Then And Now: How Did Your Favorite 1980s Pop Stars Hold Up?

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Whoa, they look... different.

A long time ago in the 1980s, MTV changed how a generation experienced music thanks to the music video. Artists like Duran Duran, Cyndi Lauper, Madonna, Billy Idol and more ruled the decade with their colorful videos. Some artists matured, evolved, and still create music today. Others have fallen off the radar and a whole generation has grown up not knowing what they look like today. Cyndi Lauper and Madonna were perceived rivals in the 1980s and are both still in the spotlight today, although their styles and personalities are still remarkably different. Simon Le Bon was plastered in every teen magazine in the 1980s, and he still fronts Duran Duran today. Belinda Carlisle still occasionally performs with the Go-Go's, but do you know what she looks like now? Boy George is still a flamboyant performer when he tours with Culture Club, but he looks very different from how he did several decades ago. Other 1980s pop stars you'll see then-and-now pics of in this slideshow include Adam Ant, Toni Basil, Terri Nunn, Bryan Adams, Samantha Fox, Kylie Minogue, Corey Hart, Tiffany, Gary Numan and many more.

Read on to find out what these 1980s pop stars are up to -- and what they look like -- today. Get Started