Most Memorable Role: Moesha on Moesha 

Today, it may be easy to count her out when comparing her to the ubiquitous Beyoncés and Rihannas of the world. But let's not forget that in the mid-'90s, it was Brandy (and her iconic braids) who starred in her own sitcom, Moesha. For more than five years, Brandy captivated audiences as the girl next door who was also street smart.