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, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Erik Bates, Steve Dunn, 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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