Kobe Bryant and wife Vanessa greet Jay-Z and Beyoncé at Sprite Green Presents the Third Annual Jay-Z and LeBron James Two Kings Dinner in Phoenix.
The king of hip-hop and the king of NBA hang tight at the third annual Jay-Z and LeBron James Two Kings Dinner during All-Star Weekend in Phoenix.
Christina Milian arrives at the party with her new boyfriend The D.R.E.A.M. not far behind.
Jadakiss and Styles P mean mug for the cameras during All-Star Weekend.
Djimon Hounsou, Kimora Lee Simmons and her daughters get in the spirit of style outside the Fashion Week tents in New York City.
Former NBA star and television host Kenny “The Jet” Smith welcomes Common to his 7th Annual All-Star Bash at the Wrigley Mansion Club in Phoenix.
Common parties with big stars in sports and entertainment at Kenny Smith’s bash during the 2009 All-Star Weekend.
Actor Djimon Hounsou and fashion designer Kimora Lee Simmons attend Fashion Week in New York City.
Taraji P. Henson greets the crowd as she enters the 59th Annual ACE Eddie Awards February 15, in Beverly Hills, California.
Ashanti shows off her new haircut and fabulous style at a photo shoot in NYC.
Actress Joy Bryant attends the Charlotte Ronson fall 2009 fashion show at The Salon in Bryant Park on February 13.
Kanye West sits front and center at the Y-3 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Pier 40 in New York City.
Nia Long gets the final touches before hitting the runway for the Heart Truth Red Dress Collection Fall 2009 Fashion Show on February 13 in New York City during Fashion Week.
Vivica A. Fox shimmers in her red dress before taking the runway for the fashion show for a cause.
Nia takes questions as her makeup is freshened up at the Heart Truth Red Dress Collection Fall 2009 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
A video shot of President Obama casts over Beyoncé after her opening-show performance at the 40th Annual NAACP Image Awards at the Shrine Auditorium on February 12 in Los Angeles.
Jennifer Hudson and Sean Combs sat next to each other at the 40th Annual NAACP Image Awards in Los Angeles. Both took home honors—Hudson for music and Diddy for acting.
Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith attend the 40th NAACP Image Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium on February 12 in Los Angeles. Will took home the award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture for his role in “Seven Pounds.”
Hill Harper and Blair Underwood catch up at the NAACP Image Awards in L.A. on February 12.
Naomi Campbell takes time for pictures before she opens the new Breakthrough Breast Cancer Research Unit at King’s College London, at Guy’s Hospital on February 12 London.
Taraji P. Henson arrives to the 40th Annual NAACP Image Awards pre-show gala at the Creative Artists Agency on February 11 in Century City, California.
Actress Tatyana Ali makes her way inside the 40th Annual NAACP Image Awards pre-show gala.
A radiant Tichina Arnold celebrates her 38th birthday with friends and loved ones at Bar Marmont in Los Angeles.
LisaRaye McCoy-Misick takes a break from her divorce woes to help Tichina Arnold celebrate her birthday.
Taraji P. Henson makes her way inside Tichina Arnold’s birthday party at Bar Marmont in Los Angeles.
Faith Evans joins the party for Tichina with some fly suede boots.
Birthday Girl Brandy takes her own pictures after celebrating her special day at Nobu restaurant in Los Angeles.
Diddy helps Brandy celebrate her birthday at Nobu.
Solange Knowles gets in the spirit at the 6th Annual Red Dress Awards to commemorate American Heart Month.
Michelle Williams and Beyoncé help Kelly Rowland celebrate her birthday at a surprise bash hosted by Tank & LaLa Vasquez at Opera on February 10 in Hollywood.
“Notorious” director George Tillman Jr, left, and the cast of the film, Anthony Mackie, Angela Bassett, Angelique Smith, and producer Voletta Wallace attend the Berlin premiere.
Angela Bassett whips around as the cameras snap away on the red carpet at the Berlin premiere of “Notorious.”
Ne-Yo takes his Year of The Gentleman tour to Miami, serenading the crowd with his catchy tunes.
Phylicia Rashad heads inside the after party following The Cinema Society and Salvatore Ferragamo’s screening of “Two Lovers.”
Proving she’s growing up, child actress Keke Palmer, 15, stopped by the ESSENCE office in New York. After working with Tyler Perry, Angela Bassett and Laurence Fisburne in the past, she now stars in her own Nickelodeon show “True Jackson, VP!”
Keke is excited to turn 16 in the summer for one special reason—she gets to have a boyfriend.
Angela Bassett promotes her latest film, “Notorious,” at a press conference in Berlin on February 11.
Beyoncé is sleek as she glides inside the Unforgettable Evening Benefiting The Entertainment Industry Foundation event on February 10, in Beverly Hills.
India.Arie (two-time Grammy winner and current Target Dream in Color honoree) makes her grand entrance at her “Love & Politics” album release party hosted by Target in New York.
India.Arie welcomes “Good Morning America” host and longtime fan Robin Roberts to the party. An early riser, Roberts said the event “was well worth staying up late for.”
Djimon Hounson and girlfriend Kimora Lee Simmons share a laugh on the red carpet at the Style Your Spring event hosted by J.C. Penney on February 10 in NYC.
Will Smith takes questions at a press conference for his film “Seven Pounds” at the Ritz Carlton in Tokyo, Japan.
Queen Latifah is comfy and cute in her Ugg boots after landing at the airport in Los Angeles.
Whoopi Goldberg gets the crowd laughing to “Gee, Officer Krupke” during the 2009 Broadway Backwards on February 9 in New York City.
Jamie Foxx gives the 2009 Grammy Salute To Industry Icons a thumbs-up as Clive Davis is honored at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 7.
Singer Estelle performs at the Apollo Theater on February 9 in New York City.
Thandie Newton takes to the red carpet in a vibrant number at the ELLE Style Awards 2009 in association with H&M, at Big Sky London on February 9 in London.
Jennifer Hudson accepts her award for Best R&B Album at the 51st Annual Grammy Awards.
Samuel L. Jackson greets T.I. at the 51st Annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles,
Rihanna attends the 2009 Grammy Salute To Industry Icons honoring Clive Davis at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 7 in Beverly Hills, California.
Fantasia is regal in purple at a party honoring Clive Davis during Grammy weekend.
Kanye West, T.I., Jay-Z and Lil Wayne are snapped backstage before bringing down the house with their performance of “Swagger Like Us” at the Grammys.
T.I. and Tiny are fashionably chic at the 51st Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.
Jennifer Hudson and Fantasia hang tight at a pre-Grammys party honoring Clive Davis at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 7.
Diddy slides by the paparazzi on the Grammys red carpet.
Jennifer Hudson and Queen Latifah share a moment backstage at the Grammys.
Diddy and LL Cool J catch up at the Grammys.
Rihanna and Chris Brown attend a pre-Grammys party honoring Clive Davis at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 7 in Beverly Hills. After leaving the event, the two were allegedly involved in a violent altercation.
India.Arie jams on her guitar while performing new songs from her latest musical offering, " Testimony Vol 2: Love and Politics," for a taping of VH1 “SoulStage,” which will air on February 17.
India.Arie and Gramps Morgan of the reggae family band Morgan Heritage rock the stage with their duet “Therapy.”
Solange Knowles gives the camera her best look at the Black Eyed Peas Peapod Foundation benefit concert in Los Angeles on February 5.
Ciara works the black carpet in style as MAC unveils its new Hello Kitty Colour Collection in New York City.
Malinda Williams gets in the spirit at the celebration of MAC’s new Hello Kitty Colour Collection on February 5, in New York City.
Ice T welcomes Taraji P. Henson to his party with Tupperware to raise money for the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club of America at Room Service in New York.
Rihanna makes her entrance at the Black Eyed Peas Peapod Foundation benefit concert at the Nokia Theatre in L.A. on February 5.
Singer Simone traces mother Nina Simone’s fashionable footsteps at the Black Eyed Peas Peapod Foundation concert.
Will.I.Am welcomes Rihanna to the Black Eyed Peas Peapod Foundation benefit concert.
Rihanna enjoys a little shopping at Opening Ceremony boutique in Los Angeles.
Sean ‘P. Diddy’ Combs, Jay-Z and Spike Lee huddle as the New York Knicks take on the Cleveland Cavaliers at Madison Square Garden on February 4.
Diddy pays close attention as he counts his cash during the game.
Atlanta native Ciara looks on as the Cleveland Cavaliers battle the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden.
Chris Rock, left,’L.A. Reid, Diddy, guest and Jay-Z cheer the Knicks on during the game.
Tracee Ellis Ross is sleek in black as she heads out of One Sunset restaurant in Los Angeles.
Vanessa Williams stays warm on the set of “Ugly Betty” in Brooklyn.
Tichina Arnold stops by the ESSENCE office to show some love.