Rihanna debuted a new short and dark hairstyle at the 2012 MTV VMAs Thursday night. The singer has had everything from bright red hair to platinum blonde, a short faux-hawk and long Carribbean-inspired locks.

At the Staples Center in Los Angeles, she chose to walk the red carpet and showcase her elegant facial features with a short, black pixie cut.

This new style is a classic short bob in what looks to be her natural hair color. The darker shade contrasts well with her Grecian cream-colored floor-length gown, which ties in a knot at the Talk That Talk creator's hips. Top that off with red lips and Rihanna's red carpet look is complete.

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