Janelle Monáe resembled a black Audrey Hepburn on the red carpet at the 89th Annual Oscar Awards. The 31-year-old singer/actress made her first Oscar Awards appearance after starring in the critically acclaimed movies Hidden Figures and Moonlight, which won Best Picture.
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Essence magazine honored remarkable moments and performers in film and television at yesterday’s 10th Annual Black Women in Hollywood Awards Gala, held at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA.
(L-R) Janelle Monáe, Issa Rae, Aja Naomi King and Yara Shahidi were presented with Hollywood’s “Next Generation” the 2017 ESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood awards.
Eccentric singer Erykah Badu wore her best Wiccan garb to the 8th Annual Essence Black Women In Music Event, held at NeueHouse in Los Angeles on Thursday. The 45-year-old mother-of-3 hosted the event.
Singer-turned actress Janelle Monáe wore a dress with a splash of color to the 8th Annual AAFCA Awards, held at the Taglyan Complex in Los Angeles, on Wednesday. Director Barry Jenkins, pictured above, walked away with trophies for Best Director, Best Independent Film, and Best Picture for Moonlight, a gay coming of age film. Janelle won the Breakout Performance Award for her roles in Moonlight and Hidden Figures.
Actress Taraji P. Henson was among the well-dressed stars attending the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, held at the Shrine Auditorium Media Complex in Los Angeles, CA. on Sunday. The 46-year-old Hidden Figures star wore a sheer ballgown with bodice by Beirut, Lebanon designer Reem Acra. “I feel like a Barbie doll, look,” she said on the red carpet. “That kind of dress, you have to prepare yourself mentally.”
Anyone with a pulse walked away with a trophy at the 2017 Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards at the Shrine Auditorium Media Complex last night. Award recipients included Hidden Figures stars Janelle Monáe, left, and Taraji P. Henson. Henson was elated to win an award after being snubbed for an Oscar nomination.
Pop singer Janelle Monáe attended the 28th Annual Producers Guild Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA. on Saturday. Janelle, 31, was dressed to the nines in a floor length strapless gown with bold black and white strips and an extended train. The Hidden Figures star was drenched in diamonds and emeralds. Hidden Figures was nominated for a PGA Award.
Golden Globes winner Viola Davis wore a canary yellow gown from the Michael Kors Collection.
Young actresses Royalty Hightower, left, and Quvenzhané Wallis, right, attended the 2016 National Board Of Review Gala in New York City on Wednesday. 13-year-old Quvenzhané thrilled audiences as “Hushpuppy” in the independent film Beasts of the Southern Wild. After starring in the 2014 remake of Annie, Q fell off the radar. Now 11-year-old Royalty is making a similar splash as a young boxer in the independent film The Fits. Look for her to be a big star.
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Singers Janelle Monáe and Pharrell Williams attended Variety’s Creative Impact Awards 2017 held at Parker Palm Springs in Palm Springs, Calif. Monáe stars in Pharrell’s new movie Hidden Figures, a mostly fictional account of 3 female mathematicians who reportedly helped launch the U.S. space program.
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