Gallery: The 10 Most Recent Celebrity Comebacks!!!

Many celebs need time to take a step back, take a moment to get in touch with reality or rethink new strategies for success.

With both JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE and DESTINY’S CHILD¬† returning with such a big buzz, it’s proof that absence does the make the heart grow fonder, and that a hiatus can have positive effect on one’s career.

In the last year there has been quite a few celebrities that attempted to make a impact after being M.I.A, hoping their return overshadows the hiatus.

Here are some of our favorite celebs who came back strong:

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  • Keyshia Cole
    KEYSHIA COLE premiered her new TV show, <em>Keyshia & Daniel</em> and released her fifth studio album, <em> Woman To Woman</em> in late 2012 after a break from television and music for few years to be a mother and a wife.
  • TIP Harris
    After an 11-month stint in prison, rapper, T.I. became a household name with the debut of his reality show <em>The Family Hustle</em>, release of his book, <em>Trouble & Triumph</em>, and the release of his latest album <em>Trouble Man,</em> making him a comeback "kang."
  • 2chainz
    2 CHAINZ
    Formerly a member of the hip hop group, PLAYAZ CIRCLE, TITTY BOI aka 2 CHAINZ, made triumphant return to music after he signed to KANYE WEST's G.O.O.D Music label and released with his solo album <em> Based On A T.R.U Story</em> in 2012.
  • Juicy J
    After his rap group THREE SIX MAFIA disbanded in 2009, rapper JUICY J made his return to music with his chart topping single, "Bands Make Her Dance," late last year.
  • Chris Brown
    CHRIS BROWN became public enemy number one in 2009 after his alleged assault on then girlfriend RIHANNA. BROWN fought his way through the challenges and came back with the release of his well received album, <em> F.A.M.E</em> in 2011.
  • Alicia Keys
    ALICIA KEYS released her fifth studio album <em> Girl on Fire</em> in 2012, after taking some time off to flourish in her new role as mommy to son Egypt.
  • Britney Spears
    BRITTNEY SPEARS made her big musical debut with the release of her album, <em>Femme Fatale</em> in 2011. SPEARS' return to music was widely received and the pop superstar landed a job on the hit show <em>The X Factor</em> with a reported salary of $15 million in 2012.
  • destiny's-child
    Destiny's Child
    Award winning girl group DESTINY's CHILD is set to perform together for the first time in seven years at Superbowl hosted in New Orleans on February 3rd. In preparation for their upcoming performance the girl group released their new single, "Nuclear," earlier this year.
  • Justin Timberlake
    Justin Timberlake
    Fan favorite, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, returned after a seven year musical hiatus with the release of his new single "Suit & Tie," featuring JAY-Z. TIMBERLAKE's upcoming album <em>The 20/20 Experience</em> is set to be released sometime in 2013.
    BRANDY made her big return to the music industry with her hit single "Put It Down," featuring CHRIS BROWN in 2012. BRANDY's highly anticipated album <em> Two Eleven</em> was released shortly afterwards.