And the list didn't stop there. Feast your eyes on these names ... Fantasia Barrino, Tom Blyth, Gael García Bernal, Lupita Nyong’o, Eugenio Derbez, Natalie Portman, Molly Shannon, Simu Liu, Jay Ellis, Mason Gooding, Christopher Briney, Barry Keoghan, Lily Gladstone, Taraji P. Henson, Jon Bernthal, Sterling K. Brown and Niecy Nash.
There were many more, but you get the picture.
The third annual gala was supposed to take place in October to honor Meryl Streep, Oprah Winfrey, Michael B. Jordan and Sofia Coppola. But the event was pushed to Sunday after the Israel-Hamas war broke out in the Middle East.
Last evening, Streep received the Icon Award for her amazing acting career; Jordan snagged the Vantage Award for budding artist. Winfrey won the Pillar Award for her support of the Academy Museum and Coppola was given the Visionary Award for making advancements in filmmaking.