10 Musicians Who Changed Genres

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1. Katy Perry

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Before her massive pop career, Katy performed as a Christian singer under the name Katy Hudson.

2. Eddie Vedder

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This epic rock star recently released an album of cute ukulele songs. We approve!

3. Skrillex

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This superstar and hip hair icon got his big break in the screamo band From First to Last.

4. Queen Latifah

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Our favorite hip-hop Queen recently released a soulful jazz album.

5. Jessica Simpson

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Another Christian artist turned pop star!

6. Maroon 5

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Before funk-inspired alternative band Maroon 5, these guys were in a garage rock band called Kara’s Flowers and toured with ska-punk bands like Goldfinger and Reel Big Fish.

7. Sugar Ray

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Sugar Ray began their career as a hardcore band before making a total 180 into their poppy ’90s style.

8. Dee Dee Ramone

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That’s right, folks. Dee Dee Ramone recorded a rap album after joining the Ramones. Why? We may never know.

9. Snoop Dogg/Lion

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The transition from Snoop Dogg to Snoop Lion also came with a genre change: Snoop’s most recent album is a reggae album!

10. Gwen Stefani

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From ska-punk princess to pop queen. We love you either way, Gwen!

Time for a key change.

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