Here's What 26 Famous Musicians Looked Like In The Beginning Of Their Careers Vs. Now

Here's What 26 Famous Musicians Looked Like In The Beginning Of Their Careers Vs. Now

Early-'00s John Legend was everything.

1. What Taylor Swift looked like in the beginning of her career in 2006:

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What Taylor Swift looks like now:

2. What Harry Styles looked like in the beginning of his career in 2011:

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What Harry Styles looks like now:

3. What Mariah Carey looked like in the beginning of her career in 1990:

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What Mariah Carey looks like now:

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4. What Stevie Wonder looked like in the beginning of his career in 1963:

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What Stevie Wonder looks like now:

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5. What Madonna looked like in the beginning of her career in 1984:

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What Madonna looks like now:

6. What Kelly Clarkson looked like in the beginning of her career in 2002:

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What Kelly Clarkson looks like now:

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7. What Rihanna looked like in the beginning of her career in 2005:

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What Rihanna looks like now:

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8. What Beyoncé looked like in the beginning of her career in 1998:

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What Beyoncé looks like now:

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9. What Jay-Z looked like in the beginning of his career in 1989:

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What Jay-Z looks like now:

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10. What Janet Jackson looked like in the beginning of her career in 1982:

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What Janet Jackson looks like now:

11. What Patti Smith looked like in the beginning of her career in 1976:

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What Patti Smith looks like now:

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12. What Tina Turner looked like in the beginning of her career in 1961:

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What Tina Turner looks like now:

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13. What Lenny Kravitz looked like in the beginning of his career in 1989:

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What Lenny Kravitz looks like now:

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14. What Jennifer Lopez looked like in the beginning of her career in the late '90s:

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What Jennifer Lopez looks like now:

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15. What Diana Ross looked like in the beginning of her career in 1960:

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What Diana Ross looks like now:

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16. What Elton John looked like in the beginning of his career in 1968:

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What Elton John looks like now:

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17. What John Legend looked like in the beginning of his career in 2004:

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What John Legend looks like now:

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18. What Celine Dion looked like in the beginning of her career in the early '80s:

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What Celine Dion looks like now:

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19. What James Taylor looked like in the beginning of his career in 1969:

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What James Taylor looks like now:

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20. What Dave Grohl looked like in the beginning of his career in 1991:

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What Dave Grohl looks like now:

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21. What Ciara looked like in the beginning of her career in 2004:

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What Ciara looks like now:

22. What André 3000 looked like in the beginning of his career in the early '90s:

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What André 3000 looks like now:

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23. What Fiona Apple looked like in the beginning of her career in 1996:

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What Fiona Apple looks like now:

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24. What the Jonas Brothers looked like in the beginning of their career in 2006:

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What the Jonas Brothers look like now:

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25. What Drake looked like in the beginning of his career in 2006:

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What Drake looks like now:

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26. And what Britney Spears looked like in the beginning of her career in 1998:

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What Britney Spears looks like now:

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