Red Carpet Recap: 2014 NAACP Image Awards

The 45th Annual NAACP Image Awards celebrated the accomplishments of people of color in entertainment. From television to music and film, the year was filled with highlights. And winners. Here's a look at the show's red hot red carpet.

ESSENCE.COM Feb, 23, 2014

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Lupita Nyong'o attends the 45th NAACP Image Awards presented by TV One at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

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Oprah Winfrey arrives at the 45th NAACP Image Awards at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

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Kerry Washington attends the 45th NAACP Image Awards presented by TV One at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

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Idris Elba attends the 45th NAACP Image Awards presented by TV One at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

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Anthony Anderson and Oprah Winfrey attends the 45th NAACP Image Awards presented by TV One at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

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Naomie Harris attends the 45th NAACP Image Awards presented by TV One at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

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Holly Robinson Peete and daughter Ryan attend the 45th NAACP Image Awards presented by TV One at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California

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Ledisi attends the 45th NAACP Image Awards presented by TV One at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

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Forest Whitaker and wife Keisha Whitaker attend the 45th NAACP Image Awards presented by TV One at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

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Nia Long attends the 45th NAACP Image Awards presented by TV One at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

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Sherri Shepherd attends the 45th NAACP Image Awards presented by TV One at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

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AMPAS President Cheryl Boone Isaacs accepts the Hall of Fame award onstage during the 45th NAACP Image Awards presented by TV One at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

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Elijah Kelley attends the 45th NAACP Image Awards presented by TV One at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

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Gayle King attends the 45th NAACP Image Awards presented by TV One at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

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Regina King attends the 45th NAACP Image Awards presented by TV One at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

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Brandy attends the 45th NAACP Image Awards presented by TV One at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

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Regina Hall attends the 45th NAACP Image Awards presented by TV One at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

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Eniko Parrish and Kevin Hart attend the 45th NAACP Image Awards presented by TV One at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

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Mara Brock Akil attends the 45th NAACP Image Awards presented by TV One at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

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Stevie Wonder performs onstage during the 45th NAACP Image Awards presented by TV One at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

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Queen Latifah and Iyanla Vanzant attend the 45th NAACP Image Awards presented by TV One at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

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Tyler Perry attends the 45th NAACP Image Awards presented by TV One at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

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Michael Ealy attends the 45th NAACP Image Awards presented by TV One at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

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Morris Chestnut attends the 45th NAACP Image Awards presented by TV One at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

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Tatyana Ali attends the 45th NAACP Image Awards presented by TV One at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

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Tika Sumpter attends the 45th NAACP Image Awards presented by TV One at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

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Elise Neal attends the 45th NAACP Image Awards presented by TV One at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

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Tyrese Gibson attends the 45th NAACP Image Awards presented by TV One at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

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David Oyelowo, winner of the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture for Lee Daniels' The Butler, poses in the press room during the 45th NAACP Image Awards presented by TV One at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

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Vanessa A. Williams attends the 45th NAACP Image Awards presented by TV One at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

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Nicole Beharie attends the 45th NAACP Image Awards presented by TV One at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

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Tanika Ray attends the 45th NAACP Image Awards presented by TV One at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

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Wendy Raquel Robinson attends the 45th NAACP Image Awards presented by TV One at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

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Jennia Fredrique attends the 45th NAACP Image Awards presented by TV One at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.