"Beautiful" is a song by American pop singer, Christina Aguilera, taken from her fourth studio album, Stripped. Beautiful was written by rock legend Linda Perry, and was a major international success, reaching number-two on the Billboard Hot 100, and number-one on several charts around the world, becoming Aguilera's best-selling single to-date. The song also served as an anthem for individuality, telling people that they are beautiful just the way they are.