Taraji P. Henson Wears Alexander Wang at the 2015 Emmys

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Cookie killed it on Sunday's carpet in a black gown.

Taraji P. Henson hit the red carpet in an Alexander Wang dress at the 2015 Emmy Awards, held at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday in Los Angeles.

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Henson is best known for her role as the totally badass Cookie on Fox's hit drama Empire, in which she stars alongside Terrence HowardBryshere Y. GrayJussie Smollett and Trai Byers.

The Empire star is nominated for outstanding lead actress in a drama series. If Henson or Viola Davis, who is nominated for her role in How to Get Away With Murder, win in that category, then one of them will make history as the first African-American woman to win for lead actress in a drama.

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"I never really got into acting for awards because it's weird when you try to compare art," Henson told The Hollywood Reporter after finding out about her Emmys nomination. "I just have to stay focused."