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David Oyelowo & 'Selma' Cast Hit Up 'Essence' Luncheon

David Oyelowo and his wife Jessica couple up for the 2015 Annual Essence Black Women In Hollywood Luncheon held at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on Thursday (February 19) in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The couple was joined at the event by his Selma co-stars Carmen Ejogo, Lorraine Toussaint, Common, Ava DuVernay, as well as soundtrack artist John Legend.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of David Oyelowo

The day before, Carmen and Lorraine stepped out at Alfre Woodard’s Oscar’s Sistahs Soiree.

10+ pictures inside of David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, and more at the Essence event… More Here! »

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John Legend & Common Pay Tribute to 'Selma' with Grammy 2015 Performance - Watch Here!

John Legend plays the piano while Common takes center stage during a performance at the 2015 Grammy Awards held at the Staples Center on Sunday (February 8) in Los Angeles.

The 36-year-old singer and the 42-year-old rapper were joined by a choir during their live rendition of “Glory” — a song from Common‘s movie Selma.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of John Legend

“Me and @johnlegend about to hit the stage!” Common tweeted during the show.

In case you didn’t know, “Glory” was awarded Best Original Song at the Golden Globes.

Watch the moving performance below!


John Legend & Common ‘Glory’ at Grammys
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John Legend & Common: 'Glory' Full Song & Lyrics - Listen Now!

Opening the show at the 2015 Grammy Awards will be John Legend and Common singing their Oscar-nominated song “Glory,” so we thought we’d give you a chance to let you listen to the track beforehand!

The song was written for the movie Selma and the guys will be joined on stage by Beyonce for the special performance.

So far, “Glory” has picked up awards at the Golden Globes, the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards, and more. It so far is the clear favorite to win the Oscar as well!

WHAT DO YOU THINK of John Legend and Common’s song “Glory”?

Click inside to read the lyrics to the song… More Here! »

Pharrell Williams & Wife Helen Lasichanh Party with Clive Davis Before Grammys 2015!

Pharrell Williams is joined by his wife Helen Lasichanh while walking the red carpet at Clive Davis’ Pre-Grammy Gala and Salute To Industry Icons at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Saturday evening (February 7) in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Also stepping out for the star-studded party were Ricky Martin, Miguel, Common, Mark Ronson (with wife Josephine de La Baume), Beck, and Aloe Blacc (with wife Maya Jupiter).

Pharrell is tied for the most nominations at the Grammys this year – six, which includes three noms just in the Album of the Year category. He is nominated for his own album G I R L, as well as Beyonce‘s Beyonce and Sam Smith‘s In the Lonely Hour for producing songs on them.

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Oprah Winfrey Accepts Big Award for 'Selma' at the NAACP Image Awards 2015!

Oprah Winfrey watches the show at the 2015 NAACP Image Awards presented by TV One at Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Friday evening (February 6) in Pasadena, Calif.

The 61-year-old television personality was joined at the event by her Selma co-stars David Oyelowo, Tessa Thompson, Common, Carmen Ejogo, and Niecy Nash.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Oprah Winfrey

Selma took home the award for Outstanding Motion Picture, while David won Best Actor, Common won Best Supporting Actor, and Carmen won Best Supporting Actress.

“We did this movie because we wanted to tell their story — our story,” Oprah said as she accepted the award.

FYI: Carmen is wearing a Solace London dress, Christian Louboutin shoes, a Rauwolf clutch, Neil Lane hair clips, and a House of Lavande bracelet. Tessa is wearing a Kenzo dress, an Edie Parker clutch, and Kimberly McDonald jewelry. Oprah is wearing Irene Neuwirth jewelry.

15+ pictures inside of Oprah Winfrey, David Oyelowo, and more at the big event… More Here! »

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Beyonce Will Join John Legend & Common's Performance at 2015 Grammys!

It has just been annoucned that Beyonce will be a performer at the 2015 Grammys!

The 33-year-old entertainer will be performing “Take My Hand Precious Lord” and then joining John Legend and Common for their performance of Oscar-nominated song “Glory.”

“We do have an incredible introduction to our performance,” Common recently shared to Us Weekly. “A segue into our song ‘Glory,’ as a tribute to Selma, being done by the great Beyonce. That’s one of the greatest talents you can have, helping us segue into it. To co-create a performance with someone like her. It’s good.”

Marion Cotillard, America Ferrera, & Ahna O’Reilly Get Glam for THR's Academy Awards Nominees Night 2015

Marion Cotillard looks amazing in her chic dress while attending The Hollywood Reporter’s 2015 Academy Awards Nominees Night held at Spago on Monday (February 2) in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The 39-year-old Best Actress nominee was joined at the event by America Ferrera, Ahna O’Reilly, Best Supporting actress nominee Laura Dern, Selma director Ava DuVernay, Common, Best Supporting Actor nominee Robert Duvall, Besty Brandt, and Rachel Zoe and her husband Rodger Berman.

The 2015 Academy Awards will air live on February 22 at 7pm EST/4 PST – Check out the full list of nominees here!

FYI: Marion is wearing a Carolina Herrera dress and Nicholas Kirlwood shoes. America is wearing a Pamella Roland dress and Aldo shoes. Ahna is wearing a Preen Resort dress paired with Sophia Webster pumps. Laura is wearing a Max Mara jumpsuit. Ahna is wearing a Preen dress and Andi Alyse jewelry.

FYI: Common is wearing Carlo Pazolini shoes.

30+ pictures inside of Marion Cotillard and others at The Hollywood Reporter’s 2015 Academy Awards Nominees Night

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