Ashanti was dripping in jewels at the 20th Annual NAACP Theatre Awards in Hollywood on Monday. She wore a vibrant red dress with a large flower ring, hanging earrings and gemstone-encrusted heels.
The singer/actress, who starred in "The Wiz" on Broadway, won the Spirit Award. She later tweeted, "I dedicate my award 2 my amazing Grampa who wz president of the Glen Cove branch NAACP for 25 yrs!! RIP Grampa Love U!"
On Friday during a visit to her hometown in Long Island she treated fans to a free concert.