Star Gazing: 5.9.12

Star Gazing: 5.9.12
ESSENCE.COM May, 08, 2012

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Mary J. Blige, Erica Reid, Tina Knowles and Beyoncé attend Antonio ‘L.A.’ Reid’s book launch event for his wife Erica Reid’s book The Thriving Child at a private residence in New York City.

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Chrisette Michele attends ESSENCE’s first Best in Black Beauty Awards 2012 at The Dream Hotel in New York.

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June Ambrose attends ESSENCE’s first Best in Black Beauty Awards 2012 at The Dream Hotel in New York City.

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Janelle Monae arrives at ESSENCE’s first Best in Black Beauty Awards 2012 at The Dream Hotel in New York City.

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Beyoncé and Jay-Z attend Antonio ‘L.A.’ Reid’s book launch event for his wife Erica Reid’s book The Thriving Child at a private residence in New York City.

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Tina Atkins-Campbell and Erica Atkins-Campbell of the group Mary Mary promote their new album, Go Get It, at J&R Music and Computer World in New York City.

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Rocsi Diaz arrives at ESSENCE’s first Best in Black Beauty Awards 2012 at The Dream Hotel in New York.

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Tyra Banks attends the 2012 Moth Ball at Capitale in New York City.

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Honoree and celebrity hair stylist Ted Gibson arrives at ESSENCE’s first Best in Black Beauty Awards 2012 at The Dream Hotel in New York.

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Christina Millian is pictured backstage at the season finale of the The Voice in Los Angeles.

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Q Parker of the group 112 attends ESSENCE’s first Best in Black Beauty Awards 2012 at The Dream Hotel in New York.

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Sandra Bullock is all smiles as she takes son Louis to school in Sherman Oaks, California.