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NOV 29 2010

BURLESQUE HITS THE #1 SPOT ON ITUNES OVER THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND


(NEW YORK - NY) - Burlesque, the soundtrack to the Sony Pictures film Burlesque, starring Christina Aguilera and Cher hit the #1 position at iTunes over the holiday weekend and as of release time is still holding down the #1 spot. Released on November 22nd on RCA Records, Burlesque features new recordings performed and co-written by five time Grammy winner Christina Aguilera, with production by Tricky Stewart, Linda Perry and Ron Fair and songwriting by Claude Kelly, Tricky Stewart and Sia.

The soundtrack also features two brand new tracks performed by the legendary Cher, including "You Haven't Seen The Last Of Me", a powerful Diane Warren penned ballad which was produced by Matt Serletic. This marks Cher's first new original song in seven years as well as her first movie musical. The soundtrack also includes remakes / covers of classic songs such as Etta James' "Something's Got A Hold On Me" and "Tough Lover" and Mae West's "A Guy What Takes His Time" all performed by Christina Aguilera.

Christina Aguilera makes her theatrical film and musical debut as the lead character in Burlesque where she co-stars along with the legendary Cher in her first major film role since 1999. Burlesque, which is currently in theaters, was released by Screen Gems / Sony Pictures nationwide on on Wednesday, November 24th, is written and directed by Steven Antin and produced by Donald De Line.