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Beyoncé, Kelly Rowland, Pharrell & More Attend City of Hope Gala

The stars were out in abundance this Friday night, as music executive Jon Platt was honored during the City of Hope Gala in Los Angeles.

Fresh off of their On The Run II tour, JAY-Z and Beyoncé were in attendance, with the Houston singer performing “Halo” for the star-studded crowd. She also shared photos from the night while congratulating Platt on the honor.

“It was my pleasure to honor my friend Jon Platt for all the good work he does for The City of Hope. City of Hope makes creating medical miracles its priority in the fight against cancer and life-threatening diseases. If you’d like to help, you can contact them at cityofhope.org.”

Bey also shared photos with friends also in attendance, including Kelly Rowland, Usher, Pharrell and more. Check them out below.

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✨CITY OF HOPE SPIRIT OF LIFE GALA 2018✨

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Born and raised in Compton, California, Jessica Bennett began her career as an intern at The Oakland Post, and later, The Source Magazine. She went on to write for respected hip hop publications such as DJ Booth and Hip Hop DX before becoming the Urban Editor of pop culture website, Wetpaint.com. She joined Ebony as the Entertainment Editor August 2017. Bennett has interviewed such names as Vanessa Williams, Spike Lee, Tyra Banks, Forest Whitaker, Magic & Cookie Johnson and several others.