Janelle Monae and More Black CoverGirls From the Past

See the beautiful faces that have represented for the brand.

Lana Ogilvie - Lana Ogilvie was the first Black woman to rep a non-ethnic cosmetics company and the first Black CoverGirl. CoverGirl signed her to a contract in 1992. Ogilvie was also a host on Soul Train and appeared in the 1994 Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue.  (Photo: CoverGirl)

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Lana Ogilvie - Lana Ogilvie was the first Black woman to rep a non-ethnic cosmetics company and the first Black CoverGirl. CoverGirl signed her to a contract in 1992. Ogilvie was also a host on Soul Train and appeared in the 1994 Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue. (Photo: CoverGirl)

Tyra Banks - Tyra Banks was not only a CoverGirl model in the past, but now helps other wannabe models shine in the brand's spotlight through her America's Next Top Model TV competition. Winners of the show get their own CoverGirl ad campaign.  (Photo: CoverGirl)

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Tyra Banks - Tyra Banks was not only a CoverGirl model in the past, but now helps other wannabe models shine in the brand's spotlight through her America's Next Top Model TV competition. Winners of the show get their own CoverGirl ad campaign. (Photo: CoverGirl)

Brandy - Brandy's fresh face began gracing CoverGirl campaigns in 1999.(Photo: CoverGirl)

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Brandy - Brandy's fresh face began gracing CoverGirl campaigns in 1999.(Photo: CoverGirl)

Queen Latifah - As spokesperson for CoverGirl, Queen Latifah promoted her own line of cosmetics for women of color called CoverGirl Queen Collection.(Photo: CoverGirl)

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Queen Latifah - As spokesperson for CoverGirl, Queen Latifah promoted her own line of cosmetics for women of color called CoverGirl Queen Collection.(Photo: CoverGirl)

Rihanna - Rihanna's first CoverGirl ads were pulled when images of the singer's bruised face appeared after her altercation with then-boyfriend Chris Brown in February 2009. They were later reinstated in June.(Photo: CoverGirl)

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Rihanna - Rihanna's first CoverGirl ads were pulled when images of the singer's bruised face appeared after her altercation with then-boyfriend Chris Brown in February 2009. They were later reinstated in June.(Photo: CoverGirl)

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Dania Ramirez - As a CoverGirl, actress Dania Ramirez joined Queen Latifah to launch the company's Clean Makeup for Clean Water campaign in 2010.(Photo: CoverGirl)

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Dania Ramirez - As a CoverGirl, actress Dania Ramirez joined Queen Latifah to launch the company's Clean Makeup for Clean Water campaign in 2010.(Photo: CoverGirl)

Eva Marcille - As winner of America's Next Top Model's third cycle, Eva Marcille won a contract with Ford Models, a spread in Elle magazine, and a CoverGirl contract. She's since gone on to appear on a few TV shows, music videos and BET's Rip the Runway.  (Photo: CoverGirl)

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Eva Marcille - As winner of America's Next Top Model's third cycle, Eva Marcille won a contract with Ford Models, a spread in Elle magazine, and a CoverGirl contract. She's since gone on to appear on a few TV shows, music videos and BET's Rip the Runway. (Photo: CoverGirl)

Jaslene Gonzalez - Puerto Rican model Jaslene Gonzalez was the winner of ANTM's eighth season. In addition to serving as the cosmetics' brand new face, she also hosted spots for CoverGirl TV.  (Photo: CoverGirl)

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Jaslene Gonzalez - Puerto Rican model Jaslene Gonzalez was the winner of ANTM's eighth season. In addition to serving as the cosmetics' brand new face, she also hosted spots for CoverGirl TV. (Photo: CoverGirl)

Krista White - Krista White won Cycle 14 of America's Next Top Model, signed with Wilhelmina Models and took home a $100,000 contract with CoverGirl.   (Photo: CoverGirl)

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Krista White - Krista White won Cycle 14 of America's Next Top Model, signed with Wilhelmina Models and took home a $100,000 contract with CoverGirl.  (Photo: CoverGirl)

Paula Patton - Paula Patton was named the new face of CoverGirl in 2011.(Photo: CoverGirl)

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Paula Patton - Paula Patton was named the new face of CoverGirl in 2011.(Photo: CoverGirl)

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Sophia Vergara - Actress Sophia Vergara also landed CoverGirl in 2011 and starred in a commercial alongside comedian and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres.(Photo: CoverGirl)

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Sophia Vergara - Actress Sophia Vergara also landed CoverGirl in 2011 and starred in a commercial alongside comedian and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres.(Photo: CoverGirl)

Easy Breezy - Mon?e then did the unthinkable and when she was chosen to be a CoverGirl in 2012, further showing her uncommon beauty to the world. (Photo: CoverGirl)

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Janelle Monae - Singer Janelle Monae has now been named the newest celebrity CoverGirl! (Photo: CoverGirl)