20 women who made 2017 their best!

Best of 2017: Black Girl Magic [PHOTOS] was originally published on hot1041stl.com

1. Erykah Badu

Erykah Badu

Soul Queen

2. Erykah Badu

Erykah Badu

Soul Queen

3. Cardi B

Cardi B

Cardi B – Keep it poppin’ on the charts!

4. Cardi B

Cardi B

Cardi B – Keep it poppin’ on the charts!

5. Rihanna

Bad Gal Riri shows out with her Fenty Beauty release and her charity work with the Clara Lionel Foundation!

6. Rihanna

Bad Gal Riri shows out with her Fenty Beauty release and her charity work with the Clara Lionel Foundation!

7. SZA

SZA

Leading the female Grammy nominations with 5 nods after the release of her smash album, CTRL!

8. SZA

SZA

Leading the female Grammy nominations with 5 nods after the release of her smash album, CTRL!

9. Issa Rae

Issa Rae

“I’m rooting for everybody black.”

10. Issa Rae

Issa Rae

“I’m rooting for everybody black.”

11. H.E.R.

H.E.R.

Contemporary R&B queen!

12. H.E.R.

H.E.R.

Contemporary R&B queen!

13. Kehlani

Kehlani

Sweet, Sexy, Savage

14. Kehlani

Kehlani

Sweet, Sexy, Savage

15. Beyoncé

Beyoncé

Long Live the Queen

16. Beyoncé

Beyoncé

Long Live the Queen

17. Serena Williams

Serena Williams

New mom, new wife, new life!

18. Serena Williams

Serena Williams

New mom, new wife, new life!

19. Taraji P. Henson

Taraji P. Henson

Taraji-OhMyGawdji

20. Taraji P. Henson

Taraji P. Henson

Taraji-OhMyGawdji

21. Solange Knowles

Solange Knowles

Even with a Grammy, Queen Solo kept it soulful and humble.

22. Solange Knowles

Solange Knowles

Even with a Grammy, Queen Solo kept it soulful and humble.

23. Dawn Richard

Dawn Richard

Indie But Major

24. Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj

Riding the charts and rising about it all, the queen of rap keeps cool.

25. Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj

Riding the charts and rising about it all, the queen of rap keeps cool.

26. Remy Ma

Remy Ma

One of the best Rap comebacks of the decade!

27. Toni Braxton

Toni Braxton

Receiving high honors at the Soul Train Awards this year, Toni’s impact will always be strong.

28. Toni Braxton

Toni Braxton

Receiving high honors at the Soul Train Awards this year, Toni’s impact will always be strong.

29. Ledisi

Ledisi

We love a soulful queen, a true vocalist!

30. Jhene Aiko

Jhene Aiko

Penny took us on an unforgettable ‘TRIP’ this year!

31. Duckie Thot

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The model that served us looks all 2017!

32. Tiffany Haddish

Tiffany Haddish

Tiffany had one of the best years for a female actor/comedian this decade. We LIVE for you!

33. Regina Hall

Regina Hall

Regina rode high this year with ‘Girls Trip’, serving looks and laughs!

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