#22), Avril Lavigne (#35), and Fergie (#36) are just a few of the successful, female artists that grace this year's list.|
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|For The Record: Quick News On Christina Aguilera, Eminem, Alice In Chains, Lupe - May 16, 2006|
|Christina Aguilera is planning to tour jazz clubs to promote Back to Basics, GQ's June cover story reveals. And to hear Etta James — a blues legend who calls Aguilera both a friend and "a great little singer" — tell it, the young vocalist will have no problem holding her own in places such as New York's renowned Blue Note. "She's headed for the pop market, but she can do everything," James told GQ. "She's like somebody that was born at another time. An old soul." Like James, Aguilera has supportive words for singers who have come after her. "I think Kelly Cla...|
|Christina Aguilera, Mariah Carey Trade Barbs - May 16, 2006|
|Apparently there's some bad blood between multi-octave divas Christina Aguilera and Mariah Carey.|
According to Access Hollywood, the war of words started when Aguilera said that Carey was "never cool to me" in the June issue of GQ.
"One time, we were at a party and I think she got really drunk, and she had just really derogatory things to say to me," Aguilera told the magazine. "But it was at that time that she had that breakdown, so she might have been very medicated."
(In 2001, Carey was hospitalized for exhaustion after several bizarre public appearances, in...
|Christina Aguilera Reaches For Retro Sound - May 17, 2006|
|Christina Aguilera is mighty jazzed about her forthcoming "retro" album — which she previews in GQ's June cover story. "Aguilera 3.0," as the magazine calls her, has turned into a "Jazz Age Broadway-baby songbird," and to prove it, the |
singer is planning a tour of jazz clubs to promote her concept album, Back to Basics.
"In the end, it's really cool to just follow a set vision," Aguilera told the mag. "I think it makes for a better product."
|Aguilera Speaks Out On Album Delay - May 18, 2006|
|CHRISTINA AGUILERA blames her perfectionist personality for delaying the release of her much anticipated new record. The singer hasn't released an album since STRIPPED in 2002. |
She explains, "It's been a long process in the making. I'm extremely detail-oriented, so I had to really take my time with it. "It's a big album, I pretty much recorded enough music for a double CD, but we're going to fit it into one, so it will be more affordable to everyone."
The singer's new jazz-inspired album, BACK TO BASICS, won't be released until 15 AUGUST (06), but the first single AIN'T NO O...
|Aguilera is the perfect storm - May 21, 2006|
|Pop star CHRISTINA AGUILERA is lined up to play notorious burlesque stripper TEMPEST STORM in a Hollywood biopic on the dancer. |
Movie bosses are convinced the raunchy hitmaker is the perfect star to play Storm, who set Hollywood alight in the 1950s with her topless dancing and alleged affairs with ELVIS PRESLEY and JOHN F KENNEDY.
A source tells British newspaper the Daily Star, "The role of Tempest has Christina's name written all over it. "She's got the looks - and the moves. People forget the singer has an acting background."...
|Rae Slams Madonna And Aguilera - May 22, 2006|
|British soul singer CORINNE BAILEY RAE has lashed out at raunchy pop stars MADONNA, THE PUSSYCAT DOLLS and CHRISTINA AGUILERA for letting their "a**es pop at the camera". |
The Christian PUT YOUR RECORDS ON hitmaker finds many stars of today's music scene offensive and their images demeaning to women.
She rants, "It's unbelievable, have you seen the videos they put on music TV? What's that Christina Aguilera one... DIRRTY? If it's deliberate, it's fine, but not when it's on CD:UK (British music show) at 11am. Imagine your four-year-old watching it and going, 'I wanna get dirty...
|Summer Music Preview - May 26, 2006|
Back To Basics
Xtina returns with a new album (her fourth) and yet another new image (her...actually, we've lost count).
What are we in for this time around?
Fans of jazz singer Billie Holiday and soul belter Otis Redding may care to note that Back To Basics supposedly channels the spirit of these Aguilera-influencing icons.
Fans of the buttless pants she sported for the "Dirrty" video, meanwhile, will be pleased to know that the raunch factor remains high on "Nasty Naughty Boy" and "Still Dirrty."
|Christina's Marilyn Moment - May 29, 2006|
|From her sultry new look to her fresh outlook on life, popstar Christina Aguilera just keep getting better and better!|
Christina Aguilera, 25, has come a long way since her pop-tart days! Her latest blonde bombshell look, inspired by the Jazz Age style of her upcoming album, Back To Basics, is clearly a winner!
Though the album doesn't hit store until August 15, the first single, "Ain't No Other Man," will have a world premiere on the MTV Movie Awards o June 8.
"I'm in the happiest place that I've ever been in my entire life," she says in GQ's June issue. "I'm very ...
|Christina's Dirrty Party - May 29, 2006|
|What a girl wants? A clean house!|
A source tells Hot Stuff that Christina Aguilera, 25, freaked after rude guests disrespected her L.A. home during a party she threw in April.
"A close friend of Christina's had sex on her sofa. Someone urinated on her white shag carpet," says the source.
"Christina lost it. She was yelling and screaming at everyone."
Her rep tells Us, "none of this happened."...
|Tempest Storms Over Aguilera Movie - May 30, 2006|
|Legendary burlesque stripper TEMPEST STORM is fuming over Hollywood bosses' plans to cast CHRISTINA AGUILERA in a movie of her life. |
The 78-year-old retired dancer insists she has not been approached by studio chiefs and still has the rights to her life story and autobiography THE LADY IN A VAMP.
She says, "They don't have the rights to my life story and I'm still alive. "I don't think they'd make an unauthorized movie. I own the rights to my life story and my book."...
|Christina Aguilera topless? Not today... - May 30, 2006|
|Christina Aguilera has decided not to pose topless for a magazine - because her husband has told her not to.|
According to reports, the singer had been considering a lucrative offer to bare her boobs for a photo shoot to prove she has not had a breast enlargement.
However, Christina's husband, music executive Jordan Bratman, has now stopped her from going through with her plans because he doesn't want the world to see her assets.
A source said: "Christina was thinking of doing something radical to end all the speculation but Jordan was horrified when she mentioned she wanted to pose top...
|Jessica Alba plans a fantastic summer - May 31, 2006|
|An article about Jessica Alba. Christina mentioned.|
Q: What's going to be the hot sound of summer?
A: I want to see Christina Aguilera's concert so bad. She's performing at the awards. Her new album is absolute fire. I went to her house and got a sneak peak. It's hot and modern and has dance tracks, but then she also has a throwback to Billie Holiday.
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|Aguilera to play stripper? - May 31, 2006|
|A LEGENDARY stripper has blasted Hollywood plans to cast sexy singer Christina Aguilera in a movie of her life.|
The 78-year-old retired dancer Tempest Storm insists she hasn't been approached by studio chiefs and still has the rights to her life story and autobiography The Lady Is A Vamp.
She said: "They don't have the rights to my life story and I'm still alive."
There is no doubt Christina would be perfect for the part.
Last month the raunchy pop star said she likes to get naked and feels uncomfortable covering up her body....
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