It’s never easy to find real friends in the competitive world of Hollywood. So when you come across a loyal friend, you hold on tight. And no matter how rich or famous you are, a genuine circle of friends is key to your success.

This rings true for celebrity pals like ESSENCE Music Festival performers Melanie Fiona and Estelle, or Kelly Rowland and her BFF’s LaLa Anthony and Brandy, who always celebrate their friendships on social media.

When it comes to these star besties, friendship means the world. See how Melanie, Kelly, and more, toast their bonds.