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Monica is a staple in the music industry. A trendsetter from her early beginnings, her look has evolved over time. See Monica through the years in our latest Style Transformation:

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1. Monica Live In Chicago

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CHICAGO – JANUARY 1995: Singer Monica, performs at Thornridge High School in Chicago, Illinois in JANUARY 1995. (Photo By Raymond Boyd/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) microphone,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,topics,topix,bestof,waist up,music,performance,1990-1999,artist,illinois,chicago – illinois,singing,compact disc,high school,r&b,monica – singer,stage – performance space,hip-hop

2. Monica Live In Chicago

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CHICAGO – JANUARY 1995: Singer Monica, poses for photos at Thornridge High School in Chicago, Illinois in JANUARY 1995. (Photo By Raymond Boyd/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) vertical,arts culture and entertainment,usa,topics,topix,bestof,looking at camera,waist up,portrait,music,1990-1999,artist,illinois,chicago – illinois,compact disc,r&b,monica – singer,stage – performance space,hip-hop

3. Monica Live In Chicago

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CHICAGO – JANUARY 1995: Singer Monica, performs at Thornridge High School in Chicago, Illinois in JANUARY 1995. (Photo By Raymond Boyd/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) vertical,microphone,full length,arts culture and entertainment,usa,topics,topix,bestof,music,performance,1990-1999,artist,illinois,chicago – illinois,singing,compact disc,high school,r&b,monica – singer,stage – performance space,hip-hop

4. Power 92 Celebrates Black History Month

Power 92 Celebrates Black History Month Source:Getty

CHICAGO – February 26: Singer Monica performs at the DuSable Museum in Chicago, Illinois on February 26, 2010. (Photo By Raymond Boyd/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) vertical,microphone,celebrities,arts culture and entertainment,usa,waist up,music,television show,performance,artist,illinois,chicago – illinois,singing,compact disc,r&b,monica – singer,stage – performance space

5. Monica

Monica Source:Getty

22nd February 2000: Headshot of American R&B singer Monica at the Arista pre-Grammy Awards party held at the Beverly Hills Hotel, Beverly Hills, California. Monica is wearing a black button-down shirt and diamond stud earrings. (Photo by Paul Skipper/Fotos International/Getty Images) vertical,color image,people,arts culture and entertainment,party – social event,usa,music,headshot,singer,females,north america,human interest,grammy awards,r&b,monica – singer,beverly hills hotel,beverly hills – california

6. Monica Arrives At Vogue Magazine

Monica Arrives At Vogue Magazine Source:Getty

NEW YORK – JUlY 17: R&B Singer Monica arrives at the Conde Nast Building on July 17, 2006 in New York City. (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images) one person,arts culture and entertainment,usa,new york city,waist up,arrival,bag,purse,sunglasses,tattoo,r&b,monica – singer,july,conde nast building

7. 2006 BET Hip Hop Awards

2006 BET Hip Hop Awards Source:Getty

ATLANTA, GA – NOVEMBER 12: R & B singer, Monica, arrives at the BET Hip Hop awards November 12, 2006 in Atlanta, Georgia (Photo by Annette Brown/Getty Images) arts culture and entertainment,usa,arrival,music,singer,award,georgia – us state,bet hip hop awards,r&b,monica – singer,atlanta – georgia

8. GRAMMY AWARDS 2000

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(Original Caption) Arrival of the singer Monica. (Photo by Frank Trapper/Corbis via Getty Images) vertical,photography,people,arts culture and entertainment,arrival,smiling,singer,city of los angeles,panoramic

9. LOS ANGELES: 25th ANNIVERSARY OF ‘ARISTA RECORDS’

LOS ANGELES: 25th ANNIVERSARY OF 'ARISTA RECORDS' Source:Getty

(Original Caption) Arrival of singer Monica. (Photo by Frank Trapper/Corbis via Getty Images) vertical,photography,people,arts culture and entertainment,waist up,arrival,portrait,smiling,singer,city of los angeles

10. Monica Singing

Monica Singing Source:Getty

8/29/1998-San Francisco, CA: Monica performs in concert at the Shoreline Amphitheater for the KMEL radio station All Star Jam. (Photo by © Tim Mosenfelder/CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images) vertical,microphone,photography,celebrities,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,adult,one woman only,adults only,music,performance,singer,young adult,one young woman only,only women,women,1990-1999,casual clothing,san francisco – california,singing,pop musician,r&b,radio station,shoreline amphitheatre – mountain view

11. K. Michelle And Monica Concert After Party At Gold Room

K. Michelle And Monica Concert After Party At Gold Room Source:Getty

ATLANTA, GA – MARCH 12: Singer Monica Brown attends the K. Michelle and Monica Concert afterparty at Gold Room on March 12, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Prince Williams/WireImage) vertical,people,full length,one person,arts culture and entertainment,attending,usa,adult,one woman only,adults only,topix,bestof,looking at camera,singer,black hair,after party,georgia – us state,long hair,hand on hip,leather jacket,leather,boot,top – garment,jacket,hood – clothing,long sleeved,wavy hair,thigh high boot,cropped jacket,k. michelle,monica – singer,graphic print,black jacket,black boot,leather boot,unzipped,2015,black color,atlanta – georgia

12. Celebrity Sightings In New York City – April 30, 2015

Celebrity Sightings In New York City - April 30, 2015 Source:Getty

NEW YORK, NY – APRIL 30: Monica leaves the Sony Tower on April 30, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images) vertical,celebrities,full length,arts culture and entertainment,usa,new york city,leaving,monica – singer,2015

13. 2015 BET Awards – Press Room

2015 BET Awards - Press Room Source:Getty

LOS ANGELES, CA – JUNE 28: Recording Artist Monica attends the 2015 BET Awards press room on June 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic) vertical,celebrities,people,formalwear,full length,one person,evening gown,arts culture and entertainment,attending,musician,usa,adult,one woman only,adults only,looking at camera,music,california,city of los angeles,short hair,dress,sequin,fashion,award,train – clothing embellishment,red carpet event,bet awards,floor length,long dress,dyed red hair,v-neck,bangs,press room,hands in pockets,white dress,monica – singer,pocket dress,belt over top,2015,white color,slit – clothing

14. BET Presents The Players’ Awards – Arrivals

BET Presents The Players' Awards - Arrivals Source:Getty

LAS VEGAS, NV – JULY 19: Singer Monica attends The Players’ Awards presented by BET at the Rio Hotel & Casino on July 19, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Gabe Ginsberg/Getty Images for BET) vertical,people,full length,one person,arts culture and entertainment,attending,usa,adult,one woman only,adults only,topix,bestof,looking at camera,smiling,sport,women,basketball – sport,award,nevada,las vegas,black entertainment television,shoe,full body isolated,hand on hip,gold colored,pants,blazer – jacket,open toe,sandal,monica – singer,black shoe,women’s golf,gold pants,rio hotel & casino,2015,gold blazer,black color,nba pro basketball

15. BET Presents The Players’ Awards – Backstage

BET Presents The Players' Awards - Backstage Source:Getty

LAS VEGAS, NV – JULY 19: Singer Monica attends The Players’ Awards presented by BET at the Rio Hotel & Casino on July 19, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Gabe Ginsberg/BET/Getty Images for BET) vertical,people,full length,one person,arts culture and entertainment,attending,usa,adult,one woman only,adults only,topix,bestof,looking at camera,smiling,sport,baseball – sport,short hair,women,striped,award,nevada,las vegas,black entertainment television,full body isolated,hand on hip,dyed red hair,backstage,bangs,boot,jumpsuit,long sleeved,thigh high boot,golf,monica – singer,monochrome clothing,women’s golf,black boot,rio hotel & casino,black jumpsuit,2015,black color,the players championship

16. Monica Meet And Greet

Monica Meet And Greet Source:Getty

ATLANTA, GA – AUGUST 26: Singer Monica Brown attends her meet and greet showcasing her single ‘Just Right for Me’ at DTLR at Cramp Creek on August 26, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Prince Williams/WireImage) vertical,people,full length,one person,arts culture and entertainment,attending,usa,looking at camera,smiling,singer,georgia – us state,monica – singer,2015,meet and greet,atlanta – georgia

17. Monica: The Code Red Experience-An Exclusive Album Preview

Monica: The Code Red Experience-An Exclusive Album Preview Source:Getty

ATLANTA, GA – AUGUST 27: Singer Monica attends Monica: The Code Red Experience-An Exclusive Album Preview at Patchwerk Recording Studios on August 27, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Prince Williams/WireImage) vertical,photography,people,full length,arts culture and entertainment,attending,usa,red,two people,georgia – us state,exclusive,monica – singer,2015,atlanta – georgia

18. BET Hip Hop Awards Backstage

BET Hip Hop Awards Backstage Source:Getty

ATLANTA, GA – OCTOBER 09: Singer Monica attends the BET Hip Hop Awards Show 2015 at the Atlanta Civic Center on October 9, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET Networks) vertical,photography,people,full length,one person,arts culture and entertainment,attending,usa,topix,bestof,looking at camera,smiling,incidental people,georgia – us state,backstage,bet hip hop awards,boisfeuillet jones atlanta civic center,monica – singer,2015,atlanta – georgia

19. Monica’s Birthday Celebration Hosted By Jim Jones & Kenny Burns

Monica's Birthday Celebration Hosted By Jim Jones & Kenny Burns Source:Getty

Monica attends Monica’s Birthday Celebration at Compound on November 7, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. vertical,photography,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,attending,birthday,usa,three quarter length,georgia – us state,monica – singer,2015,atlanta – georgia

20. Go Red for Women Dress Collection – Arrivals & Front Row – Fall 2016 New York Fashion Week

Go Red for Women Dress Collection - Arrivals & Front Row - Fall 2016 New York Fashion Week Source:Getty

NEW YORK, NY – FEBRUARY 11: Monica attends the 2016 Go Red for Women Dress Collectionat Skylight at Moynihan Station on February 11, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic) vertical,photography,celebrities,people,full length,one person,arts culture and entertainment,attending,usa,new york city,looking at camera,smiling,fashion,fashion show,new york fashion week,monica – singer,moynihan station

21. Black Girls Rock! 2016 – Arrivals

Black Girls Rock! 2016 - Arrivals Source:Getty

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY – APRIL 01: Singer Monica attends Black Girls Rock! 2016 at New Jersey Performing Arts Center on April 1, 2016 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images) vertical,photography,people,full length,one person,arts culture and entertainment,attending,usa,music,smiling,new jersey,award,pop musician,newark – new jersey,black girls rock awards,monica – singer,new jersey performing arts center

22. P. Diddy Hosts XS Lounge

P. Diddy Hosts XS Lounge Source:Getty

ATLANTA, GA – MAY 01: Monica Brown attends XS Lounge on May 1, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Prince Williams/WireImage) vertical,photography,celebrities,people,full length,one person,arts culture and entertainment,attending,usa,incidental people,georgia – us state,monica – singer,atlanta – georgia

23. USA – 53rd Annual Grammy Awards – arrivals

USA - 53rd Annual Grammy Awards - arrivals Source:Getty

Singer Monica arrives at the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards held at the Staples Center. (Photo by Frank Trapper/Corbis via Getty Images) vertical,photography,arts culture and entertainment,arrival,city of los angeles,annual event,staples center,grammy awards,53rd grammy awards,monica – singer

24. USA – 53rd Annual Grammy Awards – arrivals

USA - 53rd Annual Grammy Awards - arrivals Source:Getty

Singer Monica arrives at the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards held at the Staples Center. (Photo by Frank Trapper/Corbis via Getty Images) vertical,photography,arts culture and entertainment,arrival,city of los angeles,annual event,staples center,grammy awards,53rd grammy awards,monica – singer

25. BET Experience At L.A. Live Presented By Coca-Cola Kick-Off Concert

BET Experience At L.A. Live Presented By Coca-Cola Kick-Off Concert Source:Getty

LOS ANGELES, CA – JUNE 18: Monica arrives to the BET Experience At L.A. Live Presented By Coca-Cola Kick-Off Concert at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza on June 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/Getty Images,) vertical,photography,celebrities,arts culture and entertainment,usa,arrival,music,concert,california,city of los angeles,launch event,monica – singer,coca-cola,bet experience

26. 2016 Soul Train Music Awards – Acoustically Speaking sponsored by Toyota

2016 Soul Train Music Awards - Acoustically Speaking sponsored by Toyota Source:Getty

LAS VEGAS, NV – NOVEMBER 03: Singer Monica attends ‘Acoustically Speaking Sponsored by Toyota’ at House of Blues during Soul Train Weekend on November 3, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Paras Griffin/BET/Getty Images for BET) vertical,photography,people,full length,one person,arts culture and entertainment,attending,usa,topix,bestof,looking at camera,smiling,nevada,las vegas,house of blues,monica – singer

27. Contemporary Essentials Christmas Party Hosted By Monica

Contemporary Essentials Christmas Party Hosted By Monica Source:Getty

ATLANTA, GA – DECEMBER 23: Singer Monica attends the Contemporary Essentials Christmas Party on December 23, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Prince Williams/WireImage) vertical,photography,celebrities,people,full length,one person,arts culture and entertainment,attending,party – social event,usa,looking at camera,smiling,modern,christmas,georgia – us state,monica – singer,atlanta – georgia

28. 2017 NBA Awards Live On TNT – Arrivals

2017 NBA Awards Live On TNT - Arrivals Source:Getty

NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 26: Monica attends the 2017 NBA Awards live on TNT on June 26, 2017 in New York, New York. 27111_003 (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for TNT) vertical,photography,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,attending,usa,new york city,turner network television,monica – singer,nba awards

29. Monica Sings The National Anthem At The Atlanta United Vs Red Bull New York Inaugural MLS Game

Monica Sings The National Anthem At The Atlanta United Vs Red Bull New York Inaugural MLS Game Source:Getty

ATLANTA, GA – MARCH 05: Monica Performs The National Anthem at the Atlanta United Vs Red Bull New York Inaugural MLS Game at Bobby Dodd Stadium on March 5, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Prince Williams/WireImage) photography,celebrities,people,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,performance,medium group of people,stadium,soccer,georgia – us state,match – sport,opening event,national anthem,monica – singer,major league soccer,red bull new york,georgia institute of technology,atlanta – georgia,bobby dodd stadium

30. Celebrities Attend The Boston Celtics Vs Atlanta Hawks Game

Celebrities Attend The Boston Celtics Vs Atlanta Hawks Game Source:Getty

ATLANTA, GA – APRIL 06: Singer Monica attends Boston Celtics Vs Atlanta Hawks Game at Phillips Arena on April 6, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images) vertical,photography,celebrities,people,full length,one person,arts culture and entertainment,attending,musician,usa,music,smiling,singer,boston celtics,stadium,georgia – us state,monica – singer,atlanta hawks – basketball team,atlanta – georgia

31. Celebrities Attend The Dallas Mavericks Vs Atlanta Hawks Game

Celebrities Attend The Dallas Mavericks Vs Atlanta Hawks Game Source:Getty

ATLANTA, GA – MARCH 1: Singer Monica attends The Dallas Mavericks Vs Atlanta Hawks Game at Phillips Arena on March 1, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia.(Photo by Prince Williams/WireImage). vertical,photography,celebrities,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,attending,usa,stadium,georgia – us state,monica – singer,dallas mavericks,atlanta hawks – basketball team,atlanta – georgia

32. 2017 NBA Awards

2017 NBA Awards Source:Getty

NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 26: Monica attends the 2017 NBA Awards at Basketball City – Pier 36 – South Street on June 26, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic) vertical,photography,celebrities,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,attending,usa,new york city,music,monica – singer,pier,south street seaport,nba awards

33. 2017 ESSENCE Festival Presented By Coca-Cola Ernest N. Morial Convention Center – Day 1

2017 ESSENCE Festival Presented By Coca-Cola Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - Day 1 Source:Getty

NEW ORLEANS, LA – JUNE 30: Monica speaks onstage at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival presented by Coca-Cola at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on June 30, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for 2017 ESSENCE Festival ) vertical,photography,people,full length,one person,arts culture and entertainment,usa,talking,new orleans,gulf coast states,essence music festival,monica – singer,coca-cola,ernest n. morial convention center

34. 2017 ESSENCE Festival Presented By Coca Cola Louisiana Superdome – Day 2

2017 ESSENCE Festival Presented By Coca Cola Louisiana Superdome - Day 2 Source:Getty

NEW ORLEANS, LA – JULY 01: Singer Monica performs onstage at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival Presented By Coca Cola at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on July 1, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for 2017 ESSENCE Festival) vertical,photography,people,full length,one person,arts culture and entertainment,usa,performance,new orleans,gulf coast states,stadium,louisiana superdome,essence music festival,monica – singer,coca-cola

35. BALMAIN Celebrates First Los Angeles Boutique Opening and Beats by Dre Collaboration

BALMAIN Celebrates First Los Angeles Boutique Opening and Beats by Dre Collaboration Source:Getty

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – JULY 20: Singer Monica at BALMAIN celebrates first Los Angeles boutique opening and Beats by Dre collaboration on July 20, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Donato Sardella/Getty Images for BLAMAIN) vertical,photography,people,full length,one person,arts culture and entertainment,usa,celebration,looking at camera,smiling,california,city of los angeles,short hair,cooperation,brown,shoe,boutique,blond hair,asymmetric clothing,ankle strap shoe,high heels,top – garment,cut out clothing,long sleeved,open toe,bleached hair,store opening,sandal,velvet,monica – singer,fringe,skirt,black shoe,high waist skirt,balmain,mini bag,brown skirt,black color,beverly hills – california

36. ‘VH1 Hip Hop Honors: The 90’s Game Changers’ Monday, September 18 At 9PM ET/PT

'VH1 Hip Hop Honors: The 90's Game Changers' Monday, September 18 At 9PM ET/PT Source:Getty

LOS ANGELES, CA – SEPTEMBER 17: Monica attends VH1 Hip Hop Honors: The 90s Game Changers at Paramount Studios on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Sciulli/Getty Images for VH1/Viacom) vertical,photography,celebrities,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,attending,usa,looking at camera,california,city of los angeles,vh1 hip hop honors,three quarter length,paramount studios,monica – singer

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