Essential ViewingThe Week in PicturesEvery week we see countless celebs walk the red carpet, grace the stage with their powerhouse vocals and sit courtside at basketball games. This week was no exception. Check out photos of Kimberly Elise and Sanaa Lathan at the NAACP Image Award nominations, Ciara, Denzel Washington, Spike Lee and Rihanna and recent basketball games and President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama observing a moment of silence for the Arizona tragedy...NAACP Image Award NominationsKimberly Elise and Sanaa Lathan attend the 42nd NAACP Image Awards Nomination Press Conference this week. Over 100 of our favorite artists, actors and authors were nominated.Bonding TimeOut and about in West Hollywood, Halley Berry and Nahla were spotted heading to Sweet Lady Jane to buy to buy some tasty treats.Courtside BeautyRihanna found time to attend the Miami Heat and Clippers game in L.A.Red Carpet DivaZoe Saldana look beautiful in her off the shoulder dress as she arrived at the premiere of 'Burning Palms.'The GameThe cast of "The Game" visited ESSENCE.com to promote the fourth season of their show. The group broke ratings records for BET, earning 7.7 million views on Tuesday night.Hot CoupleDressed in their finest, Ludacris and Eudoxie arrived at the premiere of 'No Strings Attached.'American IdolPrepping for her new gig on American Idol, Jennifer Lopez attended the 'AI' panel at the 2011 Winter TCA press tour.Bold in BlueKerry Washington wore a beautiful blue dress as she attended the 2010 New York Film Critics Circle Awards. That color makes her skin look stunning.Live MicJennifer Hudson brought down the house at the House Of Blues in Chicago, her hometown.Sexy in BlackActress Garcelle Beauvais arrived at Columbia Pictures' 'The Green Hornet' wearing a little black dress.Teena Marie's FuneralQueen Latifah attended Teena Marie's memorial service this week. There is still no word on an official cause of death, but fans all over the world said their goodbyes this week.Dr. Conrad Murray's Pre-TrialJanet Jackson and the rest of the Jackson family have been attending Dr. Conrad Murray's preliminary trial all week.Newly EngagedA newly engaged Vivica A. Fox was seen sailing with friends in Barbados.Genuine LoveGinuwine and daughter Cypress Lee attend Cypress Lee's sweet sixteen bash at Eden in Washington, D.C.So DevineLoretta Devine arrives at Audi and Designer J. Mendel's Kick Off Celebration of Golden Globe Week.Icon StatusThe legendary Diahann Carroll arrived at the 2011 Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala. It looks like Carroll has been blessed with good genes — she never ages.Sports FanaticsAs always, basketball games are star studded events. Check out Denzel Washington, Ciara and Spike Lee at the the New York Knicks and the Los Angeles Lakers at game.Cute CoupleBrandy and Terrance J. attended BET's "The Game" And "Let's Stay Together" Los Angeles Premiere in L.A. We love that Brandy is taking it back to the '90s with her braids.Arizona TragedyPresident Barack Obama shared warm words to the grieving at the memorial service for the victims of Saturday's shootings at McKale Center on the University of Arizona campus.Sisterly LoveAngela and Vanessa Simmons stop by the ESSENCE office this week to update us on all things Pastry and more.Moment of SilencePresident Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama observe a moment of silence on the South Lawn of the White House to honor the victims of a shooting at an Arizona political event that left people six dead.Sold OutDrake put on quite a show in London as he performed to a sold out crowd at Manchester Apollo.TV VisitMarsha Ambrosius visited BET's '106 & Park' to promote her latest video "Far Away."