The world of pop stardom is not instantaneous. For most singers, whether they’re Ariana Grande or Britney Spears, they were singing long before they became successful. For example, Britney got her start belting out ballads on Star Search, while Ariana Grande was starring in Broadway’s Annie. Although they’ve transformed a lot through the years, the talent was clearly there from the beginning. However, it’s pretty interesting to see how much their images and voices have evolved (or devolved). Below, a few of our favorite throwbacks to pop stars when they were just kids.