LOS ANGELES – International recording artist Christina Aguilera will perform the National Anthem in front of a global audience on Tuesday, June 15, prior to Game 6 of The Finals between the Boston Celtics and the Los Angeles Lakers at the STAPLES Center. Aguilera released her highly-anticipated fourth studio album, Bionic, on June 8, 2010.
The performance will be televised live on ABC in the U.S. and to a worldwide audience in 215 countries and territories beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET.
About Christina Aguilera
With 30 million albums sold worldwide and the prestigious honor of being the only artist under the age of 30 included in Rolling Stone Magazine’s list of the 100 greatest singers of all time, 5 time Grammy Award winner, Latin Grammy Award winner, and with 15 and three nominations, respectively, Christina Aguilera has already achieved an unprecedented level of success.
In 1999, Aguilera came to prominence following her debut album Christina Aguilera, which was a commercial success spawning three number one singles on the Billboard Hot 100—Genie in a Bottle, What a Girl Wants and Come On Over Baby (All I Want Is You). A Latin pop album, Mi Reflejo (2001), and several collaborations followed, which collectively garnered the singer-songwriter worldwide success. She has become one of the most successful recording artists of the decade, selling more than 42 million records worldwide.
Aguilera dedicates much of her time as a United Nations Ambassador and dealing with human rights and world issues.