Christina Aguilera is a singer, songwriter, and actress. She was born on December 18, 1980, in Staten Island, New York. At the age of 12, Christina Aguilera was invited to audition for The All New Mickey Mouse Club and appeared on the TV series Star Search. She rose to prominence as a bubblegum pop singer in the 1990s. She had her breakthrough hit, “Genie in a Bottle” and spawned the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles “Genie in a Bottle”, “What a Girl Wants”, and “Come On Over Baby”. She won a Grammy for Best New Artist in February 200. Christina Aguilera ranked #14 on VH1’s The 50 Greatest Women of the Video Era.