Christina Aguilera will be honored with Billboard Spirit of Hope Award in 2022 in recognition of her significant charitable and humanitarian efforts. Aside from her musical achievements, she has spoken out against domestic violence, been a firm supporter of the LGBTQ+ community, advocated for HIV/AIDS research, and traveled the world to feed children in impoverished areas.

With her special performance, the global pop star will also grace the Billboard Latin Music Awards stage.

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Who is Christina Aguilera?

The global pop star, Christina Aguilera was born on December 18, 1980, in Staten Island, New York City. Her mother is American-born and has English, Scots-Irish, and German ancestry; her father is Ecuadorian. Although they frequently moved, she lived with her mother after her parents divorced when she was a young child. Her desire to be a singer has been her lifelong ambition.

The New Mickey Mouse Club on the Disney Channel gave Christina Aguilera, Britney Spears, and Justin Timberlake their musical debuts. Aguilera signed a recording contract and issued a self-titled debut album of dance-oriented pop music in 1999 after recording the song Reflection for the Disney film Mulan (1998). Aguilera won the Grammy Award for the best new artist as a result of the album’s quick ascent to the top of the Billboard pop charts and the success of her debut single, Genie in a Bottle.

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Two MTV Video Music Awards, a Radio Music Award, two VH1 Awards, and a Teen Choice Award with Lady Maramalade, Lil’ Kim, and Mya and Pink. She appeared on The All New Mickey Mouse Club in 1989 alongside Keri Russell, Britney Spears, Ryan Gosling, Justin Timberlake, and JC Chasez of *NSYNC. Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston, and Janet Jackson are some of the musicians who have influenced her.

In addition, publications like Rolling Stone and Consequence of Sound have listed her as one of the best singers in modern pop music and among the best of all time.