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Here Are 18 Of The Most Dramatically Different Then Vs. Now Pics Of Celebrities At The Grammys

Still legends, though.

1. Lionel Richie (1983 vs. 2021)

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Then: He won his first Grammy for Best Pop Vocal Performance. (He was nominated for Grammy Awards before this, but the 1983 ceremony had the earliest photos we could find.)

Now: He performed for the "In Memoriam."

2. Beyoncé (2000 vs. 2021)

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Then: She was nominated for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocal and Best R&B Song with Destiny's Child.

Now: She was a guest and won Best R&B Performance, Best Rap Performance, Best Rap Song, and Best Music Video. She also made history by winning her 28th Grammy Award — the most for any female artist.

3. Taylor Swift (2008 vs. 2021)

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Then: She was nominated for Best New Artist.

Now: She was a performer and won Album of the Year.

4. John Legend (2003 vs. 2021)

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Then: He was nominated for Best New Artist, Best R&B Album, Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals, Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance, Best Rap/Sung Collaboration, Song of the Year, Best R&B Song, and Best Male R&B Vocal Performance.

Now: He was a virtual performer and won Best R&B Album.

5. Chrissy Teigen (2005 vs. 2021)

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Then: She was attending with John Legend in support of his noms.

Now: She attended the ceremony virtually from her home.

6. John Mayer (2003 vs. 2021)

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Then: He won Best Male Pop Vocal Performance.

Now: He performed alongside Maren Morris.

7. Bruno Mars (2011 vs. 2021)

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Then: He won Best Male Pop Vocal Performance.

Now: He was a performer and debuted his first Silk Sonic song with Anderson .Paak.

8. Brandi Carlile (2016 vs. 2021)

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Then: She was nominated for Best Americana Album.

Now: She was a performer and won Best Country Song.

9. Miranda Lambert (2008 vs. 2021)

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Then: She was nominated for Best Female Country Vocal Performance.

Now: She performed and won Best Country Album.

10. Maren Morris (2017 vs. 2021)

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Then: She won her first Grammy for Best Country Solo Performance.

Now: She was a performer and nominated for Best Country Song.

11. Haim (2015 vs. 2021)

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Then: They were nominated for Best New Artist.

Now: They performed and were nominated for Album of the Year and Best Rock Performance.

12. Jack Antonoff (2013 vs. 2021)

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Then: He won Song of the Year and Best New Artist with his band Fun.

Now: He was nominated for Best Producer of the Year, Non-Classical and won Album of the Year with Taylor Swift and Aaron Dessner.

13. Aaron Dessner (2014 vs. 2021)

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Then: He was nominated for Best Alternative Music Album with the National.

Now: He won Album of the Year with Jack Antonoff and Taylor Swift.

14. Anderson .Paak (2017 vs. 2021)

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Then: He was nominated for Best New Artist and Best Urban Contemporary Album.

Now: He won Best Melodic Rap Performance and, as I said earlier, debuted his first Silk Sonic song.

15. Brittany Howard (2013 vs. 2021)

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Then: She was a performer and was nominated for Best New Artist and Best Rock Performance with Alabama Shakes.

Now: She won for Best Rock Song.

16. Chris Martin (2003 vs. 2021)

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Then: His band, Coldplay, won Best Rocker Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocal and Best Alternative Music Album. They also won Best Alternative Music Album the year before, but Chris wasn't at the ceremony.

Now: He performed for the "In Memoriam."

17. Jhené Aiko (2015 vs. 2021)

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Then: She was nominated for Best R&B Song, Best Urban Contemporary Album, and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration.

Now: She hosted the pre-gala ceremony and was nominated for Album of the Year, Best R&B Performance, and Best Progressive R&B Album.

18. Julia Michaels (2018 vs. 2021)

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Then: She was nominated for Best New Artist and Song of the Year.

Now: She was nominated for Song of the Year.

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