Singer and BYP fave, Janelle Monae has just been named the newest face for the CoverGirl brand:

Janelle Monae is about to sing a brand new tune. The talented songstress with the James Brown moves is COVERGIRL’s newest face! She tweeted the exciting news this afternoon. Janelle is known for her natural approach to makeup, and wants to encourage women to find their own “beauty superpowers.” She’s already started to experiment with the line’s products, especially Lash Blast to give her eyes an extra pop, and Lip Perfection, to keep her pout pretty when she’s performing during her electric live show.

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Monae, along with Queen Latifah (who has her own collection) and Paula Patton, is now one of a few CoverGirl black spokesmodels.

Congratulations, Janelle!