Behold The Black Excellence At The 2017 Governors Awards

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A-listers across every aspect of the movie industry from actors to singers-turned-actresses and directors stepped out for the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences’9th Annual Governors Awards in LA Saturday night.

During the ceremony, Ava DuVernay honored director, film producer, writer, editor, actor, photographer, and cinematographer Charles Burnett for his decades of work while other stars like Shelea, Mary J. Blige, and Sheryl Lee Ralph stunned on the red carpet. Click through to see the highlights and the fashion.

attends the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 9th Annual Governors Awards at The Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center on November 11, 2017 in Hollywood, California.

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Lawrence Fishburne

attends the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 9th Annual Governors Awards at The Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center on November 11, 2017 in Hollywood, California.

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Dee Rees

HOLLYWOOD, CA – NOVEMBER 11: Algee Smith attends the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 9th Annual Governors Awards at The Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center on November 11, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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Algee Smith

HOLLYWOOD, CA – NOVEMBER 11: Betty Gabriel and Daniel Kaluuya attend the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 9th Annual Governors Awards at The Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center on November 11, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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Betty Gabriel and Daniel Kaluuya

attends the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 9th Annual Governors Awards at The Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center on November 11, 2017 in Hollywood, California.

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Whoopi Goldberg

HOLLYWOOD, CA – NOVEMBER 11: Tessa Thompson arrives at the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences’ 9th Annual Governors Awards at The Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center on November 11, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)

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Tessa Thompson

Actor Chadwick Boseman attends the 2017 Governors Awards, on November 11, 2017, in Hollywood, California. / AFP PHOTO / VALERIE MACON (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)

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Chadwick Boseman

HOLLYWOOD, CA – NOVEMBER 11: Sheryl Lee Ralph arrives at the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences’ 9th Annual Governors Awards at The Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center on November 11, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)

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Sheryl Lee Ralph

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA – NOVEMBER 11: Ava DuVernay attends a special event hosted by Paramount Pictures’ Jim Gianopulos with stars from the studio’s films on Saturday, November 11th at The Tower Bar in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Rich Polk/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures)

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Ava DuVernay

HOLLYWOOD, CA – NOVEMBER 11: Shelea arrives at the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences’ 9th Annual Governors Awards at The Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center on November 11, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)

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Shelea

HOLLYWOOD, CA – NOVEMBER 11: Mary J. Blige arrives at the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences’ 9th Annual Governors Awards at The Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center on November 11, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)

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Mary J. Blige

HOLLYWOOD, CA – NOVEMBER 11: Jason Mitchell arrives at the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences’ 9th Annual Governors Awards at The Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center on November 11, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)

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