The Artist: Miley Cyrus
Her Original Image: At the beginning of her singing career, Miley was best known for her role on the Disney Channel's hit show, Hannah Montana. So a lot of her music reflected that image and was decidedly poppy. Even her third album, 2010's Can't Be Tamed, was pretty, well, tame.
How She Changed It: In early 2012, Miley cut off all her hair and made it a point to let everyone know that she was changing her image along with her look. Then, in early 2013, she started working closely with hip-hop producer Mike WiLL Made It and changed up her previous sound. Of course, her performance at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards pretty much cemented the fact that she was "sexifying" everything about her act.
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