45th NAACP Image Awards Red Carpet

Kerry, Lupita, Tika, Brandy and more wow at the main event.

Kerry Washington - Maternity wear has never looked so beautiful! The Scandal star drapes her growing bump in a flowing pink-and-blue satin gown.  (Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

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Kerry Washington - Maternity wear has never looked so beautiful! The Scandal star drapes her growing bump in a flowing pink-and-blue satin gown. (Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

Lupita Nyong'o - The Cinderella of awards season strikes again. The 12 Years a Slave star goes for a fashion-forward look in this burnt orange pleated dress and high-top hairdo with center part.  (Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

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Lupita Nyong'o - The Cinderella of awards season strikes again. The 12 Years a Slave star goes for a fashion-forward look in this burnt orange pleated dress and high-top hairdo with center part. (Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

Tika Sumpter - The Have and the Have Nots star makes a sizzling entrance, thanks to her sexy champagne-colored slip dress, red-hot lip and old Hollywood-inspired coif.  (Photo: Jesse Grant/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

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Tika Sumpter - The Have and the Have Nots star makes a sizzling entrance, thanks to her sexy champagne-colored slip dress, red-hot lip and old Hollywood-inspired coif. (Photo: Jesse Grant/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

Wendy Raquel Robinson - The Game star shocks the red carpet in this vibrant, electric blue strapless show stopper, plus some major glam side-swept waves.  (Photo: Jesse Grant/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

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Wendy Raquel Robinson - The Game star shocks the red carpet in this vibrant, electric blue strapless show stopper, plus some major glam side-swept waves. (Photo: Jesse Grant/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

Tatyana Ali - It takes a certain kind of lady to be able to work an intricate gold-and-black gown in a slimming fit with a low-cut neckline and train. Tatyana pulls it off flawlessly.  (Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

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Tatyana Ali - It takes a certain kind of lady to be able to work an intricate gold-and-black gown in a slimming fit with a low-cut neckline and train. Tatyana pulls it off flawlessly. (Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

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Brandy - Wearing a black-and-sheer mermaid gown, The Game star goes for a haute-couture style statement at this year's NAACP Image Awards.  (Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

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Brandy - Wearing a black-and-sheer mermaid gown, The Game star goes for a haute-couture style statement at this year's NAACP Image Awards. (Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

Naomie Harris - The Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom actress does not disappoint in the fashion department, turning heads in this gold and lace Valentino gown.  (Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

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Naomie Harris - The Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom actress does not disappoint in the fashion department, turning heads in this gold and lace Valentino gown. (Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

Nia Long - The Best Man Holiday star has a love affair with green. Nia looks phenomenal in this emerald gown with plunging neckline and matching teardrop earrings.  (Photo: Jesse Grant/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

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Nia Long - The Best Man Holiday star has a love affair with green. Nia looks phenomenal in this emerald gown with plunging neckline and matching teardrop earrings. (Photo: Jesse Grant/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

Idris Elba - The very dapper actor walks the red carpet like no other. Yes, it's a traditional tux, but on Idris it's jaw-dropping.  (Photo: Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images for TV One)

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Idris Elba - The very dapper actor walks the red carpet like no other. Yes, it's a traditional tux, but on Idris it's jaw-dropping. (Photo: Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images for TV One)

Regina King - The NAACP Image Award-winning actress dazzles in a form-fitting, peek-a-boo black gown. And the fishtail silhouette fits her figure gorgeously.  (Photo: Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images for TV One)

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Regina King - The NAACP Image Award-winning actress dazzles in a form-fitting, peek-a-boo black gown. And the fishtail silhouette fits her figure gorgeously. (Photo: Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images for TV One)

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Elise Neal - Who doesn?t love a red dress on the red carpet? Elise chooses a body-hugging style that?s classy on top and jazzy at the bottom.  (Photo: Jesse Grant/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

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Elise Neal - Who doesn’t love a red dress on the red carpet? Elise chooses a body-hugging style that’s classy on top and jazzy at the bottom. (Photo: Jesse Grant/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

Michael B. Jordan - The Fruitvale Station star is definitely one-to-watch on the red carpet. Here, the actor rocks a black-on-black suit and bow tie.  (Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

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Michael B. Jordan - The Fruitvale Station star is definitely one-to-watch on the red carpet. Here, the actor rocks a black-on-black suit and bow tie. (Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

Michael Ealy - How do you add flavor to a classic suit? If you're this star, you rock a simple and smart silver tie clip ? and voila!  (Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

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Michael Ealy - How do you add flavor to a classic suit? If you're this star, you rock a simple and smart silver tie clip — and voila! (Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

Chandra Wilson - The Grey's Anatomy star brings sexy back in her sheer bodice and satin skirt.   (Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

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Chandra Wilson - The Grey's Anatomy star brings sexy back in her sheer bodice and satin skirt. (Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

Debra Lee - As always, the BET CEO arrives at the 45th NAACP Image Awards in high-style elegance, wearing a belted cocktail dress adorned with pearls.  (Photo: John Sciulli/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

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Debra Lee - As always, the BET CEO arrives at the 45th NAACP Image Awards in high-style elegance, wearing a belted cocktail dress adorned with pearls. (Photo: John Sciulli/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

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Ben Vereen - Legendary star Ben Vereen puts his coolness on full display in this all-white Mandarin-inspired suit. Lookin' good!  (Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

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Ben Vereen - Legendary star Ben Vereen puts his coolness on full display in this all-white Mandarin-inspired suit. Lookin' good! (Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

Terry Crews and Rebecca Crews - The Brooklyn Nine-Nine star and his lovely wife prove that a couple that styles together shines together. His white bow tie and black tux perfectly complements her platinum cropped coif and lace dress.  (Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

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Terry Crews and Rebecca Crews - The Brooklyn Nine-Nine star and his lovely wife prove that a couple that styles together shines together. His white bow tie and black tux perfectly complements her platinum cropped coif and lace dress. (Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

Sherri Shepherd - The View host brings a little rock ?n? roll to the red carpet, channeling her inner Tina Turner in this stunning green gown and copper-colored wig.  (Photo: John Sciulli/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

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Sherri Shepherd - The View host brings a little rock ‘n’ roll to the red carpet, channeling her inner Tina Turner in this stunning green gown and copper-colored wig. (Photo: John Sciulli/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

Terrence Howard - Marriage looks good on him. The Best Man Holiday star and his better half steal the spotlight in stylish looks ? a midnight blue blazer and scarlet red gown.  (Photo: Jesse Grant/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

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Terrence Howard - Marriage looks good on him. The Best Man Holiday star and his better half steal the spotlight in stylish looks — a midnight blue blazer and scarlet red gown. (Photo: Jesse Grant/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

Forest Whitaker - The Butler star offsets his suit-and-tie combo by playing up different shades of black and blue.  (Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

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Forest Whitaker - The Butler star offsets his suit-and-tie combo by playing up different shades of black and blue. (Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

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Beverly Bond - Black girls rock at the NAACP Image Awards. The DJ reinvents the little black dress by adding a statement necklace and accessorizing with fringe booties.  (Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

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Beverly Bond - Black girls rock at the NAACP Image Awards. The DJ reinvents the little black dress by adding a statement necklace and accessorizing with fringe booties. (Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

Gayle King - Looking fabulous, Oprah Winfrey's BFF glides down the red carpet in this angelic satin gown.  (Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

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Gayle King - Looking fabulous, Oprah Winfrey's BFF glides down the red carpet in this angelic satin gown. (Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

Arsenio Hall - The late night talk show host and Image Award winner goes old-school retro with his '80s flair suit.  (Photo: Jesse Grant/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

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Arsenio Hall - The late night talk show host and Image Award winner goes old-school retro with his '80s flair suit. (Photo: Jesse Grant/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

Nicole Beharie - The Sleepy Hollow star slices it up in this cutout dress with high slit, and adds some extra dazzle to her look via sparkly sandals.  (Photo: Jesse Grant/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

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Nicole Beharie - The Sleepy Hollow star slices it up in this cutout dress with high slit, and adds some extra dazzle to her look via sparkly sandals. (Photo: Jesse Grant/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

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Anthony Anderson - The NAACP Image Award host mixes it up GQ-style with pastel colors, plaid and gator shoes. (Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

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Vanessa A. Williams  - The Soul Food actress lets her inner-biker chick out in this sequin mini and red leather jacket. You can just hear the fashion engines revving up in approval.  (Photo: John Sciulli/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

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Vanessa A. Williams - The Soul Food actress lets her inner-biker chick out in this sequin mini and red leather jacket. You can just hear the fashion engines revving up in approval. (Photo: John Sciulli/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

Tyrese Gibson  - The Fast and Furious star likes to keep it simple in a tailored, no-fuss suit-and-tie getup.  (Photo: Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images for TV One)

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Tyrese Gibson - The Fast and Furious star likes to keep it simple in a tailored, no-fuss suit-and-tie getup. (Photo: Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images for TV One)