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    Here's What Your Favorite Pop Divas Looked Like In 2008 Vs. Now

    Talented queens, aging like fine wine.

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    Ariana Grande then:

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    Is she even Ariana Grande if she doesn't have a ponytail?

    Ariana Grande now:

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    Queen of Ponytails, Not Ennunciating, and Twitter Gays.

    Selena Gomez then:

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    Disney Channel star!

    Now:

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    Has a lot of Instagram followers *AND* a lot of bops!

    Taylor Swift then:

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    Country queen!

    Taylor Swift now:

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    Reclaimed the snake emoji. 🐍

    Gwen Stefani then:

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    An accomplished singer, songwriter, designer, and one part of alt-rock's favorite couple.

    Gwen Stefani now:

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    Accomplished singer, songwriter, designer, and one part of your mom's favorite couple.

    Janet Jackson then:

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    A living legend.

    Janet Jackson now:

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    A living legend who is finally getting back the respect she deserves. #JusticeForJanet

    Jennifer Lopez then:

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    A multi-hyphenate star: Singer, actress, dancer, and designer.

    Jennifer Lopez now:

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    A multi-hyphenate star: Singer, actress, dancer, designer, and TV producer.

    Rihanna then:

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    Had just re-released her bop-filled, iconic album Good Girl Gone Bad: Reloaded.

    Rihanna now:

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    Queen of giving zero fucks, actress, singer of bops, and literally reinventing the beauty industry as a makeup mogul.

    Madonna then:

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    Had just released her 11th studio album, Hard Candy.

    Madonna now:

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    Moved to Portugal, is now a working on becoming a skincare mogul, and presumably a new album.

    Christina Aguilera then:

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    Was getting ready to release her first greatest hits album, Keeps Gettin' Better: A Decade of Hits.

    Christina Aguilera now:

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    After teasing everyone for *elderly Rose from Titanic voice* "EIGHTY-FOUR YEARS!!!", she's finally releasing her new album, Liberation, this year.

    Demi Lovato then:

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    Like Selena Gomez, a Disney Channel star!

    Demi Lovato now:

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    Incredibly raw and real about her addiction struggles, and also a friggin' talented vocalist.

    Adele then:

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    Rising British star.

    Adele now:

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    Literally marrying the gays.

    Katy Perry then:

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    Allegedly kissed a girl — and she liked it.

    Katy Perry now:

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    Did you just say "wig"?

    Mariah Carey then:

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    Released E=MC^2.

    Mariah Carey now:

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    Something that rhymes with "schminny schmegend."

    Miley Cyrus then:

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    She's just being Miley.

    Miley Cyrus now:

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    Back to her country roots.

    Fergie then:

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    Fergalicious.

    Fergie now:

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    She judges a reality show? IDK.

    Alicia Keys then:

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    She's Alicia Keys!

    Now:

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    Spinning her chair on The Voice.

    Britney Spears then:

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    Survived a very difficult year and was rightly recognized for it.

    Now:

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    A living legend, who happens to be the queen of Instagram posts, sayer of "cool," and owner of lots of mini-furniture. A best-selling artist, a painter, intimates entrepreneur, (private) runway model, workout videos queen, and now being recognized for being a gay icon.

    Lady Gaga then:

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    Just an Italian-American girl from New York.

    Lady Gaga now:

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    Gunning for her first Oscar with her role in A Star Is Born.

    Beyoncé then:

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    Married Jay, and also spent half her time as Sasha Fierce.

    Beyoncé now:

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