Red Carpet: Inside Alicia Keys' 2013 Black Ball Charity Gala

Last night, Alicia Keys tapped her celebrity friends for a night of giving back at the 10th annual Black Ball. Every year, the event raises funds for Keys' Keep a Child Alive HIV/AIDS charity. See pictures from both the red carpet and the stage.

ESSENCE.COM Nov, 08, 2013

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Swizz Beatz, Egypt Daoud Dean and Alicia Keys attend the 10th annual Keep A Child Alive Black Ball at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City.

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Grant Hill and Tamia attend the 10th annual Keep A Child Alive Black Ball at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City.

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La La Anthony attends the 10th annual Keep A Child Alive Black Ball at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City.

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Alicia Keys and Pharrell Williams performs on stage at Keep A Child Alive's 10th Annual Black Ball at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City.

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Andre Leon Talley and Gayle King attend Keep A Child Alive's 10th Annual Black Ball at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City.

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Laura Mvula performs on stage at Keep A Child Alive's 10th Annual Black Ball at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City.

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Rachel Crow attends the 10th annual Keep A Child Alive Black Ball at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City.

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Gayle King attends the 10th annual Keep A Child Alive Black Ball at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City.

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Zendaya attends the 10th annual Keep A Child Alive Black Ball at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City.

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Alicia Keys performs on stage at Keep A Child Alive's 10th Annual Black Ball at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City.

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Pharrell Willimas and Helen Williams attend the 10th annual Keep A Child Alive Black Ball at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City.

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Jeanette Jenkins attends Keep A Child Alive's 10th Annual Black Ball at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City.

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Alicia Keys and Kathleen Battle performs on stage at Keep A Child Alive's 10th Annual Black Ball at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City.

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Beverly Bond and Jacque Reid attend the 10th annual Keep A Child Alive Black Ball at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City.c

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Grace Hightower De Niro attends Keep A Child Alive's 10th Annual Black Ball at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City.