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Christina Aguilera Busks in NYC Subway in Disguise

August 21, 2019


[ Banjo plays ] -Hey, guys. I’m here at the 50th Street subway station right below Rockefeller Center
with Christina Aguilera. Now we’re about to go on
to the subway platform and start busking in disguise. No one knows that this
is going to happen. Nobody knows that
it’s Christina Aguilera. Let’s do this. [ Banjo plays ] [ Cheers and applause ] ♪♪ ♪♪ -♪ You better think ♪ ♪ Think about what you’re
trying to do to me ♪ ♪ Think ♪ ♪ Let your mind go
and let yourself be free ♪ ♪ Let’s go back, let’s go back ♪ ♪ Let’s go way on
way back when ♪ ♪ I didn’t even know you ♪ ♪ You couldn’t have been
too much more than 10 ♪ ♪ I ain’t no psychiatrist,
I ain’t no doctor with degrees ♪ ♪ But it don’t take
too much high IQ ♪ ♪ To see what you’re
doing to me ♪ ♪ You better think ♪ ♪ Let your mind go
and let yourself be free ♪ ♪ Oh-oh-oh-oh, think ♪
-♪ Think, think ♪ -♪ Let your mind go and let
yourself be free ♪ ♪ ‘Cause freedom ♪
-♪ Freedom ♪ -♪ Stands for freedom ♪
-♪ Freedom ♪ -♪ Oh, freedom ♪
-♪ Freedom ♪ ♪ Oh, freedoooom ♪ ♪ Oh, right now ♪
-♪ Freedom ♪ -♪ Hey, think about it ♪ ♪ You, think about it ♪ ♪ There ain’t nothing
you could ask ♪ ♪ I could answer you,
but I won’t ♪ ♪ I was gonna change, but not if
you keep doing things I don’t ♪ ♪ ‘Cause freedom ♪
-♪ Freedom ♪ -♪ Freedom ♪
-♪ Freedom ♪ -♪ Freedo-o-om ♪
-♪ Freedom ♪ -♪ Oh, yeah, freedoooom ♪
-♪ Freedom ♪ -♪ Oh, now, freedom ♪ ♪ O-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-oh ♪ ♪ Oh, right now ♪ [ Cheers and applause ]
-Thank you very much, everybody. Appreciate it. Thank you.
Thank you very much. We’d like to do one more song
for you if you don’t mind right here. First, I’d like to
introduce ourselves. My name is —
My name is Jimmy Fallon. [ Cheers and applause ] And this is Christina Aguilera! [ Cheers and applause ] Let’s do one more song.
-[ Chuckles ] -Welcome to New York City.
Welcome to the subway! [ Cheers and applause ] -Good! ♪♪ -[ Laughs ] It’s so hot in here!
Oh, my God! ♪ Well, I thought I knew you,
thinking that you were true ♪ ♪ Guess I, I couldn’t trust,
called your bluff time is up ♪ ♪ ‘Cause I’ve had enough ♪ ♪ You were there by my side,
always down for the ride ♪ ♪ But your joy ride
just came down in flames ♪ ♪ Because your greed
sold me out in shame ♪ ♪ After all of the fights
and the lies ♪ ♪ ‘Cause you’re wanting to
haunt me ♪ ♪ But that won’t work anymore,
baby, huh! ♪ ♪ Oh, no, no, no, say what? ♪ ♪ ‘Cause if it wasn’t for all
that you tried to do ♪ ♪ I wouldn’t know now ♪ ♪ How to pull through ♪ ♪ So I want to say thank you
’cause it ♪ ♪ Makes me that much stronger ♪ ♪ Makes me work a little bit
harder ♪ ♪ It makes me that much wiser ♪ ♪ So thanks for making me
a fighter ♪ ♪ Oh, oh, oh, oh ♪ ♪ Makes me that much stronger ♪ ♪ Makes me work
a little bit harder ♪ ♪ It makes me that much wiser ♪ ♪ So thanks for making me
a fighter ♪ -Thank you very much
New York City! -♪ O-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-oh ♪ -Christina Aguilera! -Thank you guys! -Thank you very much.
-♪ Yeah-eah-eah-eah ♪ -Goodbye now!
-Jimmy Fallon! [ Cheers and applause ]

100 Comments

  • Reply Richard's World Traveler July 31, 2019 at 10:06 am

    Did she really get that fat? Or this is a disguise? You can call her phat or thicc if you want 😃

  • Reply Franziska Blarer July 31, 2019 at 3:10 pm

    so amazing

  • Reply JULIO F July 31, 2019 at 5:37 pm

    With that vpice of an agel if u dont spot her the moment she start singing i dont know from wich plant ur from. Is unique. Voice.

  • Reply JULIO F July 31, 2019 at 5:37 pm

    Boice of an angel

  • Reply theandren85 July 31, 2019 at 10:55 pm

    She doesn't need a costume nowadays, you won't recognize her anyway…

  • Reply Jenny Baty August 1, 2019 at 3:02 am

    More Cowbell

  • Reply Kashikashi Furiski August 1, 2019 at 3:49 am

    You don't need to see if she is Christina Aguilera. You can tell her from her voice and vocal technique.

  • Reply Kjell August 1, 2019 at 5:25 pm

    I love them. They play free, i hope, for ordinary people. Love to them i wish from Sweden.

  • Reply DoubleD August 2, 2019 at 2:18 am

    Crazy how good she is, crowd gathered purely on her vocal presence. Epic

  • Reply Cognitive Chaos August 2, 2019 at 2:42 am

    Without a question, not to mention her selling her soul, she's got one of the best, most distinctive, soul-piercing voices in Earth!

  • Reply Taylor's Magical World August 2, 2019 at 2:45 am

    I was late

  • Reply Taylor's Magical World August 2, 2019 at 2:45 am

    I’m G I’m crying

  • Reply Taylor's Magical World August 2, 2019 at 2:46 am

    I am

  • Reply Ricardo Cintra74 August 3, 2019 at 12:21 am

    🇧🇷👏❤

  • Reply Priscilla McDaniel August 3, 2019 at 12:52 am

    Why doesn’t stuff like this happen in Kalamazoo, MI??

  • Reply JASON VOORHEES August 3, 2019 at 4:17 am

    Don't believer new Yorkers are stupid? Notice how almost all are videoing with a vertical phone…… can't argue it!!!

  • Reply zheng rui August 3, 2019 at 9:23 am

    好好听!

  • Reply kadoos August 3, 2019 at 9:29 pm

    I’m so in love with her and her voice, and she still can sing why did she stop singing

  • Reply Paul Smith August 4, 2019 at 7:39 am

    again IT'S CHRISTINA ASSHOLES

  • Reply Nilsa Soto August 4, 2019 at 9:18 pm

    I love christina your my idol

  • Reply Ghostwriter Songwriter Demoz August 4, 2019 at 11:50 pm

    Donate views to charity prick!!

  • Reply Beeld Getuige August 4, 2019 at 11:58 pm

    You cant fake a fat face, what on earth happend to this sexy chick????

  • Reply bqeberle August 5, 2019 at 12:41 am

    Man….I could and would NEVER live in NYC, but this….THIS! This is what makes it the greatest city in the US.

  • Reply Yamilka Fernandes Mastrapa August 5, 2019 at 3:46 am

    Me hubiera gustado q cantara genio en la botella

  • Reply Sherwin Pereira August 5, 2019 at 12:30 pm

    Aren't they a little overdressed for a busker??

  • Reply James Watkin August 5, 2019 at 3:08 pm

    There ain’t no busker that good……it’s gotta be ? Someone who can sing.

  • Reply Rodrigo Catilao August 5, 2019 at 8:48 pm

    New orden word show

  • Reply Samuel Starr August 6, 2019 at 6:36 am

    her rasp in the voice kills it for me… in the good way!!!

  • Reply jooobs55 August 6, 2019 at 7:40 am

    i would have known that was her 2 blocks away………..lol

  • Reply Marlene Andujar August 6, 2019 at 5:47 pm

    Your so wild and funny Jimmy

  • Reply linvixen August 7, 2019 at 5:02 am

    That's the real talent♥️♥️♥️

  • Reply greg August 7, 2019 at 6:44 am

    That was the coolest!

  • Reply Jack Frost August 7, 2019 at 9:37 pm

    Somehow I believe this to be staged of corse and security is just outside of where the prop subway rider audience is at!

  • Reply danceswithcritters August 8, 2019 at 5:39 am

    but who is Christina Aguilera ?

  • Reply Jerome Lund August 8, 2019 at 8:47 am

    Dirty hippies.

  • Reply hamdimcrx August 8, 2019 at 4:28 pm

    i was dying when jimmy started saying freedom 😂

  • Reply Ricardo Pedroni August 8, 2019 at 5:18 pm

    MORE COWBELL

  • Reply Mike M August 8, 2019 at 8:21 pm

    😎 cool

  • Reply Nice Juan August 9, 2019 at 1:47 am

    Much better cristina only, jimmy nothing!!

  • Reply Johnny Mentero August 9, 2019 at 6:03 am

    I haven't like a single song I've heard from this girl whatsoever, but Ido have a tremendous respect and admiration for her voice.
    Actually I do like the one she sings to her dad. Hurt I think?

  • Reply DEV August 9, 2019 at 3:04 pm

    oh my god!

  • Reply Raul Garcia August 9, 2019 at 9:18 pm

    i'm surprised she got the lyrics right

  • Reply Johan Schröder August 9, 2019 at 9:41 pm

    she looked better with the hat on

  • Reply JC Castillo August 10, 2019 at 1:26 am

    I'm sure she's not broke to the point of making a living on the subway but her music is definitely broke

  • Reply bigbluesparky August 10, 2019 at 6:27 pm

    Jimmy Fallon is a scumbag P.O.S !!!!!!!!

  • Reply N MP August 10, 2019 at 7:12 pm

    This shit is so fake

  • Reply Rolando Crisostomo August 10, 2019 at 7:57 pm

    Thats is a very demanding song, and she pulls it off like the pro she is. Props to jimmy fallon for being the cool cat he is and keeping talent close to the people.

  • Reply Holland Paul Ronald August 10, 2019 at 10:07 pm

    great voice

  • Reply athenstar10 August 10, 2019 at 11:05 pm

    So technically, any Filipino singer can disguise as famous singer in the subway and people will stop. I know atleast a handful who can sing like these guys, lol.

  • Reply Brian Crawford August 10, 2019 at 11:58 pm

    How would you not know that is Christina Aguilera? She is the queen of over singing everything

  • Reply BITBLIF August 11, 2019 at 12:16 am

    Christina has awesome voice

  • Reply Mob01971 August 11, 2019 at 12:26 am

    nice thing to do brought a lot of joy to lot of people

  • Reply AOC YEAH YOU KNOW ME 2 August 12, 2019 at 5:34 am

    One note and I recognized that powerhouse voice.

    Side note
    The phone recording is getting old no one lives in the moment anymore.

  • Reply Breeze August 12, 2019 at 7:31 am

    I would of know they were celebrities because there is no basket for money.

  • Reply Elisabeth Taylor August 12, 2019 at 7:40 am

    A true star…

  • Reply Arthas Menethil August 12, 2019 at 8:27 am

    Jimmy please make some with Ariana Grande.

  • Reply Edgar Herrera August 12, 2019 at 9:56 am

    How can you not know who that is by her voice.

  • Reply curlylarrymoe August 12, 2019 at 3:56 pm

    Did she have a fat suit on as a disguise.

  • Reply DR. Smith August 13, 2019 at 10:27 am

    Boy shes really full of herself isn't she……who azz t a couple of morons

  • Reply Annette Becker August 13, 2019 at 3:24 pm

    Ich liebe ihre Stimme.

  • Reply Olga Benavidez August 13, 2019 at 8:40 pm

    No they now who it is h dum anybody notices her signing h foney 😐😐😐😐

  • Reply Sonny Dey August 13, 2019 at 10:32 pm

    I would like to see more white women sing & act like white women & not the knee-grows…. Noam Say-N…Noam Say-N

  • Reply MrFroggster August 14, 2019 at 7:30 am

    Great music beside the show….well everyone knows her voice so it wasnt a big surprise 😋

  • Reply Захар Засыпкин August 14, 2019 at 12:53 pm

    She looks like queen of the dragons with this haircut 😉

  • Reply Cooper - Guitar Songs Masters August 14, 2019 at 9:32 pm

    Wow

  • Reply THERUNNNER August 14, 2019 at 11:09 pm

    Christina has one of the most profound voices and can stack up against the greats!

  • Reply Maria G August 15, 2019 at 10:09 am

    Just shows us that good talent will attract an audience.

  • Reply Андрей Козырев August 15, 2019 at 9:53 pm

    she's damn alive here

  • Reply Ashlie Neevel August 15, 2019 at 10:16 pm

    I would know that was her instantly

  • Reply K Kelley August 16, 2019 at 1:50 am

    well at least she made the attempt

  • Reply Otreatz stix August 16, 2019 at 1:56 am

    Christina Aguilera ♥️

  • Reply Vincentia Stella Anggoman Jacobus August 16, 2019 at 6:45 am

    Her voice is legend. One and only.

  • Reply benny dejong August 16, 2019 at 12:23 pm

    only one woman with this voice^^

  • Reply Alan Grey August 16, 2019 at 12:52 pm

    Her voice is so unmistakable, You could tell everyone had some idea that it was her. A crowd that size just doesn't form otherwise. Not to mention, the disguises made it really obvious something was going on. 🎤 🎸

  • Reply İdris Özgür August 16, 2019 at 10:57 pm

    Musics?

  • Reply genxer74 August 17, 2019 at 4:15 am

    uhhh… needs more cowbell me thinks

  • Reply gudrabean August 17, 2019 at 6:51 am

    Voice is too recognizable

  • Reply zee santosa August 17, 2019 at 3:56 pm

    hands down. no one can sing like her today 🔥

  • Reply Beck Stein August 17, 2019 at 7:09 pm

    I’m sure the cameras did not tip people off.

  • Reply Jonathan Mosher August 18, 2019 at 12:18 am

    Crowd of 20 looking and recording when they didn't know it was her. Crowd of 150 dancing when they found out it was a celebrity.

  • Reply Abegail Magdaraog August 18, 2019 at 6:23 am

    ohw Jesus 101% it is relky impossible that no one knows Christina's Voice..her voice is on of a kind..i mean Her Voice is so recognisable all over the world..

  • Reply charliemcnuggets August 18, 2019 at 3:46 pm

    Everybody bullshiting about they knew it was her. It doesn't matter they were out there giving people free entertainment and that's what really matters…

  • Reply Brimstone Helix August 18, 2019 at 5:16 pm

    She should've kept her hat and glasses on!

  • Reply Scott Porter August 18, 2019 at 8:08 pm

    What an amazing voice 👌🏻

  • Reply Kevin McKinney August 18, 2019 at 8:56 pm

    Even with her prolific voice, the way she taps the mic. with her fingers gives her away. Rock on Jimmy.

  • Reply FitnessGamingGadgets August 18, 2019 at 9:51 pm

    She's definitely still got it

  • Reply Last Laff August 19, 2019 at 12:55 am

    What's the point of standing there and recording it? You know that the video will be online at some point. Just stand there and enjoy the performance.

  • Reply Red RaiderRider August 19, 2019 at 6:32 am

    Christina Tubulara

  • Reply Alessandro Dumas August 19, 2019 at 8:55 pm

    🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️👋👋👋👋👋👋👋👋👋👍👍👍

  • Reply Brad Bassett August 20, 2019 at 1:56 am

    Yeah…I would be late for work if I caught this show on the F train!… Amazing!….

  • Reply Down Town August 20, 2019 at 8:17 am

    Why do Americans shout woo

  • Reply Joel mcmahon August 20, 2019 at 1:19 pm

    She's such a honey 💯

  • Reply Fan of Lake Speed August 20, 2019 at 2:01 pm

    Jimmy has so much fun in just about everything he does. He gives back to fans and that's great!!

  • Reply Kashif Khan August 20, 2019 at 2:54 pm

    It is now evident that 2000 era produced great singers, best lyrics and down to earth celebrities.

    Now it is all nudity, explicit contents and a trend of sexual stuff on the stage no matter who is the singer.

  • Reply Edward Tillotson August 20, 2019 at 5:09 pm

    Bitch can't sing worth a shit!!

  • Reply FlowerChyld1970 August 20, 2019 at 5:26 pm

    Ok, so… as soon as SHE starts singing.. Idk how those people standing there can not recognize that THIS IS indeed Christina Aguilera. Her voice is so distinct <3 . Well, I guess if you never heard her sing, you would not know lol :OP

  • Reply m. afras August 20, 2019 at 8:31 pm

    Damn those vocals 😍🔥🔥

  • Reply Mikk Järv August 20, 2019 at 9:13 pm

    These phones make me sick to my stomach!

  • Reply Patrick King August 21, 2019 at 2:04 am

    I love seeing her likes / kind doing this from the heart. No tickets.

  • Reply day6creation breathing August 21, 2019 at 5:56 am

    Wth i paid her the one in the brun hat $200.00 to shag her rotten
    I yo subs we were talkin rugs pics n all

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