Star Gazing 12.11.13

ESSENCE.COM Oct, 29, 2012

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Janelle Monae arrives on the red carpet of Billboard's annual Women in Music event where she received the 'Rising Star' award in New York City.

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Melanie Fiona attends Billboard's annual Women in Music event at Capitale in New York City.

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Ashanti visits at SiriusXM Studios in New York City.

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Boris Kodjoe arrives at the 6th Annual 'Manifest Your Destiny Toy Drive' in Hollywood, California.

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Soledad O'Brien attends the 2013 Billboard Annual Women in Music Event at Capitale in New York City.

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Tami Roman at the E40 Triple Album Release Party at Tru Hollywood Nightclub in Hollywood, California.

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Gabrielle Union and George Daniels pose together during an advanced screening of "Being Mary Jane" at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago.

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Vanessa Williams performs during the 22nd annual Oscar Hammerstein Award gala at The Hudson Theatre in New York City.

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Jada Pinkett-Smith spotted shopping at Maxfields in West Hollywood, California.

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Kelly Rowland seen leaving the Jay Z concert at Staples Center in Los Angeles.

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ESSENCE's former Relationships Editor Demetria Lucas at the premiere party of her new Bravo reality show Blood, Sweat & Heels in New York City.

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Zoe Saldana wearing a Coach bag attends A Parker Party in Los Angeles.