Shotgun

Album: Not released on an album (2015)
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Songfacts®:

  • Christina Aguilera recorded this for the ABC drama Nashville in which the singer played Jade St. John, the ex-fiancee of former record label boss Jeff Fordham, over three episodes. Aguilera also recorded the song "The Real Thing" for the series.
  • Speaking to ABC News, Aguilera described her character. "Jade St. John is a pop star, but her first love is in country and she really wants to make a country album," she said. "And as she's passing by town with her tour, she really takes the opportunity to sort of experience Nashville and make some contacts for herself. But really she's just a huge fan of country and she just wants to dive right in."
  • Aguilera sung the song at the 2015 ACM awards, accompanied by Rascal Flatts. Their performance segued into "Riot," from the country trio's Rewind album.

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