Christina Aguilera To Perform At 2010 AMAs
First Published: October 21, 2010 11:21 AM EDT Credit: Screen Gems
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- Christina Aguilera’s first performance since announcing her separation from husband Jordan Bratman will be at the 2010 American Music Awards, airing November 21 on ABC, Access Hollywood has learned exclusively. She will perform a song from her new movie “Burlesque.”
Christina stars in the new film, opening November 24, alongside Cher, Stanley Tucci, Kristen Bell, Cam Gigandet, Julianne Hough, Eric Dane and others.
As previously reported on AccessHollywood.com, Christina filed for divorce from her husband last week. In the papers filed last Thursday in Los Angeles, and obtained by Access Hollywood, the Grammy winner cited “irreconcilable differences” as the reason for the split.
“Burlesque” is about a small town girl (Christina), who moves to LA and starts work and becomes the center of drama at a burlesque club, run by a former dancer (Cher).
Cher has gone on record praising Christina and her other co-stars, including Kristen, Eric and Julianne.
“Bout me & Xtina ! Didn’t know her b4, but she worked her a** off,” Cher Tweeted recently. “She has my respect & a great deal of my love.”
“I wanted 2 help her ! In my heart I think I did,” Cher, 64, added.
“K bell kicks a** ! She is smoking,” Cher wrote of Kristen, who plays Christina’s rival, Nikki. “Julianne has a great sensitivity! Eric well I’ve known him since he was a teenager I’m proud!”
Cam also got a Tweet shout out from the superstar as did Peter Gallagher, who are also part of the cast.
“Cam has got chops,” Cher wrote. “Peter Gallagher never stops creating! Hope I don’t seem like stupid Divia Just observations.”
Cher, who won an Oscar for “Moonstruck” in 1987, added that filming the project wasn’t easy, especially with all the stars.
“I was scared but I loved working with all the REALLY Precious Talented actors! I’m lucky,” she added.
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