Star Gazing: 8.15.11

Star Gazing: 8.15.11
ESSENCE.COM Aug, 14, 2011

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Beyoncé kicked off Day 1 of her ’4’ Intimate Nights concerts at the Roseland Ballroom in New York City where she sang an unforgettable version of ’Best Thing I Never Had’.

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Jay-Z Hosts “Watch The Throne” After Party at LIV at Fontainebleau nightclub in Miami where he reportedly spent spent $250,000 on champagne.

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Our President speaks during a town hall style meeting in Decorah, Iowa.

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Wendy Raquel Robinson from ‘The Game’ greets U. S. Army Soldiers at the National Urban League’s Women of Power Luncheon. Robinson received entertainment award.

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Dr. Regina M. Benjamin, The Surgeon General of the United States was greeted by U.S. Army Soldiers following her remarks as guest speaker for the National Council of Urban League Guilds Leadership Luncheon.

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Fresh from announcing her first headlining tour, Ledisi performed live at the ‘33rd Annual UNCF An Evening Of Stars’ show in Pasadena, California.

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Happy Birthday! Halle Berry celebrates her 45th birthday with friends, her boyfriend Olivier and her lovely daughter Nahla in Malibu, California.

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Tika Sumpter and LaLa Anthony are on set for a photo shoot in New York City.

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Kerry Washington in Zuhair Murad arrives at the VH1 2011 Do Something Awards in Hollywood.

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You can now add author to Tyra Banks’ already fabulous resume. Here, she rocks a bold color block outfit at the VH1 2011 Do Something Awards in Hollywood.

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Our girl Jill Scott performs live at the ‘33rd Annual UNCF An Evening Of Stars’ show in Pasadena, California.

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Erykah Badu performs live at the ‘33rd Annual UNCF An Evening Of Stars’ show in Pasadena, California.

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Miguel performs live at the ‘33rd Annual UNCF An Evening Of Stars’ show in Pasadena, California.

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A sexy Lance Gross dressed in all white arrives at the 33rd Annual UNCF An Evening Of Stars’ show in Pasadena, California.

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Philly native Musiq Soulchild arrives at the 33rd Annual UNCF An Evening Of Stars’ show in Pasadena, California.

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R&B diva Patti Labelle performs live on stage at the 33rd Annual UNCF An Evening Of Stars’ show in Pasadena, California.

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Tatyana Ali arrives at the 33rd Annual UNCF An Evening Of Stars show in Pasadena, California.

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Shaun Robinson arrives at the ‘33rd Annual UNCF An Evening Of Stars’ show in Pasadena, California.

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Marsha Ambrosious arrives at the ‘33rd Annual UNCF An Evening Of Stars’ show in Pasadena, California.

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Ledisi arrives at the ’33rd Annual UNCF An Evening Of Stars’ show in Pasadena, California.

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The always delightful Jill Marie Jones arrives at the ‘33rd Annual UNCF An Evening Of Stars’ show in Pasadena, California.

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Estelle shines in Farah Angsana on the red carpet when she arrives at the ’33rd Annual UNCF An Evening Of Stars’ show in Pasadena, California.

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Gabourey Sidibe arrives at the Showtime premiere of ‘Homeland’ in East Hampton, New York.