The Emmys: You Gone Get This Black Girl Magic Today

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Tonight, television stars across all genres gathered together in Los Angeles for the 69th Annual Emmy Awards. As has been the case for the past few years now, the Emmys has become place where diverse talent can not only be seen but recognized, and this year’s award show was no different with Lena Waithe becoming the first African American to win for writing in a comedy series for her work on Aziz Ansari’s Master of None.

There was also a great deal of incredible work on the red carpet as well, with actors and actresses putting their most stylish formal foot forward for the big night. Click through to see our favorites and tell us who were yours.

LOS ANGELES, CA – SEPTEMBER 17: Actress Lena Waithe poses in the press room at the 69th annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)

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Lena Waithe

LOS ANGELES, CA – SEPTEMBER 17: Sterling K. Brown and Ryan Michelle Bathe attend the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

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Sterling K. Brown and Ryan Michelle Bathe

LOS ANGELES, CA – SEPTEMBER 17: Actor Sonequa Martin-Green attends the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)

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Sonequa Martin-Green

LOS ANGELES, CA – SEPTEMBER 17: Actor Shemar Moore attends the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)

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Shemar Moore

attends the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.

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LL Cool J and Simone Smith

LOS ANGELES, CA – SEPTEMBER 17: NBA player Dwyane Wade (L) and actor Gabrielle Union attend the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

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Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union

LOS ANGELES, CA – SEPTEMBER 17: Actor Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli attend the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

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Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli

LOS ANGELES, CA – SEPTEMBER 17: Actor Zoe Kravitz attends the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by J. Merritt/Getty Images)

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Zoe Kravitz

attends the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.

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Keith Stanfield

attends the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.

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Leslie Jones

LOS ANGELES, CA – SEPTEMBER 17: Actor Regina King attends the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by J. Merritt/Getty Images)

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Regina King

attends the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.

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Tracee Ellis Ross

LOS ANGELES, CA – SEPTEMBER 17: Actor Viola Davis (L) and Julius Tennon attend the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by J. Merritt/Getty Images)

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Viola Davis and Julius Tennon

LOS ANGELES, CA – SEPTEMBER 17: Actor Uzo Aduba attends the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)

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Uzo Aduba

LOS ANGELES, CA – SEPTEMBER 17: Actor Yara Shahidi attends the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

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Yara Shahidi

LOS ANGELES, CA – SEPTEMBER 17: Actor Laverne Cox attends the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)

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Laverne Cox

attends the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.

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Tessa Thompson

attends the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.

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Anthony and Alvina Anderson

LOS ANGELES, CA – SEPTEMBER 17: Anika Noni Rose attends the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

LOS ANGELES, CA – SEPTEMBER 17: Actor Yvette Nicole Brown attends the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)

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Yvette Nicole Brown

LOS ANGELES, CA – SEPTEMBER 17: Actor Issa Rae attends the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

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Issa Rae

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