Happy Birthday, Jill Scott! Her Best Hairstyles Through The Years

We've always admired Jill Scott's versatile 'dos, and over the years the soul songstress dazzled in a wide array of stunning looks. From short and spiky cropped cuts, to voluptuous shoulder-length curls, take a look at our leading girl's best hair look on her birthday!
Deena Campbell Apr, 04, 2016

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Jill Scott rocked a flower in her hennaed natural locks at an early photo shoot.

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At the 2001 Billboard Music Awards, Scott rocked cornrows and an intricate, twisted updo.

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Scott swept her coils into an uber-dramatic, high ponytail at the 43rd Annual Grammy Awards.

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At the Soul Train “Lady Of Soul” Awards, Jill Scott sorted her trademark afro with a neat row of braids in the front.

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Scott rocked shoulder-length waves and a new, lighter haircolor at Tyler Perry’s “Why Did I Get Married” premiere.

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Scott sported an auburn-tinted, twisted side ponytail at a Sony BMG Music Entertainment Grammy Party.

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On the set of Lupe Fiasco’s “Daydreaming” music video, Jill channeled Billie Holiday with a dreamy floral hair accessory and retro curls.

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At a New York City party, Scott sported a head full of tousled, super-romantic curls.

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At one of her concerts, Scott channeled ’70s glamazons with her oversized, multi-hued afro.

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At the BET Honors ceremony, Scott tucked her afro up into a French twist, leaving out a pompadoured pouf in the front.

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Jill Scott wore sweet, bronze-streaked locs to launches her “Butterfly Bra” at Ashley Stewart.

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At the 41st NAACP Image Awards, Scott looked elegant wearing skinny cornrows and lush, long waves.

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At the premiere of “Why Did I Get Married Too,” Scott wore half of her hair braided up in intricate cornrows. So edgy-cool!

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At the 4th Annual ESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood Luncheon, Scott flaunts sexy, blown-out spikes and a new short haircut.

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This year, Scott has been wearing high topknots and ultra-fluffy upsweeps — we love the height on Jill’s hair!

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Jill Scott is impossibly sophisticated in this pompadour chignon and flawless, electric red lips.

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Jill Scott rocked with a curly pompadour at the BET Awards.

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At Black Girls Rock, Jill Scott sported Chaka-meets-Diana-meets-Rick-James curls that stopped traffic. Hot, hot, hot!

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At the 2012 NAACP Image Awards, Jill showed off a more mature look when she rocked the red carpet in a smoky eye with shiny mauve lips.

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Scott graced this month's ESSENCE cover in a short, chic TWA and a gloriously gorgeous smile.  For more on Scott's new cropped cut, be sure to pick up the September issue of ESSENCE on newstands now.

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Jill Scott attended the Annual Garden Brunch with a braided top knot.

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The bigger the better! Jill loves a vintage-looking fro similar to the one she wore on the 2015 Black Girls Rock red carpet.

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Jilly from Philly pairs two-toned acetate eyewear with a braided updo.


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