ESSENCE.com's Exclusive Celebrity Portraits of 2014

Stars flocked to ESSENCE this year to share and celebrate their success. Check out our portrait gallery of the most interesting celebs to visit our offices in 2014.

Michael Rowe Dec, 17, 2013

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Former WNBA superstar Lisa Leslie stops by ESSENCE for a visit.

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Actress Erica Ash stops by for a visit.

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DeVon Franklin and actress Meagan Good attend stop by the ESSENCE office to promote his new movie, Annie.

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Laverne Cox stops by ESSENCE to talk about her hit show, Orange Is The New Black.

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The sexy newcomer stopped by ESSENCE to talk about his experience filming The Game and his new movies November Rule and My Favorite Five.

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Michelle Williams stops by ESSENCE to talk about her new album, TV show and holiday beauty rituals.

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Estelle stopped by ESSENCE to give us a taste of her new music.

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Actor Lyriq Bent stops by ESSENCE to talk about his role in the Aaliyah biopic and the upcoming slavery saga, Book of Negroes.

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Boris Kodjoe stops by ESSENCE to talk about his role in the new film, Addicted.

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Love & Basketball Director Gina Prince-Bythewood stopped by ESSENCE to talk about her film, Beyond The Lights.

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The gorgeous Kimberly Elise stopped by ESSENCE to give us the scoop on season 2 of her hit VH1 show, Hit The Floor.

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Jazmine Sullivan stops by ESSENCE to give us a prview of her upcoming album, 'Reality Show'.

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Chadwick Boseman stops by ESSENCE to talk about his new movie, Get On Up: The James Brown Story.

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The beautiful and talented gospel artist stopped by ESSENCE to talk about her debut solo album, Help!.

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Carla Hall, Top Chef & Co-Host of The Chew stops by ESSENCE to dish about opening her first restaurant in New York City.

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LeCrae stops by ESSENCE to talk faith and to give us a preview of his new album, Anomaly.

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K. Michelle stopped by ESSENCE to talk about her latest projects and her upcoming performance at the 2014 ESSENCE Festival.

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Debbie Allen stops by ESSENCE to talk about her holiday spectacular, The Hot Chocolate Nutcracker on BET.

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 Hit The Floor star Rob Riley show us his hard body on a special visit to the ESSENCE Office.

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Astro from season one of the X-Factor stops by to talk about his new album, "Computer Era" and his role on FOX's Red Band Society.

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KEM stopped by ESSENCE to promote his new music and talk about his 2014 ESSENCE Festival performance.

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Avery Sunshine stops by ESSENCE to give us a preview of her new album, The SunRoom.

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Singer Goapele stopped by ESSENCE to talk about her upcoming album.

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Harry Lennix from NBC's The BlackList stops by ESSENCE to talk about the success of the show.

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Romany Malco stopped by ESSENCE to talk about his new film, Think Like A Man Too.

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The beautiful star of the movie Belle stops by ESSENCE for a visit.

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Actress Tessa Thompson and Director Justin Simien stop by ESSENCE to talk about their film, Dear White People.

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Michael Ealy stops by for a special vist.

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Eric Roberson stops by ESSENCE to give us a preview of his upcoming album, 'The Box'.

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The stars of OWN's new reality series, Love In The City stop by ESSENCE to give us the scoop on the show.

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Tika Sumpter stops by ESSENCE to talk about beauty and the second season of The Haves and The Have Nots.

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EJ Johnson stops by ESSENCE to talk about his fabulous life and his new reality show, Rich Kids of Beverly Hills.

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Kelly Price talks new album, R&B Divas, and Backlash from Mariah Carey fans.

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singer Sevyn Streeter graced us with a special visit prior to her performance at the 2014 ESSENCE Festival.

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RonReaco Lee and Jessie T. Usher stopped by to talk about their new show, Suvivors's Remorse.

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Arlen Escarpeta stopped by ESSENCE to talk about his new movie, Into The Storm and his upcoming role as Bobby Brown in the Whitney Houston biopic, I will Always Love You: The Whitney Houston Story.

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Ann Nesby stops by to talk about her album, Living My Life.

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LeToya Luckett stops by to chat about her new role on VH1's Single Ladies.

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Zendaya stopped by ESSENCE to talk about her Disney Channel movie Zapped and the Aaliyah movie. 

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Lorraine Toussaint stops by ESSENCE to talk about her new role as Lieutenant Joanna Reece on ABC's Forever.

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Singer Aloe Blacc stops by ESSENCE to talk about his music and his role in the new James Brown biopic, Get On Up.

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Joe stopped by to give us a taste of his new album, Bridges.

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Ne-Yo stops by ESSENCE to give us a preview of his new album, "Non Fiction".

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Xosha Roquemore of Fox's The Mindy Project stops by ESSENCE for a visit.

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Adrienne C. Moore aka "Black Cindy" from Orange Is The New Black takes a break from filming the third season to vist ESSENCE.

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Faith Evans stops by ESSENCE to talk about her new album, Incomparable.

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SNL's Jay Pharoah stops by ESSENCE with Orbit Gum on #ObitCoffeDay to help keep our breath fresh.

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Tank stops by ESSENCE to talk about his upcoming album, "Stronger" and his main stage performance at the 2014 ESSENCEFest.

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Musician Timothy Bloom stops by ESSENCE to give us a preview of his self-titled album.

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SWV stops by ESSENCE to talk about their new reality show on WETV, SWV: Reunited.

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Norwegian duo Nico and Vinz stopped by to give us a preview of their upcoming album, Black Star Elephant and an impromtu performance of their blockbuster hit, "Am I Wrong".

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East African Jazz and Soul singer Somi stopped by  to perform music from her Album, "The Lagos Music Salon".

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RHOA husbands Peter Thomas, Appolo Nida and Greg Leaks came by for a chat.

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Actress Edwina Findley stops by ESSENCE to talk about her show, If Loving You Is Wrong.

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...newcomer, Mali Music who's powerful vocals and lyrics make him the perfect add to your playlist. Check out his single, Beautiful.

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The Real Housewives of Altlanta star stops by ESSENCE to talk about her Bravo wedding special.

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Alexandra Shipp, Jordan Calloway and LeToya Luckett stop by ESSENCE to promote their new VH1 move, Drumline: A New Beat.

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The beautiful Lyndie Greenwood of FOX's Sleepy Hollow stops by ESSENCE for a visit.

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Singer Alvester Martin stopped in to promote his upcoming album.

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Taj Mowry stopped by to talk about his latest projects.

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Raheem Devaughn gave us a preview of his upcoming album, Love, Sex & Passion.

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Johnny Gill stopped in to talk about his new alubm, Game Changer.

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Brie Bythewood stops in at ESSENCE to talk about her role on Bravos' Blood, Sweat and Heels.

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Liv Warfield stopped by to talk about her new projects.

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LaToya Jackson and Jeffré Phillips stop by ESSENCE to promote their reality show on the OWN Newwork, Life with LaToya.

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Allen Maldonado stops by ESSENCE to talk about his role opposite Denzel Washington in The Equalizer.

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Sisqo stops by to promote his new album, Last Dragon.

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Daisy Lewellyn and Mica Hughes stop by to talk about their new show Love, Sweat and Heels.

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The British actor stops by ESSENCE to talk about his new ABC series, The Black Box which premiered in April 2014.

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Orlando Jones of Sleepy Hollow stops by ESSENCE for a visit.