Celebrities Attend the 2012 Angel Ball in NYC

Kanye West, Estelle, Solange and Tina Knowles were among the celebrities who stepped out to support the Gabrielle Foundation for Cancer Research's annual Angel Ball in New York City. The organization was founded by philanthropist Denise Rich, whose daughter Gabrielle died of leukemia.

Yolanda Sangweni Oct, 23, 2012

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Solange Knowles steps out in a Badgley Mischka gown to attend the 2012 Angel Ball hosted by socialite and philanthropist Denise Rich.

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Wendy Williams has a ball for charity at the 2012 Angel Ball hosted by socialite and philanthropist Denise Rich to benefit the Gabrielle's Angel Foundation.

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Estelle makes a stylish statement in a Roberto Cavalli frock to attend the 2012 Angel Ball hosted by socialite and philanthropist Denise Rich to benefit the Gabrielle's Angel Foundation.

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Angela Simmons dons Roberto Cavalli to attend the 2012 Angel Ball hosted by socialite and philanthropist Denise Rich to benefit the Gabrielle's Angel Foundation.

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Ashanti and Nelly keep close while attending the 2012 Angel Ball hosted by socialite and philanthropist Denise Rich to benefit the Gabrielle's Angel Foundation.

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Tina Knowles makes a glamorous entrance at the 2012 Angel Ball hosted by socialite and philanthropist Denise Rich to benefit the Gabrielle's Angel Foundation.

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Smokey Robinson, Debroah Lee and Frances Robinson attend the Angel Ball 2012 hosted by Gabrielle's Angel Foundation at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.

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Star Jones, Denise Rich, Clive Davis and Natalie Cole attend the Angel Ball 2012 hosted by Gabrielle's Angel Foundation at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.

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Fashionable mom-and-daughter duo Tina and Solange Knowles inside the 2012 Angel Ball.

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Kanye West, Kim Kardashian, Nelly and Ashanti attend the 2012 Angel Ball hosted by socialite and philanthropist Denise Rich to benefit the Gabrielle's Angel Foundation.

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Star Jones attends the Angel Ball 2012 at Cipriani, Wall Street in New York City.