It’s been 18 years since we lost Aaliyah Haughton, affectionately known as “Baby Girl”. If you’re 25 or older, everyone remembers the moment when they heard the news. For me, I was in 6th grade at the bus stop. That following Friday, I dedicated my solo performance in my chorus class to her, singing, “More Than A Woman.”
Aaliyah continues to live on in our memory; from the timeless music she left behind to her iconic style that defined an entire generation and most recently, her MAC collection. Now the famous Madame Tussauds intends to carry on the late singer’s legacy by honoring her as their newest edition to their Las Vegas museum.
The announcement was made earlier this month on the official Aaliyah Instagram page.
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We are proud to announce that Aaliyah will be the next iconic star immortalized in wax at Madame Tussauds Las Vegas. Show us your best #Aaliyah inspired look and be one of 10 lucky fans to win an invite to the VIP figure launch party at #TussaudsVegas! Download the @AaliyahApp and share your photo or video using #ShowUsYourAaliyah on the app and Instagram to be entered to win. More deets at the link in bio.
A contest was posted with the hashtag, #ShowUsYourAaliyah, to give 10 fans the opportunity to attend the VIP unveiling of the wax figure on August 22th.
Aaliyah was killed in a plane crash in the Bahamas on August 25, 2001. She was 22-years-old.
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