The stars are gearing up for the 2018 Emmy Awards happening on the 17th of September.

Last night there were a few pre-Emmy Award events, celebrating the nominated stars as well as other celebrities.

Audi hosted a pre-Emmy celebration at the La Peer Hotel in West Hollywood and the Hollywood Reporter and SAG-AFTRA also celebrated Emmy Award contenders at their annual nominees night.

Issa Rae, Trevor Noah, Thandie Newton, Tracee Ellis Ross, Ashley Madekwe, Dascha Polanco, Skye P. Marshall and more were spotted at the events.

See the photos below.

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – SEPTEMBER 14: Dascha Polanco attends The Hollywood Reporter and SAG-AFTRA Annual Nominees Night to celebrate Emmy Award contenders at Avra Beverly Hills Estiatorio on September 14, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – SEPTEMBER 14: Thandie Newton attends The Hollywood Reporter and SAG-AFTRA Annual Nominees Night to celebrate Emmy Award contenders at Avra Beverly Hills Estiatorio on September 14, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – SEPTEMBER 14: Tracee Ellis Ross attends The Hollywood Reporter and SAG-AFTRA Annual Nominees Night to celebrate Emmy Award contenders at Avra Beverly Hills Estiatorio on September 14, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – SEPTEMBER 14: Tichina Arnold attends The Hollywood Reporter and SAG-AFTRA Annual Nominees Night to celebrate Emmy Award contenders at Avra Beverly Hills Estiatorio on September 14, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – SEPTEMBER 14: Samira Wiley attends The Hollywood Reporter and SAG-AFTRA Annual Nominees Night to celebrate Emmy Award contenders at Avra Beverly Hills Estiatorio on September 14, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA – SEPTEMBER 14: Skye P. Marshall attends the Audi pre-Emmy celebration at the La Peer Hotel in West Hollywood on Friday, September 14, 2018. (Photo by Rich Polk/Getty Images for Audi)

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA – SEPTEMBER 14: Ashley Madekwe arrives at Audi Celebrates The 70th Emmys at Kimpton La Peer Hotel on September 14, 2018 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jerod Harris/Getty Images)

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA – SEPTEMBER 14: Adina Porter arrives at Audi Celebrates The 70th Emmys at Kimpton La Peer Hotel on September 14, 2018 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jerod Harris/Getty Images)

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA – SEPTEMBER 14: Issa Rae arrives at Audi Celebrates The 70th Emmys at Kimpton La Peer Hotel on September 14, 2018 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jerod Harris/Getty Images)

 

 

 

Photo Credit: Getty Images/Alberto E. Rodriguez | Jerod Harris | Rich Polk