Keeps Gettin' Better: A Decade of Hits is the first greatest hits album by American recording artist Christina Aguilera, released on November 7, 2008, by RCA Records. Its only single "Keeps Gettin' Better" was released in September 9, 2008 and entered the top 10 in the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The compilation contains tracks from all of the singer's studio albums released up to 2008: Christina Aguilera (1999), Mi Reflejo (2000), Stripped (2002) and Back to Basics (2006). The album also featured four new additions of which two were revisions of previous singles from Aguilera and two original songs being that of the lead single and a new addition named "Dynamite".
In the United States the album was released exclusively through retailer Target and was later made available digitally in September 2009 with the album release in stores elsewhere on February 2, 2010. Several versions of the album were made available for different regions in addition to a deluxe edition which featured a DVD of her past music videos. Being released only at Target, the album debuted at number 9 in the United States and sold 73,000 copies on the US Billboard 200 in November 2008. It entered the top 10 and was certified Gold in countries as Belgium; Ireland, Japan, Russia and the United Kingdom. The album has sold a total of 495,000 copies in the United States.
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My hoppped up husband drops his home disputes,
and hits the streets to cruise for prostitutes,”
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