The 60 greatest female singer-songwriters of all time

On December 18, 1980 in Staten Island, New York, Christina Aguilera entered the world to make it her own. She was just nine years old when she made her first major appearance on Star Search. And, as she said just years later, “You learn fast in this business and, once I knew where I wanted to go, I didn’t let anyone get in my way.” Now, she is a not only a singer, but also a songwriter, performer, producer, philanthropist (that means she gives her time and money to causes and people she believes in), and ‘perfumer’.