Tons of notable black celebrity women were on hand Saturday night (Oct 15) to attend the 2011 “Black Girls Rock!” Awards at the Paradise Theater in Bronx, New York.

The event, co-hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross and Regina King, featured performances from Mary J. Blige, Estelle, Melanie Fiona, Erykah Badu, Mary Mary and more, as well as appearances from Taraji P. Henson, Laurieann Gibson, LaLa Anthony, Tatyana Ali and others.

The 2011 “Black Girls Rock!” awards show will air on Sunday, November 6th at 8 pm on BET.

Until then, check out the pics below: