Ledisi performing during BGR 2013/Photo Credit: ESSENCE.com
Posted by | Ray Cornelius
Beverly Bond’s 2013 Black Girls Rock was recorded last night at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. This year’s show was hosted again by crowd favorites Tracee Ellis Ross and Regina King.
As previously reported, this year’s honorees included Queen Latifah, Mara Brock Akil, Venus Williams, Ameena Mathews, Misty Copeland and Marian Wright Edelman.
The audience was also thrilled by performances from Jennifer Hudson, Kelly Rowland, Ledisi, Alice Smith, 2012 BGR Honoree Janelle Monae and 2013 Living Legend Award recipient Patti Labelle.
Nia Long, Tatyana Ali, La La Anthony, Marsha Ambrosius and Soledad O’Brien served as presenters.
Check out some of the red carpet looks below:
Former Glee star Amber Riley and Best Man Holiday actress Nia Long
Destiny’s Child members Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams
Oscar and Grammy winner Jennifer Hudson and co-hosts Regina King and Tracee Ellis Ross
Actresses Tatyana Ali and Keke Palmer
The cast of Girlfriends with honoree Mara Brock Akil
Performer and Living Legend honoree Patti Labelle
Black Girls Rock Founder Beverly Bond
Honoree Queen Latifah and Mariah Carey with Patti Labelle
Honoree Venus Williams with Regina King and Tracee Ellis Ross
Black Girls Rock 2013 will air next Sunday, November 3 at 7p.m. on BET.
Photo Credit: ESSENCE.com