1 of his hit songs was co-written by a judge “American Idol”
Many famous people have written Christina Aguilera songs, including one American Idol judge. During an interview, this judge discussed finding a “common denominator” with Aguilera who helped them write a hit song together. Interestingly, the shot in question mirrored Aguilera’s personal life.
Christina Aguilera released a hit 2000s album inspired by the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s
During an interview with Billboard, Aguilera discussed the concept behind her album Back to the roots. “My vision for this record was to go back to old blues, jazz and soul music, the music that I love and that inspires me with all my heart, [and] combine [that] with visuals from some of the best eras, I think, with the return to old Hollywood glamor, that kind of retro, pin-up sexuality, ”she said.
“You know, I thought the 20’s, 30’s and 40’s were such an interesting elements to combine with the feel, the look and the sound, so it was very exciting and I wanted the whole label to be on the same wavelength with me and being in this crazy race that I wanted to continue with the record, “she added. Aguilera said she wanted to Back to the roots be retro. Notably, one of the album’s most famous songs, “Ain’t No Other Man,” has an old-fashioned jazzy beat.
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Christina Aguilera and “American Idol” Judge Found “Common Throw” While Writing Song
Aguilera didn’t write the song alone. Kara DioGuardi was one of the song’s co-authors. DioGuardi is best known for having served as a judge in the eighth and ninth seasons of American Idol. She has also co-written songs for Britney Spears, Gwen Stefani, Celine Dion and many other artists.
During an interview with the Tampa Bay Times, DioGuardi discussed the origin of “Ain’t No Other Man”. “Christina and I have found a common thread,” said DioGuardi. “At the time, I wasn’t in a romantic relationship, but she was. We wrote the melody and the lyrics of the song (beats, samples). We made the song evolve. If you can dream it, she can sing it.
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The way the world reacted to the song
“Ain’t No Other Man” became a hit. The track reached No. 6 on the Billboard Hot 100, remaining on the charts for 20 weeks. The parent album of the song, Back to the roots, was also a success. Back to the roots peaked at No.1 on the Billboard 200 and lasted on the chart for 46 weeks.
“Ain’t No Other Man” was ranked higher in the UK than in the US. The Official Charts Company reports that the song peaked at No.2 in the UK, remaining on the charts for 24 weeks. Back to the roots topped the chart in the UK and stayed on the chart for 42 weeks. “Ain’t No Other Man” was a big hit for Aguilera – and it might not be the same without DioGuardi.