Janelle Monáe is simply in a class of her own. Genre-bending beats, distinctive fashion sense (à la the fabulous Grace Jones), and sweet dance moves to boot. Whether or not Monáe falls within your musical realm, you've gotta admit: the tiny five-foot-tall singer is chock full of infectious energy and exceptional talent.
Check out both her music video for Tightrope (ft. Big Boi) and her outstanding performance on Letterman in the gallery below.
And NOW... get off your butt and let's see YOU do the Tightrope: