Taylor Swift and Joe Alwyn appear to don umbrellas for his birthday while out with Ed Sheeran


Taylor Swift’s beau Joe Alwyn is gifted a copy of the dictionary as they celebrate his birthday with Ed Sheeran

Taylor Swift enjoyed a night out in London as she celebrated her boyfriend Joe Alwyn’s 29th birthday on Saturday.

The low-key couple of two years were joined by Ed Sheeran and his wife Cherry Seaborn and two other friends as they took a table at swanky London restaurant Bob Bob Ricard.

And Joe’s famous friends appeared to have treated the actor to a copy of the dictionary, with Taylor’s bodyguard carrying a stack of books and birthday cards to the car, including the Mini Oxford English Dictionary and A Month in the Country.

Party people: Taylor Swift’s beau Joe Alwyn is gifted a copy of the dictionary as they celebrate his birthday with Ed Sheeran; the two are seen in an October picture

Coupled up: He helped celebrate with his wife Cherry Seaborn, who wore a powder blue corduroy jacket, a black sweatshirt and black leggings

Coupled up: He helped celebrate with his wife Cherry Seaborn, who wore a powder blue corduroy jacket, a black sweatshirt and black leggings

A source explained that the friends enjoyed using a button on the table that read ‘press for champagne’, getting constant top ups on their glasses.  

After spending several hours at the table, Taylor and Joe decided to use large patio umbrellas to go incognito on their way to their waiting car. 

Her fellow pop star Sheeran saw the funny side of the secret exit, pictured laughing as he walked to his separate vehicle with wife Cherry.

Dressed in a black Yves Saint Laurent hoodie, dark jeans and laceless charcoal shoes, the Shape Of You singer was seen climbing into a car stocked with a bottle of champagne. 

Strength in numbers: Ed Sheeran, 29, also dined at the swanky Soho restaurant Bob Bob Ricard, presumably to celebrate Joe's 29th birthday with the couple

Strength in numbers: Ed Sheeran, 29, also dined at the swanky Soho restaurant Bob Bob Ricard, presumably to celebrate Joe’s 29th birthday with the couple

Taylor’s outing came days after she shared a live acoustic version of her latest single The Man from a performance in Paris.

It was reported the same day that her father had had a chilling run-in with a burglar at his penthouse in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Scott Swift arrived at his $4million home at 10pm on the night of January 17, where he ran into the thief and had a brief struggle before the culprit ran away, according to the Tampa Bay Times.

Helping hand: Since Taylor had her hands full with the umbrella, her bodyguard carried along her possessions, including her brown Louis Vuitton handbag and some reading material

Helping hand: Since Taylor had her hands full with the umbrella, her bodyguard carried along her possessions, including her brown Louis Vuitton handbag and some reading material

Low key: Ed kept his outfit more casual as usual with a black Yves Saint Laurent hoodie, dark jeans and laceless charcoal shoes

Night out: The Shape Of You singer followed wife Cherry to their car

Claims Maddison Brown has moved from from Liam Hemsworth with model BJ Jarrett


Budding romance? Claims Maddison Brown has moved on from Liam Hemsworth with hunky Sydney model BJ Jarrett

Maddison Brown has moved on with a new love interest, a new report claims. 

The Daily Telegraph alleged on Sunday that the Dynasty star, 22, who was previously linked to Liam Hemsworth, is dating model Benjamin Jarrett, nicknamed BJ Jarrett.

The paper claims the pair ‘met through mutual friends a few months ago’ and the romance has become more serious recently. 

New love? The Daily Telegraph alleged on Sunday that Maddison Brown (pictured) who was previously linked to Liam Hemsworth, is dating model Benjamin Jarrett, nicknamed BJ Jarrett

The private actress is said to be avoiding being photographed with the Sydney based hunk. 

Daily Mail Australia has sought comment from Maddison Brown in relation to this story. 

Maddison was first linked to Liam, 30, in October last year, when they were pictured kissing on the streets of New York City. 

Loved up? The paper claims the pair 'met through mutual friends a few months ago' and the romance has become more serious recently. Pictured: BJ Jarrett

 Loved up? The paper claims the pair ‘met through mutual friends a few months ago’ and the romance has become more serious recently. Pictured: BJ Jarrett

Local: The hunk is believed to be located in Sydney's Eastern Suburbs

Local: The hunk is believed to be located in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs 

When asked at the time by The Daily Telegraph if she was single, she apparently laughed and said: ‘I’m not answering that question. My rule is not talking about my personal life.’ 

At the time, a source told People the relationship was ‘new’, but they were enjoying getting to know each other after being introduced by mutual friends.

Liam has however since moved on with new girlfriend, Gabriella Brooks, 23, with the pair going public when they were pictured kissing at the beach in Byron Bay on January 3.  

Linked: Maddison was first linked to Liam Hemsworth, 30, (pictured) in October last year, when they were pictured kissing on the streets of New York City

Linked: Maddison was first linked to Liam Hemsworth, 30, (pictured) in October last year, when they were pictured kissing on the streets of New York City

New love: Liam has since moved on with new girlfriend, model Gabriella Brooks, 23 (pictured)

 New love: Liam has since moved on with new girlfriend, model Gabriella Brooks, 23 (pictured)

Over: The pair's romance comes after Liam split from wife Miley Cyrus (right) in August last year, just eight months after their wedding in Nashville, Tennessee

Over: The pair’s romance comes after Liam split from wife Miley Cyrus (right) in August last year, just eight months after their wedding in Nashville, Tennessee

The Hunger Games star is now said to be ‘getting serious’ with his new model girlfriend according to People, and she is believed to have met his family. 

The pair’s romance comes after Liam split from wife Miley Cyrus in August last year, just eight months after their wedding in Nashville, Tennessee.

The Slide Away hitmaker, 27, is now dating 23-year-old Australian singer Cody Simpson. 

Musical chairs: The Slide Away hitmaker, 27, is now dating 23-year-old Australian singer Cody Simpson (left)

Musical chairs: The Slide Away hitmaker, 27, is now dating 23-year-old Australian singer Cody Simpson (left) 

 

Bindi Irwin shares adorable tribute to late father Steve on what would have been his 58th birthday


‘You’re always with me’: Bindi Irwin shares adorable tribute to late father Steve on what would have been his 58th birthday

It’s been 13 years since Steve ‘Crocodile Hunter’ Irwin died while filming a wildlife documentary.

And on Saturday, Bindi Irwin shared an emotional tribute to her late father on what would have been his 58th birthday.

‘Dad, Today is your birthday,’ she wrote alongside an adorable throwback picture of the father-daughter duo.

‘You’re always with me’: Bindi Irwin (left) shared an adorable throwback tribute post to her late father Steve (right) on what would have been his 58th birthday on Saturday

‘I had an extra strong cup of tea just how you liked it,’ Bindi added.

Next, the passionate conservationist shared how she remembered her father’s legacy along with the rest of her family. 

‘I hugged Mum for you and told her how much we love her,’ she continued. 

‘Robert and I went on a hike through the mountains you cherished. I watched one of your documentaries with Chandler and shared stories about you. I walked through your office in the zoo and smiled at our old family photographs. 

'I had an extra strong cup of tea just how you liked it': Bindi revealed she spent Steve's 58th birthday honouring the late star

‘I had an extra strong cup of tea just how you liked it’: Bindi revealed she spent Steve’s 58th birthday honouring the late star

Daddy's girl: The tribute included images of Steve with his children, including this picture of him performing a show with Bindi on his shoulders

Daddy’s girl: The tribute included images of Steve with his children, including this picture of him performing a show with Bindi on his shoulders

‘Today and every day I miss you and love you beyond description. You’re always with me,’ she concluded the post. 

Bindi’s tribute post comes after her doting mother, Terri, also shared a touching tribute on her social media channels. 

‘Today would’ve been Steve’s 58th birthday. While my heart aches missing him every day, I’m determined to celebrate what he loved the most,’ she wrote.

‘He was my best friend, best dad, & built the best Zoo. I love you’. 

‘My heart aches missing him every day, I’m determined to celebrate what he loved the most’: Bindi's mother Terri also posted a tribute to late husband Steve

‘My heart aches missing him every day, I’m determined to celebrate what he loved the most’: Bindi’s mother Terri also posted a tribute to late husband Steve

The mum-of-two included four photos of the Wildlife Warrior, who died when he was 44-years-old.

They included an image of the Crocodile Hunter performing a show with a much younger daughter Bindi on his shoulders and another of Steve feeding a flower to a lizard while his son Robert, now 16, looked on as a toddler.

Terri also included a picture of her and Steve from back in their younger years.  

Like father, like son: An infant Robert Irwin is shown looking on as Steve feeds a flower to a lizard

Like father, like son: An infant Robert Irwin is shown looking on as Steve feeds a flower to a lizard 

Kate Hudson chats about her weight loss struggle with Oprah Winfrey


She welcomed daughter Rani Rose with her partner Danny Fujikawa in October 2018.

And Kate Hudson opened up about her struggle to lose the baby weight as she chatted with Oprah Winfrey onstage Saturday at the San Francisco stop of her 2020 Vision World Tour, sponsored by WW (formerly Weight Watchers).

‘I just had a baby, and it was really, honestly because I wanted to get behind something like this had a community that was so inspiring,’ she said of her 25lbs weight loss using the WW program in 2018.

‘I think that is a huge part of any wellness journey.’ 

Getting personal: Kate Hudson, 40, opened up about her weight loss struggles following her daughter’s birth with Oprah Winfrey, 66, onstage Saturday in San Francisco for her 2020 Vision World Tour

Kate also had some sweet words of praise for her mother Goldie Hawn, who’s been in a long-term relationship with Kurt Russell since 1983.

‘She’s such an extraordinary light being,’ the actress said.

She said she inherited an ‘optimistic gene’ from her famously cheerful mother, though she admitted it had limitations. 

Blue mood: Kate had all eyes on her as she took the stage at the Chase Center in an oversize royal blue double-breasted suit

Blue mood: Kate had all eyes on her as she took the stage at the Chase Center in an oversize royal blue double-breasted suit

Getting close: The two shared a big bear hug as they arrived on stage together

Getting close: The two shared a big bear hug as they arrived on stage together

Elegant: Oprah looked classy in a brown blouse with breast pockets and matching slacks, along with black cowboy boots

Elegant: Oprah looked classy in a brown blouse with breast pockets and matching slacks, along with black cowboy boots

Slimming down: The talk was sponsored by WW (formerly known as Weight Watchers), so Kate delved into her goals after Rani Rose arrived in the fall of 2018, which Oprah said included losing 25 pounds

Slimming down: The talk was sponsored by WW (formerly known as Weight Watchers), so Kate delved into her goals after Rani Rose arrived in the fall of 2018, which Oprah said included losing 25 pounds

‘I recognize it’s something that you do have to continually work at. I am sometimes to a fault optimistic,’ she said.

‘Sometimes it’s like, “Stop being optimistic!”‘ she joked.

The Almost Famous star wowed Oprah when she revealed one of her secrets for a happy family life was putting her phone away at 5pm every day, though she admitted that she doesn’t always live up to her ideals.  

Helping hands: 'I just had a baby, and it was really, honestly because I wanted to get behind something like this had a community that was so inspiring,' she said. 'I think that is a huge part of any wellness journey'

Helping hands: ‘I just had a baby, and it was really, honestly because I wanted to get behind something like this had a community that was so inspiring,’ she said. ‘I think that is a huge part of any wellness journey’

Loving daughter: Kate also had some sweet words of praise for her mother Goldie Hawn. 'She's such an extraordinary light being,' the actress said

Loving daughter: Kate also had some sweet words of praise for her mother Goldie Hawn. ‘She’s such an extraordinary light being,’ the actress said

After engaging the crowd, the women needed to cool off with a drink in Oprah’s dressing room.

Luckily, Kate brought along a bottle of her own vodka label for them to shoot.

‘Kate, I drank more than you,’ Oprah said as she pressured the Deepwater Horizon star to tip back the rest of her shot glass.

‘Maybe this is how I should end all my shows…with vodka shots!’ she joked in her Insta Stories.   

Seeing the bright side: She also thought she'd gotten an optimistic gene from her famously cheerful mother, though she admitted it still had limitations

Seeing the bright side: She also thought she’d gotten an optimistic gene from her famously cheerful mother, though she admitted it still had limitations

Tough policy: The Almost Famous wowed Oprah when she revealed one of her secrets for a happy family life was putting her phone away at 5 p.m. every day, though she admitted that she doesn't always live up to her ideals

Tough policy: The Almost Famous wowed Oprah when she revealed one of her secrets for a happy family life was putting her phone away at 5 p.m. every day, though she admitted that she doesn’t always live up to her ideals

Kate had all eyes on her as she took the stage at the Chase Center in an oversize royal blue double-breasted suit.

She wore her blonde tresses pulled back in a low-slung ponytail and stood tall in a pair of black open-toe platform heels.

Oprah looked classy in a brown blouse with breast pockets and matching slacks, along with black cowboy boots.

Loosening up: After the talk, the two needed a drink to cool off backstage. Luckily, Kate brought along a bottle of her own vodka for them to take shots from

Loosening up: After the talk, the two needed a drink to cool off backstage. Luckily, Kate brought along a bottle of her own vodka for them to take shots from

Plastered: 'Kate, I drank more than you,' Oprah joked as she pressured the Deepwater Horizon star to tip back the rest of her shot glass

Plastered: ‘Kate, I drank more than you,’ Oprah joked as she pressured the Deepwater Horizon star to tip back the rest of her shot glass

Marsai Martin nabs four awards at the NAACP Image Awards…beating out the likes of Jennifer Lopez



 ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

Angela Basset

Billy Porter

Lizzo –WINNER

Regina King

Tyler Perry

Motion Picture

OUTSTANDING MOTION PICTURE

Dolemite is My Name

Harriet

Just Mercy — WINNER

Queen & Slim

Us

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE

Chadwick Boseman, 21 Bridges

Daniel Kaluuya, Queen & Slim

Eddie Murphy, Dolemite is My Name

Michael B. Jordan, Just Mercy — WINNER

Winston Duke, Us

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE

Alfre Woodard, Clemency

Cynthia Erivo, Harriet

Jodie Turner-Smith, Queen & Slim

Lupita Nyong’o, Us — WINNER

Naomie Harris, Black and Blue

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE

Jamie Foxx, Just Mercy — WINNER

Leslie Odom, Jr., Harriet

Sterling K. Brown, Waves

Tituss Burgess, Dolemite Is My Name

Wesley Snipes, Dolemite Is My Name

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE

Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Dolemite is My Name

Janelle Monáe, Harriet

Jennifer Lopez, Hustlers

Marsai Martin, Little — WINNER

Octavia Spencer, Luce

OUTSTANDING BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE IN MOTION PICTURE

Cynthia Erivo, Harriet

Jodie Turner-Smith, Queen & Slim

Marsai Martin, Little — WINNER

Rob Morgan, Just Mercy

Shahadi Wright Joseph, Us

OUTSTANDING ENSEMBLE CAST IN A MOTION PICTURE

Dolemite is My Name

Harriet

Just Mercy — WINNER

Queen & Slim

Us

OUTSTANDING INDEPENDENT MOTION PICTURE

Clemency

Dolemite is My Name — WINNER

Luce

Queen & Slim

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

OUTSTANDING CHARACTER VOICE-OVER PERFORMANCE (TELEVISION OR FILM)

Alfre Woodard, The Lion King

Donald Glover, The Lion King

James Earl Jones, The Lion King — WINNER

Lupita Nyong’o, Serengeti

Sterling K. Brown, Frozen II

Television

OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES

Ballers

Black-ish — WINNER

Dear White People

Grown-ish

The Neighborhood

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES

Anthony Anderson, Black-ish — WINNER

Cedric The Entertainer, The Neighborhood

Don Cheadle, Black Monday

Dwayne Johnson, Ballers

Tracy Morgan, The Last O.G.

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES

Logan Browning, Dear White People

Jill Scott, First Wives Club

Tiffany Haddish, The Last O.G.

Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish — WINNER

Yara Shahidi, Grown-ish

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES

Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Deon Cole, Black-ish — WINNER

Laurence Fishburne, Black-ish

Terry Crews, Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Tituss Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES

Halle Bailey, Grown-ish

Loretta Devine, Family Reunion

Marsai Martin, Black-ish — WINNER

Regina Hall, Black Monday

Tichina Arnold, The Neighborhood

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES

Godfather of Harlem

Greenleaf — WINNER

Queen Sugar

The Chi

Watchmen

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES

Billy Porter, Pose

Forest Whitaker, Godfather of Harlem

Kofi Siriboe, Queen Sugar

Omari Hardwick, Power — WINNER 

Sterling K. Brown, This Is Us

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES

Angela Bassett, 9-1-1 — WINNER

Regina King, Watchmen

Rutina Wesley, Queen Sugar

Simone Missick, All Rise

Viola Davis, How to Get Away with Murder

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES

Delroy Lindo, The Good Fight

Giancarlo Esposito, Godfather of Harlem

Harold Perrineau, Claws — WINNER 

Nigél Thatch, Godfather of Harlem

Wendell Pierce, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES

CCH Pounder, NCIS: New Orleans

Lynn Whitfield, Greenleaf — WINNER 

Lyric Ross, This Is Us

Susan Kelechi Watson, This Is Us

Tina Lifford, Queen Sugar

OUTSTANDING GUEST PERFORMANCE IN A COMEDY OR DRAMA SERIES

Blair Underwood, Dear White People

David Alan Grier, Queen Sugar

Kelly Rowland, American Soul — WINNER 

MAJOR., STAR

Sanaa Lathan, The Affair

OUTSTANDING TELEVISION MOVIE, LIMITED-SERIES OR DRAMATIC SPECIAL

American Son

Being Mary Jane

Native Son

True Detective

When They See Us — WINNER

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A TELEVISION MOVIE, LIMITED-SERIES OR DRAMATIC SPECIAL

Caleel Harris, When They See Us

Ethan Henru Herisse, When They See Us

Idris Elba, Luther

Jharrel Jerome, When They See Us — WINNER

Mahershala Ali, True Detective

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION MOVIE, LIMITED-SERIES OR DRAMATIC SPECIAL

Aunjanue Ellis, When They See Us

Gabrielle Union, Being Mary Jane

Kerry Washington, American Son

Niecy Nash, When They See Us — WINNER

Octavia Spencer, Truth Be Told

OUTSTANDING NEWS/INFORMATION (SERIES OR SPECIAL)

PUSHOUT: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools

Surviving R. Kelly

The Breakfast Club

The Story of God with Morgan Freeman

Unsung — WINNER

OUTSTANDING TALK SERIES

Red Table Talk — WINNER 

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

The Real

The Shop: Uninterrupted

The Tamron Hall Show

OUTSTANDING REALITY PROGRAM/REALITY COMPETITION SERIES/GAME SHOW

Iyanla: Fix My Life

Lip Sync Battle

Rhythm + Flow — WINNER

Sunday Best

The Voice

OUTSTANDING VARIETY (SERIES OR SPECIAL)

2019 Black Girls Rock!

Dave Chappelle: Sticks & Stones

Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé — WINNER

Saturday Night Live

Wanda Sykes: Not Normal

OUTSTANDING CHILDREN’S PROGRAM

Doc McStuffins

Family Reunion — WINNER 

Kevin Hart’s Guide to Black History

Marvel’s Avengers: Black Panther’s Quest

Motown Magic

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY A YOUTH (SERIES, SPECIAL, TELEVISION MOVIE OR LIMITED-SERIES)

Caleel Harris, When They See Us

Lonnie Chavis, This Is Us

Lyric Ross, This Is Us

Marsai Martin, Black-ish — WINNER 

Miles Brown, Black-ish

OUTSTANDING HOST IN A TALK OR NEWS/INFORMATION (SERIES OR SPECIAL) – INDIVIDUAL OR ENSEMBLE

Angela Rye, Young Gifted and Broke: A BET Town Hall

Jada Pinkett Smith, Red Table Talk — WINNER

Lester Holt, NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt

Trevor Noah, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Sunny Hostin, Meghan McCain, Abby Huntsman, Ana Navarro, The View

OUTSTANDING HOST IN A REALITY/REALITY COMPETITION, GAME SHOW OR VARIETY (SERIES OR SPECIAL) – INDIVIDUAL OR ENSEMBLE

Iyanla Vanzant, Iyanla: Fix My Life

LL Cool J, Lip Sync Battle

Regina Hall, 2019 BET Awards

Steve Harvey, Celebrity Family Feud — WINNER 

Wayne Brady, Let’s Make A Deal

Documentary

OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY (FILM)

Miles Davis: Birth Of The Cool

The Black Godfather

The Apollo

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am — WINNER 

True Justice: Bryan Stevenson’s Fight for Equality

OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY (TELEVISION – SERIES OR SPECIAL)

Free Meek

Hitsville: The Making of Motown — WINNER 

Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé

Martin: The Legacy of A King

ReMastered: The Two Killings of Sam Cooke 

Jessica Alba and Eva Mendes show off their lovely looks at the Create & Cultivate conference


They were gathered to help women to ‘create and cultivate the career of their dreams.’

Jessica Alba looked chic yet ready for business as she attended the Create & Cultivate Conference at the Rolling Greens home decor store in Los Angeles.

The 38-year-old actress’ look was matched by 45-year-old Eva Mendes’ lovely floral dress, and the event was also attended by a bevy of celebrities including Jessica Simpson, Lauren Conrad and Tia Mowry.

Flower power: She was joined by Eva Mendes who was lovely in a floral dress

Leading ladies: Jessica Alba looked chic in a dark green suit, while Eva Mendes was lovely in a floral dress Saturday at the Create & Cultivate conference in Los Angeles

Jessica’s smart suit featured a dark olive jacket with wide lapels that was belted around her waist to highlight her hourglass figure.

She wore a matching pair of pants and a dark green blouse underneath.

The L.A.’s Finest star elevated her 5ft7in stature with a pair of pointy leopard print heels, and her caramel-colored tresses cascaded over her shoulders in gentle waves. 

Suited up: Jessica's smart suit featured a dark olive jacket with wide lapels that was belted around her waist to highlight her hourglass figure

Suited up: Jessica’s smart suit featured a dark olive jacket with wide lapels that was belted around her waist to highlight her hourglass figure

Seeing green: She wore a matching pair of pants and a dark green blouse underneath, along with leopard print heels

Seeing green: She wore a matching pair of pants and a dark green blouse underneath, along with leopard print heels

Eva stunned in a cream-colored dress covered in elegant purple and gold floral designs.

She had her auburn tresses tied up in a matching hair wrap, with her bangs peaking out over one eye.

The wife of Ryan Gosling wore a thin black belt around her midriff, and she accessorized with a cream clutch and large tear drop–shaped pearl earrings. 

Spring style: Eva stunned in a cream-colored dress covered in elegant purple and gold floral designs. She had her auburn tresses tied up in a matching hair wrap

Spring style: Eva stunned in a cream-colored dress covered in elegant purple and gold floral designs. She had her auburn tresses tied up in a matching hair wrap

Relaxed style: Lauren Conrad opted for a simple white ribbed sweater with floppy short sleeves

Relaxed style: Lauren Conrad opted for a simple white ribbed sweater with floppy short sleeves

Bow on top: She beamed on the red carpet and wore a chic pair of baggy burgundy slacks with a bow tied down her front

Bow on top: She beamed on the red carpet and wore a chic pair of baggy burgundy slacks with a bow tied down her front

Lauren Conrad opted for a simple white ribbed sweater with floppy short sleeves.

She beamed on the red carpet and wore a chic pair of baggy burgundy slacks with a bow tied down her front.

Tia Mowry spiced up the event with her long peach jacket with rolled up sleeves and a matching satin dress.

Peachy keen: Tia Mowry spiced up the event with her long peach jacket with rolled up sleeves and a matching satin dress

Peachy keen: Tia Mowry spiced up the event with her long peach jacket with rolled up sleeves and a matching satin dress

Bright look: Culinary TV host Elizabeth Chambers, who's married to Armie Hammer, looked sleek in a pale yellow dress with long sleeves

Stay gold: Alyson Stoner was also in attendance, sporting a saucy khaki and gold look

Bright looks: Culinary TV host Elizabeth Chambers looked sleek in a pale yellow dress with long sleeves. Alyson Stoner was also in attendance, sporting a saucy khaki and gold look

Culinary TV host Elizabeth Chambers, who’s married to Armie Hammer, looked sleek in a pale yellow dress with long sleeves.

The outfit featured lustrous diagonal stripes, and she wore pointy white open-toe heels.

Alyson Stoner was also in attendance, sporting a saucy khaki and gold look.

Vanderpump Rules’ Stassi Schroeder went classic in a black sweater, layered over a white button-down shirt. 

Classic chic: Vanderpump Rules' Stassi Schroeder went classic in a black sweater, layered over a white button-down shirt

Classic chic: Vanderpump Rules’ Stassi Schroeder went classic in a black sweater, layered over a white button-down shirt

Pretty in pink: Jessica Simpson had all eyes on her in her hot pink suit and sultry sheer black turtleneck, which revealed a hint of her cleavage

Pretty in pink: Jessica Simpson had all eyes on her in her hot pink suit and sultry sheer black turtleneck, which revealed a hint of her cleavage

Jessica Simpson had all eyes on her in her hot pink suit and sultry sheer black turtleneck, which revealed a hint of her cleavage.

She was joined by Queer Eye’s Antoni Porowski, who looked cool in a leather bomber jacket, great sweater and dark jeans.

Jaclyn Johnson, founder of Create & Cultivate, displayed an infectious smile while wearing a belted lilac dress with a frayed hem and matching open-toe heels.

Too cool for school: She was joined by Queer Eye's Antoni Porowski, who looked cool in a leather bomber jacket, and founder Jaclyn Johnson, who wore a lilac dress

Too cool for school: She was joined by Queer Eye’s Antoni Porowski, who looked cool in a leather bomber jacket, and founder Jaclyn Johnson, who wore a lilac dress

Jessica Simpson was on hand at the event to deliver it’s keynote address. 

The 39-year-old singer and actress took the opportunity to also promote her new memoir Open Book.

The mother-of-three gave a first look of her trendy ensemble to her 5.2 million Instagram followers while posing in front of a rainbow with one hand on her hip before addressing the crowd.

Somewhere over the rainbow: Jessica Simpson, 39, was on hand at the event to deliver it's keynote address

Somewhere over the rainbow: Jessica Simpson, 39, was on hand at the event to deliver it’s keynote address

‘I can’t wait to see all of you for my keynote!’ the star captioned the picture of herself  holding a black leather black.

While speaking to a packed house, the Hallelujah singer took off her over-sized black shades and shared a powerful message of perseverance and strength. 

‘We are all figuring it out and that’s okay. Figuring it out is the fun part,’ she told the audience. ‘It is through the mistakes that we can find the leader within us.’ 

'We are all figuring it out and that's okay. Figuring it out is the fun part,' she told said, alongside Jaclyn Johnson. 'It is through the mistakes that we can find the leader within us'

‘We are all figuring it out and that’s okay. Figuring it out is the fun part,’ she told said, alongside Jaclyn Johnson. ‘It is through the mistakes that we can find the leader within us’

Packed house: The singer talked about a number of difficult chapters and happily shared advice to other aspiring business women

Proud author: Simpson appeared radiant and beaming while plugging her book at the event on Saturday

Inside look: While speaking to a packed house, the Hallelujah singer shared a powerful message of perseverance and strength

While speaking Simpson showed off her natural beauty with a glossy pout and kept her long tresses down.

Simpson appeared comfortable and laid-back, as the event’s founder Jaclyn Johnson interviewed her at Rolling Greens ahead of a book signing.  

While Simpson appeared radiant and beaming, she covered a number of difficult chapters, in addition to sharing advice to other aspiring entrepreneurs.  

'I can’t wait to see all of you for my keynote!' the star captioned the picture of herself holding a black leather black and rocking over-sized shades

‘I can’t wait to see all of you for my keynote!’ the star captioned the picture of herself holding a black leather black and rocking over-sized shades

Read all about it: Her candid book, which came out earlier this month, tackles the events that pushed her to sobriety and realizing she need to make a change

Read all about it: Her candid book, which came out earlier this month, tackles the events that pushed her to sobriety and realizing she need to make a change

After suffering from the trauma of being sexually abused as a child, the blonde bombshell admitted to using alcohol and pills as an escape in her emotional memoir.

Her candid book, which came out earlier this month, tackles the events that pushed her to sobriety and realizing she need to make a change. 

In one excerpt, Jessica Simpson revealed that she started drinking at 7:30 in the morning on Halloween 2017, which became her rock bottom.

Open book: In one excerpt, Jessica Simpson revealed that she started drinking at 7:30 in the morning on Halloween 2017, which became her rock bottom

Open book: In one excerpt, Jessica Simpson revealed that she started drinking at 7:30 in the morning on Halloween 2017, which became her rock bottom 

Hitting the stage: Simpson appeared comfortable and laid-back, as the event's founder Jaclyn Johnson interviewed her at Rolling Greens ahead of a book signing

Hitting the stage: Simpson appeared comfortable and laid-back, as the event’s founder Jaclyn Johnson interviewed her at Rolling Greens ahead of a book signing

The performer revealed that she was ‘terrified of letting’ her kids see her in that state, adding that she is ‘ashamed to say’ that she didn’t know who got them in their costumes that night, via People. 

Jessica said that on Halloween morning, she and husband Eric Johnson were on their way to a school assembly for daughter Maxwell with Jessica in the passenger seat. 

Thee star, who also runs a billion dollar clothing/lifestyle brand, recalled that ‘It was 7:30 in the morning and I’d already had a drink.’  

Supportive partner: To make Simpson's journey easier, her husband also stopped drinking

Supportive partner: To make Simpson’s journey easier, her husband also stopped drinking 

Afterwards, they headed and prepped for a Halloween party they were hosting; Jessica’s costume was of her pal country singer Willie Nelson.

While she was getting ready for the party with her team gluing on her fake beard and helping her with her wig, she had ‘zoned out.  

Soon after, Eric asked her if she wanted to get the kids ready for the bash but realized that she wasn’t in a state to do so: ‘I was terrified of letting them see me in that shape.’ 

Family of five: Jessica married Eric, 40, in 2014 after dating for four years; they have three children together: daughters Maxwell, seven, and Birdie, 10 months, and son Ace, six

Family of five: Jessica married Eric, 40, in 2014 after dating for four years; they have three children together: daughters Maxwell, seven, and Birdie, 10 months, and son Ace, six

Jessica married Eric, 40, in 2014 after dating for four years; they have three children together: daughters Maxwell, seven, and Birdie, 10 months, and son Ace, six.   

After she hit rock bottom on Halloween, Jessica faced her emotional pain and anxiety with the support of her parents and friends, a team of doctors and therapy twice a week.

Most of her emotional pained stemmed from her childhood sexual abuse, which often led her to pour a drink; Jessica said: ‘The fear of being alone and scared in the dark was one I’d had since I was abused as a child.’

Finally at peace: The star said that her sobriety 'was a long, hard emotional journey,' but her experience led her to write her book and also six new songs she release with her audio book

Finally at peace: The star said that her sobriety ‘was a long, hard emotional journey,’ but her experience led her to write her book and also six new songs she release with her audio book

The star said that her sobriety ‘was a long, hard emotional journey,’ but her experience led her to write her book and also six new songs she release with her audio book.  

After she got sober at the age of 37, the singer sat down and started writing her story, initially thinking she was too young to have a memoir.

However, once she started writing it out, she said she ‘didn’t realize all the stuff I had to say until I was actually connected to it through music and writing. So when I started to go through all the depth of the pain that I was experiencing, I realized I was pretty rock bottom.’

Writing away: After she got sober at the age of 37, the singer sat down and started writing her story, initially thinking she was too young to have a memoir

Writing away: After she got sober at the age of 37, the singer sat down and started writing her story, initially thinking she was too young to have a memoir

NAACP Images Awards 2020: Lizzo honored while Jamie Foxx’s film Just Mercy sweeps the board



 ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

Angela Basset

Billy Porter

Lizzo –WINNER

Regina King

Tyler Perry

Motion Picture

OUTSTANDING MOTION PICTURE

Dolemite is My Name

Harriet

Just Mercy — WINNER

Queen & Slim

Us

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE

Chadwick Boseman, 21 Bridges

Daniel Kaluuya, Queen & Slim

Eddie Murphy, Dolemite is My Name

Michael B. Jordan, Just Mercy — WINNER

Winston Duke, Us

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE

Alfre Woodard, Clemency

Cynthia Erivo, Harriet

Jodie Turner-Smith, Queen & Slim

Lupita Nyong’o, Us — WINNER

Naomie Harris, Black and Blue

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE

Jamie Foxx, Just Mercy — WINNER

Leslie Odom, Jr., Harriet

Sterling K. Brown, Waves

Tituss Burgess, Dolemite Is My Name

Wesley Snipes, Dolemite Is My Name

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE

Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Dolemite is My Name

Janelle Monáe, Harriet

Jennifer Lopez, Hustlers

Marsai Martin, Little — WINNER

Octavia Spencer, Luce

OUTSTANDING BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE IN MOTION PICTURE

Cynthia Erivo, Harriet

Jodie Turner-Smith, Queen & Slim

Marsai Martin, Little — WINNER

Rob Morgan, Just Mercy

Shahadi Wright Joseph, Us

OUTSTANDING ENSEMBLE CAST IN A MOTION PICTURE

Dolemite is My Name

Harriet

Just Mercy — WINNER

Queen & Slim

Us

OUTSTANDING INDEPENDENT MOTION PICTURE

Clemency

Dolemite is My Name — WINNER

Luce

Queen & Slim

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

OUTSTANDING CHARACTER VOICE-OVER PERFORMANCE (TELEVISION OR FILM)

Alfre Woodard, The Lion King

Donald Glover, The Lion King

James Earl Jones, The Lion King — WINNER

Lupita Nyong’o, Serengeti

Sterling K. Brown, Frozen II

Television

OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES

Ballers

Black-ish — WINNER

Dear White People

Grown-ish

The Neighborhood

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES

Anthony Anderson, Black-ish — WINNER

Cedric The Entertainer, The Neighborhood

Don Cheadle, Black Monday

Dwayne Johnson, Ballers

Tracy Morgan, The Last O.G.

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES

Logan Browning, Dear White People

Jill Scott, First Wives Club

Tiffany Haddish, The Last O.G.

Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish — WINNER

Yara Shahidi, Grown-ish

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES

Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Deon Cole, Black-ish — WINNER

Laurence Fishburne, Black-ish

Terry Crews, Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Tituss Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES

Halle Bailey, Grown-ish

Loretta Devine, Family Reunion

Marsai Martin, Black-ish — WINNER

Regina Hall, Black Monday

Tichina Arnold, The Neighborhood

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES

Godfather of Harlem

Greenleaf — WINNER

Queen Sugar

The Chi

Watchmen

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES

Billy Porter, Pose

Forest Whitaker, Godfather of Harlem

Kofi Siriboe, Queen Sugar

Omari Hardwick, Power — WINNER 

Sterling K. Brown, This Is Us

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES

Angela Bassett, 9-1-1 — WINNER

Regina King, Watchmen

Rutina Wesley, Queen Sugar

Simone Missick, All Rise

Viola Davis, How to Get Away with Murder

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES

Delroy Lindo, The Good Fight

Giancarlo Esposito, Godfather of Harlem

Harold Perrineau, Claws — WINNER 

Nigél Thatch, Godfather of Harlem

Wendell Pierce, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES

CCH Pounder, NCIS: New Orleans

Lynn Whitfield, Greenleaf — WINNER 

Lyric Ross, This Is Us

Susan Kelechi Watson, This Is Us

Tina Lifford, Queen Sugar

OUTSTANDING GUEST PERFORMANCE IN A COMEDY OR DRAMA SERIES

Blair Underwood, Dear White People

David Alan Grier, Queen Sugar

Kelly Rowland, American Soul — WINNER 

MAJOR., STAR

Sanaa Lathan, The Affair

OUTSTANDING TELEVISION MOVIE, LIMITED-SERIES OR DRAMATIC SPECIAL

American Son

Being Mary Jane

Native Son

True Detective

When They See Us — WINNER

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A TELEVISION MOVIE, LIMITED-SERIES OR DRAMATIC SPECIAL

Caleel Harris, When They See Us

Ethan Henru Herisse, When They See Us

Idris Elba, Luther

Jharrel Jerome, When They See Us — WINNER

Mahershala Ali, True Detective

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION MOVIE, LIMITED-SERIES OR DRAMATIC SPECIAL

Aunjanue Ellis, When They See Us

Gabrielle Union, Being Mary Jane

Kerry Washington, American Son

Niecy Nash, When They See Us — WINNER

Octavia Spencer, Truth Be Told

OUTSTANDING NEWS/INFORMATION (SERIES OR SPECIAL)

PUSHOUT: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools

Surviving R. Kelly

The Breakfast Club

The Story of God with Morgan Freeman

Unsung — WINNER

OUTSTANDING TALK SERIES

Red Table Talk — WINNER 

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

The Real

The Shop: Uninterrupted

The Tamron Hall Show

OUTSTANDING REALITY PROGRAM/REALITY COMPETITION SERIES/GAME SHOW

Iyanla: Fix My Life

Lip Sync Battle

Rhythm + Flow — WINNER

Sunday Best

The Voice

OUTSTANDING VARIETY (SERIES OR SPECIAL)

2019 Black Girls Rock!

Dave Chappelle: Sticks & Stones

Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé — WINNER

Saturday Night Live

Wanda Sykes: Not Normal

OUTSTANDING CHILDREN’S PROGRAM

Doc McStuffins

Family Reunion — WINNER 

Kevin Hart’s Guide to Black History

Marvel’s Avengers: Black Panther’s Quest

Motown Magic

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY A YOUTH (SERIES, SPECIAL, TELEVISION MOVIE OR LIMITED-SERIES)

Caleel Harris, When They See Us

Lonnie Chavis, This Is Us

Lyric Ross, This Is Us

Marsai Martin, Black-ish — WINNER 

Miles Brown, Black-ish

OUTSTANDING HOST IN A TALK OR NEWS/INFORMATION (SERIES OR SPECIAL) – INDIVIDUAL OR ENSEMBLE

Angela Rye, Young Gifted and Broke: A BET Town Hall

Jada Pinkett Smith, Red Table Talk — WINNER

Lester Holt, NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt

Trevor Noah, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Sunny Hostin, Meghan McCain, Abby Huntsman, Ana Navarro, The View

OUTSTANDING HOST IN A REALITY/REALITY COMPETITION, GAME SHOW OR VARIETY (SERIES OR SPECIAL) – INDIVIDUAL OR ENSEMBLE

Iyanla Vanzant, Iyanla: Fix My Life

LL Cool J, Lip Sync Battle

Regina Hall, 2019 BET Awards

Steve Harvey, Celebrity Family Feud — WINNER 

Wayne Brady, Let’s Make A Deal

Documentary

OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY (FILM)

Miles Davis: Birth Of The Cool

The Black Godfather

The Apollo

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am — WINNER 

True Justice: Bryan Stevenson’s Fight for Equality

OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY (TELEVISION – SERIES OR SPECIAL)

Free Meek

Hitsville: The Making of Motown — WINNER 

Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé

Martin: The Legacy of A King

ReMastered: The Two Killings of Sam Cooke 

Melania Trump joins Hillary, Jackie, Diana and Kate in visiting the Taj Mahal


Melania Trump will join a long line of royals and fashionable women when she visits the Taj Mahal on Monday.

Princess Diana, Kate Middleton, Hillary Clinton and Jackie Kennedy are among the famous women who have posed in front of the white marble monument to love. 

President Donald Trump and the first lady will join that list Monday evening when they pay a sunset visit to the one of the world’s most famous landmarks. 

The couple are embarking on a two-day visit to India amid a trade war with the United States and Delhi. 

Melania Trump will join a long line of royals and fashionable women when she visits the Taj Mahal on Monday

An iconic photo of Princess Diana was taken in 1992 when she visited the Taj Mahal alone

An iconic photo of Princess Diana was taken in 1992 when she visited the Taj Mahal alone

Prince William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, visited the Taj and sat on the same bench in April 2016

Prince William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, visited the Taj and sat on the same bench in April 2016

Jackie Kennedy posed for photographers during her 1962 visit

Jackie Kennedy posed for photographers during her 1962 visit

Then-first lady Hillary Clinton and Chelsea, 15, visited the Taj Mahal in 1995

Then-first lady Hillary Clinton and Chelsea, 15, visited the Taj Mahal in 1995

And while politics is on the agenda, so is some sight seeing, including a stop at one of the most famous monuments in the world.  

Built by a Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in 1643, the Taj Mahal is a tomb for his wife Mumtaz Mahal.

He built it for his favorite wife after she died giving birth to their 14th child. He is also buried there. 

It has 25,000 daily visitors, rising to 80,000 during the peak tourist season. 

The tomb is the center piece of a 42-acre complex, which includes a mosque and a guest house, and is set in formal gardens bounded on three sides by a crenellated wall. 

In front it is what is now called the Diana bench – named after the late Princess of Wales. Diana sat on the bench for photographers during her 1992 visit to the country, shortly before the breakup of her marriage.

The resulting photo of her sitting alone, looking forlorn during a stop at the monument to love, was interpreted as an insight to the state of her marriage to Charles, Princes of Wales, and her solitude within the royal family. 

Prince Charles, when a bachelor, had promised to bring his wife to the Taj Mahal. Instead, while Diana visited the monument, he met with local business leaders.  

William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, recreated the photo when they visited the Taj Mahal in 2016 – close to their fifth wedding anniversary. 

The duke said the visit was intended to make new memories. 

First ladies also have visited the famous monument.

Diana, Princess of Wales visits patients at the Mother Teresa's Hospice in Calcutta during one of her trips to India

Diana, Princess of Wales visits patients at the Mother Teresa’s Hospice in Calcutta during one of her trips to India

Then-First lady Laura Bush hugs children in New Delhi during a March 2006 visit

Then-First lady Laura Bush hugs children in New Delhi during a March 2006 visit

Michelle Obama was dubbed the 'Dancing Queen' when she danced with school children in Mumbai during the Obamas 2010 visit

Michelle Obama was dubbed the ‘Dancing Queen’ when she danced with school children in Mumbai during the Obamas 2010 visit

Then President Obama and Michelle Obama get a tour of Humayun's tomb in 2010

Then President Obama and Michelle Obama get a tour of Humayun’s tomb in 2010

Jackie Kennedy, during her successful tour to India in March 1962, posed for photographers in a green and white patterned dress.

She was accompanied on her trip by her sister Lee Radziwill. 

Jackie Kennedy, who Melania Trump is said to admire and emulate, rode a camel, feed a baby elephant, attended a polo match, and met with school children during her time in the country. She also visited with then-Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.

Hillary Clinton and Chelsea Clinton also visited the Taj Mahal during the Clintons’ time in the White House.

The two were on a 12-day tour of South Asia in March of 1995. 

‘When I was little, this was sort of the embodiment of the fairy-tale palace for me. I would see pictures of it and would dream I was a princess or whatever. Now that I’m here, it’s spectacular,’ Chelsea Clinton told reporters at the time of her visit to the Taj. She was 15 years old. 

Michelle Obama joined her husband on his 2010 trip to India.

The then-first lady met with Mumbai’s street children, played hopscotch with them, and danced to a Bollywood number.

‘Dancing Queen Michelle Rocks India,’ was the local headline about her visit. 

Oprah Winfrey visited the Taj Mahal in January 2012 for her new talk show

Oprah Winfrey visited the Taj Mahal in January 2012 for her new talk show

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau and their children pose for photographs during their 2018 visit

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau and their children pose for photographs during their 2018 visit

Monkey police will be on hand at the Taj Mahal to prevent a diplomatic incident while the Trumps visit the famous monument to love

Monkey police will be on hand at the Taj Mahal to prevent a diplomatic incident while the Trumps visit the famous monument to love

William and Kate during their visit; William said the trip was to create new memories

William and Kate during their visit; William said the trip was to create new memories

Jackie Kennedy feeds an elephant during her 1962 visit

Jackie Kennedy feeds an elephant during her 1962 visit

First Lady Jackie Kennedy and sister Lee Radziwill during their 1962 visit

First Lady Jackie Kennedy and sister Lee Radziwill during their 1962 visit

The Obamas were scheduled to visit the Taj Mahal but their visit to Agra was axed after Obama cut his India trip short so he could stop in Saudi Arabia on his way back home to pay tribute to King Abdullah, who passed away recently.

To make the Trumps’ trip run smoothly, Indian officials have been pouring fresh water into the Yamuna river that runs alongside the Taj Mahal to help stifle its smell, caused by raw sewage and waste being tipped into the waterway.

The river is so polluted in some places that no marine life can survive in it. 

Workers also have scrubbed walls and fountains at the white-marble monument so it will be spick and span for the Trumps’ visit.

There will also be extra monkey police on hand to prevent any diplomatic incidents. Rhesus monkeys are a common sight around the monument and have taken to harassing the tourists.  

It’s unusual for the president to visit a cultural site – his trips to other countries are usually focused on meetings with officials and business at hand – but Trump could have a special interest in the Taj Mahal. 

During his building days in the 1980s, he built the Trump Taj Mahal hotel and casino in Atlantic City. It opened in 1990 and cost nearly $1 billion to construct. 

It came to closing in 2014 as its parent company went through bankruptcy, but ultimately remained open under the new ownership. It was sold again in October 2016 to the Hard Rock Cafe and reopened under that name. 

 

 

Janelle Monae stuns in midriff-baring Balmain gown with orange skirt at the NAACP Image Awards in LA


Janelle Monae stuns in midriff-baring Balmain gown with orange skirt at the NAACP Image Awards

All eyes were on Janelle Monae, as she stepped on the NAACP Image Awards red carpet donning a midriff-baring Balmain gown in Los Angeles on Saturday. 

The 34-year-old Make Me Feel songstress made a memorable appearance rocking a black long sleeve top and vibrant orange skirt, which emphasized her trim waist.   

The Harriet actress, who was nominated for her supporting role, even paired the striking ensemble with some edgy sliver earrings and a perfectly braided up-do. 

Stunner: All eyes were on Janelle Monae, as she stepped on the NAACP Image Awards red carpet donning a midriff-baring Balmain gown in Los Angeles on Saturday

‘Oh my goodness, I just feel so thankful to be in a room with so many talented black people,’ the performer said in a video on her Instagram Story. 

The singer reposted the videos from the NAACP Image Awards account, while struggling to pinpoint just who she was looking most forward to seeing. 

When asked about her nomination she said: ‘I feel thankful, humble and inspired. I feel loved. This is not my first nomination, I think on the film side, maybe, but the NAACP has always supported me.’ 

'I feel thankful, humble and inspired. I feel loved. This is not my first nominated, I think on the film side maybe, but the NAACP has always supported me' she added

The singer reposted the videos from the NAACP Image Awards account, while struggling to answer who she was looking most forward to seeing

‘Oh my goodness, I just feel so thankful to be in a room with so many talented black people,’ the performer said in a video on her Instagram Story

Vibrant: The 34-year-old Make Me Feel songstress made an memorable appearance in the black long sleeve top and vibrant orange skirt, which emphasized her slim waist.

Vibrant: The 34-year-old Make Me Feel songstress made an memorable appearance in the black long sleeve top and vibrant orange skirt, which emphasized her slim waist.

In addition to a handful of rings, the star finished off her look with layered chokers and appeared relaxed in her flowing frock. 

Despite losing her category to Little’s Marsai Martin, the bombshell looked thrilled to present entertainer of the year to the night’s big winner Lizzo. 

Once the Truth Hurts singer hit the stage, the pair embraced and shared a kiss, before Lizzo yelled into her mike, ‘Hello beautiful black people!’

Supportive: Despite losing her category to Little's Marsai Martin, the bombshell looked thrilled to present entertainer of the year to the night's big winner Lizzo

Supportive: Despite losing her category to Little’s Marsai Martin, the bombshell looked thrilled to present entertainer of the year to the night’s big winner Lizzo

The show, which aimed to highlight the achievements of actors and musicians of color, awarded the President’s Award to Rihanna. 

‘We can only fix this world together, we can’t do it divided,’ the Umbrella singer said to roaring applause. ‘I can’t emphasize that enough, we can’t let the de-sensitivity seep in.’

Other honorees included Oscar contender Cynthia Erivo, who also starred in the Harriet Tubman biopic, Harriet, Eddie Murphy for his film Dolemite is My Name and Lupita Nyong’o, who starred in Us.

Powerful women: The show, which aimed to highlight the achievements of actors and musicians of color, awarded the President's Award at NAACP Image Awards to Rihanna

Powerful women: The show, which aimed to highlight the achievements of actors and musicians of color, awarded the President’s Award at NAACP Image Awards to Rihanna

Kobe Bryant honored in special tribute with an empty basketball court at NAACP Image Awards in LA



 ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

Angela Basset

Billy Porter

Lizzo –WINNER

Regina King

Tyler Perry

Motion Picture

OUTSTANDING MOTION PICTURE

Dolemite is My Name

Harriet

Just Mercy — WINNER

Queen & Slim

Us

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE

Chadwick Boseman, 21 Bridges

Daniel Kaluuya, Queen & Slim

Eddie Murphy, Dolemite is My Name

Michael B. Jordan, Just Mercy — WINNER

Winston Duke, Us

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE

Alfre Woodard, Clemency

Cynthia Erivo, Harriet

Jodie Turner-Smith, Queen & Slim

Lupita Nyong’o, Us — WINNER

Naomie Harris, Black and Blue

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE

Jamie Foxx, Just Mercy — WINNER

Leslie Odom, Jr., Harriet

Sterling K. Brown, Waves

Tituss Burgess, Dolemite Is My Name

Wesley Snipes, Dolemite Is My Name

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE

Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Dolemite is My Name

Janelle Monáe, Harriet

Jennifer Lopez, Hustlers

Marsai Martin, Little — WINNER

Octavia Spencer, Luce

OUTSTANDING BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE IN MOTION PICTURE

Cynthia Erivo, Harriet

Jodie Turner-Smith, Queen & Slim

Marsai Martin, Little — WINNER

Rob Morgan, Just Mercy

Shahadi Wright Joseph, Us

OUTSTANDING ENSEMBLE CAST IN A MOTION PICTURE

Dolemite is My Name

Harriet

Just Mercy — WINNER

Queen & Slim

Us

OUTSTANDING INDEPENDENT MOTION PICTURE

Clemency

Dolemite is My Name — WINNER

Luce

Queen & Slim

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

OUTSTANDING CHARACTER VOICE-OVER PERFORMANCE (TELEVISION OR FILM)

Alfre Woodard, The Lion King

Donald Glover, The Lion King

James Earl Jones, The Lion King — WINNER

Lupita Nyong’o, Serengeti

Sterling K. Brown, Frozen II

Television

OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES

Ballers

Black-ish — WINNER

Dear White People

Grown-ish

The Neighborhood

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES

Anthony Anderson, Black-ish — WINNER

Cedric The Entertainer, The Neighborhood

Don Cheadle, Black Monday

Dwayne Johnson, Ballers

Tracy Morgan, The Last O.G.

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES

Logan Browning, Dear White People

Jill Scott, First Wives Club

Tiffany Haddish, The Last O.G.

Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish — WINNER

Yara Shahidi, Grown-ish

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES

Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Deon Cole, Black-ish — WINNER

Laurence Fishburne, Black-ish

Terry Crews, Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Tituss Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES

Halle Bailey, Grown-ish

Loretta Devine, Family Reunion

Marsai Martin, Black-ish — WINNER

Regina Hall, Black Monday

Tichina Arnold, The Neighborhood

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES

Godfather of Harlem

Greenleaf — WINNER

Queen Sugar

The Chi

Watchmen

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES

Billy Porter, Pose

Forest Whitaker, Godfather of Harlem

Kofi Siriboe, Queen Sugar

Omari Hardwick, Power — WINNER 

Sterling K. Brown, This Is Us

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES

Angela Bassett, 9-1-1 — WINNER

Regina King, Watchmen

Rutina Wesley, Queen Sugar

Simone Missick, All Rise

Viola Davis, How to Get Away with Murder

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES

Delroy Lindo, The Good Fight

Giancarlo Esposito, Godfather of Harlem

Harold Perrineau, Claws — WINNER 

Nigél Thatch, Godfather of Harlem

Wendell Pierce, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES

CCH Pounder, NCIS: New Orleans

Lynn Whitfield, Greenleaf — WINNER 

Lyric Ross, This Is Us

Susan Kelechi Watson, This Is Us

Tina Lifford, Queen Sugar

OUTSTANDING GUEST PERFORMANCE IN A COMEDY OR DRAMA SERIES

Blair Underwood, Dear White People

David Alan Grier, Queen Sugar

Kelly Rowland, American Soul — WINNER 

MAJOR., STAR

Sanaa Lathan, The Affair

OUTSTANDING TELEVISION MOVIE, LIMITED-SERIES OR DRAMATIC SPECIAL

American Son

Being Mary Jane

Native Son

True Detective

When They See Us — WINNER

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A TELEVISION MOVIE, LIMITED-SERIES OR DRAMATIC SPECIAL

Caleel Harris, When They See Us

Ethan Henru Herisse, When They See Us

Idris Elba, Luther

Jharrel Jerome, When They See Us — WINNER

Mahershala Ali, True Detective

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION MOVIE, LIMITED-SERIES OR DRAMATIC SPECIAL

Aunjanue Ellis, When They See Us

Gabrielle Union, Being Mary Jane

Kerry Washington, American Son

Niecy Nash, When They See Us — WINNER

Octavia Spencer, Truth Be Told

OUTSTANDING NEWS/INFORMATION (SERIES OR SPECIAL)

PUSHOUT: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools

Surviving R. Kelly

The Breakfast Club

The Story of God with Morgan Freeman

Unsung — WINNER

OUTSTANDING TALK SERIES

Red Table Talk — WINNER 

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

The Real

The Shop: Uninterrupted

The Tamron Hall Show

OUTSTANDING REALITY PROGRAM/REALITY COMPETITION SERIES/GAME SHOW

Iyanla: Fix My Life

Lip Sync Battle

Rhythm + Flow — WINNER

Sunday Best

The Voice

OUTSTANDING VARIETY (SERIES OR SPECIAL)

2019 Black Girls Rock!

Dave Chappelle: Sticks & Stones

Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé — WINNER

Saturday Night Live

Wanda Sykes: Not Normal

OUTSTANDING CHILDREN’S PROGRAM

Doc McStuffins

Family Reunion — WINNER 

Kevin Hart’s Guide to Black History

Marvel’s Avengers: Black Panther’s Quest

Motown Magic

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY A YOUTH (SERIES, SPECIAL, TELEVISION MOVIE OR LIMITED-SERIES)

Caleel Harris, When They See Us

Lonnie Chavis, This Is Us

Lyric Ross, This Is Us

Marsai Martin, Black-ish — WINNER 

Miles Brown, Black-ish

OUTSTANDING HOST IN A TALK OR NEWS/INFORMATION (SERIES OR SPECIAL) – INDIVIDUAL OR ENSEMBLE

Angela Rye, Young Gifted and Broke: A BET Town Hall

Jada Pinkett Smith, Red Table Talk — WINNER

Lester Holt, NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt

Trevor Noah, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Sunny Hostin, Meghan McCain, Abby Huntsman, Ana Navarro, The View

OUTSTANDING HOST IN A REALITY/REALITY COMPETITION, GAME SHOW OR VARIETY (SERIES OR SPECIAL) – INDIVIDUAL OR ENSEMBLE

Iyanla Vanzant, Iyanla: Fix My Life

LL Cool J, Lip Sync Battle

Regina Hall, 2019 BET Awards

Steve Harvey, Celebrity Family Feud — WINNER 

Wayne Brady, Let’s Make A Deal

Documentary

OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY (FILM)

Miles Davis: Birth Of The Cool

The Black Godfather

The Apollo

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am — WINNER 

True Justice: Bryan Stevenson’s Fight for Equality

OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY (TELEVISION – SERIES OR SPECIAL)

Free Meek

Hitsville: The Making of Motown — WINNER 

Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé

Martin: The Legacy of A King

ReMastered: The Two Killings of Sam Cooke