The 2018 ESSENCE Black Women In Music Red Carpet Was On Fire

On a night when Missy Elliott is being honored, nobody can half step with the fashion.

For this year’s ESSENCE Black Women in Music event, presented in part by The Recording Academy, the celebrities did not come to play. Lil Mo, Danielle Brooks, T.I. Remy Ma, Jillian Hervey, Fabolous, Janelle Monae and MC Lyte are just a few of the celebs who brought their A-game for the night of celebration at New York City’s Highline Ballroom . Sponsors included Lincoln Motor Company and AT&T.

See the best looks from the night, below.

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Janelle Monae and T.I. shine at the Essence 9th annual Black Women in Music event in NYC.

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Lil Mo shines at the Essence 9th annual Black Women in Music event in NYC.

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Elle Varner shines at the Essence 9th annual Black Women in Music event in NYC.

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Kaia Burke and Tarana Burke shine at the Essence 9th annual Black Women in Music event in NYC.

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PJ Morton shines at the Essence 9th annual Black Women in Music event in NYC.

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shines at the Essence 9th annual Black Women in Music event in NYC.

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Lion Babe shines at the Essence 9th annual Black Women in Music event in NYC.

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Daniele Brooks shines at the Essence 9th annual Black Women in Music event in NYC.

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Phoebe Robinson shines at the Essence 9th annual Black Women in Music event in NYC.

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Broderick Hunter shines at the Essence 9th annual Black Women in Music event in NYC.

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Jacquan Smith shines at the Essence 9th annual Black Women in Music event in NYC.

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Robin Thede shines at the Essence 9th annual Black Women in Music event in NYC.

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Anthony Anderson shines at the Essence 9th annual Black Women in Music event in NYC.

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Kid Fury and Tank shine at the Essence 9th annual Black Women in Music event in NYC.

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June Ambrose shines at the Essence 9th annual Black Women in Music event in NYC.

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MC Lyte shines at the Essence 9th annual Black Women in Music event in NYC.

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Marsha Ambrosius shines at the Essence 9th annual Black Women in Music event in NYC.

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Fabolous shines at the Essence 9th annual Black Women in Music event in NYC.

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Ella Mae shines at the Essence 9th annual Black Women in Music event in NYC.

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Remy Ma shines at the Essence 9th annual Black Women in Music event in NYC.

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Alicia Quarles shines at the Essence 9th annual Black Women in Music event in NYC.

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Yandy Smith shines at the Essence 9th annual Black Women in Music event in NYC.

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Teyonnah Parris shines at the Essence 9th annual Black Women in Music event in NYC.

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Naturi Naughton shines at the Essence 9th annual Black Women in Music event in NYC.

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Ty Hunter shines at the Essence 9th annual Black Women in Music event in NYC.

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Misa Hylton shines at the Essence 9th annual Black Women in Music event in NYC.

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Daniel Ceasar shines at the Essence 9th annual Black Women in Music event in NYC.

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Slick Rick shines at the Essence 9th annual Black Women in Music event in NYC.

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shines at the Essence 9th annual Black Women in Music event in NYC.

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Leikeli47 shines at the Essence 9th annual Black Women in Music event in NYC.

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Justine Skye shines at the Essence 9th annual Black Women in Music event in NYC.

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Mona Scott Young shines at the Essence 9th annual Black Women in Music event in NYC.

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