Essence Magazine, Lincoln and My Black is Beautiful teamed up for this year’s 3rd Annual Essence Black Women in Music event at the Belasco Theatre in Los Angeles, California ( February 8 ). Singer Kelly Rowland and music industry veteran Sylvia Rhone were honored last night for their career accomplishments and influence in the music industry.
The red-carpeted GRAMMY Week reception included guest appearances by other celebrities like Jeanette Jenkins, Michelle Williams, Melanie Amaro, Ne-Yo, Melody Thornton, Letoya Luckett and Regina King. The legendary MC Lyte hit the stage to DJ, while Kelly Rowland performed some of her best hits and reunited with Eve for their 2007 single, “Like This”.
Rhone & Rowland were also chauffeured to the red carpet in Lincoln’s latest luxury car, the 2012 Lincoln MKX premium two-row utility. Check out the gallery down below to see who else stopped by to show some love.