Beautiful by Christina Aguilera was a UK number 1 hit on Saturday, March 8, 2003 spending 2 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. Before recording the song, Aguilera and Perry talked, and Christina recalled suffering physical abuse at the hands of her father. Apparently, she began to cry and asked for the session to be abandoned, but Perry thought it was the perfect opportunity to record the song. The gay community embraced this song. The video shows a cross-dressing man and a homosexual kiss. It was honored by the Gay And Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) for its positive portrayal of alternative lifestyles. Linda Perry is gay. This won a Grammy for Best Female Pop Vocal, and Aguilera performed the song on the show.

Beautiful FAQs

Who sang Beautiful?

Beautiful was performed by Christina Aguilera

What year did Beautiful get to the UK number 1 spot?

Beautiful first became a UK number 1 on Saturday, March 8, 2003

How long was Beautiful at number 1 in the UK?

Beautiful spent 2 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.