Singers turned actresses Brandy Norwood and Jordin Sparks stepped out in style at the annual 365Black Awards, sponsored by McDonald’s during the 2013 Essence Music Festival. They were joined by honoree Gladys Knight, Latavia Roberson, comedian Kim Whitley and Taraji P. Henson, who served as the host of the 10th annual 365Black Awards held at to the New Orleans Theater at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. The Awards honor and celebrate people who have made an impact on African American culture and in their communities through both business and charitable enterprises.

Here’s what they wore.

Brandy Norwood wore a white sheath dress with capped sleeves and red pointed-toe pumps on the gold carpet.
Jordin Sparks jazzed up an otherwise casual laced black shirt and pants with a bright red 3/4 sleeved jacket and black, open-toed platform shoes.
Taraji P. Henson wore an emerald green knit dress with strappy, yellow neon sandals.