Burlesque: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is the soundtrack album to the film of the same name by American singers Christina Aguilera and Cher. Screen Gems, Inc and RCA Records released it on November 19, 2010.
The soundtrack comprises ten songs, eight performed by Aguilera and two performed by Cher. Burlesque is inspired by jazz music style, in contrast to Aguilera's previous release Bionic (2010) but similar to her 1920s, 1930s and 1940s-influenced album Back to Basics (2006). Upon its release, the album received generally favorable reviews from music critics. It won a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song at the 2011 ceremony for "You Haven't Seen the Last of Me" by Cher and received another nomination in the same category for "Bound to You". Also album received nomination Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards.
In early May 2010, Aguilera announced that she would embark on the supporting concert tour for her sixth studio album, Bionic. However, her management team announced shortly afterwards that the tour was postponed due to Aguilera's promotion for her first feature film, Burlesque (2010), in which she starred alongside Cher. Aguilera reported that she would reschedule the tour in 2011, though the tour never happened.
Burlesque was released in November 2010. The film was met with mixed reviews from critics, who criticized it for being "campy and clichéd", yet praised Aguilera's acting debut. The accompanying soundtrack, Burlesque: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, comprises ten songs: eight performed by Aguilera and two performed by Cher. It was Cher's first major release since her compilation Gold in 2005. Producer Tricky Stewart stated that the collaboration with Aguilera on Burlesque soundtrack was "a crazy opportunity different from anything [he]'ve ever done before". Danja was looking forward to working with Aguilera on the soundtrack, however it was not done.
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