Stars know the best color palette is red, white, and blue, hitting the beach in patriotic bikinis during the summer months -- see celebrities from Jessica Simpson to Rachel Bilson to Kate Upton rep the good old US of A!
The "Beautiful" singer showed off her curves—and patriotic spirit—in a picture posted to Twitter on July 2. "Gotta be Pon de water for the Fourth of July!" she captioned the shot. "Can't wait for the NBC special, it's going to be a festivity!"
Credit: courtesy of Mariah Carey