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7 Photos Of Pop Stars When They Debuted Vs. Now That Will Make You Nostalgic, Then Mildly Uncomfortable

From crimped hair to vibrant colors, some of the trends of the 80s and 90s make us look back and cringe. So does seeing our favorite celebrities from our childhood.

Whether you idolized these singers as your role models, or you loved to emulate their style, you're about to feel very old.

Check out what our favorite 80s and 90s pop stars looked like when they first debuted their album, compared to their most recent tracks.

Britney Spears

Debut Album: ...Baby One More Time (1999)

Most Recent Album: Glory (2016)

Mariah Carey

Debut Album: Mariah Carey (1990)

Most Recent Album: Me. I Am Mariah... The Elusive Chanteuse (2014)


Debut Album: Can't Take Me Home (2000)

Most Recent Album: Beautiful Trauma (2017)

The transformations get more intense from here.

Janet Jackson

Debut Album: Janet Jackson (1982)

Most Recent Album: Unbreakable (2015)

Christina Aguilera

Debut Album: Christina Aguilera (1999)

Most Recent Album:  Lotus (2012)


Debut Album: Madonna (1983)

Most Recent Album: Rebel Heart (2015)

Jennifer Lopez

Debut Album: On the 6 (1999)

Most Recent Album: A.K.A (2014)

Who were you most surprised about? Share your thoughts in the comments.