VH1 Divas 2011 Red Carpet Arrivals: Jennifer Hudson, 50 Cent, Jill Scott, Chaka Khan, Dolly Parton, Jessie J, Common and More [PHOTOS]

VH1 hosted their “Divas 2011″ concert at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City Sunday night (Dec 18).

Among the celebrities who walked the red carpet just before the ceremony took place were R&B singers Jennifer Hudson, Jill Scott and Chaka Khan, as well as rappers 50 Cent and Common, Pop singer Jessie J and country music legend Dolly Parton.

Some of the other celebs who were spotted on the VH1 Divas 2011 red carpet were Nas, Mary J. Blige, Travie McCoy, Florence Welch, Lala Anthony and more.

Check out 25+ pics from the red carpet of the VH1 Divas 2011 concert in NYC below: