Let’s be honest, no matter your gripe with award shows, it’s super empowering seeing black women and girls honored for their talent and hard work. However, we don’t always get to witness our deeply melanated sisters getting the recognition and on stage spotlight they deserve. Even if these women don’t take home a prize, it’s important to acknowledge that they are there, working, and exceptional just as the other artists occupying that space.
In the video below, we salute many of our midnight stars, showcase their immaculate red carpet style, while bringing them from the audience to the stage. We also pay homage to some of the black female icons of our time.