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ESSENCE’s Black Women in Hollywood Awards

Invite Only – Oprah Winfrey’s OWN network, the 11th annual ESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood luncheon honors the accomplishments and influence of Black Panther star and award-winning playwright Danai Gurira, Emmy Award-winning writer and actress Lena Waithe, actress Tiffany Haddish and actress/activist Tessa Thompson.

ESSENCE’s Black Women in Hollywood Awards

Invite Only – This year marks the 10th anniversary of ESSENCE’s Black Women in Hollywood Awards, an annual event that celebrates groundbreaking and superbly talented Black women in Hollywood. And, for the first time, ESSENCE will switch the event from an afternoon luncheon to an exciting evening gala, where the next generation of Hollywood stars will be celebrated. Honorees at this year’s event are Insecure’s Issa Rae, musician and Hidden

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Essence Kicks off Grammy Weekend with 8th Annual Black Women in Music Event with Erykah Badu

Essence, the preeminent brand for African-American women, kicked off Grammy weekend with its 8th annual Black Women In Music Event. The 2017 Essence Black Women in Music event, sponsored by Lincoln and Absolut, featured special live performances from Erykah Badu and Tiwa Savage. Erykah Badu, whose debut album Baduizm celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. The evening featured performances by honoree Badu, as well as Nigerian singer songwriter Tiwa Savage,

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Essence 8th Annual Black Women in Music Event

Invite Only – Essence, the preeminent brand for African-American women, kicks off Grammy weekend with its 8th annual Black Women In Music Event. Erykah Badu, whose debut album Baduizm celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. The evening will also feature a performance by Nigerian singer songwriter Tiwa Savage. Additional guests and special performers to be announced in the coming weeks. The 2017 Essence Black Women in Music event, sponsored by

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ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood

Invite Only – ESSENCE is gearing up to honor and celebrate three bright talents in entertainment for our 9th annual Black Women in Hollywood event. “Black-ish” star Tracee Ellis Ross will take home the Fierce & Fearless award, iconic director, producer and actress Debbie Allen is being honored with the Legend award, and entertainment attorney Nina Shaw will be presented with the Lincoln Power award. The Black star power doesn’t

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ESSENCE’s 7th Annual Black Women In Music Event

ESSENCE, the preeminent brand for African-American women, kicked off Grammy weekend with its 7th annual Black Women In Music event. The 2016 ESSENCE Black Women in Music event, sponsored by The Lincoln Motor Company and African Pride Shea Butter Miracle, featured special live performances by 2016 Grammy nominees Andra Day and Jazmine Sullivan. Attendees included: Christina Milian, Queen Latifah, Russell Taylor, Estelle, and Zendaya. Tune to ESSENCE.com for highlights and

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ESSENCE’s 7th Annual Black Women In Music Event

Invite Only – ESSENCE, the preeminent brand for African-American women, kicks off GRAMMY® weekend with its 7th annual Black Women In Music Event. The 2016 ESSENCE Black Women in Music event, sponsored by Lincoln and African Pride, will feature special live performances. Stay tuned to ESSENCE.com for highlights and behind-the-scenes access.