Just days before the Grammy Awards, celebrities came out for the 8th Annual Essence Black Women in Music event at NeueHouse Hollywood in Los Angeles.

The gala, which is a celebration of beauty, soul and sound, honored singer Erykah Badu and was attended my a number of stylish stars including  Yara Shahidi, Janelle Monáe, Serayah, Faith Evans, Goapele and more.

Launch the slideshow above to check out the must-see looks from the red carpet of the 2017 Essence Black Women in Music.