01/10/2012 09:55 am ET Updated Jan 11, 2012

Queen Latifah Steps Out In Style For 'Joyful Noise' Premiere (PHOTOS)

Queen Latifah feted the Hollywood premiere of her new movie "Joyful Noise" in style last night.

The rapper-turned-starlet looked fabulous in a teal David Meister dress. Do we spy thigh? Yes! The body-hugging silhouette and thigh-high split is a surprising choice for Latifah, who usually sticks to flowing gowns and pant suits.

The ruching across the mid-section could have been more flattering, but overall we love the look and give her credit for taking a fashion risk.

Co-stars Dolly Parton and Keke Palmer also looked great. Palmer wore a polka mini dress paired with nude-colored heels. And Parton never misses a moment to show off her most famous assets. The country singer (and her enormous bosom) donned a white sequin dress with a plunging neckline.

Black Voices "Power List" honoree Paula Patton, Vivica A. Fox and Loretta Devine were also on hand to celebrate the film.

Here's a look at the star-studded red carpet for the movie which hits movie theaters on January 13.