PHOTOS: Black beauty on full display at the Emmy Awards

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The 71st annual Emmy Awards are going down in Los Angeles and epic event is attended by tons of talented celebrities showing off their fiercest fashions.

With so much talent on deck at the star-studded event, we can’t wait to see if the projects and people we’re rooting for will go home with wins, but until we find out, we’ll just marvel over all of the glitz and glamour they’re serving on the purple carpet.

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Check out some of our favorite looks of the night:

Ava DuVernay

Ava DuVernay

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Ava DuVernay is stunning in this gorgeous ballgown and she has plenty of reasons to smile. When They See Us made a major mark earning 16 nominations (including Outstanding Limited Series), with several of the series’ stars going up against each other in acting categories.

Viola Davis

Viola Davis

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The actress who’s up for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her role on How To Get Away With Murder showed off her enviable curls and was the picture of elegance in her black and white dress.

Jharrel Jerome

Jharrel Jerome

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The 21-year-old actor looked ready to win the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for his portrayal of Korey Wise in When They See Us. 

Ryan Michelle Bathe & Sterling K. Brown

Sterling K. Brown/ Ryan Michelle Bathe

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This adorable couple didn’t seem to coordinate their outfits but they were inseparable when they hit the carpet together.

Regina King

Regina King

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This talented beauty was looking like a seafoam green Goddess when she hit the carpet in this enviable ensemble.

Dominique Jackson

Dominique Jackson

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The POSE star epitomizes glitz and glamour with this gorgeous gold look.

Asante Blackk

Asante Blackk

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The When They See Us star rocked a cobalt blue suit before heading in to see how he and the rest of the cast of the Netflix film by Ava DuVernay fares.

Marsha Stephanie Blake

Marsha Stephanie Blake

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The When They See Us star who is up for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie is a vision in white.

Akbar Gbaja-Biamila

Akbar Gbaja-Biamila

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The American Ninja Warrior host was all buttoned up for TV’s biggest night.

Faithe Herman

Faithe Herman

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The 11-year-old actress from When They See Us lit up the purple carpet in her canary yellow dress.

Niecy Nash

Niecy Nash

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Nash showed off every curve in her glittering gown and matching turban before heading in to the show to see if she won Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for her role in When They See Us.

Billy Porter

Billy Porter

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The actor who is nominated fro Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for hi role in POSE wore a huge hat and open-toed shoes along with an ensemble adorned with 130,000 crystals.

MJ Rodriguez

MJ Rodriguez

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The POSE star proves she is prettiest in pink with this swoon-worthy gown and super sleek hairstyle.

RuPaul

RuPaul

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RuPaul opted for this pink and black suit on the carpet.

Angelica Ross

Angelica Ross

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The POSE actress who will soon star in American Horror Story chose a pink petal-covered gown with an extra long train.

Omar Dorsey

Omar Dorsey

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The Queen Sugar star wore a traditional black tux for the star-studded affair.

Kerry Washington

Kerry Washington

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Washington was ready for fun in her super high ponytail and sequined pants.

Zendaya

Zendaya

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The Euphoria star had everyone green with envy in this show-stopping look.

Dascha Polanco

Dascha Polanco

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The When They See Us star opted for a pale pink gown with huge sleeves, adding to the long list of ladies who chose to rock the super feminine hue.

Anthony Anderson

Anthony Anderson

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The black-ish star looked dapper in his gold tuxedo jacket and his wife, Alvina Stewart on his arm rocking a red, velvet dress.

Melanie Liburd

Melanie Liburd

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The British beauty rocked an unusual outfit that seemed to be inspired by a wedding gown and tuxedo all at once.

Lyric Ross

Lyric Ross

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The This Is Us star is flawless in her floor-length gown and super cute bob.

Indya Moore

Indya Moore

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The POSE star stunned in this white-hot ensemble with sky-high slits on each thigh.

Laverne Cox

Laverne Cox

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The actress who may make history as the first trans woman to win an Emmy rocked a rainbow clutch along with this fabulous avant-garde gown.

 

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