Meghan Trainor reveals what inspired her to become a redhead

Julie Delahaye

Meghan Trainor has revealed what prompted her to go for her boldest makeover to date. The 22-year-old surprised fans earlier this year when she dyed her trademark blonde tresses into brunette hues, only to debut a striking auburn hairstyle just a few days later.

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Meghan Trainor has dyed her hair bold auburn hues

"We did it more brownish and auburn, and I took a selfie and it kind of blew up online," she revealed during an appearance on Amazon's Style Code Live. "I noticed my filter made it more red than it was."

At the time the American songstress shared the candid snap with her four million Instagram followers, as well as delighting her fans with the news that she would be releasing a new album.

"NEW ALBUM. NEW HAIR," she excitedly wrote in the caption. "THANK YOU LO LO @lorienmeillon."

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Meghan unveiled a brunette style on Instagram

The All About That Bass hitmaker admitted that when she saw the photo after she had filtered it, she immediately wanted to make another drastic change and try the redhead look, adding that she told her hairstylist "we got to make this red".

"We saw how awesome [it was] and were like, 'Why were you ever blonde?'" she quipped.

Meghan explained that her bold new style "goes with the new album" she will be releasing in May, titled Thank You, adding that she won't be going back to her trademark blonde shade any time soon. "I feel more intense, more confident, more sassy," she explained, talking about her new look.

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The singer said she won't be going back to blonde any time soon

No doubt Meghan's fans will be delighted that she has returned to the spotlight, after the star was forced to cancel her US tour in September after she haemorrhaged her vocal cord for the second time.

The star shared the news in an emotional Instagram post where she explained that a case of bronchitis had worsened her condition.

"I am devastated, scared and so sorry," she wrote. "I LOVE touring and seeing your beautiful faces every night. I am determined to do what it take to get better and come back around stronger than ever."

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