Singer Christina Aguilera was born on December 18, 1980, making today her 41st birthday!
Aguilera has been referred to as the “Voice of a Generation” and is credited as reviving teen pop in the 1990s along with Britney Spears, who turned 40 a few weeks ago on December 2.
The previous “The Voice” judge has put out plenty of hits over the years! Fans are celebrating her birthday by playing all of her hit songs, and here are just a few of their favorites!
‘Genie in a Bottle’
Aguilera established herself as a pop princess 12 years ago with 1999’s “Genie in a Bottle.”
“This song has such a perfect beat,” one fan commented. “I really miss this late 90s/early 00s style of R&B and pop production.”
“It’s crazy how many people come back to this everyday,” said one fan. “This song is legendary.”
“Let’s all agree that this song is a masterpiece, it did not fail to make us happy,” another wrote.
Another added, “The piano and the production on this song are next level.”
“One of the greatest debuts ever! Christina deserves more success for consistently groundbreaking,” another fan wrote.
Another fan said, “for me, this is the greatest song of Christina Aguilera, simple, meaningful and easy listening.”
The song “Beautiful” from her 2002 album “Stripped” might be one of the highest-rated Aguilera hits of all time.
“Released in 2002 but it tackled all the issues relevant TODAY: bullying, racism, LGBTQI, eating disorder, self-acceptance,” one fan commented. “This song is truly an anthem.”
“Everyone talks about Christina. This is definitely her best song,” another fan wrote. “Let’s not forget Linda Perry who wrote this. She is exceptionally talented as well.”
“I LOVE this song!!” said another. “When I’m having a bad day or feel sad listen to this and it pulls me through.”
“This is her best song,” another said. “Really important, a song that helped a lot of people throughout the years. Thank you Christina.”
“‘You are beautiful no matter what they say, words can’t bring you down’ always remember that,” another fan wrote. “I love you Christina your such an inspiration!”
Aguilera has collaborated with many artists through the years, but there is no more iconic collaboration than “Lady Marmalade” featuring Lil’ Kim, Mya, and Pink.
“Christina’s solo gives me goosebumps,” one fan wrote. “Incredible talent.”
“20 years later and this one still rocks,” another fan commented. “This song is like one of those natural phenomena you can only see once in a lifetime, really. I’m glad it was during my lifetime tho.”
“It’s actually a well balanced collab,” said another. “Nobody gets the short end of the stick.”
“Different genres, different Everything but the power of music got them together,” another wrote. “They’re so professional.”
“This was an ICONIC moment in music history,” another shared.
“The way that all of these 4 singers sing in completely different styles in contrast to another but somehow, when all are combined sound LEGENDARY is how I know these women can sing and tear up anything,” another wrote. “They are what made this good song even more iconic.”
Whatever your favorite Aguilera song is, fans hope that she has a happy birthday regardless!