It's often said there's power in numbers, and in celebration of Black culture’s most dynamic duos, there is no shortage of power couple candidates. From television to film, music to politics, journalists to philanthropists, athletes to authors, the following are 21 runners-up to our list of America’s most famous and influential celebrity duos.
Did your favorite couple crack our list? Care to nominate anyone we missed? Chances are, you do, which is why we’re counting down the rest of our top 8 couples every week until the end of the year, so check back Sundays here on Black Voices to see who made the final cut.