A new year can offer a fantastic opportunity to change up your life for the better, whether with a new job, new personal outlook, new health goal or even a whole new look. Alas, not all style changes are for the best—something which Usher learned the hard way on New Year's Day when he debuted a... questionable new hairstyle.

Channeling an early James Brown-era pompadour, the R&B superstar, known for typically sporting a short buzzed haircut, debuted a large Rockabilly-style quiff on Instagram Tuesday (January 1).

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Fans, naturally, were shook, immediately taking to social media to question, poke fun at and admire the surprising new style.

Interestingly, Usher's drastic 'do transformation comes following the news that he and his estranged wife, Grace Miguel, officially filed for divorce.

The pair went their separate ways in early 2018 following a herpes scandal, but on Friday (Dec. 28), the exes made their split official by submitting divorce papers.

In March of last year, the pair announced their breakup in a joint statement, sharing, "After much thought and consideration we have mutually decided to separate as a couple. We remain deeply connected, loving friends who will continue supporting each other through the next phases of our lives. The enormous amount of love and respect that we have for each other will only increase as we move forward."

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