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Mariah Carey, with her blinged-out cast, Nick Cannon, Terrence Howard, and Forest Whitaker were a few of the first to hit the red carpet for the New York premiere of Lee Daniels’ The Butler at the Ziegfeld Theater on Monday. Mariah stole the spotlight in a Tom Ford dress with Valentino shoes, and of course, her stylish arm sling.

It was truly a star studded event, where every celebrity who hit the red carpet looked stunning. Someone rocked a fro just right, took smoking hot to a new level in a tight red dress, and proved she gets hotter as she grows out of her childhood image.

Just take a look for yourself.

Mariah Carey alongside husband, Nick Cannon, graced the red carpet matching in all black.

Minka Kelly wore a Sophie Theallet fall 2013 gorgeous one shoulder dress.

Cicely Tyson and Lenny Kravitz stopped for photos hand in hand.

Jesse Williams brought a colorful bow-tie and his beautiful blue eyes to the premiere.

Terrence Howard remained cool with shades on while in an all black suit.

Keisha Whitaker was draped in Badgley Mischka, while Forest Whitaker kept it simple in a Prada suit.

Oprah Winfrey looked “pretty in pink” in a Theia number while side by side with Stedman Graham.

Fantasia kept it chic in a black crop top, gold skirt, with matching heels.

Anna Wintour and Andre Leon Talley, Vogue icons, came out to support as well.

Keshia Knight Pulliam proves she’s a fine wine in a color blocking number with gold pumps.

Tika Sumpter is a certified hot tamale. She looked dashing in her tight red knee-length dress with white pumps.

PHOTO SOURCE: WENN