EMF Eye Candy Contest 2011

EMF Eye Candy Contest 2011
ESSENCE.COM Jul, 05, 2011

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In our EMF 2011 Eye Candy Contest the ladies in the crowd got to be the judges. We asked them to scream if they liked what they saw and let’s just say things got pretty loud in there.

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Host Sixx King kept the crowd under control and entertained the ladies as he introduced the men of the hour one by one.

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When local heartthrob Darren hit the catwalk sans shirt the ladies went bananas.

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We asked the men to strut their best stuff along the catwalk to ensure the ladies in the crowd got a close look at the competition.

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After that the shirts just kept coming off much to the appeal of the audience.

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Not all the guys in the contest felt they had to flash their abs to win love from the crowd. Instead many of them flashed their winning smiles.

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Children’s book author Happy did a little jig to show his fans he knew how to have a good time.

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Even the old school players showed up to vie for the title of Mr. ESSENCE.com Eye Candy 2011.

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Here one contestant earns major cool points with the crowd after he proudly points out his lady.

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Some contestants cracked jokes on stage hoping to appeal to the ladies’ silly sides.

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Fellow contestants look on as one of their fiercest competitors sweet talks the crowd.

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We scouted the festival for the cutest guys around and asked them to participate in our EMF 2011 Eye Candy Contest, where ultimately let the ladies decide who reigned supreme. Meet the contestants!

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We scouted the festival for the cutest guys around and asked them to participate in our EMF 2011 Eye Candy Contest, where ultimately let the ladies decide who reigned supreme. Meet the contestants!

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Six men remained after the semi-finals, but only two could be crowned EMF 2011 Eye Candy Winners.

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Six men remained after the semi-finals, but only two could be crowned EMF 2011 Eye Candy Winners.

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Six men remained after the semi-finals, but only two could be crowned EMF 2011 Eye Candy Winners.

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Six men remained after the semi-finals, but only two could be crowned EMF 2011 Eye Candy Winners.

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Hundreds of ladies gathered ’round the ESSENCE.com Live Stage to give screams of approval when it came time to vote. In the end a local cutie pie named Darren and Brigadier General took home the winning honors of being the official EMF ESSENCE.com Eye Candy of 2011.