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Janet Jackson, Naomi Campbell, Mary J. Blige, Judith Jamison, Tarana J. Burke, Lena Waithe honored at 2018 Black Girls Rock!



The Black Girls Rock! 2018 Show held over the weekend at NJPAC on Sunday night (August 26) in Newark, New Jersey.

The show was hosted by Queen Latifah and stars like Mary J. BligeNaomi Campbell, Judith Jamison and Janet Jackson were among the honorees of the night.

Supermodel Naomi Campbell was honored with the Black Girl Magic Award, actress and singer Mary J. Blige was honored with the Star Power Award, pop icon Janet Jackson was honored with the Rock Star Award, actress and director Lena Waithe was honored with the Shot Caller Award, activist and advocate Tarana J. Burke was honored with the Community Change Agent Award and dancer and choreographer Judith Jamison was honored with the Living Legend Award.

The event was also attended by Naturi Naughton, Ava Duvernay, Millen Magese, Misty Copeland, Fantasia, Lil Mama, Skai Jackson, Angela Simmons, Ciara, Cynthia Erivo, Jazmine Sullivan, Yolanda Adams, Storm Reid, Leomie Anderson and more.

See all the photos below.


Red Carpet Glam

Janet Jackson


Ava DuVernay

Naturi Naughton

Millen Magese

Cynthia Erivo

Mary J. Blige

Misty Copeland

Sevyn Streeter

Leomie Anderson

Skai Jackson

Queen Latifah

Lil Mama

Storm Reid

Amandla Stenberg

Tarana Burke

Lena Waithe

Angela Simmons

Donshea Hopkins

Jazmine Sullivan

Amanda Gorman

Naomi Wadler


NEWARK, NJ – AUGUST 26: Riele Downs attends the Black Girls Rock! 2018 Red Carpet at NJPAC on August 26, 2018 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images for BET)

Gia Peppers

Kyla Pratt

Symone Sanders


The Show


Photo Credit: Getty Images/Dave Kotinsky | Manny Carabel | Paras Griffin | Gilbert Carrasquillo | Dia Dipasupil

1 Comment

  1. Rita Toronto

    August 28, 2018 at 12:44 am

    Natural beauties but wait o, does Naomi Campbell have a spinal problem from her numerous cat walks?? The chic no Dey stand straight o, her spines are giving away. Love u all the same Niomi, JJ the Rock Queen xoxo, MARY J my big sister in my head. Love love

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