And now, it seems the wait for this year's cover is finally over. After a leaked photo from a fan page made its way around the Internet Wednesday night, Vogue confirmed via Instagram and on its site Thursday morning that the "Flawless" songstress is, in fact, its cover star once again.
According to MTV, the 33-year-old singer, who Stella McCartney calls "the whole package: primal, rare, delicate, beautiful and powerful" in a preview for the story, is the third black female, after Naomi Campbell and Halle Berry, to appear alone on the September cover.
Shot by famed photographer Mario Testino, she looks absolutely stunning (as usual) in a Marc Jacobs dress and in the accompanying video posted to Vogue's site. We can't wait to get our hands on a copy when it officially hits newsstands Aug 25.
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