Apr 3, 2012

40 Music Stars Before They Were Famous

 
Sometimes it’s important to remember that every musician starts as an amateur. All of the mega music stars below may appear larger than life but many (not all) went through some awkward years, they took the same yearbook photos you have and at one point they weren’t the famous celebrities you see today. Here’s a look back at 40 music stars from various generations (and levels of talent) before they were famous. Enjoy!

 

 

1. Drake

 

 

 

2. Rihanna

 

 

 

3. Deadmau5

 

 

 

4. Katy Perry

 

 

 

5. Bruno Mars

 

 

 

6. The Beatles

 

 

 

7. Lady Gaga

 

 

 

 

8. Jay-Z

 

 

 

 

9. Fergie (Black Eyed Peas)

 

 

 

10. Skrillex

 

 

 

11. Christina Aguilera

 

 

 

12. Snoop Dogg

 

 

 

13. Jennifer Lopez

 

 

 

14. James Hetfield (Metallica)

 

 

 

15. Shakira

 

 

 

16. Kanye West

 

 

 

17. Nicki Minaj

 

 

 

18. Coldplay

 

 

 

19. Mariah Carey

 

 

 

20. Eminem

 

 

 

21. Madonna

 

 

 

22. Justin Timberlake

 

 

 

23. Taylor Swift

 

 

 

24. Kings of Leon

 

 

 

25. Avril Lavigne

 

 

 

26. P Diddy

 

 

 

27. Adele

 

 

 

28. Jack Black

 

 

 

29. Marilyn Manson

 

 

 

30. Jessica Simpson

 

 

 

31. Kurt Cobain

 

 

 

32. Prince

 

 

 

33. Beyonce

 

 

 

34. Bruce Springsteen

 

 

 

35. 50 Cent

 

 

 

36. Lil Wayne

 

 

 

37. Gwen Stefani

 

 

 

38. Thom Yorke (Radiohead)

 

 

 

39. Bon Jovi

 

 

 

40. John Mayer

 

 

 

 

 

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