Celeb Cam: A Behind-The-Scenes Look At ESSENCE's Black Women in Music Event

Take a peek at our round-up of candid celebrity pics from inside our annual pre-Grammys party.

Dominique Hobdy Feb, 05, 2015

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The singer arrives at the 6th annual Black Women in Music celebration in Los Angeles, California. 

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All together now! Brandy, Chaka Khan, Lianne La Havas and MC Lyte join Black Women in Music honoree Jill Scott for  a finale rendition of "Golden."

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ESSENCE entertainment editor Yolanda Sangweni chats with Amber Riley at the Black Women in Music event. 

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The singer is all smiles at the 6th annual ESSENCE Black Women in Music event. 

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ESSENCE entertainment editor Yolanda Sangweni chats with the cast of 'The Real' at ESSENCE's Black Women in Music celebration. 

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The actress graces the red carpet at ESSENCE's Black Women in Music event. 

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Two of tonight's performers Lianne La Havas and MC Lyte having fun on our Black Women In Music live stream.

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Brit songbird Leona Lewis is in our hot seat at the 6th annual Black Women in Music celebration. 

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Black Women in Music Performer, Brandy is ready for the big night! 

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The singer and her lovely locs grace the BWIM event. 

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Jordin Sparks shows her fans some love! 

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Our 2015 Black Women in Music honoree Jill Scott has arrived! 

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Look who's in the Black Women in Music audience rocking a fierce 'do? We're loving Crisette Michele's look! 

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Brandy works the stage with hits like "Full Moon" and "Sitting up in my room."

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Emil Wilbekin captures a great moment between Black Women in Music honoree Jill Scott and BWIM performer, Lianne La Havas. 

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MC Lyte made the crowd want to "Cha Cha Cha" as she performed hits like "Paper Thin" and "Self Destruction"

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Ain't nobody like Chaka Khan! The diva extraordinaire kept the crowd dancing with her performance. 

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Hot momma! Tamera Mowry-Housley is all ready for a night out with Essence at the Black Women in Music event! 

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These two lovely ladies came out to celebrate Black Women in Music with the ESSENCE family. 

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Look who we found! Shanice and Lalah Hathaway pose for the camera at BWIM 2015. 

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"I'm proud to support this wonderful event!" wrote Leela James on her Instagram page. 

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The legendary Queen Latifah was in the building to support our Black Women in Music celebration. 

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Our fabulous entertainment editor Yolanda Sangweni and our social media ambassador, Karen Civil take a minute to smile for the cameras. 

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Jilly from Philly giving all she's got on the ESSENCE Black Women in Music stage

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Chaka Khan had the stage on fire at ESSENCE's Black Women in Music Event

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Marsha Ambrosius stopped by ESSENCE's Black Women in Music event and snapped a pic with a fan.

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Tasha Smith poses inside ESSENCE's Black Women in Music event.

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ESSENCE Black Women in Music honoree Lianne La Havas was spotted on the BWIM stage

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Chante Moore and Michel'le looking super cute in their self at ESSENCE's Black Women in Music event.

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Chante Moore is a huge fan of ESSENCE Black Women in Music honoree, Brandy. "YOU ROCKED IT 2NITE, MY DEAR!!! Wow!!! Wish I took a better pic. You're even more beautiful in person," she wrote on Instagram.

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ESSENCE Entertainment Editor Cori Murray is all smiles with Brandy at ESSENCE's Black Women in Music event.

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The sweet and beautiful Zendaya inside ESSENCE's Black Women in Music event

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Brandy poses with fans inside ESSENCE's Black Women in Music event