The Fantasy Setlist for Christina Aguilera’s Vegas Residency

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From “Genie in a Bottle” to “Fall in Line,” here is each track we hope to listen to when The Xperience debuts in Sin City this spring.

In 2019, a Las Vegas residency is virtually a ceremony of passage for a pop star. On Tuesday, Christina Aguilera introduced she can be placing down roots in Sin City and including to the pattern popularized by everybody from Britney Spears and the Backstreet Boys to Mariah Carey and Lady Gaga along with her The Xperience residency, set to open at Zappos Theater on May 31 with a run of 16 dates via the tip of the yr.

Below is the dream set checklist we’re hoping Xtina performs when she and her well-known pipes take the stage at Planet Hollywood this spring — fan favorites, deep cuts and loads of Burlesque included.

Dirrty

Sin City is the place to get “Dirrty.” This banger might have heralded Christina’s sexual and inventive liberation manner again in 2002, but it surely’s nonetheless a surefire hit assured to get the social gathering began inside Zappos Theater.

Accelerate

“Accelerate” introduced the pop famous person's return to music after extra six years away from the studio. Dripping with boss woman vibes, the track is simply the swaggy flex a Vegas stage wants.

Not Myself Tonight / Woohoo

Justice for Bionic! Christina’s 2010 experiment in futuristic electro-pop might have misfired on the time, however “Not Myself Tonight” invitations audiences to let unfastened and be another person for an evening, whereas “Woohoo” would definitely flip the raunch issue as much as 11. After all, what occurs in Vegas…

Ain’t No Other Man

The funky throwback lead single from Back to Basics noticed Xtina paying homage to the massive band sound of yesteryear, when singers like Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong and Etta James helped flip Vegas into a serious leisure vacation spot. Plus, “Ain’t No Other Man” is the right anthem for each giddy bridal social gathering heading to the town of sin for a bachelorette social gathering.

Let There Be Love

Released off the underappreciated Lotus, “Let There Be Love” was Christina’s seventh No. 1 hit on the U.S. Dance Club Songs chart, and the track’s message of inclusivity and acceptance would match proper into the “something goes” ethos of Vegas nightlife.

Can’t Hold Us Down

This is for her ladies all around the globe! In at present’s world rife with #MeToo moments and takedowns of poisonous masculinity, “Can’t Hold Us Down” reminds followers that Xtina was standing up for feminine solidarity and calling out double requirements many years earlier than our present cultural second.

Fall in Line

The newest single from 2018's Liberation has but to chart within the U.S., however the Demi Lovato-assisted woman energy anthem is rife with duet potential for any variety of particular friends over the course of the residency’s 16 dates.

 

What a Girl Wants

This midtempo jam from Christina’s eponymous debut was her second No. 1 hit after “Genie in a Bottle” and stays a perennial crowd pleaser. The Xperience would merely be incomplete with out it.

Twice/Hurt

Any pop star wants a minute to breathe between all of the heavy beats and vocal gymnastics of a residency, and these ballads from Liberation and Back to Basics, respectively, are exactly the mash-up to sluggish issues down.

Express/But I Am a Good Girl/Show Me How You Burlesque

Christina carried out “Express” on her Liberation tour, however Vegas looks as if the right place to mud off just a few extra numbers from the 2010 masterpiece that was Burlesque. “But I Am a Good Girl” is classic burlesque in its truest kind, and “Show Me How You Burlesque” is bound to carry the home down.

Come On Over (All I Want Is You)

Compared to a few of her later hits, this early bop sounds comparatively tame by trendy requirements (regardless of the controversy brought about on the time with the road “I’m not simply talkin’ about your sexuality”). “Come On Over” will perpetually be a crowd-pleasing favourite reminiscent of Christina’s glory days as a crown princess of juvenile pop.

Candyman

This retro single from Back to Basics has swing, sass and a plethora of cheeky lyrics. Just think about Christina belting out her love for her “sweet-talking, sugar-coated Candyman” backed by a full brass band on a Vegas stage. It’s virtually begging to hit the candy spot in Sin City.

Fighter & Army of Me

“Fighter” stays Christina’s quintessential name to arms from 2002's Stripped, and the fiery, fierce anthem would pair completely with “Army of Me,” an album lower from 2012’s Lotus that Christina has repeatedly referred to in interviews as “Fighter 2.zero.”

Unless It’s With You

On her not too long ago accomplished Liberation tour, Christina closed each encore with this attractive, hopeful ballad. Including it in The Xperience would permit Xtina to indicate off each her vulnerability and her well-known voice.

Genie in a Bottle

Gotta rub her the appropriate manner, honey! There can be no Christina with out "Genie in a Bottle," and there’s no higher strategy to end off her Vegas set than by taking the viewers all the best way again to the start along with her sultry first hit.

 

ENCORE

Beautiful

The track that despatched Christina’s profession to new heights, “Beautiful” is a no brainer to kick off the encore and would offer a robust second for the pop famous person to attach along with her followers and preach self-love and acceptance from the stage at Planet Hollywood.

Reflection

It's been an awfully very long time for the reason that pop star carried out the ballad from Disney's Mulan that first launched her into the highlight. After greater than twenty years within the pop stratosphere, it's secure to say that Christina's reflection lastly does present who she is inside, and followers would go loopy to listen to the track in Vegas.

Lady Marmalade

Where are all my soul sisters? As if we might go away Christina’s basic Moulin Rouge! banger off our fantasy set checklist! It’s the pitch-perfect encore finale to go away followers asking “Voulez-vous coucher avec moi?” because the present ends.

Tickets for The Xperience go on sale Feb. 2.