Who Won & Who Showed Out At The 2014 Tony Awards was originally published on hellobeautiful.com

1. 2014 Tony Awards Appearances And Winners!

2014 Tony Awards Appearances And Winners!

This year’s Tony Awards were more star-studded than ever before! There were many Black winners this year that won for their stellar theatre work. From Jennifer Hudson’s amazing vocals to Fantasia, Gladys Knight & Patti Labelle’s funky performance, our fave Black stars showed out! Check out the celebs who slayed the carpet and a few of the Black winners.

2. Adriane Lenox

Adriane Lenox

The “After Midnight” actress stepped out in this colorful ensemble, complete with an eclectic hat.

3. Dule Hill

Dule Hill

The “After Midnight” actor kept it simple and cool in a dapper suit.

4. Fantasia

Fantasia

The singer and “After Midnight” actress wore this figure-flattering blue number.

5. Patti Labelle

Patti Labelle

Ms. Labelle dressed to please and looked fabulous in this black gown and embellished jacket.

6. Ru Paul

Ru Paul

One of our faves made a rare appearance in this bright pink suit jacket.

7. Gladys Knight

Gladys Knight

The “After Midnight” actress and icon kept it shimmery with a gold blazer.

8. T.I. & Deyjah Imani Harris

T.I. & Deyjah Imani Harris

The “Family Hustle” rapper didn’t come with wife Tiny, but he made a sweet appearance with his daughter. T.I. later performed with LL Cool J and Hugh Jackman (http://bit.ly/1pvEYW5).

9. Gladys Knight, Fantasia & Patti Labelle

Gladys Knight, Fantasia & Patti Labelle

The powerhouse singers performed a number from their production, “After Midnight.”

10. Fantasia & Patti Labelle

Fantasia & Patti Labelle

The two singers kept it fabulous backstage.

11. Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Hudson

The singer wore this shimmery silver Kaufmanfranco gown.

12. Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Hudson

The singer performed a snippet of “Neverland” and shut it down (http://bit.ly/1pvEYW5).

13. Sophie Okonedo

Sophie Okonedo

Sophie wore this stunning Sophie Theallet number. The “A Rasin In The Sun” actress won the “Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play” award last night.

14. Audra McDonald

Audra McDonald

The “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill” wore this colorful Escada gown last night and won her (sixth!) Tony award — “Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play”

15. Samuel L. Jackson & LaTanya Richardson

Samuel L. Jackson & LaTanya Richardson

The actor made a classy appearance with his wife, who looked stunning in blue.

16. Anika Noni Rose

Anika Noni Rose

The actress looked gorgeous in this lovely Badgley Mischka gown.

17. Fantasia

Fantasia

We can’t get over how elegant Fantasia looks!

18. James Monroe Iglehart

James Monroe Iglehart

Iglehart snagged an award for “Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical” as “Aladdin.”

19. Kenny Leon

Kenny Leon

The theatre director won the “Best Direction of a Play” for his work on “A Rasin In The Sun.”

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