Written by | Ray Cornelius
All eyes were on Atlanta’s Marriott Marquis Saturday night for SHEEN Magazine’s Legendary Gala. The VIP event recognized some of the biggest and brightest names in music, television & film, law and business. This year’s honorees included Grammy nominated-singer Kelly Price, iconic “Color Purple” actress Margaret Avery, Atlanta’s own Judge Glenda Hatchett and Sterling Coleman, President and Owner of SJAC/Lady Di Food Groups.
Yours truly captured a number of Atlanta superstars gracing this year’s red carpet including “For Better or Worse” actress Cocoa Brown; “The Haves and the Have Nots” Renee Lawless; “Cutting It in the ATL” divas LaKenya Morris, Dedra Allen, Mushiya Tshikuka, and Beautii J; “Love and Hip-Hop Atlanta” star Joseline Hernandez; Original “Dreamgirl” Sheryl Lee Ralph; “The Haves and the Have Nots” Porsha Ferguson, motivational speaker T.W. Dawson, HGTV personality Egypt Sherrod, gospel singer Marica Chisolm and a host of others.
As previously reported, this year marked SHEEN’s 10th anniversary as the ultimate beauty guide for the modern day woman. The bi-monthly magazine has featured an array of female superstars on its cover including Monica, Estelle, Sherri Shepherd, Tamron Hall, Tika Sumpter, Eva Marcille, Wendy Raquel Robinson, Laila Ali and most recently veteran actresses—Sheryl Lee Ralph and Lynn Whitfield. It is also distributed nationally and internationally in major retailers like Walmart, Target, Walgreens, and Barnes & Nobles.
Check all of the dazzling red carpet looks below:
Honoree Kelly Price with her “Saints & Sinners” co-star Christian Keyes
“For Better or Worse” actress Cocoa Brown
Motivational Speaker T.W. Dawson
“Cutting It In the ATL” star Beautii J
“The Haves and the Have Nots” star Renee Lawless
Honoree Sterling Coleman and his wife
“Cutting It in the ATL” star Dedra Allen
Christian Keyes is also the author of Ladies Night and Dr. Feel Good
Jazmund Walker Miss Natural Hair and Health Expo
SHEEN Magazine’s founder and publisher Kimberly Chapman
Dominique Jones “Miss Illinois” from the Miss United States Pageant
Chapman Foundation Chair Tre Chapman with execs and SHEEN Magazine models
“Love and Hip Hop Atlanta” star Joseline Hernandez
“Cutting It In the ATL” star Mushiya Tshikuka and her husband Lou
Actresses – Sheryl Lee Ralph and Porsha Ferguson
Kelly Price with Marica Chisolm
HGTV personality and book author Egypt Sherrod
Honoree and star of “The Color Purple” & “Being Mary Jane” Margaret Avery
Photo Credits: RayCornelius.com