Behind-the-Scenes with Marsha Ambrosius at the Grammy Awards

Behind-the-Scenes with Marsha Ambrosius Grammy Awards
ESSENCE.COM Feb, 12, 2012

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Hairstylist Shedelle Holmes created Marsha’s glamorous Grammy look by spiral curling her shiny, amber-hued tresses.

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Makeup artist Jaeden Gibbs helped Marsha get glam for her trip to the Grammys. Marsha took some down time in the stylist’s chair to reflect on one of her singing inspirations, the late Whitney Houston.

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Marsha’s hair and makeup team are hard at work to make the Grammy nominee look as good as she feels. “I’m trying to breathe more than anything,” she tells ESSENCE.com. “I don’t think I’ve been this excited my entire life.”

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What outfit would be complete without the perfect shoes? For this special night, Marsha’s stylist Dorian Thompson picked out the perfect pewter pumps for the Grammy red carpet.

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As Marsha prepares to leave her hotel room, she takes a minute to adjust her shoe one last time to make her grand Grammy entrance.

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Marsha opted for a red-carpet worthy makeup look for Grammy night, complete with a pewter gray smoky eye, raspberry-hued blush and a fun fuchsia lip.

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Having close friends around to celebrate Marsha’s Grammy nominations made the night even more special. Marsha enjoys a celebratory toast with her crew before leaving her hotel.

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The big moment is here! It’s time to head to the Staples Center and Marsha couldn’t look anymore fabulous.

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Against the picture-perfect backdrop of sunny California, Marsha takes a minute to reflect on her life-long journey to get where she is. “[Winning] is all I’ve ever wanted,” she tells ESSENCE.com.

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Marsha gives one final smile to the camera as she hops in her ride for the music industry’s biggest night. Doesn’t she look flawless?

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Inside of the car, Marsha is full of excitement about what the 54th Annual Grammy Awards have in store.

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Marsha arrived on the red carpet at the Grammy Awards feeling— and looking— her very best.

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Marsha opted for a red-carpet worthy makeup look for Grammy night, complete with a pewter gray smoky eye, raspberry-hued blush and a fun fuchsia lip.

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