The 10 Most Iconic Red Lips in Music

From vampy to punk rock.

Red lips may be a tried-and-true classic, but not every singer has the pluck to pull it off as their signature. Here, we've rounded up the women in music — with genres spanning from pop to punk rock — who've proved, one red pout at a time, that they've got the look on lock.
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Debbie Harry
The Blondie frontwoman famously had her signature red lips immortalized in one of Andy Warhol's pop art portraits.
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Donna Summer
The disco queen never took the stage without a harlequin stage costume and deep red lipstick.
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Siouxsie Sioux
The punk singer may have been androgynous, but she always painted on a divine crimson pout.
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Madonna

The "Material Girl" singer took the '80s by storm with her big hair, brushed brows, and a scarlet pout.

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Courtney Love
The Hole lead singer proved that there's plenty of room for red lipstick in a no-fuss beauty routine.
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Gwen Stefani
The ska punk queen has never been one for a dull look and has always topped off her one-of-a-kind looks with vermillion lips.
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Christina Aguilera
The soulful singer has always vamped up her look with striking ruby lips.
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Rihanna
The Barbadian beauty has cultivated some of the most unique style in the game and knows the transformational powers of red lipstick.
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Taylor Swift
It's been hard to imagine the singer withoutout a cherry red pout since she first hit the scene at 16-years-old.
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Miley Cyrus
When the pop provocateur reinvented herself, a matte red lips was an integral part of her new look.
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