The Artist: Rihanna
Her Original Image: When Rihanna first burst onto the music scene with her debut album, Music of the Sun, in 2005, she was a young, wide-eyed singer from Barbados who looked and felt like a manufactured pop star.
How She Changed It: Rih-Rih started to come out of her shell on her sophomore album, A Girl Like Me, in 2006. But she really took control of her career on 2007's Good Girl Gone Bad and 2009's Rated R, which both featured her singing about more mature subject matter (her album titles helped change her image, too!). And obviously, she's not afraid to show off her sexy side every chance she gets in 2013.
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