Pop Culture: Christina Aguilera Grammys

Christina Aguilera Does James Brown at the Grammy Awards
It may be a man’s world… But during the 2007 Grammy Awards, Christina Aguilera proved she didn’t need a man to shine brighter than the sun. Performing the Godfather of Soul’s song "It's a Man's Man's Man's World," Aguilera wowed viewers with her polished look, superstar presence and that voice. "Everyone knows Aguilera's got pipes — but probably not even her most devoted fans could've imagined her channeling James Brown with the magnetic fervor she displayed tonight," raved Entertainment Weekly. "Crouched on the floor, clutching the mic stand, and belting full-throttle from beginning to end, Xtina didn't so much sing 'It's a Man's Man's Man's World' as she did unleash it on her mesmerized audience.” To this day, it remains one of the greatest Grammy performances of all time!

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Miranda Noland, Senior Photo Editor, Digital

Miranda Noland is the Senior Photo Editor for Latina.com. She handles all the photo needs for the site and occasionally writes a thing or two. Growing up in a small town in Missouri, she collected (and hoarded) magazines and dreamed of working at one someday. She studied art and design at Drury University and moved to New York City after graduating. She loves being an aunt to her two nephews and has recently moved to be closer to them. She's a pop culture junkie who watches way too much television, and she still hoards magazines.