Alicia Keys pumps up the crowd during the fifth annual Keep A Child Alive’s Black Ball at New York’s Hammerstein Ballroom. Keys is cofounder of the HIV/AIDS foundation that provides antiretroviral medicine to families in Africa and India. Last night’s annual Black Ball raised nearly $2.4 million.
Alicia Keys and honoree Queen Latifah at Keep A Child Alive’s Black Ball. Latifah was honored for her tireless advocacy of HIV/AIDS awareness.
Gray matters to Jessica Alba and Alicia Keys, who arrive in style at the Black Ball. Alba serves as a global ambassador for Keys’s Keep A Child Alive foundation.
Iman, Keep A Child Alive’s global ambassador and the Black Ball’s cohost, strikes a graceful pose on the red carpet.
Honoree Queen Latifah looks royal on the red carpet.
John Mayer and Queen Latifah make nice after a playful bidding war during the Black Ball auction. Latifah bid $110,000 for a vacation to Richard Branson’s private Necker Island.
Zoe Kravitz can’t live without her “radio” on the Black Ball’s red carpet.
A dapper Swizz Beatz brings swagger to the Black Ball.
Lady in red Tyra Banks comes out to support Keep A Child Alive.
A fashionably late Justin Timberlake gets on-stage love from cohost Alicia Keys at the Black Ball.
Alicia Keys and Justin Timberlake perform Phil Collins’s “Another Day in Paradise” at the Black Ball.