Kelly Rowland strikes a bold and sexy pose on the cover of Monarch Magazine.

Inside the magazine’s summer music issue, the R&B diva, who tore the roof down with her show-stopping performance at the BET Awards this past Sunday night, spoke with editor Kristen Rose-Anderson about her upcoming role as a judge on X Factor UK, her new album “Here I Am” and her non-profit foundation I Heart My Girlfriends.

Check out the excerpts below:

For more on Kelly, pick up the latest issue of Monarch Magazine, on newsstands now!