Pittsburgh Post-Gazette named Christina Aguilera as one of their candidates as being Pittsburgh’s greatest rookies in history. Writer Rob Rossi says, “She was a ‘Genie In a Bottle’ and rode her combination of trash, sleaze and sex appeal to Diva status in 1999. Oh yeah, she could sing, too. Won the Grammy as Best New Artist, ticking off Britney Spears to no end and forcing her into a downward spiral that resulted in her wearing less and less clothing.”
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