Beyonce's New Grammy 'Do: Love It or Hate it?

02/11/2008 at 06:00 AM ET

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The singer turned up for the Grammy Awards with a short and soft do to go with her sparkling Elie Saab couture gown. Beyonce ditched her usual big hair and darker locks for a more natural glow. Her hairstylist Kimberly Kimble tells PEOPLE “It was Debbie Harry meets Beyonce tonight. We wanted to do something different for her performance with Tina Turner, so I gave her an A-line cut, a bit shorter in the back, longer in the front. I kept it darker in the back and framed her face with thicker cool blonde highlights.” We’re hoping that Beyonce keeps this look long past the Grammy Awards — we’re loving it. Tell us: Do you like Beyonce’s new soft look? Should she keep it?

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jamie on

I love this new cut! It feels more relaxed than her longer hair, and the length isn’t too short either (:

petra on

I definitely love it!

Rachel on

I looks alright but I like her better with extensions though.

Tiffany on

How many shades of blonde weave has Beyonce worn before? I wouldn’t hardly call this fresh or new. Until she pulls off something TOTALLY different…yawn

ninuka on

hate everything about Beyonce

lil red on

hey i think that her dress was very cute and that who every does her dresses needs to keep doing them that is what i would love to wear to my ball this year

kasia on

this is the best she has looked in a long time. i love it. and this dress is really flattering- glimmering clothes are the way to go for bee

Alex on

She looked absolutely beautiful! I love her hair with more blonde in it and the cut is gorgeous on her!

Elle on

The cut is okay, but the color is horrible. It makes her look (no offense, I’m a longtime fan) kind of dingy! I’ve seen her with way better hairstyles.

Heather on

I love it, I was starting to lose interest in Beyonce but this look brought me back!

k on

I was finally happy that she had dark hair again, and they go for the crappy blonde. I don’t mind it shorter, but the hair looks terrible.

bigwow on

I’m with ‘ninuka’.

Tiff on

I kinda like it. I like how she looked before. But, I love her dress!!!!!!!!!

Alanna on

i absolutly <3 it!!! its so pretty

Sally on

It looks horrible, i hate everything about her too!

Michele on

She looks great. Love the hair color and cut! I love the loose natural curls and this length is both sopisticated and youthful at the same time.

And P.S. Beyonce’ rocked it at the Grammys. She is a supreme talent…one we will surely see for years and years to come!

Lindsay on

I love Beyonce but this isn’t her best look. I do like the dress though.

Jamie on

I absolutely love the cool blonde highlights….it is so far from her natural color, yet it looks completely natural on her!

Missy on

I love Beyonce, but why is it that I didn’t even recognize her when she got on stage last night? I’m pretty sure she had something done to her nose or lips. Could be wrong… Anyone else think so?

coco on

i agree with missy, she looks different, sometimes is hard to recognize….plastic surgery?

kapi on

Hair is beautiful, color is yuck!

tessa on

Love. It reminds me of MIA.

Alina on

she looks hideous, looks like she hasnt washed it in a while and just hopped out of bed… her dress looks good though

Sheerilee on

Beyonce looks good in almost anything. Her glowing personality comes through.

Flossie on

I like the color and the length but it looks like she needs to brush it. It also looks like it was curly and the curls fell out.

Angela on

I would not have known that was Beyonce.
Somehow, she looks different.
Nice, tho!

Kayla on

She looks horrible!! She looks like she just rolled out of bed and went to the Grammy’s. She has had much better looking hair dos. She needs to go back to her hair dresser and say fix it!

Reese on

Hair looks okay. Seen her look a lot better!

Angela on

She actually looks good and I’m not a real fan. But, she reminds me of Jessica Alba a little bit…if you don’t focus on her face/features

Labarber chick on

I am thinking…Huh…why does everyone want to be BLONDE? We all know that that all that hair is FAKE as all get out!
Damn get real and look it.

LS on

I dont know I like the hair but it looks cheap to me. And when she was performing with Tina I think the hair didnt work with her dancing and stuff. The hair didnt fall back into place. Looked a lil messy. P.S. Beyonce I know you are a Diva and all….So is Mary J. etc ect My point is the DRESS girl…. That was wayyyyyyyyyyyyy to much B. You dont have to show us you are a DIVA all the time. I think it is time to settle down in the gown department and do something more settle but sexy. More Beyonce but least dress attention WOW! Come on B! Bring it down a lil and let ya personailty and ya singing be the diva. Not ya DRESS!

Monoi on

Its a total mess, hate it! It would be a nice change if she shows some real natural hair of herself instead of the weave.


I am not feeling the cut to much. I love the dress. Her looks better when its not all over the place.


Not feeling the new cut!
But the dress was nice on her.
Maybe if she keeps the cut it will grow on me.

Becky on

I Love her “New” look, she always looks great

Whitney on

I love it! I think the short cut gives her a lot more glamor while still keeping it sassy. Good choice.

Cutie on

I could care less about Beyonce…Whatever!!! She’s so yesterday’s news….Next, please!!!

AC-865 on

Her do looks a little tangled and her hair always looks frizzy for some reason. Would it hurt Bee to do something natural, with her real hair. I know a lot of people who dont like Bee’s attitude espically since Rhianna has hit the scene. A natural look could help her reconnect to her audience. Less dive more real you Bee, you dont have to be polished all the time, you have made your make let us see more of the REAL you.

Annaclaudia on

I don’t like her hair…

Sarah on

I think it is okay. It looks a little messy : /

Chrissy on

She looks beautiful. Plain and simple.

Julie on

i dont like makes her look too old..

Lorie on

ok, her hair is a bore. Love RHIANNA’s! Beyonce doesn’t have the nerve to go that short. And of the subject but wasn’t Jay Z rude and annoying to Rhianna?

And why on earth was Beyonce wearing panties or whatever that was when she was on stage in the chair. Now on to TINA…LOVE HER!!!! Beyonce couldn’t hold a candle to her. I kept looking at Tina. Tina performed and all Beyonce was doing was posing, trying to look sexy whatever the hell it is that she does. Beyonce will NEVER be the legend Tina is, sorry girl.

Elle on

I totally hate it! The colour does nothing for her and the dress is tacky. Get it together B!!

Jazmín on

I like her, but that cut and colour definitely don´t fit her.

Donovan on

OMG she looks amazing i luv this pale blue and silver Elie Saab dress her hair looks amazing as usual i luv it short and are u retarted Beyonces intro was amazing how she represented all of the black star singers u dont see singers doing things like Beyonce anymore and everyone elses dress was boring ( one color mainly blue and just boring ) beyonce came on shining and her makeup looked very natural she didnt over do it and u can tell she lost weight wether u like it or not u couldnt take your eys of off her she is fab

Donovan on

I luv this Elie Saab silver and pale blue dress it stands out from every one else her makeup looks extremely natural and her hair always looks amazing her perfomrance was great wether you liked it or not you couldnt take your eyes off of BEYONCE

Milly on

The shorter hair looks nice..since she always wears her hair long..the color is not too different…but i didnt like the dress

Shanteé on

i hated it! her dress was ugly and so was that hair! it’s looks like a frizzy mess…

Anne on

I think this look has aged her. I’m pretty sure it’s the highlights in her hair and the bedhead look just doesn’t cut it for her.

Brette on

I liked it better brunett, she looked way better. The blonde dosen’t make her eyes pop as much…

k55's girl on

I tink that beyonce is a great talent but i am not impressed anymore. She needs to change her style up a little bit. I think she is losing her fan base.A major change of the hair just might do it for us. We need to feel that we can connect to her, I think that this is what’s missing. We still love her talent but it doesn’t seem real. We need to see a major major change.

Anonymous on

I dont like the WIGS WEAVES Extensions or ANY FAKE Hair on Beyonce. I saw a picture of her in some magazine ,eating dinner, dresses lovely and sporting her NATURAL Medium/Short Hair. She looked SO Pretty. All those wigs and weaves are ruining her normal Good looks.
Same goes for Naomi Campbell.Those long weaves make her look Bad and Artificial.

Jeanne on

I like the dress, the hair is a little stiff looking. She will move on to another style in no time.

Jeanne on

I like the dress. The hair looks a little stiff. She will move on to another style in no time.

d on

Her hairstylist is a liar she is always wearing WIGS OR WEAVES!!!

Mel on

She looks just great. Actually I love everything about her.

xoxo B:)

Deinara on

I absolutely love the hair! Thank God she is giving the long extensions a bit of a rest.

VaNessa on

unfortunately, i really don’t like it. it seems really random and not up to beyonce’s glam status.

Lisa on

God, it looks like a wig! Black people should stick to dark hair.

REVIEW FROM: Funky Fashion on

I love this look on Beyonce! I Think that she is just all around beautiful, and she could go bald and still be the most beautiful female celebrity! I met her right before the oscars started, on the red carpet, and we had a great chat! I told her how great she looked and she was just stunning! I love your new do Beyonce! And I am definately your biggest fan! call me! I gave you my card remember?

kj on

big up to the haters for beyonce. i think she looks good as always. stop being so jealous people.


I love wat beyonce has dont to her hair i also loved ur performance at the 2007 BET awards it was FAB……LUV YH


AM WID kj she looks fab

laurie on

LOVE IT!!!!!!!

W on

She’s a beautiful girl, but I really hate her hair most of the time. She looks so much better with a darker color that’s closer what her hair would look like if it were actually real. Gosh, if I was gonna have fake hair all the time, I’d make sure I got something that looked much better than this.

Guest on

She looks like her younger sister.

Emmie on

I don’t like it.
I think the blonde looks horrible on her.
For some people you can’t pull of blonde and dats her.
She looks better burnette or brown

kayleon on

beyonce gramy dress was the best her hair and every thing looks beautiful the most beautiful and talented star in the world god bless her

kayleon on

i love beyonce my faforite star i was so happy to see her looking fresh and beautiful as always
i love bee god bless her

kayleon on

i love every thing about beyonce at that gramy night she was beautiful as always the dress hair and her beautiful face god bless her

summer on

I love new look alot i only wish she would have gone for a solid color. I do like her with long hair too it just depends how she styles it

Rose on

I really like this but the darker strands are too dark brown.It should be a little lighter,but,not too light!!But,anything that Beyonce gets I except cause she looks good in anything!!Virgos have to compliment each other!!

Ants on

The cut is awesome. She is beautiful.

Anonymous on

byonce hair is fab

zab on

i love every thing abt her…….she looks cutie as always…

aymar on

a mi me parec q el peinado q se hiso beyonce es muy feo para ir para unos gramis osea esta fuera de orden

aymar on

a mi meparec q el peinado q se hiso beyonce para irt para los gramis es muy feo osea peinate bn

aymar on

this look omg

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