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5 Documentaries About Your Favorite Singers Worth Watching

The Lady Gaga documentary, "Five Foot Two", hit Netflix recently giving an up-close-and-personal look into the pint-sized popstar's life and career.

GAGA: FIVE FOOT TWO | Official Trailer [HD] | Netflix

From Walmart shopping trips to doctors visits to rocking the Super Bowl Halftime Show, it's Lady Gaga as you've never seen her in this revealing documentary. Directed by Chris Moukarbel. GAGA: FIVE FOOT TWO follows the superstar at her most vulnerable moments as she pushes through chronic pain, heartbreak and produces a soul-blooming album.

 

But the new Netflix original documentary isn't the only one of its kind. Netflix is currently serving up plenty of other documentaries about your favorite stars that are worth watching. Here are a few to check out today:

Never Say Never

Before he was the "Despacito" singing, heavily-tattooed Justin Bieber we all know (and love?) today, he was a clean-cut pop star who was the object of millions of tweens' affection. This documentary follows the Biebs as he prepares for his 2010 world tour. It's available on Netflix.

Justin Bieber: Never Say Never Movie Trailer Official (HD)

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Show 'Em What You're Made Of

If you grew up listening to/obsessing over The Backstreet Boys, this one is a must-watch. It follows the guys as they prepare to release a new album and head out on a world tour, but it also gives plenty of backstory on how, exactly, they became the group that shaped an entire genre of music. You can catch it on Netflix.

Backstreet Boys: Show 'Em What You're Made Of Official Trailer #1 (2015) - Documentary HD

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Part Of Me

Get the tissues ready as you watch this, because this Netflix documentary about Katy Perry is an emotional one. It was filmed right as the pop star was simultaneously going through a divorce with Russell Brand and embarking on a world tour. There's one particularly poignant moment that will stick with you months after you've finished watching: Perry is sobbing about her heartbreak seconds before she hits the stage, then you watch her collect herself, and turn into the smiling, energetic performer we're all used to seeing.

Katy Perry: Part of Me 3D Official Trailer

The 3D motion picture event, "Katy Perry: Part of Me" is a backstage pass, front row seat and intimate look at the fun, glamorous, heartbreaking, inspiring, crazy, magical, passionate, and honest mad diary of Katy. In theaters July 5, 2012. http://www.KatyPerry.com http://www.Twitter.com/KatyPerry http://www.Facebook.com/KatyPerry

 

My Crazy, Beautiful Life

This documentary series was filmed over the course of two years and focuses on singer Ke$ha. It was shot by her brother and gives an incredible look at her development both as an artist and a person. Watch her record an album, interact with fans, and try to deal with increasing amounts of pressure. You can check it out on MTV's website.

Ke$ha: My Crazy Beautiful Life (Trailer)

Ke$ha: My Crazy Beautiful Life' is an intimate, no-limits documentary series taking us inside the world of multi-platinum recording artist Ke$ha as she faces the biggest personal and professional challenges of her life.

 

Next time you're ready to relax on the couch, rather than watching the Kardashians argue about who stole whose Maserati to drive to their photo shoot, fire up one of these documentaries and gain some insight into your favorite stars.

 

 

Lauren Levine is a freelance writer who has contributed to publications and websites including The Charlotte Observer, U.S. News & World Report, American Way magazine, The Huffington Post, Hello Giggles, Bustle, Thrillist, Thought Catalog, and others.