Whether They’re Blazing Trails or the Red Carpet, These Celebs Pulled Out All of the Stops for the 2019 VH1 Trailblazer Honors

Tune in on Friday, March 8th at 9PM ET/PT on VH1 and Logo for a night full of empowerment, inspiration, and trailblazing! But for now, just tune in to these fire lewks!

This year’s VH1 Trailblazer Honors is a night about celebrating the amazing women who have left their mark on society through politics, entertainment, artistry and activism, and lawd did it deliver!

Talk about a star-studded night of badass ladies! With honorees like House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Academy Award nominated filmmaker Ava DuVernay, The Handmaid’s Tale author Margaret Atwood and #MeToo founder Tarana Burke, performances by Rita Ora, and appearances by icons like Cher, Mindy Kaling and Elle King, there’s no denying the #GirlPower in the room and on the red carpet at this year’s awards.

Tune in on Friday, March 8th at 9PM ET/PT on VH1 and Logo for a night full of empowerment, inspiration, and trailblazing! But for now, just tune in to these fire lewks!

  • 1 Nancy Pelosi
    Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is holding court in this navy lace look!

  • 2 Ava DuVernay
    Ava DuVernay looks effortlessly chic in this bright orange gown.

  • 3 Rita Ora
    Rita Ora is ready to Let You Love her black and white number.

  • 4 Bridget Kelly
    The Love & Hip Hop Hollywood star rocked this black pant suit with pops of color.

  • 5 Peppermint
    Peppermint’s looking like a queen in this royal blue number!

  • 6 Elle King
    Elle King’s lookin’ like a boss on the red carpet.

  • 7 Diane Warren
    Diane Warren looks meowgnificent on the red carpet. Or should we call it a…cat walk?

  • 8 Ashley Wahler
    The Hills star looks gorg in this one-shoulder number.

  • 9 Samira Wiley
    Samira Wiley is radiant in her metallic, strapless dress.

  • 10 Catt Sadler
    Yaaaaaas, Cat Sadler! This low-cut tuxedo is certainly 🔥🔥🔥.

  • 11 Alyssa Milano
    Alyssa Milano also went for the menswear trend in this maroon, peplum suit.

  • 12 Heidi Montag
    The Hills OG looks sexy and sleek on the carpet.

  • 13 Tarana Burke
    Tarana Burke shakes things up in this patterned gown.

  • 14 Luvvie Ajayi
    We love a matchy-matchy moment! That blazer and those shoes bring Luvvie Ajayi’s whole outfit together.

  • 15 Antoinette Harris and Jason Thomas
    Antoinette Harris wants to the be first woman in the NFL and we call this look a touchdown!

In this Positively Powerful Moments supercut, the casts of Love & Hip Hop: New York, Love & Hip Hop: Miami, Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta, Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood, Black Ink Crew: Chicago and Basketball Wives show each other support when they need it the most.