Top Artists of 2011 - Way Before The Fame

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2011 was a great year for music, with new and old favorites leading the charge to the top of the Billboard charts. From fresh-faced ingénues to comeback kids to dance floor superstars, the hits just kept coming. Take a look back and see if you can name these award-winning and top-charting musicians before they were famous that our friends at dug up. Seems they all had star power long before they ruled the airwaves in 2011.

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