Chloe Bailey made a show-stopping arrival at the 13th Annual Root 100 Gala that took place at the Apollo Theater in New York City on Thursday.
The talented singer, 24, who also goes by the stage name of Chlöe, opted for elegance in a flowy, cutout gown as she led other celebrities at the annual ceremony.
The performer has recently attended other star-studded events, such as the 2022 Earthshot Prize awards alongside her younger sister and Little Mermaid actress, Halle Bailey.
The Grown-ish star opted for an off-white, Grecian-styled dress that flowed down towards the ground.
Two slits could be seen on the front of the gown, and additionally contained cutouts that showcased her toned midriff.
The strips of fabric on the top portion of the ensemble were held together by sequin, diamond-shaped embellishments that sparkled in the bright camera flashes.
A sheer, matching cape was draped over her shoulders and secured with a shimmering, beaded choker, allowing the fabric to fall down into a short train behind her.
The Let It Shine actress accessorized her look with a pair of small, silver earrings, in order to keep the dress as the main focal point.
Her makeup was elegantly done, comprising of shimmering and smoky eyeshadow, a layer of black eyeliner and mascara, and a touch of pink blush and highlighter to her cheekbones.
For a finishing touch, the beauty added a nude-colored satin lipstick that was bordered with a darker lip liner.
Her long locks were pulled back away from her face and fell down behind her in a simple, chic hairstyle.
Chloe stopped for photos when she arrived at the ceremony, and also took snaps with other celebrities, such as singers Candice Hoyes and Naomi Raine, along with The Root editor-in-chief, Vanessa De Luca.
The Root 100 Gala is a special ceremony put together annually in order to recognize the most influential Black Americans from ages 24 to 74 throughout the industry.
Accoridng to the official website, the event helps honor, ‘the innovators, leaders, public figures and game changers whose work from the past year has inspired, entertained, and simply moved us.’
Chloe was not only a celebrity guest, but was honored with the 2022 One To Watch Award during the ceremony.
She also made the Root 100 list, along with other stars such as Keke Palmer, LeBron James, Viola Davis, and Jennifer Hudson.
News anchor and CBS Mornings journalist, Gayle King, opted for a pop of color as she attended the event in the bustling city of Manhattan.
Gayle sported a long-sleeved, striped sweater dress that contained hues of purple, white and red.
The ensemble stopped just below her knees, revealing a pair of vibrant, red-heeled boots. Her brunette locks were parted to the side, and lightly brushed her shoulders in classic waves.
Gospel singer, Naomi Raine, opted for an all-black pantsuit which she paired with open-toed shoes.
The top portion of the ensemble was made of a shiny, pleather fabric, while the bottom portion was made of a plain, flowy material.
The Grammy winner added a pair of glittering, silver-hooped earrings for a contrast of color to her overall look for the big night.
New York-born rapper, Sammus, opted for chic and monochromatic look comprising of a black and white, jersey-styled top and a pair of loose-fitting, black pants.
She slipped into open-toed, nude-colored heels and added a dainty, gold-chained necklace.
The former teacher allowed her hair to fall down behind her, and placed her hands in the pockets of her pants as she casually posed for the cameras.
Musician and filmmaker, Questlove, donned a plain, black button-up and added a black printed jacket on top that contained stringy embellishments for a stylish edge.
The Oscar winner also wore a pair of black pants along with a gold necklace to complete his look for the ceremony.
Not long after the ceremony commenced, Chloe was awarded the One To Watch Award and she was pictured stepping onto the stage to accept the award from comedian, Loni Love.
The For The Night singer held an exuberant smile on her face as the looked out at the audience to give a short, heartfelt speech to express her gratitude.
Musical artist, Candice Hoyes, also took to the stage wearing an eye-catching, silver dress with dangly rhinestone earrings as she performed during the event.
The Root 100 officially began thirteen years ago in 2009, and has brought recognition to individuals that, ‘continue to reimagine, and redefine, Black excellence, with grace and grit.’