Paid PostPosted on Jan 7, 201413 A-Listers You Forgot Were Once The GRAMMYs Best New ArtistEven The Beatles started somewhere. Brought to you by Pepsi!by PepsiBrand PublisherFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. The Beatles, 1965 Central Press / Getty Images It's hard to imagine these icons as ever being "new." 2. Crosby, Stills & Nash, 1970 Michael Ochs Archives / Getty Images CSN beat out fellow icons Chicago and Led Zeppelin for their award. 3. Carly Simon, 1972 Michael Putland / Getty Images She won her second GRAMMY in 1990 and was inducted into the GRAMMY Hall of Fame in 2004. 4. Cyndi Lauper, 1985 Barry King / WireImage In this picture, Lauper is being carried by Hulk Hogan. So 1985. 5. Mariah Carey, 1991 Jim Smeal / WireImage Mariah was 20 years old when she won her award, and now-husband Nick Cannon was 10. 6. Toni Braxton, 1994 TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP / Getty Images The same year, Braxton also won a Best Female R&B Vocal Performance GRAMMY for "Another Sad Love Song." 7. Sheryl Crow, 1995 DAN GROSHONG/AFP / Getty Images Of the nine GRAMMY Awards she would eventually win, three were in Crow's debut year. 8. Christina Aguilera, 2000 Scott Gries/ImageDirect / Via Getty Images Christina notably beat out fellow songstress Britney Spears for the Best New Artist Award and, less notably, Kid Rock. 9. Alicia Keys, 2002 Kevin Winter / Getty Images Keys has already won 14 GRAMMY Awards, and is nominated for Best R&B Album in 2014. 10. Maroon 5, 2005 Carlo Allegri / Getty Images Maroon 5 snagged the Best New Artist award in 2005, beating out fellow A-lister Kanye West. 11. John Legend, 2006 Kevin Winter / Getty Images John Legend is nominated for the 2014 GRAMMY Award for Best R&B Album against fellow Best New Artist winner Alicia Keys. 12. Carrie Underwood, 2007 Vince Bucci / Getty Images Underwood is the only American Idol alum to be nominated for the Best New Artist award, though she is among five contestants to win GRAMMY Awards (along with Jennifer Hudson, Taylor Hicks, Kelly Clarkson, and Fantasia Barrino). 13. Adele, 2009 Jason Merritt / Getty Images In 2009, Adele only won two of the four categories she was nominated in, including Best New Artist. In 2012, Adele won six GRAMMY Awards, sweeping every category in which she was nominated.