There are so many mainstream singers out there from Beyoncé to Lady Gaga that we often forget about those that fall under the radar. Some of the hottest hits of 2011 were brought to us by ladies we may not even be aware of or often fail to mention. However, VV is taking time out to highlight the incredible style or these rising icons. Believe it or not, their fierce style screams louder than a few of the leading ladies.
Take a look at 5 of the most stylish underrated singers in the biz…
Melanie Fiona: This rising star sprung on to the scene with her hit “It Kills Me.” The Guyanese beauty rocks a cute ensemble and some bad blue pumps to the 2011 Grammy Nominations.
The R&B singer’s vocals are as stunning as she looks in this Proenza Schouler at the 2011 BET Black Girls Rock show. —>
Chrisette Michele: Chucking up her signature pose of the deuces, Chrisette has always been cool, especially rocking shades and a blazer at the 2011 SESAC Awards.
In Chanel and with phone in hand, her sultry voice and style change up just like her hair styles. —>
Adrienne Bailon: 3LW days are long gone, but her solo career is still pretty boooming. Check her out in this color blocking dress as she hosts the Evening at Vanity Nightclub in Vegas.
Other than J.Lo, she’s probably the only other Latina we know with fierce style. Check her out at the 2011 Latin Grammy Awards. —>
Janelle Monae: Top menswear muse, Miss Monae is the most unique singers to rise in 2011. Her style has set one of the hottest trends of the year.
Sticking to her image of rocking black and white, she looks completely chic at the ASCAP Rhythm & Soul 3rd annual Women Behind the Music. —>
Keke Palmer: Even though she’s a Disney chick, the girl’s got style. Her voice is as amazing as she looks and we hope she will bust into the mainstream very soon.