15 of the Best #GlowUp Moments of 2016

15 of the Best #GlowUp Moments of 2016

Did they come through or they did come ALL the way through?

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  1. Michelle Obama
    (Photo: Times Magazine/November 2016)

    We'll miss her presence in the White House dearly. 

  2. Ciara
    (Photo: Mark Davis/Getty Images)

    From marrying Russell Wilson to preparing to welcome a new bundle of joy into the fold, through it all CiCi has held her head high and worn a great pair of high heels. 

  3. Solange

    What a way to come back! #ASeatAtTheTable changed the game. 

  4. Keke Palmer
    (Photo: Steve Granitz/WireImage)

    What other young actress has the ability to hold their own with the original scream queen Jamie Lee Curtis? Ever since she turned 18, she's been slaying and we've tuned in to every minute of it. 

  5. Issa Rae
    (Photo: HBO)

    Our girl hit the small screen and made us all fall in and out of love. 

  6. Teyana Taylor
    (Photo: Fade2Fit.com)

    Her star shined even brighter than it had before when she was featured in Kanye's video for his track "Fade." Now she's about to release an entire workout based on her stunning moves in the video. 

  7. Chance the Rapper
    (Photo: Nicholas Hunt/FilmMagic)

    What other young man  has the power to create an entire hashtag based on being Black and enjoying to laugh? #BlackBoyJoy in full effect. 

  8. Anderson .Paak
    (Photo: Scott Dudelson/WireImage)

    This year, the singer/MC stepped onto the scene without any apologies. 

  9. Odell Beckham Jr.
    (Photo: Gary Miller/Getty Images)

    He glowed from the moment he set foot on the football field. 

  10. Gucci Mane
    (Photo: Prince Williams/WireImage)

    So he got healthy and got his body right and then he proposed to his long-time girlfriend during an Atlanta Hawks game on the kiss cam. Gucci gave flexin' a new definition. 

  11. Blac Chyna
    (Photo: JMA/Star Max/GC Images)

    Not only is she living her best life, she's making money with emojis that represent that fabulous life as well. 

  12. Aja Naomi King
    (Photo: Jeff Vespa/Getty Images for ELLE)

    Pictured here with her fellow Harvard Conservatory grad Lupita Nyong'o, Aja (on the right) graced the November cover of Elle Magazine, providing another example of #BlackGirlMagic for subscribers around the world to drool over.  

  13. Kofi Siriboe
    (Photo: Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)

    He just glows. Shout out to his melanin for making us melt every time he graces the screen on Queen Sugar. We're looking forward to seeing his smooth skin glide across more screens in 2017. 

  14. Cardi B
    (Photo: Robin Marchant/Getty Images)

    Not only was she in an exclusive shoot for Fashion Bomb Daily, but here she's draped in LaQuan Smith. And we've just got word that she'll be in the upcoming season of Being Mary Jane, set to premiere on Tuesday Jan 10 9P/8C.

  15. Yara Shahidi
    (Photo: Teen Vogue/December 2016)

    Acting as yet another example of strength, beauty and Blackness, Yara became a muse for all young Black girls with this major mag cover. 

Written by BET-Staff

(Photo: Gilbert Carrasquillo/FilmMagic)

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