The Best Celebrity Instagrams of the Year!

Celebs kept us glued to our phones this year as we scrolled up and down their Instagram timelines. As we get ready to adieu to 2015, here's a look at the best celebrity pics we double-tapped this year.

ESSENCE.COM Nov, 30, 2015

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Nicki, Bey and Alicia Keys have their game faces on for the TIDAL launch.

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Soak up the sun!

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Issa, Ava, Mara, Shonda, Debbie. Something big is coming from these showrunners. Just wait on it...

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The apple clearly doesn't fall far from the tree. Beautiful mother Lisa Bonet and her daughter Zoe Kravitz

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Former ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood honoree Lupita Nyong'o is getting all prepped and ready for this year's awards.

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Relaxation level's on max.

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"Good morning" from Lance Gross and his beautiful baby girl

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Daddy-daughter time with Diddy and his baby girl

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Jill Scott and MC Lyte perform onstage during the 6th Annual Black Women In Music event held at Avalon in Hollywood, California.

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"Date night," wrote Solange as she attended the Oscars with hubby Alan Ferguson.

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John Legend's wife, model Chrissy Teigen, posted this beautiful moment backstage after his Oscar win for Best Song for “Glory.”

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The power couple before they hit the red carpet at the Oscars.

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Beyoncé and Solange: Two peas in a post-Oscars party.

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Um, is Questlove trying to steal his Oscar? Get your own!

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Ava DuVernay glamming it up with President and First Lady Obama at the White House Correspondents Dinner. #NerdProm

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It's Rick James! Actually that's Terrence Howard, Mary J. Blige, Taraji P. Henson and L.L. Cool J in a post lip sync selfie.

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Oh you know. Just chillin' reading the Vogue magazine with her face on the cover. #Stunning.

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Nothing says summer like a Hawaiian vacay.

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FLOTUS and POTUS are knockouts.

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Love Jones 2.0: Nia Long and Larenz Tate are giving us serious nostalgia with this pic. 

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New mommy Zoe Saldana gabbing with one of her twins.

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Princess Blue Ivy has arrived! 

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Beyon-slay is perhaps the only person who can class up a see-through dress made of rhinestones.

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We cherish every glimpse we get into this private couple's lives.

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Kevin Hart and Eniko nailed their costumes at Martin and Gina

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Diddy and Cassie sitting in a tree, k-i-s-s-i-n-g. 

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The stars come out for the Met Gala.

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Welcome to Miami!

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That's one lucky cat.

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Room on that horse for one more, Trai?

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J Hud and her grad! Congratulations, David!

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Stephen Curry celebrates winning the NBA championship with wife Ayesha and daughter Riley.

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Queen Bey gets a hand from a very special stagehand at her rehearsal. 

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Friends supporting friends (and looking gorgeous while doing it). 

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On her way to the ESSENCE Fest stage, Jazmine Sullivan takes a minute to perform with none other than the one and only Lauryn Hill.

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We present to you the new queen of Versaille: Your Highness, Solange.

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"There's no place like home," thought Elle as she clicked her heels three times.

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The Empire cutie pauses for (an epic) moment of reflection while overlooking the Grand Canyon.

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June Ambrose and Jay Manuel went all out for another epic Halloween.

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Taraji as a fierce feline at the Hennessy V.S Halloween Takeover.

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Kelly Rowland and her son are the perfect Minnie/Mickey duo!

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A match made in bat-heaven.

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When Oprah says she's having a 4th of July barbecue, she means it.

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Oscar the Grouch is not impressed.

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She's on that 7-Eleven slurpee flow.

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June knows how to do fashion week right.

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Gabrielle wears Beijing well.

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The hair, the pose, the bold statement. Love.

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Cree Summer and her family are thee cutest.

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Mimi and dem lambs.

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Cuddle time is the best time in this fab family.

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If only our Empire watch party was this fabulous (and star-studded).

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Last year, Alicia threw Swizz a House Party-themed birthday. This year, it was old-school themed. Which brings us to the conclusion that Alicia is the birthday queen.

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Black Girl Magic on fleek.

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Kandi and husband Todd announce the name of their new born son.

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#Blackgirlmagic

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What a gorgeous family!

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Yes, muva!