The Most Unforgettable ESSENCE Fest Eye Candy Moments

As we gear up to meet you in New Orleans for ESSENCE Fest 2015, we rounded up the hottest eye candy moments from past festivals for your enjoyment. (You're welcome.)

Charli Penn Jun, 29, 2015

1 of 18 Michael Rowe

In 2012 our annual ESSENCE Festival Eye Candy Pageant was hotter than ever. Remember these gorgeous finalists?

2 of 18 Michael Rowe

Looking back at some of our favorite steamy ESSENCE Fest moments with the fellas.

3 of 18 Michael Rowe

Looking back at some of our favorite steamy ESSENCE Fest moments with the fellas.

4 of 18 Michael Rowe

Looking back at some of our favorite steamy ESSENCE Fest moments with the fellas.

5 of 18 Michael Rowe

Looking back at some of our favorite steamy ESSENCE Fest moments with the fellas.

6 of 18 Michael Rowe

Looking back at some of our favorite steamy ESSENCE Fest moments with the fellas.

7 of 18 Michael Rowe

Looking back at some of our favorite steamy ESSENCE Fest moments with the fellas.

8 of 18 Michael Rowe

Looking back at some of our favorite steamy ESSENCE Fest moments with the fellas.

9 of 18 Michael Rowe

Looking back at some of our favorite steamy ESSENCE Fest moments with the fellas.

10 of 18 Michael Rowe

Looking back at some of our favorite steamy ESSENCE Fest moments with the fellas.

11 of 18 Michael Rowe

Looking back at some of our favorite steamy ESSENCE Fest moments with the fellas.

12 of 18 Hannan Saleh

Looking back at some of our favorite steamy ESSENCE Fest moments with the fellas.

13 of 18 Hannan Saleh

Looking back at some of our favorite steamy ESSENCE Fest moments with the fellas.

14 of 18 Hannan Saleh

Looking back at some of our favorite steamy ESSENCE Fest moments with the fellas.

15 of 18 Hannan Saleh

Looking back at some of our favorite steamy ESSENCE Fest moments with the fellas.

16 of 18 Hannan Saleh

Looking back at some of our favorite steamy ESSENCE Fest moments with the fellas.

17 of 18 Hannan Saleh

Looking back at some of our favorite steamy ESSENCE Fest moments with the fellas.

18 of 18 Hannan Saleh

Looking back at some of our favorite steamy ESSENCE Fest moments with the fellas.