By Keisha Hatchett
February 05, 2015 at 12:00 PM EST
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Just in time for the Grammy Awards, Essence is celebrating the accomplishments of rising stars and established influencers in the music industry with the sixth annual Black Women In Music event. Check out a live stream of the red carpet starting at 10:30 p.m. ET, and head over to Essence for highlights and a special behind-the-scenes look.

The event will feature a performance by honoree Jill Scott, with additional appearances by Chaka Khan, Brandy, Mel B., Omarion, Kandi Burruss, Ciara and more. Keep up with the conversation on Twitter and Facebook using #BlackWomenInMusic. 



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