Last Night: Selena Gomez At RodeoHouston

Selena Gomez Reliant Stadium March 6, 2011

See photos of the teen pop star in our slideshow.

Teen-pop star Selena Gomez showed off a new, deeper register during her kid-friendly Sunday night set at RodeoHouston. It's easy to forget that these kids can age just like everyone else, even as they make us feel old. Since her rodeo appearance last year with Justin Bieber, she turned 18 and also started dating the current prince of pop.

Her covers-heavy set, including stabs at modern standards by Taylor Swift and Pat Benatar and a song co-written with Katy Perry, showed a woman eager to grab the same rungs as her heroes, even as she is still slowly crawling out of the Disney Music machine.

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Craig Hlavaty
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