ESSENCE Black Women in Music

Hot Hairstyles from ESSENCE's 2015 Black Women in Music

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Deena Campbell
Feb, 06, 2015 2:02 PM UTC

Chrisette Michele knows the deal—free-spirited Senegalese twists are always a good look for chic events. We love a large twisted style, especially when you can wrap them into a giant bun on top of your head.

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The queen of big hair hit the scene with red bouncy waves.

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Jill Scott let her shoulder-length waves loose during a soul-stirring stage performance.

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Remember when Brandy debuted her bob at the ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood luncheon last year? Well, we’re glad her cut is still around (this time she added a bang) because it showcases her beautiful high cheek bones.

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MC Lyte is a hip-hop pioneer who’s the epitome of coolness—this tapered, braided mohawk is a total win.

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We're kind of obsessed with Goapele’s short, regal cut. The star rocked a blonde TWA for the big music night.

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Ledisi flaunted long, two-toned locs for the big night.

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Big, statement-making curls is the perfect fit for a classy songstress like Lianne La Havas.

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