The 13th annual Essence Black Women in Hollywood events saw the entertainment elite come out in numbers. Among those honoured are British actress Lashana Lynch, Pose stars Angelica Ross and Mj Rodriguez, and Queen and Slim director Melina Matsoukas.

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These are our top hair looks spotted at the awards:

Tika Sumpter

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 06: Lashana L

Issa Rae

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 06: Lashana L

Aja Naomi King

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 06: Lashana L

MJ Rodriguez

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 06: Lashana L

Janelle Monáe

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Lashana Lynch

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 06: Lashana L

Danielle Brooks

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 06: Lashana L

Kiki Layne

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 06: Lashana L

Kerry Washington

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Shahadi Wright Joseph

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 06: Lashana L

Eve

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 06: Lashana L

Eva Marcille

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 06: Lashana L

Marsai Martin

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 06: Lashana L

Simone Missick

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 06: Lashana L

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