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Christina Aguilera Releases 'Liberation' and Fans Are Already Calling it a 'Masterpiece'

After six years, our long, long wait is finally over.    

Christina Aguilera is back and already making waves with her eighth full-length album, Liberation, which dropped on Friday morning (June 15). Featuring artists like Ty Dolla $ign and 2 Chainz plus production from Anderson .Paak, Kanye West, and a handful more, the former The Voice coach has recruited a stacked cast to walk alongside her back to center stage.    

The follow-up to 2012's Lotus finds the singer feeling fierce and full of confidence. Liberation's rollout featured three towering singles, "Accelerate (ft. Ty Dolla $ign and 2 Chainz,)" "Fall in Line (ft. Demi Lovato)," and "Twice," plus a jaw-dropping Billboard Music Awards performance and, on Thursday night, an undercover busking bit on The Tonight Show.     

Additionally, She'll be taking on North America on the "Liberation Tour," her first outing since 2006's "Back-to-Basics Tour."   

Twitter is blowing up with breathless reactions to Liberation and praise for Xtina's return. Here are some of our favorites.   

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Christina Aguilera doing runs over Michael Jackson’s voice is the most iconic thing I’ve ever heard&amp;the album is 2 seconds old. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Liberation?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#Liberation</a></p>&mdash; ? (@BeeXtinaa) <a href="https://twitter.com/BeeXtinaa/status/1007446962155741186?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 15, 2018</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">I think <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/liberation?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#liberation</a> is one of the best albums I&#39;ve heard in a looong time, if u don&#39;t listen we can&#39;t b friends:)</p>&mdash; Katiehammond77 (@DrakeKatie77) <a href="https://twitter.com/DrakeKatie77/status/1007596996209803265?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 15, 2018</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">I&#39;m only a few tracks in, but I&#39;m already in love with <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Liberation?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#Liberation</a>. She made us wait 6 years, but she made it worth it. <a href="https://twitter.com/xtina?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@xtina</a></p>&mdash; Josh Pagan (@thegayellewoods) <a href="https://twitter.com/thegayellewoods/status/1007485014504869888?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 15, 2018</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">You know <a href="https://twitter.com/xtina?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@xtina</a> released a MASTERPIECE when your least favorite song is someone else&#39;s favorite. There is no bad songs in <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Liberation?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#Liberation</a>. They are all a matter of preference !</p>&mdash; Daniel (@Lekmind) <a href="https://twitter.com/Lekmind/status/1007598972666605568?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 15, 2018</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">one thing NOBODY can deny or takeaway from <a href="https://twitter.com/xtina?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@Xtina</a> is her extraordinary vocal versatility... she can sound like 5 different people/genres at any given moment... like... how sway??? <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Liberation?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#Liberation</a></p>&mdash; Mark Sundstrom (@106th) <a href="https://twitter.com/106th/status/1007516450951696384?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 15, 2018</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Omg new <a href="https://twitter.com/xtina?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@xtina</a> album my wig is gone</p>&mdash; Ben --‍-- (@Daatben) <a href="https://twitter.com/Daatben/status/1007478218763526145?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 15, 2018</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Liberation?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#Liberation</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/xtina?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@xtina</a> OK GIRL, THIS ALBUM IS A MASTERPIECE. You really did your thing here, with the sultry and sexy vocals of Right Moves, up to the soulful and powerful vocals of Unless Is With You, which is going to be my wedding song, for sure. Thank you for putting all of you!</p>&mdash; LIBERATION IS OUT (@mother_xtina) <a href="https://twitter.com/mother_xtina/status/1007481415745798151?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 15, 2018</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">There&#39;s no bad song on <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Liberation?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#Liberation</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/xtina?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@xtina</a> really CAME BACK HARDDDDD ------------</p>&mdash; -------------------- 6/15/18 (@143keiko) <a href="https://twitter.com/143keiko/status/1007456526963916800?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 15, 2018</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">I am currently listening to <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Liberation?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#Liberation</a> I paused it because it was too much to handle for me. I am in tears.  <a href="https://twitter.com/xtina?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@xtina</a> you are THE MUSIC .</p>&mdash; fremesis (@fremesis1) <a href="https://twitter.com/fremesis1/status/1007389535557357568?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 14, 2018</a></blockquote>
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