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On Sunday night (Aug. 25), BET’s 2019 Black Girls Rock! Awards were held at The New Jersey Performing Arts Center, where stars showed up with audacious looks.

The annual ceremony that honored Angela Bassett, Regina King, Ciara, and H.E.R was hosted by Niecy Nash, who rocked a huge curly fro, a long straightened curled look, and a bob, among other diverse looks.

Niecy Nash

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY – AUGUST 25: Niecy Nash speaks onstage at Black Girls Rock 2019 Hosted By Niecy Nash at NJPAC on August 25, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey.

Artists such as Badu alongside Common, Ari Lennox, India Arie, Monica, and Elle Varner, among others graced the stage for crowd moving performances.

Arri Lennox

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY – AUGUST 25: Ari Lennox performs onstage at Black Girls Rock 2019 Hosted By Niecy Nash at NJPAC on August 25, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey.

Issa Rae, Brandy, and Rapsody, among others presented during the highly raved award show.

Erykah Badu and Common

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY – AUGUST 25: Erykah Badu and Common
perform onstage at Black Girls Rock 2019 Hosted By Niecy Nash at NJPAC on August 25, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey.

Black Girls Rock! 2019 won’t air live on the network until Sep. 8 at 8 p.m. local time. Check out photos from the event below.

Ciara

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY – AUGUST 25: Ciara attends Black Girls Rock 2019 Hosted By Niecy Nash at NJPAC on August 25, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey.

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY – AUGUST 25: Winnie Harlow and Ciara speak onstage at Black Girls Rock 2019 Hosted By Niecy Nash at NJPAC on August 25, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for BET)

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY – AUGUST 25: Connie Orlando, Ciara, and Winnie Harlow attend Black Girls Rock 2019 Hosted By Niecy Nash at NJPAC on August 25, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey.

Arri Lennox

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY – AUGUST 25: Ari Lennox attends Black Girls Rock 2019 Hosted By Niecy Nash at NJPAC on August 25, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey.

Monica

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY – AUGUST 25: Monica attends Black Girls Rock 2019 Hosted By Niecy Nash at NJPAC on August 25, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey.

Lil Mama

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY – AUGUST 25: Niatia ‘Lil Mama’ Kirkland speaks onstage at Black Girls Rock 2019 Hosted By Niecy Nash at NJPAC on August 25, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey.

Brandy

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY – AUGUST 25: Brandy attends Black Girls Rock 2019 Hosted By Niecy Nash at NJPAC on August 25, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey.

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY – AUGUST 25: Niatia ‘Lil Mama’ Kirkland, Regina King, and Beverly Bond attend Black Girls Rock 2019 Hosted By Niecy Nash at NJPAC on August 25, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey.

Regina King

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY – AUGUST 25: Regina King speaks onstage at Black Girls Rock 2019 Hosted By Niecy Nash at NJPAC on August 25, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey.

Erykah Badu and Common

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY – AUGUST 25: Erykah Badu and Common attend Black Girls Rock 2019 Hosted By Niecy Nash at NJPAC on August 25, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey.

Niecy Nash

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY – AUGUST 25: Niecy Nash speaks onstage at Black Girls Rock 2019 Hosted By Niecy Nash at NJPAC on August 25, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey.

Elle Varner

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY – AUGUST 25: Elle Varner performs onstage at Black Girls Rock 2019 Hosted By Niecy Nash at NJPAC on August 25, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey.

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY – AUGUST 25: India.Arie performs onstage at Black Girls Rock 2019 Hosted By Niecy Nash at NJPAC on August 25, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey.

Erykah Badu

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY – AUGUST 25: Angela Bassett speaks onstage at Black Girls Rock 2019 Hosted By Niecy Nash at NJPAC on August 25, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey.

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY – AUGUST 25: Lucy McBath and Angela Bassett attend Black Girls Rock 2019 Hosted By Niecy Nash at NJPAC on August 25, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey.

Erykah Badu

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY – AUGUST 25: Erykah Badu performs onstage at Black Girls Rock 2019 Hosted By Niecy Nash at NJPAC on August 25, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey.

Common

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY – AUGUST 25: Common performs onstage at Black Girls Rock 2019 Hosted By Niecy Nash at NJPAC on August 25, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey.

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY – AUGUST 25: (L-R) Debra Martin Chase, Regina King, Angela Bassett and Beverly Bond appear onstage at Black Girls Rock 2019 Hosted By Niecy Nash at NJPAC on August 25, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey.

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY – AUGUST 25: Performers onstage, including Angela Bassett, Beverly Bond, Niecy Nash and Common, at Black Girls Rock 2019 Hosted By Niecy Nash at NJPAC on August 25, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey.

Glennisha Morgan is a Detroit-bred multimedia journalist and writer. She writes about intersectionality, hip-hop, pop culture, queer issues, race, feminism, and her truth. Follow her on Twitter @GlennishaMorgan.