She released her fourth fragrance, By Night, in October 2009, which became the third best selling fragrance in the United Kingdom in 2009.  This reinvention was named "Baby Jane" in 2006, an alter ego which was taken from the 1962 film What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?. She tried to cover up her new figure with a wide sweatshirt, but that didn’t help her hide changed physique.  Various artists have noted that they were inspired by Aguilera, including Ariana Grande, Tinashe, Lady Gaga, Sam Smith, and Lauren Jauregui, among others.  That year, Aguilera appeared on the Turkish version of Deal or No Deal, Var mısın? Christina Aguilera Explains Why the 20th Anniversary Edition of Her Debut Album Was Never Released. We’re not giving her that song.  That same year, an interactive CD-ROM was produced called Christina Aguilera: Follow Your Dreams released by Simon & Schuster Interactive which features games and quizzes, plus Aguilera herself talking about accomplishing her goals.  She additionally appeared on the Hope for Haiti telethon that January, where donations directly benefited Oxfam America, Partners In Health, Red Cross and UNICEF. “Things were so unhealthy and unhappy for both Jordan and me. ", Aguilera frequently blends elements of pop, R&B, dance-pop and soul music into her projects, and her records typically include a combination of ballads and uptempo tracks. Aguilera, for one thing, has a slightly nasal tone that really only becomes obvious when she's overselling a song". She sounded so good and she’s very special too,” she continued.  In the late 1990s, her then-manager Steve Kurtz marketed her as a bubblegum pop entertainer to capitalize on the genre's financial lure, which earned her recognition as a teen idol.  Aguilera was nominated for a VH1 Do Something Award for her work with the organization and her efforts in response to the earthquake. The single peaked atop the Billboard Hot 100 and has sold seven million digital copies worldwide.  Prior to the performance, Aguilera revealed, "There's a line in this song that says 'I found a dream that I could speak to.'  Aged 10, she performed "A Sunday Kind of Love" on the competition show Star Search, and was eliminated during the semi-final round.  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Her self-titled debut album, released in 1999, reached number one in the US and spawned three US number-one singles: "Genie in a Bottle", "What a Girl Wants", and "Come On Over Baby (All I Want Is You)". Alongside her music career, Aguilera starred in the film Burlesque (2010) and was a coach on six seasons of the singing competition television series The Voice from 2011 to 2016.  She named the album Stripped and explained that the title represented "a new beginning, a re-introduction of [herself] as a new artist in a way". Burlesque grossed US$90 million in the box office and received mixed reviews from critics, who found it clichéd but praised Aguilera's acting.  John Eskow of The Huffington Post named Aguilera a main proponent for "oversouling", described as the "gratuitous and confected melisma". She also talked about the response to the performance.  She later received favorable media attention after a significant weight loss in 2013.  In a review for Liberation, Jon Pareles of The New York Times commented on Aguilera's vocal versatility: "Nothing less than high drama suits Christina Aguilera's voice.  She has frequently worn clothes designed by Roberto Cavalli, John Galliano, Marc Jacobs, and Alexander McQueen. , Aguilera is a soprano, possessing a four-octave vocal range spanning from C3 to C♯7. I am one proud, blessed mama bear I love you my little Leo lioness… ,” Christina said.  Aguilera attended the 2003 MTV Video Music Awards in August, where she and Britney Spears kissed Madonna during their performance of "Like a Virgin" and "Hollywood", which received considerable media attention.  Its music video saw Aguilera debuting her new alter ego, Baby Jane, inspired by the thriller film What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?  She was featured on a public service announcement alongside former boxer Muhammad Ali to raise funds for the World Food Programme's efforts to bring food to survivors of the earthquake. , Aguilera mentions Whitney Houston as another influence, having performed many of her songs in her early years during talent shows. 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