R&B Stars With The Fiercest Concert Costumes

R&B Stars With The Fiercest Concert Costumes
ESSENCE.COM Jun, 03, 2011

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Beyonce hypnotizes an audience – and a nation – in this sultry performance of “Run The World (Girls)” wearing a cage-like mini.

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Mary J. Blige always serves us body, drama and glam in concert costumes like this figure hugging monochrome situation!

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Skin is always in for Rihanna who favors belly baring crop tops and retro-style briefs on stage. Fishnets, flesh-toned or black, also remain a favorite.

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Jennifer Lopez proves that she’s a “criminal on the floor” by killing it in this spectacular costume. Of course, promoting her gorgeous curves is par for the course for this beauty.

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Ms. Jackson is anything but nasty in her trademark figure hugging costumes like this one. Whether baggy or body-con, Janet usually goes for all black everything performing.

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Nicki Minaj translates her colorful lyrics into equally colorful costumes on stage. Go ’head Barbie!

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Keishia Cole keeps things cute on stage with chic and easy looks like this which look as good on and off the stage.

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New body! New attitude! New costumes! Jordin Sparks now slips into sultry pieces like this when performing.

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For her recent concerts, Sade has been going sleek and chic in all black, figure flattering ensembles which are as cool and seductive as her music!

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Stop in the name of fashion! Ms. Ross always delivers us glam, showstopping style during her performances.

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Willow Smith whipped her hair back and forth into our hearts with energetic music and equally energetic, bold and brilliant concert costumes.

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For a showstopping, athletic performer like Ciara the only thing that will do are sexy, body baring looks like this.

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Off stage, she may still be trying to find her style – but on stage, Kerry is a straight soldier with demanding, sexy ensembles.

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Say what you will, but Lauryn Hill always serves a strong look in concert. Be it layers of fabric and a fedora or a floor length fur and eclectic bangles, you never know what you are going to get!

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Ms. Kelly has been stepping her style game up on and off the stage. We love her skin baring pieces like this which showoff her fit physique and flawless skin!

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Her milkshake may bring the boys to the yard, but it’s her outfits that bring the fashionistas! Kelis’ sparkling, sequined, eclectic costumes are always a sight to see.

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Watching Jennifer Hudson on stage is almost like watching the red carpet! The diva serves up glam, gorgeous style every time.

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Watching Jennifer Hudson on stage is almost like watching the red carpet! The diva serves up glam, gorgeous style every time.

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There’s no mystery with this Monae: Janelle always wears the same thing. Somehow, despite her eternal tuxedo style get-up, we always remain intrigued.

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Everyone may not find Erykah Badu’s eclectic concert ensembles chic, but there’s no doubt her look is always as show stopping as her sound.

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Alicia keeps things low key but always shows off her strongest points: toned thighs and gorgeous skin.

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Consider her the Grand Dame of concert glam! Ms. Patti always serves a fierce gown. The best part? The Louboutin pumps she kicks off into the audience!


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