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Keri Hilson’s new blond ’do makes a fab contrast for her monochrome black ensemble.
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Mary J. Blige stuns the crowd in this sexy, one shouldered jumpsuit. Extra points for the studded belt and knee high boots!
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Kerry Washington looks simply breathtaking in this luxe black gown with a fierce jeweled breastplate neckline.
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Serena Williams continues to stop the show with her sultry looks. This black leather skirt with cropped sweater is an absolute winner!
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Zoe Saldana looks chic and sleek in this silk, black jumpsuit. We love the dainty plunging neckline.
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Zoe Kravitz translates her hipster look into a laid back, all black glam look. We love her accents, like the colorful beads and fur stole. Classy!
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Vanessa Williams flashes a bright smile in this all black look topped off by her favorite sandals.
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Tyra Banks holds court in this luxe black jumpsuit belted – and trimmed – in gold. We love this look!
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Tatiana Ali shows off her curves with a beautiful knee-length black dress with a plunging neckline.
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Regina King shows off her toned arms and lovely shoulders in this strapless gown with an embroidered neckline.
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Nicole Ritchie runs errands – in style – with this black on black number paired with nude boots.
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Once again, the fashionista selects an all black ensemble accented by a casual red bag!
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Ledesi ups the ante with a sheer silk blouse and sequined black shorts. Fierce!
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Leona Lewis belts out a song in this beautiful black dress with a lovely lace overlay.
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In a somber mood, Rihanna selects an all black number, featuring a knee length skirt and sheer stockings and blouse.
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LaLa Vazquez pairs her leather mini with beautiful leopard print booties!
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Kimora Lee Simmons, with her hot husband Djimon Honsou, looks fab in this flirty black mini. We love the pairing with the t-strap pump sandals.
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There’s nothing funny about comedian Kim Coles’ beautiful black dress.
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Jill Scott layers a luxe blazer and sheer tanks over a black mini and opaque tights with very chic results.
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Jessica White looks sultry in this chic black mini with a cinched waist.
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Jennifer Hudson gets applause for this lovely black blouse and knee length ensemble – belted with a wide, black leather belt. Chic!
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Here, the diva layers a tuxedo-style vest over a beautiful black mini with a statement necklace!
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Once again, Jennifer Hudson selects all black in this layered black ensemble punctuated by a bold colored bag.
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Gayle King pairs her black dress with a silvery statement necklace. Fierce!
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Corrine Bailey Rae stpes on the red carpet in a runway Louis Vuitton number. We love the contrast collar and the strong shape.
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Ciara is stunning in this sheer black number which gives us a clear peak at her body suit beneath. Sexy!
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Wendy WIlliams, flanked by the men of Boyz II Men, looks so posh in this beautiful black number paired with a wide leather belt.
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Christina Milian dares to go there with this plunging neckline in this black number!
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Socialite Bevy Smith and Dr. Michelle Callahan keep things chic with matching black ensembles!
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Angela Bassett looks beautiful in this one shouldered Chanel knee length dress. We love how fit and fabulous this over-forty diva is.
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Aisha Tyler turns heads in this lovely silk black jumper. Look at those great legs!
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Lala Vazquez flaunts her curves in this gorgeous black dress with a sweetheart neckline.
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Rebecca Crews shows off her hot bod in this classic knee length black dress.
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Toni Braxton keeps it sultry with this satin mini.
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Sade is feeling the beat in this black on black ensemble. We love the statement belt and the sheer blouse which add texture to this tonal look.
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Tracee Ellis Ross rocks an LBD with a sheer effect. We love this risque number.
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Jordin Spaks goes there with this LBD with a plunging neckline.
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Selita Ebanks rocks a chic boyfriend blazer and maxi skirt ensemble.
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Mary J. Blige burns up the EMF 2011 stage in this hot black on black ensemble.
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We love how Keyshia Cole punctuates her all black outfit with neon colored boots.
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Kelly Rowland looks fab in this black short and blazer ensemble paired with tan leather boots and bag.
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Jessica White gets the party started in a chic black dress and a bold red lip.
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Janet rocks several layers of black – with a touch of gray – while traveling in Europe.
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Garcelle Beauvais rocks the red carpet in this belted black jumper.
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Gabrielle Union looks beautiful in this LBD with lace detail. Extra points for her black booties as well.
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Estelle is the picture of style and grace in this one shouldered black, tiered gown.
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Cynthia Bailey keeps things sleek and chic with this black strapless mini accented by two simple, silver bracelets.
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Beyonce flashes a smile as bright as the sparkling sequins in her black concert costume.
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Alicia Keys adds a splash of white to her black Dolce & Gabbana two piece.
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Again, Alicia selects a black ensemble for her recent performance. The grommets and sequins on jacket and pants add dimension to the look.
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Jennifer Hudson looks ethereal in this chiffon, Azzedine Alaia gown on stage at EMF 2011.
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