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What / Why :
The biggest concert of Queen of Dance.
"20 years, Christina Aguilar. "
on the first stage of the HOT.
Close to stage in 360 degrees.
Christina Aguilar (born October 31, 1966) is one of Thailand's biggest artists. With her debut album "Ninja", Aguilar was the first female artist in Thailand to sell over 1,000,000 copies. Following with several albums, Thais name her as the Thai "Dancing Queen". She is always considered as a "gay idol" for Thai gay community.Christina is often mistaken for American pop star Christina Aguilera.
Christina Aguilar is the daughter of the famous Filipino musician with Spanish descent, Tony Aguilar and a French/Vietnamese mother. Despite her Filipino/Spanish/French/Vietnamese descent, Christina was born in Bangkok, Thailand. Aguilar has one younger brother and one younger sister.
"Tina", as her fans like to call her, studied at the French institute. She then pursued Business management studies in France. She does not have Thai blood, but sometimes be mistaken as Thai because of her fair skin and ability to speak fluent Thai. In addition to Thai, Aguilar speaks French, English and some Spanish. Aguilar first became known for her singing abilities while in France. During the college's annual party, Aguilar was asked by her friends to perform on stage. She chose to sing "Sweet Memory."
Her father was one of her most important influence in music, and she and her family would often sing together.
Aguilar loves dogs and used to dream of becoming a veterinarian. She also has service mind and strong ambitions. In college, she wanted to be a successful businesswoman. But most of all she always wanted is to sing. As soon as she finished school, she was recruited by a French advertising agency. Tina worked as an assistance account executive. She gained much experience in communicating with people then she came back to Thailand and worked briefly with a travelling agency. The turning point in her career was when she met 'Rewat Bhuddhinan',then Chief producer for Grammy entertainment, who invited her to music industry.
In 1994, Christina released her third album "Red Beat". With faster beat, modern and sexy appearance, it became her most successful album to date, containing two of her most successful singles, one is dance single "Mai Yag Rok" and another is love ballad single "Rak Thur Thee Sood". This album has been sold over three million copies, being one of the biggest-selling albums in Thai music history. This was the second time that Christina's album has been sold more than one million copies, proving her talent in music. Thais also know her as one of the very successful Thai music artists of all time due to this album.
A year later, she was one of five guests of Thai most successful artist, Thongchai McIntyre, in the album Khon Nok Gub Dok Mai (Feather and Flowers). She duet with Thongchai in Atsanee - Wasan' s "Rak Thur Samur". In the same year, with five popular Thai artists at that time, Jetrin Wattanasin, Patipan Pataweekarn, Tata Young, UHT and Myria Benedetti, she was included in the album 6-2-12. Both albums reached millions copies, adding up her popularity.
Golden Eye was released three years later. She came back with developed image, grew up and mature. Christina also co-wrote a song named Tai Pa Hom Oun for this album. The album created several hits such as "Ya Mong Trong Nan", "Fak Kwam Yin Dee", "Mai Tong Khob Jai", "Tai Pa Hom Oun" and a gay anthem "Pood Eek Thee".Moreover, Golden Eye contains Thai-French lyric (in the song "Bai Mai (Leaf)") written by Christina. The album was still popular although it was less successful than her previous albums. However, the record was broken again, this album reached million copies unsurprisingly. Christina is the first artist in Thailand who has three solo albums reaching one million copies.