They look both awed and suspicious; if they recognize the Lilliputian blond girl, they don't say so, though smart money has it that they have heard her Number One song, "Genie in a Bottle," on the radio. After a full-day photo shoot, she is heading home for the evening.Her eponymous debut album entered the ), and since then, Aguilera has crisscrossed the country on a forty-five-day, nonstop promotional tour. But it's not over: Tomorrow, Aguilera will appear on , where "Genie in a Bottle" is chronically the Number One most-requested track.I'm just like that." Her mother, who is Irish, and her father, who is Ecuadorean, met in college. Aguilera was born in Staten Island, New York, in 1980, but after that the family lived wherever the Army sent them – Texas, Japan and New Jersey – before her parents split up when Aguilera was seven.
"It was enough to get it started." Down the line, the label plans to expose other sides of Christina.
"It will be as if she's growing up, by virtue of the singles we put out," Rovner says.
"I love my fast food," the 18-year-old New York native says, her voice clear and wispy.
"Wendy's is my favorite, but Mc Donald's will do." The driver navigates the stretch around the curves of the drive-through and stops when the singer's window is next to the speaker.
lang." The label spent the next year and a half and a rumored 1 million (a figure that RCA representatives will not confirm) on songwriters, producers, voice lessons and marketing – it's a sum they will easily recoup in worldwide sales.
"We didn't spend any more on Christina than we would to launch any other artist," says Jack Rovner, executive vice president and general manager of RCA Records."They forgot my mustard sauce," she moans as the car stops, blocking the exit ramp."That's the fiftieth time they've done that," she says, looking at me."Can "I've always felt a need to be in the spotlight," Aguilera says, her tone a combination of chummy divulgence and practiced patter.Christina Aguilera better switch me chairs So I can sit next to Carson Daly and Fred Durst And hear ’em argue over who she gave **** to first Little b****, put me on blast on MTV “Yeah, he’s cute, but I think he’s married to Kim, hee-hee!” I should download her audio on MP3 And show the whole world how you gave Eminem VD [AHHH! Em was mad when the “dirty” girl went on MTV and gave him a shout out, but then dissed on his album because he married his ex-gf whom he talked about killing a majority of the album.HRISTINA AGUILERA is strapped into the back seat of a black stretch limousine like a sapphirering in a jewelry box.