Check out some red carpet pics from ESSENCE’s ‘Black Women in Music’ Event! Jill Scott, Kelis, Estelle and more!

ESSENCE honored music’s “It” girls Solange and Lianne La Havas at the 4th annual Black Women in Music event. Jill Scott, Estelle, Kelis, Bridget Kelly and more turned out to celebrate the two rising music stars. Here’s a look at the best red carpet moments from the evening. (via


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Lianne La Havas, Jill Scott, NeNe Leakes

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Solange, Kelis, LisaRaye


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Goapele and Marlo Hampton (former RHOA cast member)

"Date night with my baby at Essence Black Women in Music," wrote Eric Benet, with his wife Manuela.

“Date night with my baby at Essence Black Women in Music,” wrote Eric Benet, with his wife Manuela.

Amber Riley rocks a Dorothy Parker dress on the red carpet of ESSENCE’s ‘Black Women in Music’ event.