Actor Idris Elba couldn’t contain his joy after winning a Best Actor Golden Globe for his performance in the BBC America drama, “Luther.”
Oprah celebrates the first graduating class of her South African school, the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy. “Victory Day! All girls are off to college,” she tweeted.
Jennifer Hudson shows off her new ’do, which she says is inspired by an ESSENCE photo of actress Diahann Carroll from 1970.
“Happy Dr. Martin Luther King Day!” tweeted 2012 BET Honors honoree, Mariah Carey, pictured here with hubby Nick Cannon.
“I shared this amazing moment w/ President Obama,” tweeted singer Janelle Monae after a visit to the White House.
“Glee’s” Amber Riley and “Reed Between the Lines” Tracee Ellis Ross are fresh and flirty at InStyle Magazine’s Golden Globes party.
2012 BET Honors host and ESSENCE February cover girl Gabrielle Union’s date to a pre-Honors dinner was mom Teresa.
TV hosts Shaun Robinson and Sherri Shepherd attend a press junket for Shepherd’s latest movie, “One for The Money” (out January 27).
Producer Swizz Beatz gets in Hollywood leading man pose with George Clooney, Sean “Diddy” Combs and Jamie Foxx at a Golden Globes party.
NBA wives, Monica and LaLa Anthony share a special moment during a night out in New York City. Producer Rico Love also joined in on the festivities.
Rapper Common, Will Smith, singer Anthony Hamilton and rapper Raekwon hang out backstage at the 2012 BET Honors.
Reality star rounded off a great week — she starred in “Glee” — by visiting the “Rosie” show in Chicago.
Songbird Marsha Ambrosius shows off her beautiful locks while dining at celebrity haunt PF Chang’s in New York City.
Singer Faith Evans poses backstage before singing the national anthem at a Los Angele Clippers basketball game.
Actress Kerry Washington helped register voters at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade and Festival in Hallandale Beach, Florida.
Actress Jill Marie Jones couldn’t be there for friend’s birthday, so she tweeted this sweet photo.
“Throwback. I was 15. Happy Birthday Aaliyah,” tweeted singer Solange Knowles, pictured with her big sis, Beyonce.
Actress Sheryl Lee Ralph joins Martin Luther King III and wife Arndrea Waters King at the MLK Salute to Greatness Gala at the King Center in Atlanta.
Singer Musiq is pictured in the studio with up-and-coming singer Sharon Mathai.
Comedian Bill Bellamy and Talib Kweli have some fun at Club Play in Miami.
“The Game” star Wendy Raquel Robinson joins actress Vanessa Bell Calloway and Star Jones for the Diamonds & Caviar Gala, a charity event in Bermuda to benefit uninsured mothers with premature babies.
Baseball icon Dave Winfield pays “Moutaintop” star Samuel L. Jackson a visit backstage.
Celebrity stylist June Ambrose on set of her reality show, “Style by June.”
Actor Lance Gross is all smiles while doing press at the Diamonds & Caviar Gala, a charity event in Bermuda to benefit uninsured mothers with premature babies.
Newly engaged basketball star Lebron James was feeling playful when he tweeted a photo of his fiancee Savannah Brinson taking a nap.