Christina Maria Aguilera (born December 18, 1980 on Staten Island, New York, United States) is an American pop and rnb singer who debuted in 1999 with the self-titled album Christina Aguilera under RCA records. To date, she has become one of the most successful recording artists of the decade, selling more than 43 million records worldwide. Her work has earned her numerous awards, including four Grammy Awards and one Latin Grammy Award, amongst eighteen nominations. She has achieved four #1 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, as well as two #1 albums in the United States. She has released six albums, one of which is a compilation and five of which are studio albums: Christina Aguilera (1999), Mi Reflejo (2000), My Kind of Christmas (2000), Stripped (2002), Back to Basics (2006), Keeps Gettin' Better: A Decade Of Hits (2008) and Bionic (2010).