Alicia Keys is one of the most standout tress chameleons of today. Last fall, we were thrilled when she debuted her fabulous bob haircut, and now we're extra hype about her recent Instagram pic of her with a shaved head. After wearing a variety of up-dos, long curls and other show-stopping styles over the years, we can honestly say there isn't a look that doesn't look amazing on this songbird.
2001, It Girl
At the Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards, Alicia Keys rocked her trademark cornrows.
2002, Puff n' Stuff
At a NYC store opening, Keys sported huge afro puffs and face-framing braids.
2003, Twist and Shout
At the VIBE Awards, Keys had her skinny cornrows twisted into adorable mini-buns.
2004, Straight Up
At the MTV Europe Music Awards, Keys rocked a sleek, stunning blowout.
2004, Retro Chic
At the American Music Awards, Keys rocked a throwback 1940’s coif, with pink curls and a dramatic side part.
2006, Swept Away
At the 48th Annual Grammy’s, Keys swept her strands across her forehead in a graceful, chic style.
2008, Pony Up
At the “We Are Together” premiere, Keys kept it simple by slicking her strands back in these chic low ponytail.
2009, New Wave
At the 81st Annual Academy Awards, Keys was the picture of glamour in rippling, Old Hollywood-style waves.
2009, Layer Cake
At the 10th Annual Latin Grammy Awards, Keys rocked the red carpet in soft, swingy layers and bright emerald eyes.
2010, Spiral Star
At the 2010 Brit Awards, Keys rocked a tumble of copper-colored spirals with the the front slick back.
2011, Sophisticated Lady
At ZO’s Summer Groove concert, Keys went for drop dead elegance in this oversized topknot.
2011, Curly Cues
At the Proenza Schouler show during Fashion Week, Keys added definition to her natural curls by winding them around a half inch curling iron.
2011, Pretty Plait
At the 2011 BET Awards, Keys was on-trend in a fishtailed side plait.
2011, Sleek and Chic
At the Keep a Child Alive ball, Keys turned heads in a dazzlingly simple, slicked-back style.
2011, So Romantic
At the unveiling of the Alicia Keys Wax Figure at Madame Tussaud’s, Keys rocked romantic waves swept over one shoulder. Very Veronica Lake!
2012: Cutting Edge
At the Billboard Music Awards, Keys graced the red carpet in a stunning braided updo.
2012: Keep it Curly
Keys arrived at the 2012 White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner wearing a head full of shiny ringlets.
2012: Curly Girl
At the Social Innovation Summit 2012, Keys flaunted a lush halo of her natural curls.
2012: Long Story Short
Keys posted images of her sassy haircut on Instagram. The photo shows the singer proudly flaunting her new cut both naturally curly and smooth and sleek. We love the new look!
2012: Glamour Girl
Keys sported a fabulous and sleek updo at the Keep A Child Alive's Black Ball.
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2012: Perfect Pair
At the MTV EMA's 2012 in Germany, Keys stepped out in a sleek bob paired with a bright tangerine lip.
Photo by Mike Marsland/Wireimage
2013: Curls Galore
Keys added volumious curls to her updo when she attended the KIIS FM's Jingle Ball 2012 at Nokia Theatre LA Live.
Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic
2013: Bobbed and Beautiful
At the SiriusXM Town Hall Live On 'Heart And Soul,' the "Girl on Fire" singer showed off her sizzling hot, blunt-cut bob.
Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images
2014: Shaved Side
A. Keys wowed the internet when she uploaded a photo on Instagram displaying her new 'do with shaved sides. The photo, captioned "Hi....:-)", is a welcomed surprise from her Instagram absence that lasted slightly over a year.