Janelle Monáe Named Newest CoverGirl


Rockin’ soulstress and style icon Janelle Monáe is officially the new face of COVERGIRL cosmetics.

According to a press release, the cosmetic brand tapped the electrifying performer for their latest ad campaign.

The “We Are Young” singer, whose made the Monáe hairstyle and her black-tie wardrobe her signature looks, hopes to encourage women to embrace their talents as the brand’s newest ambassador.

“I believe it’s time that women truly owned their superpowers and used their beauty and strength to change the world around them,” said Monáe. “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.”

The VP and General Manager of COVERGIRL Cosmetics Esi Eggleston Bracey said that joining forces with Janelle was the perfect partnership. “Janelle is a true force of energy and a beautiful spirit who truly delights in her creative journey, not just the destination,” she said. “We’re elated and can’t wait to show the world another dimension of her artistic ‘superpowers’ as a member of our COVERGIRL family.”

Peep her first advertising spread in the September issue of Vogue magazine that hits stands next week.