Star Gazing: 12.19.11

Star Gazing: 12.19.11
ESSENCE.COM Dec, 18, 2011

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Jennifer Hudson shines on stage at the VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul show at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City.

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‘Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol’ star Paula Patton arrives at the TODAY Show in NYC.

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Jill Scott looks beautiful in blue at the VH1 Divas Celebrate Soul show at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City.

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ESSENCE magazine’s cover star Queen Latifah poses backstage during the VH1 Divas Celebrate Soul show in New York City.

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Ledisi performs on stage during the VH1 Divas Celebrate Soul show in New York City.

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British beauty Estelle arrives wearing gold to the VH1 Divas Celebrate Soul show in New York City.

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Sharon Jones gets into the groove at the VH1 Divas Celebrate Soul show in New York City.

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Marsha Ambrosius arrives at the VH1 Divas Celebrate Soul show in New York City.

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Jennifer Hudson sparkles and shines on the red carpet at the VH1 Divas Celebrate Soul show in New York City. Check out those boots!

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NBA First Lady LaLa Anthony attends the VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul show at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City.

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Singing legends Chaka Khan, Mavis Staples and Erykah Badu perform on stage during the VH1 Divas Celebrate Soul show in New York City.

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Mary J. Blige looks fabulous as usual in winter white at the ‘VH1 Divas Celebrate Soul’ in New York City.

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Hip-hop hottie Common arrives at the ‘VH1 Divas Celebrate Soul’ show in New York City.

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Boyz II Men share the spotlight at the VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul show in New York City.

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“The View” co-host Sherri Shepherd and her husband Lamar Sally arrive at the VH1 Divas Celebrate Soul show in New York City.

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Matt Kemp is spotted doing some shopping at The Grove in Los Angeles, California.

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