To be totally balls-out like that is, for me, the measure of a true artist." It was a major success in the United Kingdom, having sold 2 million copies and became the second highest-selling album by a female US artist of the 2000s decade, behind Norah Jones with Come Away with Me.The album was followed by four singles, "Beautiful", "Fighter", "Can't Hold Us Down", and "The Voice Within".
Later in 2001, an album titled Just Be Free containing demo tracks recorded by Aguilera in 19 was released by Warlock Records without Aguilera's permission.
On Tuesday’s blind auditions episode of “The Voice,” coach Christina Aguilera got into a lovefest after contestant Kata Hay confessed that the “Genie in a Bottle” singer was her first official girl crush and called her “so freaking beautiful in person.” “Should we just make out now? “Let’s just get it over with so we can get to work.” She and Hay then briefly locked lips to the great delight of the reality show’s male hosts.
“If you pick me, there’s more of that to come,” Aguilera teased.
The following year, she debuted as a coach on the reality competition television series The Voice; she has since appeared on six of its twelve seasons.
Her seventh studio album, Lotus, was released in 2012.