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Madge actually got her start with a dance scholarship, and was all set to become a professional dancer — if she hadn't fallen in love with singing first. Her classical training shows. She's not all about crazy-intricate footwork, but place her in more abstract settings, and she brings it (e.g., voguing — a touchstone moment of cultural appropriation that introduced the underground moves to the masses).
10. Missy Elliott
Sure, Alyson Stoner, the little girl in "Work It," has been hogging the spotlight in recent years, but what Missy lacks in technical finesse she makes up for with pure swagger. Her music videos are tightly choreographed parties, and that definitely came out when she popped up at the Super Bowl with Katy Perry.
9. Early Britney
Back in the early days, Britney Spears was a formidable dancer, hitting all her marks hard and oozing with confidence. Her most iconic video is arguably "Baby One More Time", but she was still pulling off some stellar choreography in 2003's "Me Against the Music."
The Colombian-born star is famous for her belly-dancing technique, which she learned growing up. Just Google, "how to dance like Shakira," and you'll get more than 5 million results. No one can really shake like her (twerking doesn't count).
7. Justin Bieber
The Biebs might be garnering more attention recently for some of his questionable life choices (like that Instagram — you know the one we're talking about), but the singer was first discovered on YouTube before being taken under Usher's wing. It shows — Bieber has some incredibly slick dance moves. There's a reason why tween girls swoon over the baby-faced bro. Watch his footwork in "Boyfriend," or skip to 2:42 in "As Long as You Love Me."