“I felt caged by my childhood. And unsafe: Bad things happened in my home; there was violence. ‘The Sound of Music’ looked like a form of release. I watched [Maria] twirl around those mountains, and she was just so free … I would open my bedroom window to sing out like Maria. In my own way, I’d be in those hills.”
—Christina Aguilera talks to W Magazine about the rollercoaster ride of the past year (a divorce, a new boyfriend, “Burlesque,” “The Voice”) and also gives us a peek into what made her want to sing in the first place. Somehow, I can just see little Christina belting out, “The hilllllllllls are aliiiiiive…” [W Magazine]
After the jump, Christina on how she came to laugh about the infamous Super Bowl flub. Keep reading »
Uh-oh, could our favorite new show “The Voice” be nothing but the drama behind-the-scenes? According to new reports, judge Christina Aguilera “has taken difficult to a whole new level” with her behavior.
The story claims fellow judge Adam Levine is particularly upset with her “above-it-all attitude” and that that the crew is rallying behind him because they “can’t stand her” either.
Wanting to know the truth, Celebuzz went straight to a source on the production itself. Read more… Keep reading »
Us Frisky ladies are getting pretty into “The Voice,” thanks to the fact that it’s all about the singing and not about image, like “American Idol” can be. For the past two weeks , Christina Aguilera, Cee-Lo Green, Blake Shelton, and Adam Levine have been busily assembling their 8-person teams that will battle it out for the next few weeks. The way it worked was simple—a singer belted out a song as the four listened with their backs turned. If a team leader pressed their red button, they’d turn around and that person would be on their team. If more than one of them turned around, the singer could choose the person’s whose team they were most pumped to join. (Duh. Cee-Lo!) If no one pressed their button, the singer was out.
Christina says things got pretty heated when more than one team leader wanted a singer. Keep reading »
I”m not a “Dancing with the Stars” fan — D-list celebs learning how to tango? No thanks! — and find everything else on the boob tube Tuesday nights to be totally boring. Until now. Last night, “The Voice,” an “American Idol”-inspired singing competition, debuted, and against my better judgment, I tuned in. So glad I did! For starters, “The Voice” doesn’t bother to show any of the crappy auditions — contestants having already been whittled down to just the best. After all, judges Christina Aguilera, Adam Levine, Cee-Lo Green, and Blake Shelton are way too busy with their own successful careers to waste time listening to a bunch of talentless losers warble.
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Pop song covers that become group projects have so much potential for failure and douche-itude. (See: Bret Michaels and Miley Cyrus duet, “Every Rose Has Is Thorn.”) But this “Crazy” cover by Cee-Lo Green, Christina Aguilera, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton on NBC’s new show, “The Voice,” is pretty damn hot. (But I’ll admit I’m biased, seeing as I believe Christina can do no wrong.) “Crazy” was Cee-Lo’s song originally, in case you didn’t know. NBC, put this on iTunes, please? [Pop Culture Brain] Keep reading »
Christina Aguilera’s chauffeur is clearly having a hard time stomaching the make out sesh in the back seat. He makes a valiant effort not to let his face betray his discomfort. I hope he gets paid handsomely for his time. [Buzzfeed] Keep reading »
Is this the real Christina Aguilera or a wax statue escapee from Madame Tussaud’s? All the red lipstick in the world can’t make those eyes look less vacant. Seriously, who thought this was a good photo for the cover? [Guanabee] Keep reading »