Over 400,000 of you descended upon New Orleans for ESSENCE Music Festival 2012. You brought along your mothers, your sisters and your girlfriends for the fun. When you arrived together wearing matching smiles you were ready to be inspired, embrace sisterhood and to share the love. We caught some of our favorite festival girlfriend moments on camera. Browse the photos and see if we spotted you.
- Idris Elba Confirms He's Having a Baby, Reveals Father's Death
- Must-See: Oprah's Interview With Nelson Mandela
- South Africa's Day of National Prayer for Nelson Mandela
- EXCLUSIVE: Read an Excerpt of Iyanla Vanzant's New Book 'Forgiveness'
- Must-See: Idris Elba on Staying in Robben Island Prison Cell For Mandela Role
- 'Winnie Mandela' Producers and Terrence Howard Express Their Condolences
- Oprah Reflects on the 'Grace and Majesty' of Nelson Mandela
- Must-See: Watch Maya Angelou's Tribute Poem For Mandela