Jordin Sparks poses at the 2012 CMT Music awards at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.
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ESSENCE Music Festival headliner Mary J. Blige performs onstage at the USC Shoah Foundation Institute Ambassadors for Humanity Gala held at the Grand Ballroom in Hollywood.
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Kerry Washington visits the SiriusXM Studio in New York City.
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Joan Smalls attends Chanel’s:The Little Black Jacket Event at Swiss Institute in New York City.
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Better Than Alright
ESSENCE Music Festival Performer Ledisi attends a book signing for her new book, Better Than Alright: Finding Peace, Love & Power. The singer also stopped by CNN to chat about the book and what it means to be beautiful. Click here to watch the entire interview.
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Oprah and Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson sit-down for an intimate chat on Oprah’s Next Chapter to talk about his million dollar Empire, fatherhood and life.
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Paula Patton and Robin Thicke attend the annual ‘Celebrate Sundance Institute’ Los Angeles benefit at Soho House in West Hollywood, California.
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Lisa Bonet and Zoe Kravitz attend Chanel’s:The Little Black Jacket Event at Swiss Institute in New York City.
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Jessica White leaves a Soho hotel in New York City.
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