Before the Grammy Awards went down on Sunday, celebrities stepped out to party it up at Clive Davis’ annual pre-Grammy gala where BET CEO Debra Lee was honored. Peep the red carpet pics inside…
L.A. was poppin’ with several parties to celebrate the Grammy Awards that went down last night. Celebs invaded Clive Davis’ pre-Grammy gala to salute Industry Icons. And this year’s soiree honored none other than BET CEO Debra Lee.
Jennifer Hudson joined her friend/mentor Clive Davis, who will reportedly produce her first EPIC Records album with L.A. Reid, styling in a black lace jumpsuit before hitting the stage.
The lady of the hour, Debra Lee, was all smiles as she posed it up on the carpet before she was honored at the event.
Despite some many reports about her nasty divorce, Mary J. Blige is still pushing through. Styled by Jason Bolden, the R&B queen served up a metallic Wolk Morais mini dress that showed off her incredible stems.
Amber Rose, rocking a pink and red ATTICO dress, popped up on the carpet with his ex-husband Wiz Khalifa, sparking rumors that they reunited. But, the “How To Be A B*tch” author says not the case. She posted an explanation on Instagram writing:
Back on the carpet...
Hmm…Maxwell and Julissa Bermudez appear to still be going strong. We spied the two all coupled up at the 2016 BET Awards last summer. And here they are making their red carpet debut together.
Chance The Rapper, who won three Grammy Awards with NO album sales, was in the mix for the pre-Grammy fun.
Now here’s a simple, yet stylish look. “RHOA” star and Grammy Award winner Kandi Burruss snapped it up in a plunging black high slit gown before she joined Doug Davis, executive producer of the annual Clive Davis Pre-Grammy Gala, on the carpet.
Wassup fellas! BBD members – Ronnie DeVoe, Ricky Bell & Mike Biv – kept it cool as ever in their sun glasses.
Loving this look from four-time Grammy nominated singer Tamar Braxton.
"The Quad" star Anika Noni Rose kept it fierce in a long sleeved mini dress.
Andra Day gives us retro vibes in this blue and white striped Issey Miyake ensemble.
Michael Jackson's daughter Paris Jackson, who will make her acting debut on Lee Daniels'"Star," showed off her ink in flowy gown.
Speaking of Lee Daniels, he linked up with "24: Legacy" producer Brian Grazer on the carpet.
Our fave Tamron Hall, who recently left the "TODAY" show was in the mix for the pre-Grammy festivities.
Before "The Color Purple" scooped up an award, Broadway star Cynthia Erivo rolled up in a head turning look.
Olympic gold gymnast Gabby Douglas stuck a pose in a furry shouldered frock. Hmm...
LL Cool J brought his wife Simone Smith as his date for swanky soiree.
What's good Anthony Hamilton?
Sheesh! One can only hope to look as good as former supermodel Beverly Johnson once we make it over 60.
Songwriter Jimmy Jam brought his daughter Bella Harris, who's rumored to be dating PARTYNEXTDOOR, for some daddy-daughter time.
P-Funk creator Gerge Clinton has calmed down his look, but he's still extra. And we love it.
J-Hud flexed her vocal range for a tribute to Leonard Cohen.
Mary J. Blige got everyone in their feelings while talking about her divorce from Kendu Isaacs during her Debra Lee tribue. She performed of “Thick Of It” and “No More Drama" and we hear she ended her performance lying down on the stage.
“Right now in my life, I need strength like yours [Debra] because I may look happy, but I'm going through some horrible stuff right now. Mary said. "It's called divorce. This song is exactly where I’m at.”
Chick's been LIVING in the gym too, by the looks of it. SNATCHED.
Maxwell sang a special tribute for Prince crooning the audience with “Nothing Compares 2 U” and dedicated his performance to Whitney Houston, who died five years ago to the day.
Chance The Rapper amped up the crowd performing his tracks “Angels” and “No Problem” from his Coloring Book mixtape.
And BBD rocked the place with their classics.