Celeb Cam: Candid Shots of the Week - May 9, 2013

Solange, Beyonce and Alicia Keys give us an backstage peak into the Met Gala, Frank Ocean hangs with Madonna and Melanie Fiona takes one lucky fan to the prom. See these and more candid celebrity pics from social media.

ESSENCE.COM May, 09, 2013

1 of 15 Kim Kardashian/ Instagram

Kim Kardashian was in good spirits as she posed with Beyonce and Solange at the Met Gala.

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Melanie Fiona made one lucky fan a happy boy after she accepted his invitation to the prom, but only if he maintained his 3.8. GPA. he did.

3 of 15 Alicia Keys/ Facebook

"What a night!" wrote Alicia Keys after attending the star-studded Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

4 of 15 Brandy/ Instagram

Brandy gets Niecy Nash to hush up. "#FriendsforLife" she wrote.

5 of 15 Chrisette Michele/ Instagram

Chrisette Michelle enjoys a sunny day out in New York City.

6 of 15 Deborah Cox/ Instagram

America's Next Top Model judge Jay Manuel pays Deborah Cox a visit backstage on the last night of her Broadway run in the musical Jekyll and Hyde.

7 of 15 Elle Varner/ Instagram

Who knew Elle Varner and Jessica White were besties? The two friends are happy campers after a dinner date.

8 of 15 Emeli Sande/ Instagram

ESSENCE Festival performer Emeli Sande gets ready to make her debut on The Tonight Show.

9 of 15 Eve/ Instagram

Eve gave her folowers an early peak into her Met Gala gown.

10 of 15 Frank Ocean/ Instagram

Frank Ocean is as excited about taking a selfie with Madonna as we are at looking at it.

11 of 15 Goapele/ Instagram

The Roots drummer Questlove and Goapele buddy up backstage at a taping of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.

12 of 15 Kerry Washington/ Instagram

Werk! Kerry Washington, Andre Leon Talley and designer Vera Wang give good face at the Met Gala.

13 of 15 Venus Williams/ Instagram

Venus Williams gets ready to hit the court during the Madrid Open.

14 of 15 Wendy Williams/ Instagram

Wendy Williams and Ty Pennington are all smiles after hosting the World's Largest Bake Sale in New York City.

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Zoe Saldana's glam squad gets her ready for another red carpet moment during her world tour to promote Star Trek.