Usher, Usher, Usher. What more can we say? He was the man of the hour on Friday!
Just look at the background! What a memorable performance. #Amazing
Shaun Robinson was all over the place this weekend. Check her out with Ledisi!
Jilly from Philly chatted with TV personality Shaun Robinson at EMF!
Chaka Khan rocked the house!
Steve Harvey jump started everyone’s Friday morning with a live radio show! Boris Kodjoe even joined in on the fun.
Droves and droves of people flocked to New Orleans to rub elbows with their favorite stars.
Look at these ladies serving up drinks at at the Belvedere bar in VIP.
Trey Songz met a few of his angels at EMF!
Shaun Robinson smiles with Miguel at the convention center. Adorable!
Angela Bassett surprised fans at EMF! Check her out at the McDonald’s booth!
Keshia Knight Pulliam and Lance Gross got their groove on at EMF!
Steve Harvey interviewed Soledad O’Brien at EMF 2011. These two tackled some tough subjects.
Dwele enjoyed himself at EMF!
The one and only MC Lyte ran into Steve Harvey at the Superdome. Wonder what these two chatted about?
If you didn’t catch it, MC Lyte put on a fantastic show!
Talk about empowerment! These ladies did their best to empower fans in New Orleans this weekend.
The stars were out everywhere! Someone special captured this photo of Boris.
My oh my! Not only was EMF a great time to see concerts, but the eye candy was something to rave about! We see the McDonald’s booth was very popular!
EMF brought out some mega figures. Check out Steve Harvey, Valerie Jarret and the Rev. Al Sharpton!
What a reunion! All of the members of New Edition came together for a moment we’ll never forget!
Tavis Smiley and Dr. Cornel West snagged a photo of Usher before he took over the EMF Stage!
Steve and Marjorie Harvey enjoyed the ESSENCE Music Festival. These two were very busy the entire weekend.
Miss Jill Scott put on one heck of a performance!
Usher made a heck of an entrance into the Superdome!
Eric Benet made all the ladies swoon at EMF!
What a fabulous array of ballerinas! Kanye never ceases to amaze us.
Kanye West took over the Superdome with a once in a life time performance!
Kanye West was spotted backstage greeting fans!
Dressed in all white, Ms. LisaRaye enjoyed the festival as well.
The fabulous Toccara Jones got in on the EMF fun!
Mr. Gourdin sang his heart out on stage at EMF.
These lovely ladies came together for an awesome empowerment seminar.
Shaun Robinson shares a smile with ESSENCE Music Festival headliner Jennifer Hudson.
Jennifer Hudson is glowing after her performance on the ESSENCE Music Festival mainstage. Jennifer rocked it!
Shaun Robinson gets up close and personal with ESSENCE Music Festival headliner Usher. We have to admit, we’re a little jealous, Shaun!
Shaun Robinson has another celeb sighting with ESSENCE Music Festival headliner Chaka Khan. Cute!
Taraji P. Henson and LeToya Luckett pose alongside Mike Critelli, Ed Lewis, and Pierre Bagley.
Steve Harvey and his wife Marjorie pose for a quick picture after Steve hosted his morning show live from the ESSENCE Music Festival.
Shaun Robinson talks to a guest on stage at the ESSENCE Music Festival.
ESSENCE Music Festival headliner Mary J. Blige visits the convention center during day 1 of the fest.
Fantasia belts her heart out on the mainstage during night 1 of the ESSENCE Music Festival. You better sang girl!
El Debarge made his triumphant return to the stage — welcome back!
Boyz II Men has a special moment with Shaun Robinson at the ESSNECE Music Festival.
Boyz II Men takes the stage during their sound check at the Superdome.
Shaun Robinson meets up with Trin-i-tee 5:7 at the Convention Center.
Don Lemon and ESSENCE entertainment editor Cori Murray pose backstage at the ESSENCE.com Live Stage.
Yes, things did get a little out of hand. Especially for singer Miguel.