We all know, or at least can guess, who 2013’s breakout stars are, the newcomers to the scene who refreshed the cultural conversation this year. New Zealand-born chanteuse Lorde, the casts of “Orange Is the New Black” and “Duck Dynasty,” Macklemore, Lupita Nyong’o, Edward Snowden -- they’re all just great! But whatever happened to the breakout stars from last year? How many of them burned bright and fast -- and how many are still at their peaks?
We’re checking in on last year’s biggest new sensations. Whose stock has risen? Whose has fallen? Take notes, Lorde -- you could end up ascendant like Lana Del Rey, or in the Carly Rae Jepsen doldrums. The future is unwritten!
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