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This Is How Much Pop Stars Have Changed Since Their First Music Video

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1. Taylor Swift

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JLf9q36UsBk

Music videos: "Tim McGraw" from 2006; "Out Of The Woods" from 2016.

Best known for: Bringing people onstage.

2. Beyoncé

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Music videos: "Crazy In Love" from 2003; "Formation" from 2016.

Best known for: Saving Red Lobster.

3. Britney Spears

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Music videos: "...Baby One More Time" from 1998; "Pretty Girls" from 2015.

Best known for: Her flawless Instagram.

4. Lady Gaga

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Abk1jAONjw
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Music videos: "Just Dance" from 2008; "G.U.Y." from 2014.

Best known for: Terrifying Leonardo DiCaprio.

5. Jennifer Lopez

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Music videos: "If You Had My Love" from 1999; "Feel the Light" from 2015.

Best known for: Not aging.

6. Mariah Carey

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tov22NtCMC4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DO1CQhwCiG0

Music videos: "Vision of Love" from 1990; "Infinity" from 2015.

Best known for: Still not knowing who J.Lo is.

7. Ariana Grande

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_sV0S8qWSy0
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Music videos: "The Way" from 2013; "Focus" from 2015.

Best known for: Licking doughnuts.

8. Miley Cyrus

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hr0Wv5DJhuk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DfwJA0f0UTg

Music videos: "7 Things" from 2008; "BB Talk" from 2015.

Best known for: Smoking weed.

9. Rihanna

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oEauWw9ZGrA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HL1UzIK-flA

Music videos: "Pon De Replay" from 2005; "Work" from 2016.

Best known for: Smoking weed, but being chill about it.

10. Kesha

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iP6XpLQM2Cs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_sV0S8qWSy0

Music videos: "Tik Tok" from 2009; "Crazy Kids" from 2012.

Best known for: No shade, fighting for her career — #FreeKesha!!!

11. Nicki Minaj

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ZCUtnuAXg8
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IvN5h9BE444

Music videos: "Massive Attack" from 2010; "The Night Is Still Young" from 2015.

Best known for: Introducing us to truffle butter.

12. Madonna

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cOqr_x_9fMc
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Music videos: "Everybody" from 1982; "Bitch I'm Madonna" from 2015.

Best known for: Having a career that will weather the Apocalypse.

13. Demi Lovato

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJXJ5rzcHVQ
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WDAd0S92Uko

Music videos:"Get Back" from 2008; "Stone Cold" from 2016.

Best known for: Having a sister named Poot.

14. Katy Perry

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tWbLkXhGEmo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7RMQksXpQSk

Music videos: "Ur So Gay" from 2008; "This Is How We Do" from 2014.

Best known for: Still somehow not having a Grammy.

15. Adele

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=08DjMT-qR9g
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQHsXMglC9A

Music videos: "Chasing Pavements" from 2008; "Hello" from 2015.

Best known for: Bringing back flip phones.

Music Week is a week of content that celebrates the awesome classic jams, artists, and music videos you grew up with — as well as future classics. Take a step back in time and check out more great music content here.

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