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What Your Favorite Pop Divas Looked Like In 2006 Vs. Now

So many hits and so many flops. What a time to be alive.

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1. Taylor Swift then:

She played at river festivals and lived on a Christmas tree farm.
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She played at river festivals and lived on a Christmas tree farm.

Now:

Ruined the word "squad."
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Ruined the word "squad."

2. Madonna then:

In the middle of her best era, Confessions.
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In the middle of her best era, Confessions.

Now:

Needs to stop collaborating with Nicki Minaj.
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Needs to stop collaborating with Nicki Minaj.

3. Alicia Keys then:

Piano player.
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Piano player.

Now:

I think she still plays the piano.
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I think she still plays the piano.

4. Miley Cyrus then:

Shopped at Deb.
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Shopped at Deb.

Now

Who even knows anymore.
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Who even knows anymore.

5. Britney Spears then:

Prego AF.
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Prego AF.

Now:

A trendsetting living legend who happens to be a mom now. The queen of Instagram, sayer of "cool," and owner of mad vanilla candles. A best-selling artist, intimates entrepreneur, and the president of Las Vegas. Britney Jean Spears has surpassed all odds to become a global superstar. In a word: iconic.
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A trendsetting living legend who happens to be a mom now. The queen of Instagram, sayer of "cool," and owner of mad vanilla candles. A best-selling artist, intimates entrepreneur, and the president of Las Vegas. Britney Jean Spears has surpassed all odds to become a global superstar. In a word: iconic.

6. Christina Aguilera then:

Nice gowns.
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Nice gowns.

Now:

She's on The Voice.
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She's on The Voice.

7. Jennifer Lopez then:

Same.
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Same.

Now:

Literally the same.
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Literally the same.

8. Mariah Carey then:

Orange.
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Orange.

Now:

Less orange.
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Less orange.

9. Gwen Stefani then:

She looks exactly the same as she always had.
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She looks exactly the same as she always had.

Now:

She looks exactly the same as she always had.
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She looks exactly the same as she always had.

10. Janet Jackson then:

Underrated queen of pop.
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Underrated queen of pop.

Now:

Still underrated.
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Still underrated.

11. Rihanna then:

She was just starting out! So much promise!
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She was just starting out! So much promise!

Now:

Retired.
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Retired.

12. Katy Perry then:

Off to church!
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Off to church!

Now:

Bringing bump-its back!
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Bringing bump-its back!

13. Fergie then:

Former member of supergroup Wild Orchid.
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Former member of supergroup Wild Orchid.

Now:

Slightly blurry.
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Slightly blurry.

14. Lady Gaga then:

She's Italian, guys.
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She's Italian, guys.

Now:

She loves jazz, guys.
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She loves jazz, guys.

15. Kelly Clarkson then:

The most successful American Idol.
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The most successful American Idol.

Now:

Still the most successful American Idol.
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Still the most successful American Idol.

16. Selena Gomez then:

She was on some Nickelodeon show.
Nickelodeon

She was on some Nickelodeon show.

Now:

She sings about metaphorical gin & juice.
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She sings about metaphorical gin & juice.

17. Demi Lovato then:

She was on Prison Break lol.
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She was on Prison Break lol.

Now:

Sister to Poot.
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Sister to Poot.

18. Hilary Duff then:

She dated that guy from Good Charlotte.
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She dated that guy from Good Charlotte.

Now:

Sparks 😩
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Sparks 😩

19. Beyoncé then:

Part of a girl group.
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Part of a girl group.

Now:

Part of the Illuminati.
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Part of the Illuminati.

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