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.



Charlotte Church

publication date: Friday, December 23, 2011

category: Music

clue: She got her start in classical music before transitioning to better-selling pop music.

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


Ice Cube

publication date: Thursday, December 22, 2011

category: Music

clue: He once performed controversial rap with N.W.A., but now makes family movies like Are We There Yet?

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


LeAnn Rimes

publication date: Wednesday, December 21, 2011

category: Music

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

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


Eddie Murphy

publication date: Tuesday, December 20, 2011

category: Movies

clue: Once known for raunchy comedy like Raw, he now makes family movies like Dr. Dolittle.

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


Tom Hanks

publication date: Monday, December 19, 2011

category: Movies

clue: Once known for goofy comedies like Big, he now makes serious dramas like Saving Private Ryan.

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


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