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10 Stars Who Rocked Star Search

Justin Timberlake was into country music?
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 21, 2010 6:37 AM CDT

(Newser) – Paula Abdul may be bringing Star Search back—but will the talent competition bring us any new celebrities? The Frisky takes a look back at 10 stars who actually made it after going on the show in its heyday:

  1. Britney Spears: Her voice sounded, arguably, better when she was 10 years old.
  2. Beyonce: At age 12, she rapped on the show with Girls Tyme.

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  1. Alanis Morissette: When she competed at 14, she had a different stage name—Alanis Nadine—and a perm.
  2. Justin Timberlake: Words cannot describe the awesomeness of 11-year-old “Justin Randall” performing a twangy country song.
  3. Norm McDonald: Yes, even comedians sometimes got their starts on Star Search.
For the complete list—with even more hilarious videos—click here. (Read more Paula Abdul stories.)

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