Christina Milian
American actress and singer
Christina Milian
Christine Marie Flores, better know by her stage name Christina Milian, is an American actress and singer born in Jersey City, New Jersey, to Cuban parents. At the age of 19, Milian signed a contract with Def Jam. In 2001, Christina Milian released her self-titled debut album, which featured the singles "AM to PM" and "When You Look at Me"; "AM to PM" charted with in the Top 40 of the US Billboard Hot 100 and both peaked in the top three on the UK Singles Chart.
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Christina Milian Hosts A Competition Women Just Can't Seem To Win
Huffington Post - 3 months
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Christina Milian And Victoria Justice On The Modernized 'Rocky Horror' Remake
Huffington Post - 4 months
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Christina Milian Has Us 'Waiting For Tonight' In New 'Lip Sync Battle' Clip
Huffington Post - 9 months
Christina Milian went full '90s J.Lo with a seductive performance of the singer's hit song "Waiting For Tonight" for this week's episode of "Lip Sync Battle." The 34-year-old star channeled Lopez while going head-to-head with her "Grandfathered" co-star Josh Peck, who may be at a slight disadvantage considering Milian has plenty of singing and dancing experience.   But both Milian and Peck have a hard act to follow, Gina Rodriguez and Wilmer Valderrama brought their A-game Thursday to the "Lip Sync Battle" stage with Backstreet Boys and Lil' Wayne-inspired performances.  Watch a preview of Milian's performance above and check out the full battle Thursday at 10 p.m. on Spike.  -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.
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Christina Milian Talks 'Turned Up,' Tech and Celebrity Butts at CES 2016!
Huffington Post - about 1 year
Christina Milian sure knows an excellent booty when she sees one. What's Trending sat down with Milian to talk about her partnership with Monster Headphones and her new reality show "Turned Up" -- including her much-hyped visit to a plastic surgeon to talk about getting butt implants. For those not in the know, the Consumer Electronics Show is a global consumer electronics and technology trade convention -- featuring drones, self-driving cars, the latest computers and tablets, you name it -- that takes place every January. Milian recently partnered with Monster to launch her own line of headphones, and she loves tech and wants to try all the latest gadgets. "CES is such a big deal. I'm finding out more and more ever since I've linked up together with Monster. I'm the type of person who has to test everything out -- I'm going to get an iPhone AND a Samsung. I have to test it and know what I personally like." She also talked about her new "Turned Up" reality show, which ta ...
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Kendall Jenner Gives Her Best 'Psycho' Scream In Love Magazine's Blooper Reel
Huffington Post - about 1 year
All December long, Love Magazine rolled out some truly unusual content for their annual advent calendar, so it only makes sense that they had some fun behind-the-scenes clips, as well.  In case you forgot, Rita Ora channeled "Mean Girls," Kris Jenner took a dive to "Trap Queen" and Kendall Jenner made you some feel some sorta way about hammerhead sharks.  The almost six-minute blooper reel gives you a peek at what it takes to create the highly stylized debauchery. Highlights? Christina Milian falling on an inflatable donut, Zendaya's ab workout and Kendall channeling Janet Leigh's signature "Psycho" scream.  Laugh it up and watch the full video above.  Also on HuffPost: -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.
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Kendall Jenner Gives Her Best 'Psycho' Scream In Love Magazine's Blooper Reel
Huffington Post - about 1 year
All December long, Love Magazine rolled out some truly unusual content for their annual advent calendar, so it only makes sense that they had some fun behind-the-scenes clips, as well.  In case you forgot, Rita Ora channeled "Mean Girls," Kris Jenner took a dive to "Trap Queen" and Kendall Jenner made you some feel some sorta way about hammerhead sharks.  The almost six-minute blooper reel gives you a peek at what it takes to create the highly stylized debauchery. Highlights? Christina Milian falling on an inflatable donut, Zendaya's ab workout and Kendall channeling Janet Leigh's signature "Psycho" scream.  Laugh it up and watch the full video above.  Also on HuffPost: -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.
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Christina Milian Reveals An Ex-Boyfriend Held Her At Gunpoint
Huffington Post - about 1 year
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EXCLUSIVE: Christina Milian Shares Near Death Experiences as a Victim of Domestic Violence
Huffington Post - about 1 year
Thanks to the Internet, celebrities are forced to live transparent lives. Christina Milian shares most facets of her world on the E! hit reality show Christina Milian Turned-Up. She frequently engages her upwards to two million followers on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook with daily happenings in her life. Christina's romantic relationships have been fodder for tabloids, news outlets and bloggers for years. Many are still wondering why she and rapper Lil Wayne really broke it off after a year of hot and heavy dating. Christina's marriage to producer, "The Dream" was more like a nightmare. His very public cheating no doubt played a role in their divorce. Yet, Christina rarely offers commentary on her romantic tryst. However, at 34 years old, she thought it necessary to open up, for the first time, about a relationship that almost killed her. As a staunch advocate against domestic violence, a survivor of domestic violence, a lecturer on the topic, and a journalist, Christina wan ...
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Christina Milian and Karrueche Tran sport VERY low-cut white dresses in LA
Daily Mail (UK) - almost 2 years
Karrueche Tran and Christina Milian have taken to dressing like one another, as the beauties stepped out in Los Angeles on Wednesday evening in complementary white ensembles.
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Puff Daddy Takes Over SLS Foxtail Pool Club Fight Weekend
Huffington Post - almost 2 years
Lil' Wayne, Mase & Puff Daddy - Photo Credit: Angela Cripps- CIROC Vodka Vegas was alive this weekend with the highly anticipated Mayweather/Pacquiao fight at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino. Casino hosts were snapping up tickets for their high rollers that were rumored to cost upwards of $100,000. Numerous celebrities were spotted on fight night, but many showed up early to party with Puff Daddy at SLS - Foxtail Pool Club earlier that day. Puff Daddy teamed up with Sports Illustrated to create quite the experience for those select few invited. Guests were entertained by performances by Puff Daddy and Mase. Later, Lil' Wayne made a surprise visit and took the stage. Akon - Photo Credit: Angela Cripps - CIROC Vodka Hip hop recording artist, Akon performed for guests later that afternoon. What's a pool party without bathing beauties? Sports Illustrated did not disappoint. Samantha Hoopes and Anastasia Ashley were mingling with the crowd and looking ...
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Christina Milian
    FORTIES
  • 2016
    In 2016, she collaborated with So Solid Crew's MC Harvey on the dance track "We Own the Night" which premiered on August 12, 2016.
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  • 2015
    Her EP "4U" was released on December 4, 2015 which includes four tracks and music videos packaged in one.
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    Also that month, she performed the National Anthem at the 2015 Americafest and premiered a new single "Like Me" featuring Snoop Dogg.
    More Details Hide Details A few months later, she released another single "Do It" with Lil' Wayne and changed the EP's title to Like Me.
    On January 18, 2015, Milian debuted her reality show Christina Milian Turned Up.
    More Details Hide Details The series follows the day-to-day lives of Christina, her mother Carmen and her two sisters, Danielle and Liz Milian. It was renewed for a second season in April, which premiered in November 2015. In March, she released a pair of singles (which were previewed in her reality series), with "Rebel" and "We Ain't Worried", of which the latter was used to promote her "We Are Pop Culture" clothing line. In July, she announced she was going to release a 5-track EP and video set, and was working with director Mike Ho.
  • 2014
    In November 2014, she collaborated with Lil' Wayne on his single "Start a Fire" which they performed on the American Music Awards.
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    In July 2014, it was rumored she was dating rapper Lil' Wayne whom she attended the ESPY Awards with. They later confirmed their relationship in mid-2015 after which they received criticism from their interconnected exes, singer Nivea and songwriter The-Dream. They split at the end of 2015 after collaborating on various singles, videos, and concert dates.
    More Details Hide Details Milian is a light-lyric soprano who has not displayed her voice all the way in terms of upper register. She has only showcased a full voice vocal range from Eb3 to F5. The tessitura and tone of her voice are naturally light in their quality but she has shown in her belts that she can create strong tones. Her vocal style has been compared to Paula Abdul. David Peisner of Maxim commented on her talent and described her voice as being "silky and sassy." Earlier in her career, Milian was mainly an urban pop and teen pop singer but as she matured and grew her sound later grew to branch out into a more hip-hop soul and straight forward R&B sound on her later two releases It's About Time and So Amazin'. Milian described the sound of the album as "hip hop under-toned with nice, pop melodies", and later said the genre of the album was "bubble-gum pop". She described lead single "AM to PM" as a "very pop" and "fun, party/club song". The genre of the album was described by one critic as "light-hearted, energetic R&B pop tunes". Critics compared Milian to Aaliyah. Sonically, the album was said to stick "rigidly to the sherbert-snorting pop formula of Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera". One reviewer compared Milian to other singers of her generation, and found that "while Spears has gone raunchy with 'I Love Rock 'n' Roll', Christina Aguilera down and dirty on Stripped, and even clean-cut Mandy Moore has brashly cut her hair Felicity-style, Milian still seems young and real."
    In July 2014, she announced she'd started work on a mixtape titled #TinaTurnUp.
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  • 2013
    In September 2013, Milian became a contestant on Dancing with the Stars (season 17).
    More Details Hide Details She was partnered with professional dancer Mark Ballas. She was eliminated in week five despite receiving the highest score of the night. This was because the elimination was based on the previous week's score (24) and viewer votes.
    Don't be stuck on one thing.'" In July 2013, it was discovered that her contract with The Voice would be ended.
    More Details Hide Details In the summer, she collaborated with the Stafford Brothers and Lil' Wayne on the single "Hello" which reached the Top15 on the Billboard Dance charts.
  • 2012
    In October 2012 during an interview, Milian spoke of her Young Money debut: "Wayne just gets his artists, which is great, I have a very one-on-one business relationship with everybody from Mack Maine to Wayne.
    More Details Hide Details They're just very involved in the project as far as bringing the music, playing songs, just giving their input. I really want to pick the perfect single though. It's been a second since I've been out musically, so I do not want to fail and I don't believe in failure, so I just try new things and figure out the pieces. That's one thing that's great about Wayne. He's like, 'Work with different producers, take your time, but at the same time, try new things.
    On February 12, 2012, Lil' Wayne said that Christina Milian had joined Young Money, and will release her fourth album through Young Money Entertainment.
    More Details Hide Details The next day, a song titled "Mr. Valentine" leaked onto the internet. Milian told Carson Daly on 97.1 AMP Radio. "Yeah, I've signed with Young Money. It was pretty awesome. This weekend we had a big party, a big YMCMB party, and Drake was performing and we were all up on the stage and Wayne got up there and he announced it himself. And so I was kind of surprised and I was like, 'Oh my gosh, this is awesome!'" Milian is currently recording her fourth album. "We're just getting started on it," she said. "I've already halfway gotten there and when my mom and I went to Wayne and we played him some of the music, off the second song, he was like, 'I love it. Let's do this deal.' I have some music that's already going to be on it and the second half I'm working with them now. When they did a little background check, they saw even the songwriting, all that kind of stuff adds on top of, alright, she's an actress, she's a pretty face, she can actually sing, but not to mention she's a songwriter. I thought that was cool that they even saw that. They all get on each other's records, so all I have to do is be home with everybody and we'll just do lots of features."
  • 2011
    In June 2011, her collaboration with The Jackie Boyz titled Memory was released in Japan.
    More Details Hide Details It is set to appear on their album Songs In My Blackberry. NBC announced on October 27 that Milian would serve as the official Social Media Correspondent for The Voice. The role, previously held by Alison Haislip, saw Milian make regular appearances during the live broadcasts. She will also interact with fans through Facebook, Twitter, NBC.com and NBC Live. She has since left the show.
  • 2010
    At the 2010 American Music Awards, she said it would be ready in 2011.
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    At the 2010 Los Angeles Fashion Week, Milian performed "Zipper" and "Dip It Low".
    More Details Hide Details Milian has worked on a fourth studio album since 2008, but its release has frequently been delayed.
    Milian was scheduled to resume recording in July 2010 to complete the album; however, Milian opted to focus on her acting career.
    More Details Hide Details Despite the separation, Milian and The-Dream continued to "work together and write together".
    In July 2010, The-Dream announced that he and Milian had separated in late 2009, only three months after their wedding in September of that year. Their divorce was finalized on October 23, 2011. In September 2010, Christina began dating Jas Prince, son of Rap-A-lot Records CEO, James Prince. On September 2, 2013, It was confirmed that Christina and Jas have been engaged since before April. Christina moved out of the couple's home on June 19, 2014, and the couple announced the following day that their engagement had been called off.
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    On February 26, 2010, Milian gave birth to their daughter Violet Madison Nash, who had "a full head of hair."
    More Details Hide Details Violet was Milian's first child, and the fourth for The-Dream, who had three children with ex-wife Nivea.
    In January 2010, Milian said that she was going back into the studio in the summer to record more material.
    More Details Hide Details Although the album had already been finished when Milian took a break for her pregnancy, she wanted to "go back and re-do some of the music and make some new songs and find my new inspiration". In October 2009, Tricky Stewart said that another single had yet to be chosen, and that it would be the first single off Elope. Reported choices for the first single include "Zipper", "I'm a Cheat", and "Supersonic". Milian starred as the main character in the Christmas television movie for the ABC Family channel entitled Snowglobe, alongside Lorraine Bracco. She was to be a leading character in The CW's new show Eight Days a Week as Olivia, alongside Mario Lopez, but The CW decided not to pick up the series due to the Writers Guild of America strike. Milian had a minor role in Ghosts of Girlfriends Past alongside Matthew McConaughey, and starred as the lead role in the straight-to-DVD film Bring It On: Fight to the Finish. and as one of the female leads, Carmen Mendez, in the video game Need for Speed: Undercover (2008).
  • THIRTIES
  • 2009
    On September 4, 2009, Milian and R&B singer/songwriter The-Dream eloped in Las Vegas, and she gave birth to their daughter, Violet, on February 26, 2010.
    More Details Hide Details Milian and The-Dream announced their separation on July 12, 2010. Milian was born in Jersey City, New Jersey, and is Cuban American. She was born to parents Don Flores and Carmen Milian, and raised in Waldorf, Maryland., Flores changed her name and adopted her mother's maiden name (Milian) in the hopes of landing a wider range of acting roles. The oldest of three sisters, including Danielle and Elizabeth, she moved with her family to Waldorf, Maryland, soon after her birth. Milian was four years old when she showed an interest in show business, and when her family realized that she was a talented actress, she became determined to pursue an entertainment career. As a child, Milian was "very imaginative and very creative", and watching television and listening to the radio became her life. They inspired her to have fun, and she convinced her parents that she "did not want to be inside the TV", although it took some time to convince them. By the time she was nine years old, Milian had begun auditioning with local talent agencies, shot commercials for Wendy's and Honeycomb, and played the lead role in the musical Annie. Milian's mother noticed her daughter's potential and left her husband and moved to Los Angeles with her three daughters when Milian was 13 years old. Her father had to stay in Maryland and divorced her mother soon after the move.
    In August 2009, Milian confirmed that she had signed a deal to release Elope through Interscope Records, with a 2010 release date.
    More Details Hide Details Originally scheduled to be released in 2009, Tricky Stewart explained the delay, saying "we just got our label deals done, so the reason why some of these projects got delayed had to do with technicalities and things of that nature". The album has been furthered delayed because of Milian's marriage to The-Dream and her pregnancy.
    In March 2009, Milian changed the album's title to Elope.
    More Details Hide Details Regarding the album's title change, Milian explained, "the definition of elope is to run away secretly with one's beloved. This next album is about taking responsibility for yourself and making your own decisions." In June 2009, The-Dream said that the album was finished. Upon completion of the album, Milian said it represented "independence, not having to answer to any type of 'authority', being a woman at her best and feeling very confident". She said that fans could expect an "edgy sound with lots of strong powerful anthems. Big up tempos, R&B and Pop at best and two big ballads".
    In early 2009, Milian began working with The-Dream, Tricky Stewart, and L.O.S. Da Maestro, which led to her signing a deal with Radio Killa Records.
    More Details Hide Details Milian revealed that aside from "Us Against the World", The-Dream and Tricky Stewart would be producing all the songs on her album.
    In late May 2009, it was reported that Milian and The-Dream were getting married, and the couple celebrated their engagement party in Las Vegas in June.
    More Details Hide Details On September 4, 2009, Milian and The-Dream eloped at the Little White Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada. MTV reported that Milian and The-Dream would get married again in Rome, Italy, and then renew their vows in the US in front of family and friends. On September 11, 2009, it was announced that Milian and The-Dream were expecting their first child together. The Daily Mail reported that "the pregnancy was a surprise, but they were getting married regardless".
    In February 2009, reports emerged that Milian was dating musician The-Dream.
    More Details Hide Details Music producer Dre of Cool & Dre said that he supported Milian's relationship with The-Dream, "I think it's gonna be a good fit for her". He stated that he had "nothing but love for her and her family", and that he "wished her the best and we're definitely looking forward to what she's got going on".
  • 2008
    The single, described by Milian as a "cinematic power ballad", premiered via MySpace on October 6, 2008, and was made available by digital download the next day.
    More Details Hide Details Milian felt that Madd Scientist "brought the best out of me" while producing "Us Against the World", and "was really able to do some amazing things with my vocals". After recording songs with the aforementioned producers, Milian took a break from music and started filming Bring It On: Fight to the Finish. When Milian returned to music, she concentrated on promoting her single "Us Against the World", and shot its music video. Since then, Milian said that she became "a little bit more meticulous with what I feel deserved to be on the album", and resumed recording. Songs recorded for the album included the 1990s Madonna-styled ballad "Stay", Euro-club record "Tug of War" and the feel-good song "Diamonds", which featured Kanye West. Other features included Rick Ross on the Cool & Dre produced track "Blissful", and Pitbull.
    Milian was featured on the cover of Rap-Ups 2008 Winter issue, in which she announced that the album's title was Dream in Color (later retitled as Elope).
    More Details Hide Details A single was released in October 2008, ballad "Us Against the World". It was written by Milian and produced by Madd Scientist.
    Following her departure from Island Def Jam Music Group, Milian signed with MySpace Records in 2008.
    More Details Hide Details She began writing songs and recording in the studio with numerous different producers, including Cool & Dre, J. R. Rotem, The Runners, Danja, Madd Scientist, T-Pain, Jim Jonsin and Toby Gad.
    When Cannon married Mariah Carey on April 30, 2008, Milian said, "regardless of what I felt in the past at the time, I actually forgive him and I'm very much over that."
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  • 2006
    In June 2006, Milian's representative confirmed that she had been dropped by Island Def Jam.
    More Details Hide Details In an interview with Rap-Up, Milian revealed she was dropped a week after her album was released. The singer believed it was a "budget cut", and that Island Def Jam Music Group wanted to spend more money on label mate Rihanna. She said, "it was embarrassing. It was a week after my album got put out. I would be in my room a lot of the time crying by myself." After leaving Def Jam, Milian released her first compilation album, The Best of Christina Milian (2006).
    Milian's third studio album, So Amazin', was released on May 16, 2006.
    More Details Hide Details The album's lead single, "Say I", featured rapper Young Jeezy. The single saw peak positions of number four in the UK, and number twenty-one in the US. So Amazin debuted and peaked at number eleven on the Billboard 200 albums chart, selling 54,000 copies in its first week and 163,000 copies in total. Internationally, the album peaked at number 55 on the Swiss Albums Chart, 67 on the UK Albums Chart, and 139 on the France Albums Chart. Reviews of So Amazin were mixed; critics felt that while Milian claimed that she was displaying the various sides of her personality, the album could "only scratch the surface of who she really is." "Say I" was praised by several critics, and was described as "instantly rousing" and "intoxicating".
    After the production of So Amazin in 2006, Milian began dating Andre Lyon from the production group Cool & Dre. The pair dated until February 2009, when they decided to go on a break.
    More Details Hide Details Milian said that they were still really close, and decided to break up because it was "hard to grow together when you live on two different coasts". The singer wanted to take more opportunities and learn more about herself, which she often let go when in a relationship, but felt that she was in a now-or-never situation. Milian described Lyon as an amazing guy, and said that although there was a chance for the couple in the future, she needed to focus on herself.
  • 2005
    After being together for two and a half years, Milian ended her relationship with Cannon in 2005 because of his cheating.
    More Details Hide Details Cannon revealed that he refused to stay faithful to Milian because their relationship was becoming too much like a "Christian romance".
    The album debuted and peaked at number 14 on the Billboard 200 album chart and number 21 in the UK, selling a total of 382,000 and 63,708 copies respectively, and received a Grammy Award nomination for "Best Contemporary R&B Album" in 2005.
    More Details Hide Details The album's first single, "Dip It Low", became Milian's biggest hit to date, reaching number two in the UK and number five in the US. The single was certified Gold by the RIAA for digital sales, and earned a Grammy Award nomination for "Best Rap/Sung Collaboration". The album's second and final single, "Whatever U Want", featuring Joe Budden, failed to reprise the success of the lead single but reached the top ten in the UK. Milian starred in Be Cool, the sequel to Get Shorty, with John Travolta and Uma Thurman, and recorded two songs for its soundtrack. She was then cast in a lead role in the horror film Pulse, starring alongside Kristen Bell and Ian Somerhalder. The film was a remake of the Japanese film Kairo (2001), and was adapted by Wes Craven and Ray Wright. Filming took place in Romania, a traumatic time for Milian, where she endured racial abuse and discovered that boyfriend Nick Cannon was cheating on her. Milian has also appeared in two video games: Def Jam Vendetta (2003), where she plays Angel, a mob boss' girlfriend, and as one of the female leads, Carmen Mendez, in the video game Need for Speed: Undercover (2008).
  • 2004
    Milian's second studio album, It's About Time, was released in the US on July 13, 2004.
    More Details Hide Details The critical response to the album was mixed; the club tracks, most notably lead single "Dip It Low", were praised while the ballads were said to be disappointing. The style and sound of the album was compared to that of Beyoncé and Jennifer Lopez by several critics. Milian later admitted that her new sexy image for "Dip It Low" and the whole album was mainly for shock value. She had to make her way back into the US market, and by choosing a sexier image, she made a name for herself. "Dip It Low" was also meant to show that she was not the same 18-year-old girl in the "AM to PM" video. To create her new image, Milian also decided to change her appearance and lightened her hair. Taking inspiration from Janet Jackson who constantly changed her image, Milian thought to herself, "'When did I like Janet Jackson the most?' It was when she had her lightened hair."
  • 2003
    Milian met actor Nick Cannon on the set of their film, Love Don't Cost a Thing, in 2003, and they began dating.
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    In 2003, Milian's label Def Soul was shut down and absorbed by its parent Def Jam, although Milian was instead moved over to Island Records.
    More Details Hide Details After the international release of her debut album, Milian went back into the recording studio. The singer felt that music trends had changed into rock music, hardcore hip hop and tribute songs, and her music did not fall into those categories. Milian decided to stop recording and toured overseas for a year and a half. When she returned to the US, she decided not to release her previous album domestically, and started working on a new album. Milian traveled the world, working with the popular producers Bloodshy & Avant, "Darkchild", Cory Rooney, Warryn Campbell, Bryan-Michael Cox and Polli Paul.
  • 2002
    In 2002, Milian was appointed the host of the live competitive music series Becoming Presents: Wannabe on MTV, where she met director Joseph Kahn.
    More Details Hide Details Kahn suggested she audition for a lead role in the film Torque. Her audition was successful and she played a minor role in the film. She was subsequently cast in her first lead role in Love Don't Cost a Thing. Milian has been described as a role model to young girls; she has said that there are a lot of people who young girls look up to, but "at the end of the day you have to be your own person and love yourself." Milian worked with the Children Uniting Nations charity, in which she was a big sister to foster children, and says her favorite charity is the Penny Lane Foundation. Milian was awarded with a humanitarian award at The Reign fundraiser from the Elton John AIDS Foundation for being a role model for young children. Milian said, "I've never been rewarded that way and never been acknowledged like that. That was really nice of them, and I was happy I was able to show up for the kids."
    As a result, the album was again delayed until the first quarter of 2002; however, Milian eventually opted not to release it.
    More Details Hide Details Two singles were taken from the album, "AM to PM" and "When You Look at Me", both of which charted worldwide. A music video for the track "Get Away" was filmed in Paris, although it was not officially released as a single. The critical response to the album was mixed to generally positive. Imran Ahmed of the New Musical Express predicted that based on the record, "genius can't be more than a few albums away". Contrastingly, entertainment.ie writer Andrew Lynch suggested that Milian needed original ideas. Milian believed that the public expected "a certain thing" from her when she first appeared with Ja Rule, however she wanted to record the type of music she was signed to do. She said that "AM to PM" was a "cool record," but it was not what the public expected. Milian approached the executives at her record company, Island Def Jam, and "cussed them all out", telling them that they were not listening to her. She felt that she had gained their respect by explaining that she was serious about her musical career. In the following years, she was featured on the track "It's All Gravy", a duet with British rapper Romeo, which was a UK top ten hit; provided the theme song for the hit Disney Channel animated series Kim Possible, "Call Me, Beep Me!"; and collaborated with Hilary Duff on Duff's Christmas album Santa Claus Lane (2002), on the song "I Heard Santa on the Radio".
  • 2001
    In 2001, Milian released her self-titled debut album, which featured the singles "AM to PM" and "When You Look at Me"; "AM to PM" charted within the Top 40 of the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and both peaked in the top three on the UK Singles Chart.
    More Details Hide Details In 2004, Milian released her second studio album It's About Time, which provided her first major U.S. hit, "Dip It Low", which reached number five on the U.S. Billboard chart. "Whatever U Want" was released as the album's second single. Both singles charted within the Top 10 of the UK chart. In 2006, Milian released her third studio album So Amazin'. The album produced one single, "Say I", which peaked in the Top 30 of the US Billboard chart. A month after the release of So Amazin, Milian's representative confirmed that she had left Island Records due to creative differences. Milian signed with Interscope Records in 2009. A single, ballad "Us Against the World", was released in October 2008. In 2012, Milian signed to Young Money Entertainment, which will release her fourth studio album.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1981
    Born on September 26, 1981.
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