GLOBAL SUPERSTAR CHRISTINA AGUILERA JOINS EMMY(R) AWARD-WINNING "RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE" FOR HIGHLY ANTICIPATED SEASON 10 PREMIERE
New York, NY - March 1, 2018 - Six-time Grammy Award-winning singer Christina Aguilera joins host RuPaul to kick-off the milestone season 10 premiere of Emmy(R) Award-winning "RuPaul's Drag Race," on Thursday, March 22 at 8:00 PM ET/PT. The season will feature all 90-minute episodes and will be followed by "RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked" after show at 9:30 PM ET/PT.
Christina Aguilera is the first guest judge for the season and will join RuPaul for one of the most unforgettable premieres in "Drag Race" "herstory." The 14 competing queens will hold nothing back to impress the superstar as they vie for the ultimate title of "America's Next Drag Superstar" and a grand prize of $100,000. The previously announced queens include: Asia O'Hara (Dallas, TX), Aquaria (Brooklyn, NY), Blair St. Clair (Indianapolis, IN), Dusty Ray Bottoms (New York, NY), Eureka O'Hara (Johnson City, TN), Kalorie Karbdashian-Williams (Albuquerque, NM), Kameron Michaels (Nashville, TN), Mayhem Miller (Riverside, CA), Miz Cracker (New York, NY), Monét X Change(Bronx, NY), Monique Heart (Kansas City, MO), The Vixen (Chicago, IL), Vanessa Vanjie Mateo (Tampa, FL), and Yuhua Hamasaki (New York, NY).
Christina Aguilera is one of the most accomplished performers of the last decade, an award-winning singer, songwriter and actress, who has sold more than 43 million records worldwide through her seven albums. She was named one of the "100 Greatest Singers of All Time" by Rolling Stone Magazine and was listed as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World by Time Magazine. Her philanthropic work includes her role as a United Nations ambassador for the World Food Programme.
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"RuPaul's Drag Race" and "RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked" are produced by World of Wonder Productions with Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato, Tom Campbell, Steven Corfe, Mandy Salangsang and RuPaul Charles serving as Executive Producers. Pamela Post and Tim Palazzola serve as Executive Producers for VH1 and Jen Passovoy serves as Producer.
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About World of Wonder:
Award-winning production company World of Wonder is behind entertaining and critically acclaimed hit series including the Emmy(R) Award winning RuPaul's Drag Race (VH1/Logo), which received a groundbreaking seven 2017 Emmy(R) nominations, Million Dollar Listing LA & NY (Bravo), Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce (Fuse), and Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric (National Geographic). World of Wonder has also created award-winning films and documentaries such as Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures, Menendez: Blood Brothers, Inside Deep Throat, The Eyes of Tammy Faye, I Am Britney Jean, In Vogue: The Editor's Eye, Carrie Fisher's Wishful Drinking, Monica in Black and White, The Last Beekeeper, which won an Emmy(R) Award for Outstanding Nature Programming and Out of Iraq, which won an Emmy(R) Award for Outstanding Special Class Special. Seven of their films have premiered at the Sundance Film festival including Becoming Chaz and Party Monster, the documentary and feature film starring Macaulay Culkin. World of Wonder has created a substantial digital footprint with its YouTube channel WOWPresents, along with an award-winning blog, The WOW Report. Co-founders Randy Barbato and Fenton Bailey authored The World According to Wonder, celebrating 21 years of production, which can be found online at http://worldofwonder.net/. Randy and Fenton were honored with the IDA Pioneer Award in December 2014, celebrating exceptional achievement, leadership, and vision in the nonfiction and documentary community.