Christina Aguilera goes TOPLESS at Billboard’s Women In Music Awards show in Los Angeles

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She was one of the most famous pop divas of the early 2000s, but two decades later Christina Aguilera proved she is still turning heads while attending Billboard’s 2022 Women In Music Awards show in Los Angeles on Wednesday evening. 

The 41-year-old singer risked a wardrobe malfunction as she went topless beneath a two-piece suit that left little room for error as she posed for red carpet photos at the annual event. 

And with the raunchy Xtina side of the pop star rearing its pretty and provocative face alongside H.E.R. during the red carpet portion of the event, a nip slip, or even worse, was a real possibility, if the proper precautions weren’t put into use.   

 Christina Aguilera was all about the cleavage when she hit the red carpet for the 2022 Women In Music Awards show in Los Angeles on Wednesday

Daring: Aguilera, 41, went topless and braless when she wore a shiny black suit alongside H.E.R., 24, during the red carpet phase of the evening

Daring: Aguilera, 41, went topless and braless when she wore a shiny black suit alongside H.E.R., 24, during the red carpet phase of the evening

Aguilera, 41, stepped out in front of the group of photographers decked out in a shiny black suit with a loose design, which is a departure from her Xtina days of yesterday. 

But be sure, the Stripped star still brought that edginess, in terms of fashion, when she strutted her stuff by wearing her blazer without a top. In fact, in its place, she donned a gold jewelry piece that outlined her exposed cleavage. 

It’s highly likely that she and her glam squad had to use some sort of adhesive to make sure the lapel of her blazer remained secured over her breasts. 

Billboard Women In Music 2022 honorees

Gabby Barrett – Rising Star Award presented by Honda

Phoebe Bridgers – Trailblazer Award

Doja Cat – Powerhouse Award

H.E.R. – Impact Award

Karol G – Rule Breaker Award

 Bonnie Raitt – Icon Award

Olivia Rodrigo – Woman Of The Year

Saweetie – Game Changer Award

Summer Walker – Chartbreaker Award

 

Xtina time: Not only did the Stripped star go topless and braless, she also donned a gold jewelry piece that outlined her exposed cleavage

Xtina time: Not only did the Stripped star go topless and braless, she also donned a gold jewelry piece that outlined her exposed cleavage

Far more conservative: H.E.R. was decked out in black pants and a black, red and white button-down over a black top

Far more conservative: H.E.R. was decked out in black pants and a black, red and white button-down over a black top

Lovely: The Beautiful singer had her platinum blonde tresses styled with plenty of curls and volume while posing in front of photographers

 Lovely: The Beautiful singer had her platinum blonde tresses styled with plenty of curls and volume while posing in front of photographers

With H.E.R – real name Gabriella Sarmiento Wilson – by her side for part of the red carpet phase of the evening, the playful ladies were moving frontwards, backwards, and side-to side, striking various poses. 

Decked out in black pants and a black, red and white button-down over a black top, H.E.R’s ensemble didn’t evoke any of those same worries or concerns.  

And any lover of a great mane would adore the Fight For You star’s hairstyle for the event. It flowed well past the middle of her back, with a hefty dose of volume, natural curls, and a part in the middle.

For an added touch of pop star chic, she wore retro white-rim sunglasses that would have made any diva from the 1940s and 50s proud.

Nod and a wink: The California native got flirty with glance over her sunglasses

Nod and a wink: The California native got flirty with glance over her sunglasses

Frenzy: The two stars had photographers and fans scrambling for good viewing positions

Frenzy: The two stars had photographers and fans scrambling for good viewing positions

H.E.R and Aguilera left little doubt as to who topped thtese high volume con

Big hair: H.E.R and Aguilera left little doubt as to who brought the hair volume contest

During the show, H.E.R received the Impact Award, which is given to an artist who uses their musical platform to create positive change while advocating on behalf of women in — and beyond — the music industry. 

Along with H.E.R. being the recipient of the Impact Award, the other artists recognized during the show included: Gabby Barrett – Rising Star Award; Phoebe Bridgers – Trailblazer Award; Doja Cat – Powerhouse Award; Karol G – Rule Breaker Award; Saweetie – Game Changer Award; Summer Walker – Chartbreaker Award; Bonnie Raitt – Icon Award; and Olivia Rodrigo – Woman Of The Year. 

The Woman Of The Year award, considered one of the main honors, was established to recognize ‘women in the music industry who have made significant contributions to the business and who, through their work and continued success, inspire generations of women to take on increasing responsibilities within the field’, according to the magazine.        

Taylor Swift became the most awarded woman in the event’s history, earning three trophies: two for Woman Of The Year and another for Woman Of The Decade.  

Glowing: The Can't Hold Us Down" star was all smiles when she hit the stage during the show

Glowing: The Can’t Hold Us Down” star was all smiles when she hit the stage during the show

Bonafide pop star: With estimated sales over 75 million records, she is recognized as one of the world's best-selling musical artists

Bonafide pop star: With estimated sales over 75 million records, she is recognized as one of the world’s best-selling musical artists

Woman Of The Year Olivia Rodrigo hit the red carpet in a white ruffled spaghetti strap maxi dress and a pair of punky platform boots. The 19-year-old songstress emphasized her tiny waistline with a black leather harness featuring diamond buckles.

Rodrigo achieved superstardom in 2021 with the release of her debut single Drivers License in January of that year. The breakup ballad sat at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for eight weeks.

Her follow-up single Good 4U, which hit the airwaves just days before the release of her debut studio album Sour in May, peaked at No. 1 for one week.

Vocal chops: Aguilera has been cited as one of the greatest singers in contemporary pop music in a number of publications such as Rolling Stone and Consequence Of Sound

Vocal chops: Aguilera has been cited as one of the greatest singers in contemporary pop music in a number of publications such as Rolling Stone and Consequence Of Sound

Coveted award: Woman Of The Year Olivia hit the red carpet in a white ruffled spaghetti strap maxi dress and a pair of punky platform boots

Coveted award: Woman Of The Year Olivia hit the red carpet in a white ruffled spaghetti strap maxi dress and a pair of punky platform boots

Sour became the year’s highest-charting Billboard 200 album, with the record sitting at No. 1 for five weeks beginning in June. 

Elsewhere Saweetie put on a very busty display as she modeled a barely-there black gown ahead of the night’s ceremony.

The 28-year-old rapper’s daring dress had a plunging mesh bodice that only concealed her nipples while the see-through fringe skirt showed off her toned legs.

Host: The annual ceremony was hosted by Ciara, who was named Billboard's Woman Of The Year back in 2009

Host: The annual ceremony was hosted by Ciara, who was named Billboard’s Woman Of The Year back in 2009

Busty: Saweetie put on a very busty display as she modeled a barely-there black gown ahead of the night's ceremony

Busty: Saweetie put on a very busty display as she modeled a barely-there black gown ahead of the night’s ceremony

Plunging: The 28-year-old rapper's daring dress had a plunging mesh bodice that only concealed her nipples

Leggy: The dress' see-through fringe skirt showed off her toned legs.

Plunging: The 28-year-old rapper’s daring dress had a plunging mesh bodice that only concealed her nipples

Flowing: Saweetie donned a long auburn wig that flowed down to her knees in softly curled strands

Flowing: Saweetie donned a long auburn wig that flowed down to her knees in softly curled strands

Doja Cat also turned heads on the red carpet in a plunging avant-garde gown with exaggerated hips.

The 26-year-old singer added sparkle to her monochromatic look with dangling diamond earrings and a matching choker necklace. 

Doja was the recipient of the Powerhouse Award, which is given to an artist who whose music dominated streaming, sales and radio.  

Ciara was one of the first to arrive to the ultra glamorous red carpet with her hunky pro-football player husband Russell Wilson.

The 36-year-old singer showed off her trim and toned legs in a flowy animal print dress. The sizzling garment had thigh-high slits up each leg as well as a plunging neckline that highlighted Ciara’s ample cleavage. 

Head turner: Doja Cat turned heads on the red carpet in a plunging avant-garde gown with exaggerated hips

Powerhouse: Doja Cat is the recipient of the Powerhouse Award, which is given to an artist who whose music dominated streaming, sales and radio

Head turner: Doja Cat turned heads on the red carpet in a plunging avant-garde gown with exaggerated hips

Sleek: The Woman hitmaker's long raven hair was slicked back and hung down her back in straightened strands

Diamond darling: The 26-year-old singer added sparkle to her monochromatic look with dangling diamond earrings and a matching choker necklace

Sleek: The Woman hitmaker’s long raven hair was slicked back and hung down her back in straightened strands

Giving the gown an added edge, the Level Up hitmaker rocked a black leather harness that fastened around her waist and neck.

Her jaw-length strands were softly swept out of her face and she gave herself a sultry gaze with a smokey eyeshadow look.

Ciara accessorized with countless gold bangles on each of her wrists, as well as a pair of diamond stud earrings and a number of statement rings. 

Wilson, 33, posed beside his stunning wife of six years, while rocking a brown tuxedo with black satin lapels.

The NFL star completed the stylish ensemble with a silver chain necklace with a cross pendant and a pair of black leather dress shoes. 

Eager: Ciara was one of the first to arrive to the ultra glamorous red carpet with her hunky pro-football player husband Russell Wilson

Eager: Ciara was one of the first to arrive to the ultra glamorous red carpet with her hunky pro-football player husband Russell Wilson

Wild side: The 36-year-old singer showed off her trim and toned legs in a flowy animal print dress

Dramatic: The sizzling garment had thigh-high slits up each leg as well as a plunging neckline that highlighted Ciara's ample cleavage

Wild side: The 36-year-old singer showed off her trim and toned legs in a flowy animal print dress

Style inspo: Phoebe Bridgers cut a stylish figure in an off white velvet suit

Style inspo: Phoebe Bridgers cut a stylish figure in an off white velvet suit

Beaded: The singer-songwriter, 27, buttoned-up her velvet jacket over a beaded shirt with a silky bow tie attached

Neon pop: Phoebe's silver strands rested on her shoulders in loose curls and she drew attention to her pout with a generous application of neon peach lip gloss

Beaded: The singer-songwriter, 27, buttoned-up her velvet jacket over a beaded shirt with a silky bow tie attached

Support: She was joined at the award ceremony by her doting mother Jamie Bridgers

Support: She was joined at the award ceremony by her doting mother Jamie Bridgers

Phoebe Bridgers, the recipient of this year’s Trailblazer Award, cut a stylish figure in an off white velvet suit. The singer-songwriter, 27, buttoned-up her velvet jacket over a beaded shirt with a silky bow tie attached.

Phoebe’s silver strands rested on her shoulders in loose curls and she drew attention to her pout with a generous application of neon peach lip gloss. 

She was joined at the award ceremony by her doting mother Jamie Bridgers. The mother-daughter duo were captured posing for the cameras with their arms wrapped around one another. 

Meanwhile Normani looked like a glowing goddess in a busty brown mirrored bodysuit and a tan leather sarong that showcased her shapely legs.

The Fifth Harmony star, 25, rocked a dramatic high ponytail and fastened a pair of antique gold hoops to her ears.  

Trailblazer: She is the recipient of this year's Trailblazer Award

Trailblazer: She is the recipient of this year’s Trailblazer Award

Quirky: Heidi Klum highlighted her slender frame in a colorful striped strapless dress with a quirky peplum.

Quirky: Heidi Klum highlighted her slender frame in a colorful striped strapless dress with a quirky peplum.

Cartoony: She toted her belongings in a fuzzy hot pink purse with eyes embroidered near the clasp

Pout: The supermodel's golden blonde tresses and wispy fringe were meticulously straightened and all eyes were drawn to her pout with orange lipstick

Cartoony: She toted her belongings in a fuzzy hot pink purse with eyes embroidered near the clasp

Going strong: Klum, 48, was joined at the event by her Tom Kaulitz, 32, who looked dapper in a navy blue suit

Going strong: Klum, 48, was joined at the event by her Tom Kaulitz, 32, who looked dapper in a navy blue suit

The hitmaker’s left wrist was decked out in glistening bangles and she posed for snaps in a pair of wind-up sandals. 

Summer Walker slipped into a sexy puff-sleeved gown with a hip-high slit up one leg and a criss-cross bodice that gave a glimpse at her toned abdominals.

The 25-year-old Falling hitmaker layered several gold chains around her neck that coordinated with the hardware on her ethereal gown.

Goddess: Normani looked like a glowing goddess in a busty brown mirrored bodysuit and a tan leather sarong that showcased her shapely legs

Goddess: Normani looked like a glowing goddess in a busty brown mirrored bodysuit and a tan leather sarong that showcased her shapely legs

Sleek and shiny: The Fifth Harmony star, 25, rocked a dramatic high ponytail and fastened a pair of antique gold hoops to her ears

Decked out;:The hitmaker's left wrist was decked out in glistening bangles and she posed for snaps in a pair of wind-up sandals

Sleek and shiny: The Fifth Harmony star, 25, rocked a dramatic high ponytail and fastened a pair of antique gold hoops to her ears

Icon: Bonnie Raitt, who was honored with the Icon Award, looked sharped in a fitted black blazer covered in embroidered hearts and a pair of matching flared trousers

Icon: Bonnie Raitt, who was honored with the Icon Award, looked sharped in a fitted black blazer covered in embroidered hearts and a pair of matching flared trousers

Summer was the recipient of this year’s Chartbreaker Award for her success on the Billboard charts.

Her second studio album Still Over It debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 in November, shortly after the record’s release.

As if that weren’t enough to be proud of, all 18 songs of the album’s eligible songs landed on the Billboard Hot 100, as per the outlet.

Ethereal: Summer Walker slipped into a sexy puff-sleeved gown with a hip-high slit up one leg and a criss-cross bodice that gave a glimpse at her toned abdominals

Ethereal: Summer Walker slipped into a sexy puff-sleeved gown with a hip-high slit up one leg and a criss-cross bodice that gave a glimpse at her toned abdominals

Funky: Sofia Carson paraded down the red carpet in a funky black tuxedo with ruffled shoulders

Bedazzled: The Revlon muse strolled in a pair of black heels with bedazzled appliques

Funky: Sofia Carson paraded down the red carpet in a funky black tuxedo with ruffled shoulders

Glam: Sabrina Claudio brought the glamour by gracing the event in a black velvet gown that formed the shape of a rose on the bodice

Glam: Sabrina Claudio brought the glamour by gracing the event in a black velvet gown that formed the shape of a rose on the bodice

Bonnie Raitt, who is being honored with the Icon Award, looked sharped in a fitted black blazer covered in embroidered hearts and a pair of matching flared trousers.

The music legend, 72, wore her flaming red hair in voluminous curls and a pair of jeweled drop earrings could be seen poking out as she struck poses ahead of the awards. 

Gabby Barrett and her husband Cade Foehner put on a loved-up display as they arrived to the star-studded ceremony in Inglewood.

The 21-year-old American Idol alum looked chic in a white long-sleeve mini dress with structured shoulders. 

Barrett is being honored with the Rising Star Award presented by Honda, which has previously gone to the likes of singer Rosalia and sister duo Chloe x Halle. 

Beaming: Tinashe beamed on the red carpet while modeling a colorful strapless gown with a cinched in waist and puffed out hips

Beaming: Tinashe beamed on the red carpet while modeling a colorful strapless gown with a cinched in waist and puffed out hips

Cascading: The singer's brunette hair was styled in waves and cascaded down her back and chest as she posed

Subdued: Letting her colorful dress dominate, Tinashe opted for a neutral toned makeup look for the night

Cascading: The singer’s brunette hair was styled in waves and cascaded down her back and chest as she posed 

Confidence: Tinashe oozed confidence as she posed for shutterbugs with her hands on her hips

Confidence: Tinashe oozed confidence as she posed for shutterbugs with her hands on her hips

Karol G looked like the belle of the ball as she posed in a bright red off-the-shoulder gown with a dramatic slit up one leg.

Her aqua-toned tresses were styled in glamorous curls and she slipped her arms into a pair of white opera gloves for the evening. 

The Colombian singer is this year’s Rule Breaker Award recipient. The award is given to an artist who uses ‘their platform to defy traditional industry expectations while advancing a powerful message for the next generation​​.’

Tinashe beamed on the red carpet while modeling a colorful strapless gown with a cinched in waist and puffed out hips.

The singer’s brunette hair was styled in waves and cascaded down her back and chest as she posed. Letting her colorful dress dominate, Tinashe opted for a neutral toned makeup look for the night.

Wow: Amber Grimes wowed in a leather getup

Wow: Amber Grimes wowed in a leather getup

Sister act: Aly and AJ proved opposites attract as they graced the red carpet in dueling monochrome looks

Sister act: Aly and AJ proved opposites attract as they graced the red carpet in dueling monochrome looks

Monochrome: Banks cut a monochromatic figure in head-to-toe black

Peek-a-boo: She modeled an asymmetrical gown with a back cut-out and high leg slit

Monochrome: Banks cut a monochromatic figure in head-to-toe black 

Unique: Christina Perri also opted for an all-black getup consisting of a unique zip-up blazer with bell sleeves and a pair of flared trousers

Unique: Christina Perri also opted for an all-black getup consisting of a unique zip-up blazer with bell sleeves and a pair of flared trousers

Mixed among the awards, many of the honorees will take to the stage to perform their biggest Billboard hits during the livestream including Doja Cat, Saweetie, and Icon Award recipient Bonnie Rait. 

‘Billboard’s Women in Music is an annual opportunity for us to celebrate undeniably influential women from across the industry,’ gushed Billboard president Julian Holguin in a statement. 

The annual ceremony was held at the YouTube Theater at Hollywood Park and hosted by Ciara, who was named Billboard’s Woman Of The Year back in 2009.

Fans were able to purchase tickets to the star-studded event for the first time in the ceremony’s history. 

Business chic: Dixie D’Amelio carried a tiny black purse with a large golden stud plastered on the front of it as she arrived in a business chic ensemble

Business chic: Dixie D’Amelio carried a tiny black purse with a large golden stud plastered on the front of it as she arrived in a business chic ensemble

Belle of the ball: Karol G looked like the belle of the ball as she posed in a bright red off-the-shoulder gown with a dramatic slit up one leg

Belle of the ball: Karol G looked like the belle of the ball as she posed in a bright red off-the-shoulder gown with a dramatic slit up one leg

Modern elegance: Her aqua-toned tresses were styled in glamorous curls and she slipped her arms into a pair of white opera gloves for the evening

Glamour: Karol looked like the ultimate glamour girl on the red carpet

Modern elegance: Her aqua-toned tresses were styled in glamorous curls and she slipped her arms into a pair of white opera gloves for the evening

Power couple: Gabby Barrett and her husband Cade Foehner put on a loved-up display as they arrived to the star-studded ceremony in Inglewood

Power couple: Gabby Barrett and her husband Cade Foehner put on a loved-up display as they arrived to the star-studded ceremony in Inglewood



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