Photo Flash: On the Red Carpet at Last Night's VH1 DIVAS
VH1's popular franchise VH1 Divas held their latest event last night, honoring the late Whitney Houston and Donna Summer. The event, hosted by Adam Labert, took place in Los Angeles at the Shrine Auditorium. Check out a glimpse at the stars on the red carpet below!
In the spirit of celebration and appreciation VH1 Divas included a tribute to two divas we lost this past year, whose voices always lead us straight to the dance floor, Whitney Houston and Donna Summer. Included performers who paid homage to the two women included: Iggy Azalea, Natasha Bedingfield, Havana Brown, Kelly Clarkson, Ciara, Bootsy Collins, Miley Cyrus, Melanie Fiona, Keri Hilson, Ledisi, Demi Lovato, Metric, Pitbull, Kelly Rowland and Jordin Sparks. Previously announced appearances include: La La Anthony, Jenna Dewan Tatum , Stacey Keibler , NeNe Leakes , Brandy Norwood and Kelly Osbourne .
Premiering on VH1 in 1998, "Divas" became synonymous with some of the most memorable, live, female vocal performances in television history. The show quickly became a highly anticipated annual phenomenon, generating speculation among music fans and industry executives on who would be part of that year's telecast. Last year, the "Divas" paid tribute to the great cities of Soul Music including: Chicago, Detroit, London, Memphis and Philadelphia with "Divas Celebrates Soul" featuring Mary J, Blige, Kelly Clarkson , Florence + The Machine, Jennifer Hudson , Jessie J, Chaka Khan , and Jill Scott . Previous featured performers over the years included Diana Ross , Tina Turner , Cher, Mariah Carey , Celine Dion ,Aretha Franklin , Mary J. Blige , Shania Twain, Faith Hill , Whitney Houston , Beyonce, Chaka Khan , Adele, Kelly Clarkson , Miley Cyrus , Jennifer Hudson , Leona Lewis , Jordin Sparks and numerous others have graced the "VH1 Divas" stage.