The 2014 BET Awards are upon us, or as host Chris Rock says, 'the Black World Cup.' This year, the star-studded lineup includes appearances by Pharrell, Missy Elliot, Kerry Washington, Beyonce and Jay Z. Here's a look at the exciting evening.view gallery...
Are you tuned in to the 2014 Academy Awards? Be sure to check out our live coverage on Twitter starting tonight at 6:30pm EST. We'll be talking red carpet fashion and award show high and lows. We want to hear what you think! Mention us @essencemag and @essenceglam to chime in.read more...
On Wednesday, February 26, Tyler Perry and ESSENCE hosted a star-studded affair to celebrate a spectacular year for Black men on the silver screen. In Perry's private Beverly Hills residence, Sidney Poitier was presented the Legend award before a gathering of stellar film industry influentials. In attendance was Spike Lee, David Oyelowo, Omar Epps, Shemar Moore, Ledisi, Tika Sumpter, Terrence J, Joy Bryant and many more. Check out the celebs who stopped by the ESSENCE Photo Booth for a quick portrait.view gallery...
Black Hollywood was in full effect last night at the 45th Annual NAACP Image Awards held at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, CA. ESSENCE was there to celebrate this banner year for Black film and television and gives you full access backstage and at the after party with some of LA's finest!view gallery...