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#AboutLastNight: Mother’s Day Came Early With VH1’s “Dear Mama” Celebration

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Mother’s Day may be more than a week away, but that didn’t stop VH1 from rolling out the pink carpet early to celebrate the women that keep the world populated! Titled, Dear Mama: A Love Letter to Mom, the annual event allows your fave celebs to honor the women who have shaped them into the people that they are today. This year’s special, hosted by LaLa Anthony and Anthony Anderson, also included stars like Ashanti, Ciara, T.I., Luke James, and more, many of whom hit the stage to perform for their matriarchs. Check out pics from the carpet and the show below:

Anthony Anderson and La La Anthony attend VH1’s Annual “Dear Mama: A Love Letter To Mom” at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on May 02, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/Getty Images)

La La Anthony attends VH1’s Annual “Dear Mama: A Love Letter To Mom” at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on May 02, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/Getty Images)

Anthony Anderson attends VH1’s Annual “Dear Mama: A Love Letter To Mom” at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on May 02, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/Getty Images)

US actor Anthony Anderson and his mother arrives fo VH1s Annual Mothers Day Celebration “Dear Mama: A Love Letter to Mom” at The Theatre at Ace hotel in Los Angeles on May 2, 2019. (Photo by VALERIE MACON / AFP) (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)

Ashanti attends VH1’s Annual “Dear Mama: A Love Letter To Mom” at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on May 2, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)

US singer-songwriter Ashanti (R), her mother Tina Douglas (C) and sister Shia Douglas arrive for VH1’s Annual Mother’s Day Celebration “Dear Mama: A Love Letter to Mom” at The Theatre at Ace hotel in Los Angeles on May 2, 2019. (Photo by VALERIE MACON / AFP) (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)

Ciara attends VH1’s Annual “Dear Mama: A Love Letter To Mom” at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on May 02, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/Getty Images)

US singer Ciara (C), her mom Jackie Harris (R) and grand-mother Gladys (L) arrive for VH1s Annual Mothers Day Celebration “Dear Mama: A Love Letter to Mom” at The Theatre at Ace hotel in Los Angeles on May 2, 2019. (Photo by VALERIE MACON / AFP) (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)

US singer-songwriter Luke James and his mother arrive for VH1’s Annual Mother’s Day Celebration “Dear Mama: A Love Letter to Mom” at The Theatre at Ace hotel in Los Angeles on May 2, 2019. (Photo by VALERIE MACON / AFP) (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)

B. Simone arrives fo VH1s Annual Mothers Day Celebration”Dear Mama: A Love Letter to Mom” at The Theatre at Ace hotel in Los Angeles on May 2, 2019. (Photo by VALERIE MACON / AFP) (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)

Anthony Anderson and La La Anthony performs during VH1’s Annual “Dear Mama: A Love Letter To Mom” at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on May 02, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/Getty Images)

Anthony Anderson performs during VH1’s Annual “Dear Mama: A Love Letter To Mom” at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on May 02, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/Getty Images)

La La Anthony performs during VH1’s Annual “Dear Mama: A Love Letter To Mom” at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on May 02, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/Getty Images)

T.I. performs during VH1’s Annual “Dear Mama: A Love Letter To Mom” at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on May 02, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/Getty Images)

H.E.R. performs during VH1’s Annual “Dear Mama: A Love Letter To Mom” at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on May 02, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/Getty Images)

Ashanti performs during VH1’s Annual “Dear Mama: A Love Letter To Mom” at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on May 02, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/Getty Images)

Luke James performs during VH1’s Annual “Dear Mama: A Love Letter To Mom” at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on May 02, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/Getty Images)

Monica performs during VH1’s Annual “Dear Mama: A Love Letter To Mom” at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on May 02, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/Getty Images)

SWV performs during VH1’s Annual “Dear Mama: A Love Letter To Mom” at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on May 02, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/Getty Images)

Check out Dear Mama: A Love Letter to Mom when it airs on VH1 Monday, May 6th at 10/9c.

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