MUSIC STARS TOTAL TRANSFORMATIONS

Nicki Minaj realised that to make it in a field dominated by macho men, she had to drastically break out from the rapper mould if she wanted to be bigger than Lil' Kim and Eve. And with her ultra-girly but KER-RAZY style these days (think outlandish wigs, fluro outfits) she's skyrocketed to superstardom. Another successful music transformation.

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MUSIC STARS' TOTAL TRANSFORMATIONS

Lizzy Grant (aka Lana Del Rey)'s old friends might have been excused for not recognising her in the latest Vogue Italia. We check out some of the other music stars who transformed themselves in search of fame.

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