60th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards

Stars stayed cool despite the heat at the Primetime Emmy Awards. The prestigious award ceremony celebrated its 60th anniversary Sunday night.
ESSENCE.COM Sep, 21, 2008

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Emmy nominee Vanessa Williams steps out in a stunning black and white mermaid-style gown by designer Kevan Hall.

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Vanessa kept her makeup simple with neutral tones at this year’s Emmy Awards. Vanessa was nominated for best supporting actress in a comedy for her role in “Ugly Betty.”

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Emmy nominee Chandra Wilson dazzles in a classic black Tadashi Shoji gown, red Mary Norton pumps and clutch and Chopard jewels.

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Chandra’s wavy updo is as glamorous as her classic gown. Chandra was nominated for best supporting actress in a drama for her role in “Grey’s Anatomy.”

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Glynn Turman was awarded his Emmy for outstanding guest actor on a drama series a few days before the show. Glynn guested on HBO’s “In Treatment.” He’s looking sharp in a charcoal grey suit and white tie.

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Emmy nominee Audra McDonald dazzles in a one-strapped gown with a sheer train. Audra was nominated for best supporting actress in a miniseries or movie for her role in “A Raisin in the Sun.”

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Taraji P. Henson takes a risk with a cheetah-print top and flowing bottom.

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Oprah starts the show in a beautiful red Marc Bouwer gown.

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Diddy wins fashion praise with a chic and classic look. That’s his mother Janice at his side.

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“The Office” star Mindy Kaling sparkles in a pleated gold and bronze gown.

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“House” star Omar Epps looks dapper in a black tie and jacket with his wife Keisha Spivey.

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Wayne Brady skipped the tie, but still looks incredibly sharp in this all-black look.

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Laurence Fishburne keeps his shades on to walk the red carpet in a smooth red jacket.

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