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02/24/2017 04:24 pm ET

The Essence Women In Hollywood Event Was Full Of Black Girl Magic

And here are the photos to prove it.
Honorees Issa Rae, Aja Naomi King, Yara Shahidi and Janelle Monae onstage at Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards.
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Honorees Issa Rae, Aja Naomi King, Yara Shahidi and Janelle Monae onstage at Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards.

Essence magazine held its 10th Annual Black Women in Hollywood Awards in Beverly Hills on Thursday night, where four black women were honored for their contributions to the entertainment industry. 

Among the nominees were Aja Naomi King of “How to Get Away With Murder”, Yara Shahidi of "Black-ish", Janelle Monae of "Hidden Figures" and Issa Rae of "Insecure." The four women each took the stage to accept their awards at the Beverly Wiltshire Four Seasons, where guests in attendance included Gabrielle Union, Tina Knowles, Cynthia Erivo and Viola Davis. 

The event will air on March 5 on OWN, but until then, check out some of the beauties who attended below: 

  • Actress Meagan Good.
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    Actress Meagan Good.
  • "Insecure's" Yvonne Orji.
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    "Insecure's" Yvonne Orji.
  • "Blackish" actress Tracee Ellis Ross.
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    "Blackish" actress Tracee Ellis Ross.
  • Actress Keesha Sharp.
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    Actress Keesha Sharp.
  • "Being Mary Jane" actress Gabrielle Union.
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    "Being Mary Jane" actress Gabrielle Union.
  • President of Universal Television Pearlena Igbokwe.
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    President of Universal Television Pearlena Igbokwe.
  • Actress Aja Naomi King, honoree and star of "How to Get Away With Murder." 
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    Actress Aja Naomi King, honoree and star of "How to Get Away With Murder." 
  • Singer LeToya Luckett.
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    Singer LeToya Luckett.
  • Broadway and screen actress Cynthia Erivo.
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    Broadway and screen actress Cynthia Erivo.
  • Yvette Nicole Brown, best known for her role on "Community."
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    Yvette Nicole Brown, best known for her role on "Community."
  • "Insecure" star Issa Rae.
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    "Insecure" star Issa Rae.
  • "The Mindy Project" actress Xosha Roquemore.
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    "The Mindy Project" actress Xosha Roquemore.
  • TV personality Bevy Smith.
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    TV personality Bevy Smith.
  • "Blackish" actress Yara Shahidi.
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    "Blackish" actress Yara Shahidi.
  • Janelle Monae, star of "Hidden Figures" and "Moonlight."
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    Janelle Monae, star of "Hidden Figures" and "Moonlight."
  • Vickey Juedy of "Orange is the New Black."
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    Vickey Juedy of "Orange is the New Black."
  • "How to Get Away With Murder" and "Fences" star Viola Davis.
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    "How to Get Away With Murder" and "Fences" star Viola Davis.
  • Teyonah Parris, star of "Chiraq."
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    Teyonah Parris, star of "Chiraq."
  • Laverne Cox, star of "Orange is the New Black" and "Doubt."
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    Laverne Cox, star of "Orange is the New Black" and "Doubt."
  • Melina Matsoukas, director of "Lemonade" and HBO's "Insecure." 
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    Melina Matsoukas, director of "Lemonade" and HBO's "Insecure." 
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