On October 25 Christina Aguilera released “Stripped”…

On October 25, 2002 Christina Aguilera released “Stripped.” “Stripped” was used by Aguilera to help her transition from her teeny popper image (which was established by her debut album “Christina Aguilera” and single “Genie In A Bottle”), to a more mature sound, in which Aguilera took creative control, and established her alter ego “Xtina.” During…

On September 8 Pink was born…

On September 8, 1979 Alecia Moore, better know as Pink, was born. The singer, whose debut album “Can’t Take Me Home” was released in 2000, has sold over 40 million records worldwide, as well as won three Grammy Awards. Some of her most notable hit singles include her collaborative effort on the 2001 remake of…

On August 28 Madonna performed her iconic MTV VMA performance of “Like A Virgin” alongside Christina Aguilera and Britney Spears…

August 28, 2003 Madonna performed a rendition of “Like A Virgin” with Christina Aguilera and Britney Spears during the 2003 MTV Video Music Awards, kissing them both, making it one, if not, the most iconic VMA performance of all time. During the infamous performance, both Christina Aguilera and Britney Spears were dressed as brides (referencing…

On August 24 Christina Aguilera released her debut album…

On August 24, 1999 Christina Aguilera released her self-titled debut album, “Christina Aguilera.”  Following the success of her recording the title track for the Disney film “Mulan,” “Reflection,” Aguilera, alongside RCA Records, began work on her debut album. Upon its release, having achieved momentum with the number-one hit single, “Genie in a Bottle,” Aguilera’s album…

On July 11 Lil Kim was born…

On July 11, 1974 Lil Kim was born. Real name Kimberly Denise Jones and hailing from Brooklyn, New York, Lil’ Kim is best known as one of the most successful female hip-hop artists of all time, starting her career alongside The Notorious B.I.G. and his group Junior M.A.F.I.A. Lil’ Kim is often known for her…

On June 22 “Genie in a Bottle” by Christina Aguilera was released…

On June 22, 1999 “Genie in a Bottle” by Christina Aguilera was released. The song, featured on her 1999 self-titled debut album, was a critical and commercial success, and widely considered one Aguilera’s signature songs. After achieving success recording the Golden Globe-nominated “Reflection” in 1998, the title track to the Disney movie “Mulan,” Aguilera was…

On June 4 Christina Aguilera and Justin Timberlake kicked off their joint “Justified and Stripped Tour”…

On June 4, 2003 Christina Aguilera and Justin Timberlake kick off their joint “Justified & Stripped Tour” to help promote Timberlake’s 2003 “Justified” album and Aguilera’s 2002 “Stripped” album, with The Black Eyed Peas as opening acts. The set list included material from Timberlake’s time from ‘N SYNC and his debut album, “Justified,” while Aguilera…

On May 30 CeeLo Green was born…

On May 30, 1975 hip hop artist CeeLo Green was born.  He is best known for his start as part of the hip hop group Goodie Mob, as well as being one half of the group Gnarls Barkley. He further gained international stardom with the hit song “Crazy” as part of Gnarls Barkely, and his…