Essential Viewing: 6.25.11

Essential Viewing: 6.25.11
ESSENCE.COM Jun, 24, 2011

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Congrats Oprah! An emotional Oprah Winfrey accepted an honorary doctorate of education from Free State University in Bloemfontein, South Africa.

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Janet Jackson shows us why she’s always in control as she performs in Berlin, Germany. We love when Janet takes the stage!

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Queen Bey is back! Beyoncé performs on stage in front of thousands in Lille, France. We can’t wait until her album drops next week!

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Venus Williams sports a unique one-piece jumper during her tennis match in Wimbeldon. Her interesting attire was not received well in the UK, but we think it looks hot!

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Serena Williams made an amazing comeback during her second-round match at Wimbledon. Victory!

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The handsome Shemar Moore arrives at the ‘38th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards’ in Las Vegas. He’s so yummy.

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Selita Ebanks strikes a playful pose while exercising in New York City.Who else would look this good while working out?

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Naomi Campbell walks the walk at her launch party for her new jean line in Milan, Italy. Did you peep Naomi’s shoes? We love!

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Michelle Obama speaks to an adorable little girl during her visit to South Africa. How precious! Mrs. Obama wears a vest and trousers from J. Crew paired with an ASOS Africa top.

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The First Lady, in a Duro Olowu blazer, and her daughters Malia and Sasha, arrive in Pretoria, South Africa. What a warm welcome!

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Our First Lady walks with children as she visits a community center in Johannesburg. Mrs. Obama wears a vest and trousers from J. Crew paired with an ASOS Africa top.

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Our First Lady and her daughters visit Nelson Mandela at his home in Houghton, South Africa. Mrs. O wears a stunning silk shantung suit by Narciso Rodriguez and turq earrings by Nava Zahavi.

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Michelle Obama and her family are welcomed by traditional dancers when they arrived in Gaborone, Botswana. We are sure they loved the performance! The First Lady wears a Jean Paul Gaultier suit and a Tory Burch wrap belt.

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Michael Ealy at the ‘Montblanc Presents: The 24 Hour Plays’ event in Santa Monica, CA. Those blue eyes are mesmerizing!

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Katerina Graham, wearing a Kristian Addnevik dress and Raphael Young shoes, attends the ‘22nd Annual MuchMusic Video Awards’ in Toronto, Canada. Her fashion choice is quite daring, don’t you agree?

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Janelle Monae delivers a riveting performance at the ‘Sonar Music Festival’ in Barcelona, Spain. Her voice and style are equally amazing!

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Kanye West shows off his unique style at the Louis Vuitton Menswear Spring/Summer 2012 fashion show in Paris.

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Holly Robinson-Peete arrives at the ‘2nd Annual Prevention Honors Hollywood Heroes’ in Los Angeles. Her body-con dress and sky-high Christian Louboutins are so chic!

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Halle Berry and Nahla are spotted in walking in Beverly Hills. Halle was picking her up from school. We can’t get enough of seeing these two out and about!

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Gladys Knight honors Oprah with a performance at the ‘38th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards’ in Las Vegas. Her music is truly iconic. We’re sure Oprah loved the tribute.

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Fefe Dobson shows off her fierce Jeffrey Campbell shoes and her Heather Lawton dress at the ‘22 Annual MuchMusic Video Awards’ in Toronto. We love this whole look on her!

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Estelle out and about wearing a zebra print shawl in London. We’re also taking note of her sleek black dress. Love it!

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Drake was honored with the Hal David Starlight award during the Songwriters Hall of Fame 42nd Annual Induction and Awards in New York City. Congrats Drake!

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Debbie Morgan arrives at the ‘38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards’ in Las Vegas. Her dress is simply stunning!

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Rutina Wesley arrives at the ‘True Blood Season Four Premiere’ in Hollywood. We can’t wait for the show to return this season!

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Happy Birthday LaLa! Carmelo Anthony and LaLa Vasquez arrive at TAO Nightclub in Las Vegas. We’re sure that was an amazing night for the birthday girl!

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Bruno Mars rocks the stage on NBC’s ‘Today’ in New York City.


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