Check Out the Star Power on the 48th NAACP Image Awards Red Carpet

The NAACP Awards are a night to remember-an always star-studded affair celebrating Black excellence. We loved watching some of our fave celebs hit the red carpet in style! See all the looks here.

ESSENCE Editors Feb, 12, 2017

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Issa Rae shines on the red carpet at the 48th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California.

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Yvonne Orji shines on the red carpet at the 48th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California.

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Jussie Smollett shines on the red carpet at the 48th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California.

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The Cast of "The Real" shines on the red carpet at the 48th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California.

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Marsai Martin shines on the red carpet at the 48th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California.

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Loretta Devine shines on the red carpet at the 48th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California.

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Courtney B. Vance shines on the red carpet at the 48th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California.

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The third single from Maxwell's debut album Urban Hang Suite, "Sumthin, Sumthin"was a smooth track from the R&B singer. A different version of the single was released on the Love Jones soundtrack, "Sumthin' Sumthin': Mellosmoothe," which landed on Billboard's R&B and Hip Hop Songs chart. A staple of soul and R&B, Maxwell has inspired numerous artists. The singer has also earned three Grammys, most recently for 2016’s “Lake by the Ocean.”

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Miles Brown shines on the red carpet at the 48th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California.

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Tika-Sumpter shines on the red carpet at the 48th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California.

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Lonnie Chavis shines on the red carpet at the 48th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California.

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Anika Noni Rose shines on the red carpet at the 48th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California.

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Donnie McClurkin shines on the red carpet at the 48th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California.

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Serayah shines on the red carpet at the 48th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California.

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Julissa Bermudez shines on the red carpet at the 48th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California.

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Trevor Noah and wife Jordyn Taylor shine on the red carpet at the 48th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California.

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Chloe x Halle shines on the red carpet at the 48th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California.

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Erica Ash shines on the red carpet at the 48th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California.

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Director Barry Jenkins shines on the red carpet at the 48th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California.

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Joe Morton shines on the red carpet at the 48th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California.

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Aisha Tyler shines on the red carpet at the 48th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California.

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Beverly Bond shines on the red carpet at the 48th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California.

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Erica Campbell shines on the red carpet at the 48th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California.

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Sheryl Underwood and Aisha Tyler are all smiles on the red carpet at the 48th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California.

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Jacqueline Woodson shines on the red carpet at the 48th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California.

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Kareem Abdul Jabbar shines on the red carpet at the 48th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California.

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Emyri Crutchfield shines on the red carpet at the 48th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California.

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Loni Love shines on the red carpet at the 48th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California.

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Tamera Mowry-Housle shines on the red carpet at the 48th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California.

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Naturi Naughton shines on the red carpet at the 48th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California.

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Iyanla Vanzant shines on the red carpet at the 48th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California.

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Roslyn Brock shines on the red carpet at the 48th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California.

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Amirah Vann shines on the red carpet at the 48th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California.

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DeWanda Wise shines on the red carpet at the 48th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California.

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Power creator Courtney A. Kemp shines on the red carpet at the 48th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California.

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Lynn Whitfield shines on the red carpet at the 48th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California.