The 10 Most Iconic Grammy Looks to Top in 2015 (PHOTOS)

For fans of fashion, the Grammy Awards have always been up there as one of those few celeb events that promise an interesting look—or 12 or 20. While the majority of Hollywood stars tend to keep things safe and traditionally glam at the Academy Awards and Golden Globes, the Grammy's present an opportunity for our favorite songstresses to let loose and express their personalities. Here are 10 of the most beautiful and unique Grammy Award looks that have ever graced the red carpet.

 

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  • Carrie Underwood

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    The sparkly white dress Carrie Underwood wore to the 54th Annual Grammy Awards was special because it showed two sides of her personality. From the front, she was a covered-up vision of sweet innocence. But the back of the dress was cut low and sexy as could be—which is also classic Carrie. And white is definitely the country star's color.

  • Taylor Swift

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    Taylor Swift grew up in one night when she wore this gold Gucci to the 2014 awards ceremony. Stepping away from her typically cute, slightly quirky but feminine looks, the singer showed the universe she could pull off sophisticated vixen with aplomb.

  • Katy Perry

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    Katy Perry's outfits always make headlines and usually because they're, how do we put this, interesting. But here's why the blue dress and matching hair she rocked at the 2012 show stood out: she looks conventionally pretty and totally appropriate for a big event, but she doesn't sacrifice her trademark quirkiness. It's a sublime compromise.

  • Rihanna

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    We've seen ever single inch of Rihanna over the years. But it isn't often that we get this treat: Rihanna, completely dressed in a vintage crimson Alaia gown with a va-va-va-voom train, absolutely killing it at the 2013 Grammy Awards. We won't get into her unfortunate choice of date because THAT DRESS.

  • Lady Gaga

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    In 2010, Lady Gaga pulled off the most Lady Gaga gown of all: one that made her look like a Venetian goddess who just so happens to grace us with her presence every time the planets align. The way this soft lavender contrasts with her orange juice blonde hair is just the icing on the cake.

  • Beyonce

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    Here's Queen Bey at the 55th Annual Grammy Awards in a graphic black and white jumpsuit telling the world: whatever, world. I'm Beyonce and I will wear a damn jumpsuit instead of a gown and look amazing, anyway.

  • Chrissy Teigen

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    So what if model Chrissy Teigen was at the 2014 Grammy Awards to support her husband, John Legend? In this gold sequin, strapless Johanna Johnson gown she looked like the star of the show.

  • Toni Braxton

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    The only dress we heard about for days and days after the 2001 Grammy Awards was this unbelievably revealing Richard Tyler gown worn by Toni Braxton. We stared at it from different angles, trying to determine what exactly was covered with the little fabric used in its design and even now, 14 years later, we can honestly say we're still clueless—and speechless.

  • Kelly Rowland

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    She may not be that former member of Destiny's Child, but Kelly Rowland was an absolute vision in this black peek-a-boo Georges Chakra gown at the 2013 Grammy's. Sure, it's risque, but it's also elegant and breathtakingly beautiful on her. There are few dresses that achieve that balance, but this is one.

  • Jennifer Lopez

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    Oh, you thought you'd get away with not having to see this dress again, didn't you? We feel your pain, but it would be a crime to not include the gown that started it all. Jennifer Lopez's green Versace wasn't just the talk of the 2000 Grammy Awards, it was the barely-there dress that inspired countless other celebs, for better or worse, to shake what their mama's gave them on the red carpet for years to come.

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