A Blonde Moment

A toast to all the brilliant blondes out there in celebration of our Black Women in Music honoree, Scottish singer-songwriter Emeli Sandé.

Crystal G. Martin Jan, 17, 2014

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Our Black Women in Music Honoree is a blonde hair devotee!

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Though Beyoncé adores a hair switcheroo, her hue is almost always some shade of blonde. 

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Queen Latifah

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Nicki Minaj

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Chrisette Michele (AKA the hair cameleon) has settled into a very rad short cut that's highlighted in blonde.

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When it comes to sunny locks, Carey is a lifer. Here she played up the glam factor with 70s-style curls. 

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Leona Lewis's mane of golden and platinum curls is eye catching after a performance at a G.A.Y. nightclub in London.

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Eve attended last year's BET Awards with super blonde 'do. 

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At the 2012 Grammy Awards, Rihanna wowed on the red carpet in newly blonde, shoulder-lengh waves with dark, natural roots.

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Mary J. Blige

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Ciara's dark roots ground her ultra-blonde tresses, so she can rock the light shade without looking washed out. 


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