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Christina Aguilera: The Ups And Downs Of Her Rise To Fame
"The Voice" judge Christina Aguilera has come a long way since she broke out as a teen pop queen with "Genie in a Bottle."
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UNSPECIFIED : U.S. pop diva Christina Aguilera strikes a pose during the shooting of the latest global Pepsi commercial. The campaign called downloaded features Aguilera in a number of exotic locations, and allows fans to download a personal performance of their choice. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images for Pepsi)
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Singer Christina Aguilera arrives at the NBC 2013 summer press tour at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Saturday, July 27, 2013 in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP)
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387717 16: Singer Christina Aguilera attends the Seventh Annual Blockbuster Awards April 10, 2001 in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by Newsmakers)

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CULVER CITY, CA - OCTOBER 28: (L-R) Host Carson Daly, singer Christina Aguilera and executive producer Mark Burnett appear at a press junket for NBC's "The Voice" at Sony Studios on October 28, 2011 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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Christina Aguilera performing at the 44th Annual Grammy Awards, held at the Staples Center, Los Angeles CA., on Wednesday night Feb 27, 2002. (photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - NOVEMBER 6: Christina Aguilera attends the MTV Europe Music Awards 2003 November 6, 2003 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by Getty Images)
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WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 08: Recording artist Christina Aguilera attends NBCUniversal's "The Voice" Season 3 Red Carpet Event at The House of Blues Sunset Strip on November 8, 2012 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
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EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - NOVEMBER 6: Christina Aguilera performs at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2003 on November 6, 2003 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by Getty Images)
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EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - NOVEMBER 6: Christina Aguilera grabs her chest as she performs at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2003 on November 6, 2003 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by Getty Images)
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EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - NOVEMBER 6: Singer Christina Aguilera on stage at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2003 on November 6, 2003 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by Getty Images)
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ARLINGTON, TX - FEBRUARY 06: Singer Christina Aguilera sings the National Anthem during Super Bowl XLV between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Green Bay Packers at Cowboys Stadium on February 6, 2011 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 11: (U.S. TABS OUT) Singer Christina Aguilera poses backstage during MTV's Total Request Live at the MTV Times Square Studios February 11, 2004 in New York City. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES - MARCH 10: Singer Christina Aguilera attends the premiere of the Universal Pictures' film "Dawn Of The Dead" on March 10, 2004 at the Cineplex Beverly Theatres in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 12: The Voice's Christina Aguilera speaks onstage during the NBCUniversal's "The Voice" Press Junket and cocktail reception on August 12, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for NBCUniversal)
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8/24/99 Beverly Hills, CA. Teen pop star, Christina Aguilera at The Wherehouse store to promote her new CD. The song "Genie In A Bottle," has reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles. Photo by Brenda Chase/Online USA, Inc.

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Christina Aguilera at the MTV 2001 Movie Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, Ca., 6/2/01. Photo by Frank Micelotta/ImageDirect.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 18: Singer Christina Aguilera performs onstage during the 40th American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 18, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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Christina Aguilera at 'MTV 2 Large' on New Year's Eve in MTV's Times Square studios, 12/31/99. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/ImageDirect)

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - MAY 20: Singer Christina Aguilera attends The 13th Annual Music Video Production Association Awards on May 20, 2004 at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Giulio Marcocchi/Getty Images)
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ANAHEIM, CA - MAY 05: Singer Christina Aguilera poses in front of the Sleeping Beauty Castle after launching the "Happist Celebration on Earth" during the Disneyland 50th Anniversary Celebration at Disneyland Park on May 5, 2005 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES - SEPTEMBER 16: Singer Christina Aguilera arrives at US Weekly's "Young Hollywood Hot 20" at LAX on September 16, 2005 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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379663 06: Singer Christina Aguilera performs on stage at Tiger Jam III October 7, 2000 at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas during the third annual fundraiser for the Tiger Woods Foundation to benefit children's charities. (Photo by Dan Callister/Liaison)

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LONDON - JULY 20: Christina Aguilera arrives for her showcase at KOKO on July 20, 2006 in London, England. (Photo by MJ Kim/Getty Images)
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UNSPECIFIED : U.S. pop diva Christina Aguilera strikes a pose during the shooting of the latest global Pepsi commercial. The campaign called downloaded features Aguilera in a number of exotic locations, and allows fans to download a personal performance of their choice. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images for Pepsi)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 16: Singer Christina Aguilera arrives at the 59th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at the Shrine Auditorium on September 16, 2007 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 23: Singer-songwriter Christina Aguilera attends the 2013 Time 100 Gala at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 23, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)
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LONDON - OCTOBER 14: Christina Aguilera performs during the Africa Rising Festival at the Royal Albert Hall on October 14, 2008 in London, England. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
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CANNES, FRANCE - JANUARY 24: Singer Christina Aguilera arrives at the French NRJ Music Awards ceremony during the annual Midem music conference at the Palais des Festivals on January 24, 2004 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
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ARLINGTON, TX - FEBRUARY 06: Singer Christina Aguilera sings the national anthem during Super Bowl XLV at Cowboys Stadium on February 6, 2011 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 15: Actress/singer Christina Aguilera arrives at the premiere of Screen Gems' "Burlesque" at Grauman?s Chinese Theater on November 15, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 15: Singer Christina Aguilera arrives at NBC's press conference for the their new Show "The Voice" on March 15, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 13: Singer Christina Aguilera performs onstage during The 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards held at Staples Center on February 13, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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NEW YORK, NY - MAY 16: Singer/TV personality Christina Aguilera attends the 2011 NBC Upfront at The Hilton Hotel on May 16, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 08: Singer Christina Aguilera performs at the Maroon 5 Video Shoot for "Moves Like Jagger" with Christina Aguilera on July 8, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for A&M/Octone)
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PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 06: Coach Christina Aguilera speaks onstage during the "The Voice" panel during the NBCUniversal portion of the 2012 Winter TCA Tour at The Langham Huntington Hotel and Spa on January 6, 2012 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
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PASADENA, CA - SEPTEMBER 16: Actress Christina Aguilera arrives at the 2012 NCLR ALMA Awards at Pasadena Civic Auditorium on September 16, 2012 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
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PASADENA, CA - SEPTEMBER 16: Singer Christina Aguilera onstage at the 2012 NCLR ALMA Awards at Pasadena Civic Auditorium on September 16, 2012 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for NCLR)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 15: Singer Christina Aguilera walks out to center court to sing the national anthem before Game Six of the 2010 NBA Finals between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics at Staples Center on June 15, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 09: Singer Christina Aguilera poses for a portrait during the 39th Annual People's Choice Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on January 9, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for PCA)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 18: Singer Christina Aguilera attends the 40th American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 18, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 25: Singer Christina Aguilera attends the Samsung Galaxy Note II Beverly Hills Launch Party on October 25, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images for Samsung)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 20: Singer Christina Aguilera arrives at a screening of NBC's "The Voice" Season 4 at the Chinese Theatre on March 20, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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377894 68: Christina Aguilera poses for photographers September 7, 2000 at the MTV Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. (Photo by George De Sota/Liaison)

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Christina Aguilera perform at the 2000 MTV Video Music Awards live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City. 9/7/2000 Frank Micelotta/ImageDirect

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LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 19: Singer Christina Aguilera performs during the 2013 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 19, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
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Christina Aguilera attending the American Teacher Awards in Los Angeles November 14, 1999 (Photo by Brenda Chase/Online USA/Newsmakers)

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382643 35: Performer Christina Aguilera arrives at the "My VH1 Music Awards" November 30, 2000 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by Chris Weeks/Liaison)

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Christina Aguilera arrives at the 'mtv ICON: Janet Jackson' show taping at Sony Pictures Studios in Los Angeles, CA., March 10, 2001. (Frank Micelotta/ImageDirect)

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Christina Aguilera performed one song live at the Radio and Records Convention 2001 at the Century Plaza Hotel, Los Angeles, Ca. 6/15/01.Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images.

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Christina Aguilera performs on TRL at the MTV studios in New York City. 12/8/00 Photo by Scott Gries/ImageDirect

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BARCELONA, SPAIN - OCTOBER 21: Singer Christina Aguilera poses at the Art's Hotel on October 21, 2003 in Barcelona. Christina is to host the 10th MTV Europe Music Awards 2003 in Edinburgh on 6th November. (Photo by Getty Images)
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385803 56: Pop diva Christina Aguilera arrives at the 43rd Annual Grammy Awards February 21, 2001 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by Chris Weeks/Liaison)

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LOS ANGELES - FEBRUARY 8: Christina Aguilera arrives at the 46th Annual Grammy Awards held at the Staples Center on February 8, 2004 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - NOVEMBER 6: Singer Christina Aguilera speaks on stage during the 2003 MTV Europe Music Awards at Ocean Terminal on November 6, 2003 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by Mark Mainz/Getty Images)
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Christina Aguilera performing on the 2000 Radio Music Awards at the Aladdin Hotel in Las Vegas, Saturday November 4, 2000. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/ABC/ImageDirect)

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NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 11: Musician Christina Aguilera attends the MAC press conference at Gotham Hall during the 2004 Olympus Fashion Week February 11, 2004 in New York. The MAC AIDS Fund named Christina Aguilera, Missy Elliott, Linda Evanelista, Chloe Sevigny and Boy George as the spokepeople for the new VIVA GLAM V lipstick and lipgloss. (Photo by Matthew Peyton/Getty Images)
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HOLLYWOOD - FEBRUARY 8: Singer Christina Aguilera attends the BMG Post-Grammy Party following the 46th Annual Grammy Awards at the Avalon on February 8, 2004 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Getty Images)
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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 1: Artist Christina Aguilera arrives at the "Saks Fifth Avenue's Unforgettable Evening" at the Regent Beverly Wilshire on March 1, 2004 in Beverly Hills, California. Nicole Kidman was honoured by the Women's Cancer Research Fund, a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF). (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images)
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Christina Aguilera at KIIS-FM's 'Wango Tango' two day concert series at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, Ca. 6/16/01.Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images.

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - MAY 20: Singer Christina Aguilera attends The 13th Annual Music Video Production Association Awards on May 20, 2004 at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Giulio Marcocchi/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Singer Christina Aguilera performs onstage at the 2011 American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on November 20, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
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Christina Aguilera performs at the 44th Annual Grammy Awards held at the Staples Center In Los Angeles, Ca. Feb. 27, 2002. Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images.

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UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - JUNE 06: Christina Aguilera arrives at the 2010 MTV Movie Awards held at the Gibson Amphitheatre at Universal Studios on June 6, 2010 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 15: Singer Christina Aguilera sings the national anthem before Game Six of the 2010 NBA Finals between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics at Staples Center on June 15, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
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MUNICH, GERMANY - JULY 13: Singer Christina Aguilera presents the new fragrance 'Royal Desire' at the Upside East Lounge on July 13, 2011 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Hannes Magerstaedt/Getty Images)
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CARDIFF, WALES - OCTOBER 08: Christina Aguilera performs at the 'Michael Forever Tribute Concert' at Millennium Stadium on October 8, 2011 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Tim Alban/Getty Images)
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CULVER CITY, CA - OCTOBER 28: Singer Christina Aguliera arrives at a press junket for NBC's "The Voice" at Sony Studios on October 28, 2011 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 09: Singer Christina Aguilera speaks onstage during the 40th Anniversary American Music Awards nominations press conference at the JW Marriott Los Angeles at L.A. LIVE on October 9, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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CULVER CITY, CA - JUNE 5: (U.S. TABLOIDS OUT) Singer Christina Aguilera poses backstage at the 2004 MTV Movie Awards at the Sony Pictures Studios on June 5, 2004 in Culver City, California. The 2004 MTV Movie Awards will air on the MTV Network June 10, 2004 9 PM (ET/PT). (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)
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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 10: Singer Christina Aguilera attends Louis XIII Black Pearl's book party for Matthew Rolston's "BeautyLIGHT" at the Wallis Annenberg Cultural Center on November 10, 2008 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images)
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NEW ORLEANS - FEBRUARY 25: (U.S. TABS OUT) Singer Christina Aguilera performs during the taping of "MTV Mardi Gras 2003" February 25, 2003 on Bourbon Street in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images)

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LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 16: Singer Christina Aguilera arrives at the 59th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at the Shrine Auditorium on September 16, 2007 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
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LONDON - OCTOBER 14: Singer Christina Aguilera attends the Africa Rising Festival at the Royal Albert Hall on October 14, 2008 in London, England. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
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Christina Aguilera: The Ups And Downs Of Her Rise To Fame

"The Voice" judge Christina Aguilera has come a long way since she broke out as a teen pop queen with "Genie in a Bottle."

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