52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards Salute To Icons: Doug Morris

52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards Salute To Icons: Doug Morris
ESSENCE.COM Jan, 31, 2010

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Ciara sets it off, in Givenchy, at the Annual Pre-Grammy Gala honoring music industry veteran, Doug Morris, at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

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Rihanna turned heads, as usual, when she arrived in this one-of-a-kind number.

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Mary J. Blige glows on the red carpet at the Annual Pre-Grammy Gala honoring Doug Morris.

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Jennifer Hudson on the red carpet of the Pre-Grammy Gala.

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Usher makes a quick stop on the carpet before heading in for the festivities.

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Toni Braxton sports her new, short ’do as she arrives on the carpet.

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Keri Hilson sure knows how to make an entrance. She hit a home run in this gold-metallic, mini dress.

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Gabrielle Union arrives with upswept hair and a shimmery, strapless mini-dress.

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Deborah Cox’s blue, one-shoulder dress flatters both her slender frame and her golden complexion.

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Gayle King is all smiles, in all-blue, at the Pre-Grammy Gala honoring Doug Morris.

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Beverly Johnson keeps it simple and elegant in a long, black gown.

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Maxwell performs “Bad Habits” before the star-studded audience.

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Jennifer Hudson added her own touch to the Barbra Streisand classics “People” and “The Way We Were.”

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Jamie Foxx always brings his A-game. He performed “Blame It” and “Overdose.”

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Mary J. Blige brings down the house during her performance of “No More Drama” and “I Can See in Color.”

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Ciara and Rihanna chat at the Annual Pre-Grammy Gala event.

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Usher and Rihanna hold court at the Pre-Grammy Gala honoring Doug Morris.

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Mya strikes a pose inside the party.

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Ne-Yo, Ciara and Toni Braxton chat it up during the festivities.

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Ne-Yo and model, Jessica White, were inseparable all night.