COMPLEX.COM: As we wrap up 2010, we’re looking back on the most notable moments of contemporary women’s history. A few veterans come back for another successful year, while some newcomers are poised to edge them out for next year’s top honor.
#4 – Rihanna
Why we loved her in 2010: Rated R, a shaved head, and gun tattoos were so 2009. In 2010, it’s all about Rihanna’s flaming hew hair color, her romance with Los Angeles Dodger Matt Kemp, and having three new singles, including “What’s My Name?” and “The Only Girl,” from her latest album Loud hit the top ten on the single charts. To be honest, it’s comforting for us to see Rihanna continually reinventing herself; that means the red hair is just a phase guys!