publication date: Wednesday, December 21, 2011 (part of Winter 2012)

category: Music

clue: Once known for country hits like "Blue," she transitioned to adult-contemporary pop like "Looking Through Your Eyes."

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, and Ryan Dunn

Crossover Celebrities: For some artists, it's about following their creative muse. For others, it's all about the money. These entertainers were strongly associated with one genre, but now only seem interested in another.

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