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23 Stunning Side-By-Sides Of Pop Stars At Their First VMAs Vs. Now

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Rihanna: 2005 vs. 2018


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Number of VMA wins: 6

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Pink: 2000 vs. 2018


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Number of VMA wins: 7

3.

Lady Gaga: 2009 vs. 2018


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Number of VMA wins: 13

4.

Taylor Swift: 2008 vs. 2018


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Number of VMA wins: 7

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Jennifer Lopez: 1998 vs. 2018


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Number of VMA wins: 2

6.

Cher: 1984 vs. 2018


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Number of VMA wins: 0

7.

Beyoncé: 2000 vs. 2018


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Number of VMA wins: 24

8.

Ariana Grande: 2013 vs. 2018


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Number of VMA wins: 1

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Nicki Minaj: 2010 vs. 2018


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Number of VMA wins: 3

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Justin Bieber: 2009 vs. 2018


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Number of VMA wins: 2

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Britney Spears: 1999 vs. 2018


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Number of VMA wins: 6

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Miley Cyrus: 2008 vs. 2018


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Number of VMA wins: 1

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Katy Perry: 2008 vs. 2018


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Number of VMA wins: 5

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Madonna: 1984 vs. 2018


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Number of VMA wins: 20

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Kendrick Lamar: 2013 vs. 2018


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Number of VMA wins: 10

16.

Kesha: 2010 vs. 2018


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Number of VMA wins: 0

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17.

Kanye West: 2004 vs. 2018


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Number of VMA wins: 5

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Christina Aguilera: 1999 vs. 2018


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Number of VMA wins: 2

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Kelly Clarkson: 2002 vs. 2018


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Number of VMA wins: 3

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Gwen Stefani: 1996 vs. 2018


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Number of VMA wins: 4

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21.

Mariah Carey: 1991 vs. 2018


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Number of VMA wins: 0

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Alicia Keys: 2001 vs. 2018


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Number of VMA wins: 3

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Drake: 2010 vs. 2018


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Number of VMA wins: 2

Massively Famous YouTuber Lele Pons Now Has An Exclusive Record Deal With Universal Music Group

People are angry with with the music giant for offering a major opportunity to someone who they say is already famous and has less music ability over undiscovered talent.

Posted on August 17, 2018, at 1:44 p.m. ET

On Wednesday, the music label giant announced the deal by welcoming the YouTuber to their “family” of musicians.

The news of the deal was also pre-planned with the release of her first single and music video backed by UMG, “Celoso,” on Friday.

Within hours, the Spanish-language song and video has already amassed over half a million views.

Pons has nearly 11 million subscribers to her YouTube channel, 1.89 million followers on Twitter, and 26.8 million followers on Instagram.

“She is a global entertainer who attracts tens of millions of viewers through digital screens,” said Celine Joshua, the founder of the Universal subset label called 10:22 pm.

His colleague Sam Shahidi added, “Lele is a Swiss Army knife of entertainment. She is an amazing actor, director, writer, dancer, singer.”