Beauty News: Janelle Monáe Named Newest CoverGirl!

Our fave BG with the chic black and white style — Janelle Monáe, has been named the newest face of CoverGirl! The singer, 26, joins the ranks of fellow BGs who have worked with the coveted cosmetics brand: Rihanna, Queen Latifah, Tyra Banks, and Brandy.

Known for her eclectic semi-formal fashions, the Kansas native hopes to encourage women to embrace their individuality and inner beauty.  “I believe it’s time that women truly owned their superpowers and used their beauty and strength to change the world around them,” Monáe said in a statement.

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Janelle Monáe striking during her CoverGirl shoot.  

“Becoming a CoverGirl is truly an honor and a gift: it opens up a new platform for me to inspire women to feel stronger, braver and more beautiful inside and out,” she continued.

First shots of Monáe as a CoverGirl will debut in a 10-page ad in the September issue of Vogue.

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