'Christina Aguilera: Back to Basics Tour: Live and Down Under' Makes Its U.S. Television Premiere on VH1, Saturday, January 26 at 10PM Concert Special To Be Simulcast On Logo And MHD: Music High Definition



    NEW YORK, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Multi-platinum RCA recording artist
 Christina Aguilera took Sydney, Australia by storm when her "Back to
 Basics" world tour hit the Acer Arena for two shows in July 2007. This
 breathlessly energetic, dazzling live concert spectacular brought the house
 down-and the cameras were rolling there to catch it all.
 
     VH1 exclusively presents the U.S. television premiere of, "Christina
 Aguilera: Back To Basics Tour: Live and Down Under" on Saturday, January 26
 at 10PM. The concert will be simulcast on Logo and MHD: Music High
 Definition. Premiering on VH1, this concert spectacular features incredible
 songs spanning the four-time Grammy Award-winning superstar's amazing
 career, including the smash singles "Ain't No Other Man" and "Candyman" off
 "Back to Basics"; Number One hits "Come on Over Baby (All I Want Is You)"
 and "What a Girl Wants"; her No. 2 smash "Beautiful," the 2004 Grammy Award
 winner for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance and more.
 
     The one-hour special captures the excitement of this lavish tour, from
 the unique stage with 3 distinct scenes, more than 600 moving lights and a
 state- of-the-art hydraulic system, to production incorporating everything
 from burlesque cabaret to trapeze choreography, fire jugglers, and stilt
 walkers- but the heart and soul of the show is Christina Aguilera, with her
 awe- inspiring voice and silver-screen charisma.
 
     To date, Christina Aguilera has sold more than 25 million albums
 worldwide, scored four Number One singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart,
 and has won three Grammy Awards and a Latin Grammy Award. Her third RCA
 album, Back to Basics, debuted at Number One on four of Billboard's music
 charts in the United States and also the charts in fifteen other countries
 including the UK, Canada, Japan, Germany, Australia, Ireland, Switzerland,
 Austria, Holland, Hong Kong, Korea, Singapore and Thailand. In the 50th
 annual Grammy Awards, Christina Aguilera is nominated for Best Female Pop
 Vocal Performance for "Candyman," from her album Back to Basics; and for
 Best Pop Collaboration With Vocal, with the legendary Tony Bennett for
 their duet on "Steppin' Out With My Baby" from Tony Bennett: An American
 Classic.
 
     VH1 connects viewers to the music, artists and pop culture that matter
 to them most with TV series, specials, live events, exclusive online
 content and public affairs initiatives. VH1 is available in 90 million
 households in the U.S. VH1 also has an array of digital channels and
 services including VH1Classic, VH1 Soul, VH1 Mobile, VH1Games and extensive
 broadband video on VH1.com. Connect with VH1 at VH1.com.
 
     MHD: Music High-Definition features musical programming from MTV, VH1
 and CMT, music videos, as well as exclusive acquired content and original
 programming, and is available on Comcast, Time Warner, DIRECT TV, Echostar,
 Cox, Charter, Verizon FiOS, AT&T U-Verse, Aceelplus, Newhouse, Armstrong,
 Everest, Grande, Horizon View, Insight, Maricopa and Sunflower.
 
     Logo is the ad-supported network targeting lesbian, gay, bisexual and
 transgender (LGBT) viewers, launched by MTV Networks. The network launched
 June 30, 2005 with more than one thousand hours of content and has
 approximately 30 million subscribers across the United States. Logo
 provides LGBT audiences with a place where they can see themselves through
 a mix of original and acquired entertainment programming that is authentic,
 smart and inclusive. Logo joins Viacom's roster of popular and highly
 targeted cable networks which include MTV, Comedy Central, BET, and Spike
 TV.
 
 
Contact: Lori Bogin VH1 Press 212-846-7131 Lori.Bogin@VH1staff.com Jamie Abzug RCA Music Group Publicity 646-840-5678 Jamie.Abzug@sonybmg.com

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