Black women embracing their curves is always cause for celebration in our eyes, and R&B songstress Kelly Price is the latest celebrity diva to show off her shape with a breathtaking new photoshoot.

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Taking to social media in honor of her 44th birthday, the 2017 ESSENCE Festival performer shared a beautiful shot from a recent photoshoot, where she’s seen serving all types of hair, make up and body goals as she poses for the camera.

Now THAT’s how you kick off your birthday!

Be sure to grab your tickets to see Kelly Price light up the stage as she celebrates 25 years in the business, alongside more of the biggest names in music, at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival this July in New Orleans.