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ESSENCE.COM Oct, 29, 2012

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Brandy arrives at the 40th Anniversary American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles.

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Rihanna performs during her 777 tour at E-Werk in Berlin, Germany.

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Kerry Washington attends the 40th American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live In Los Angeles. 

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Nicki Minaj attends the 40th Anniversary American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles.

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Kelly Rowland attends the 40th Anniversary American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles.

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Jordin Sparks attends the 40th American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles.

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MC Hammer and PSY perform 'Gangnam Style' onstage during the 40th Anniversary American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles.

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Janelle Monae attends An Evening with Berry Gordy at the Art Institute Of Chicago.

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Laz Alonzo filming on location for Infamous in New York City.

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Yaya DaCosta Alafia attends The Piano Lesson Opening Night Party at Signature Theater Company’s Peter Norton Space in New York City