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Common is up for his first Academy Award today. And to celebrate, he hosted an intimate pre-Oscar celebration in Hollywood this weekend. Peep the party pics of Oprah, Ava DuVernay, Kelly Rowland, Tyerese and the SELMA cast inside….

Party people!

Common has plenty to celebrate, nabbing a nomination for Best Original Song at the 87th Academy Awards for his joint track “Glory” with John Legend. To celebrate his big feat, he rounded up some of the SELMA cast and a few friends to party at his private pre-Oscar celebration held at Hollywood hotspot Ysabel.

SELMA producer and star Oprah along with SELMA directress Ava DuVernay came out to celebrate with their friend. How nice to be in the company of these two powerful ladies.

Common’s SELMA co-star David Oyelowo, singer/actor Tyrese and a host of others came out to party with the Chi-town rapper. Looks like they were having loads of fun.

The man of night had to flash his sexy smile. So fine.

New mom Kelly Rowland looked absolutely AMAZING in a black sheer Stella McCartney jumpsuit as she posed it up alongside her Melina. It does NOT look like she had a baby three months ago.

SELMA star Carmen Ejogo was also in attendance to party it up with her co-star.

Record exec Andre Harrell came out to support, sharing a cigar with Tyrese during the event.

WNBA star Skylar Diggins and her boyfriend/Notre Dame footballer Daniel Smith came out to party. Cute couple.

SELMA co-star Andre Holland was in the mix, snapping it up with Common.

“Getting On” actress Niecy Nash brought her husband out to party.

And David took a moment to share a few words about his co-star and friend. Nice!

SELMA is up for two Oscars tonight: Best Picture and Best Original Song. Let’s keep our fingers crossed.

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