Ke$ha Goes from Glam (Back) to Grunge: 6 More Dramatic Celebrity Makeovers (GALLERY)

Once they go glam, stars rarely go back — but not Ke$ha.

The pop star stunned at the 2012 American Music Awards when she rocked a glamorous 40s-inspired look on the red carpet — but it didn’t last long. Despite earning rave reviews for her glamover, the songstress was quick to return to her edgy-grunge style.

It’s hard to believe that the blonde bombshell walking the AMA’s red carpet is the same girl spotted signing autographs through a fence while leaving London Television Center on Thursday.

Replacing the bleach-blonde waves the singer sported to the AMAs was a skunked powder white and yellowy blonde braided updo. Ditching the soft makeup she wore to the awards show, Ke$ha was barely recognizable under her dramatic metallic eye makeup.

A pink pout was the only sign of AMA Ke$ha, though even her feminine lip was rendered nearly unrecognizable by a glistening gold crown that was impossible to miss as she smiled at her fans.

While Ke$ha is far from the only star who regularly changes up her look, most stars who go from garish to glam, don’t go back. From Angelina Jolie and Scarlett Johansson to Rihanna, see the stars who have gone glam — and stayed glam — in our gallery.

Should Ke$ha have stuck with her glam AMA makeover like these other stars — or do you applaud her for returning to her grunge roots? Dish in the comments below.

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