Xtina started things strong by tackling classic ballad "I Will Always Love You," standing solo in the spotlight she nailed Whitney's famous huge note and gave what will likely be one of the most on-point renditions of the No. 1 hit. Christina moved into more Bodyguard classics "I Have Nothing" and "Run to You," the latter of the tracks Xtina performed live for Whitney Houston in 2002 in a performance Ms. Houston herself praised.
With the audience already on the feet, Aguilera finished things off with a gospel choir to perform "I'm Every Woman" shouting praise to Whitney, calling the legendary singer "the greatest icon ever."
Keep the Christina love going with a classic interview of her On the Record special: