NAACP Red Carpet Photos: The Best in Black Fashion and Beauty

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The 50th annual NAACP Image Awards is going down tonight at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles and we’ve got all the best looks from the star-studded red carpet.

The annual event boasts appearances from Black Hollywood’s elite and tons of famous faces hit the carpet to serve up some fierce fashion moments.

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Checkout a few of our favorites:

Chadwick Boseman

Chadwick Boseman

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The Black Panther himself made sure to stand out from the crowd in a printed jacket and gold pants and shirt. Soon after the show’s start, he nabbed the trophy for Outstanding Actor for his leading role in the Marvel hit.

Lupita Nyong’o

Lupita Nyong'o

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The Oscar-winning star of Us served up some serious leg in her wine-colored gown with huge, piggy sleeves and and looked regal as ever with her swept back hair.

Yara Shahidi

Yara Shahidi

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The Grown-ish star looked super sexy in a futuristic-looking dress and black, pointed heels.

Lena Waithe

Lena Waithe

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The Chi creator wore a green, printed suit jacket and black pants along with blue shades as she hit the carpet with bleached, blonde hair.

Sanaa Lathan

Sanaa Lathan

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The actress who’s starring in HBO’s upcoming Native Son served up sex appeal in her black gown with a thigh-high slit and plunging neckline.

Thandie Newton

Thandie Newton

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The British beauty who’s nominated for her role in HBO’s Westworld looked radiant in red.

Michael B. Jordan

Michael B. Jordan

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#Bae showed off his signature smile and chose to match from head to toe after his win for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture for his role of Killmonger in Black Panther. 

Kiki Layne

Kiki Layne

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The breakout star of If Beale Street Could Talk was as beautiful as ever in a seafood green gown with a lovely, long scarf.

Rutina Wesley

Rutina Wesley

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The Queen Sugar star was all smiles in her strapless, printed jumpsuit.

Letitia Wright

Letitia Wright

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Princess Shuri opted for sleek cornrows to compliment her unique gown that featured a sheer overlay and metallic accents.

Maxine Waters

Maxine Waters

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The Congresswoman was striking a she hit the carpet in her 3/4-sleeved gown and open-toed sandals at the NAACP Image Awards.

Issa Rae

Issa rae

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The Insecure star is up for several awards and she dressed for the occasion in a gorgeous, canary yellow gown.

Sterling K. Brown & Michelle Bathe

Sterling K. Brown & Michelle Bathe

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This golden couple looked gorgeous for their fabulous date night. Bathe wore a strapless gown with a fabulous printed skirt and her hubby wore a pin-striped tux for the big event.

John Legend

John Legend

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The EGOT winner hit the carpet in a printed tuxedo jacket and black pants and seems ready for whatever the big night has in store.

Logan Browning

Logan Browning

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The Dear White People star showed off her curves in a body-hugging dress reminiscent of the roaring twenties.

Chloe x Halle

Chloe x Halle

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These talented sisters never fail to impress when it comes to their style game and tonight was no exception. The singers who also star on Grown-ish wore bold, bright dresses and similar belts.

Tracee Ellis Ross

Tracee Ellis Ross

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The black-ish star is usually on top when it comes to her fashion sense but this particular look left us a bit puzzled about what exactly she was going for.

Jason Mitchell

Jason Mitchell

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The star of The Chi who is nominated for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series was smiling ear to ear when he hit the carpet in a grey tuxedo and some super shiny shoes.

Tami Roman

Tami Roman

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The former Basketball Wives star hit several power poses in her gold, sequined dress that showed off her killer figure.

Ryan Coogler & Zinzi Evans

Ryan Coogler & Zinzi Evans

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The Black Panther director whose film is nominated for 14 NAACP Image Awards was in good spirits as he walked the carpet with his gorgeous wife who was pretty in pink while showing off her growing baby bump.

Stephan James

Stephan James

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The star of If Beale Street Could Talk looked ready for his big moment in a traditional black tuxedo and fresh corn rows.

Storm Reid

Storm Reid

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The 15-year-old actress looked all grown up in her gorgeous, knee-length gown and brand new bob.

Danai Gurira

Danai Gurira

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The Black Panther star who is set to present an award showed up in a striped, ivory gown that showed off her toned shoulders and a fresh cut for her natural hair.

Trevor Noah

Trevor Noah

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The late-night host is looking dapper in an all black ensemble that includes a turtle neck and a bumble bee broach. Perhaps a subtle shoutout to Queen Bey?

Yvonne Orji

Yvonne orji

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The Insecure star looked lovely as she strolled down the carpet solo in a long, white gown that featured a bright yellow accent.

Marsai Martin

Marsai Martin

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The creator and star of the upcoming film Little looked plenty grown when she hit the carpet in this show-stopping gown and pulled back updo.

Winston Duke

Winston Duke

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The Us star wore a traditional tuxedo for his big night at the NAACP Image Awards and caused quite the stir when he hit the carpet full of folks still rocked by his latest role.

Tamera Mowry-Housley, Adrienne Bailon, and Loni Love 

The Real hosts

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The Real co-hosts are sticking together as they pose for photos in their long, jewel-toned gowns on the red carpet at the NAACP Image Awards.

Marcus Scribner

Marcus Scribner

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The black-ish star went for a bold look with his long black coat and suede slip-ons as he made his way into the event hosted by his on-screen dad, Anthony Anderson.

Gabrielle Dennis

Gabrielle Dennis

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The actress was a vision in yellow when she shut down the carpet in her curve-hogging gown and super cute new cut.

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