Yesterday, the 55th Annual Grammy Awards took place at the Staples Center, Los Angeles, USA.
Hosted once again by LL Cool J, the event which ended a few hours ago saw in attendance the biggest names in music from Beyonce to Adele to Justin Timberlake.
Country singer Taylor Swift opened the show with a performance of her latest song “We are Never Ever Getting Back Together”. Also taking the stage were Rihanna, Bruno Mars, Kelly Clarkson, Alicia Keys, Justin Timberlake and Frank Ocean.
Red Carpet Stunners
Presenting at the event, former American Idol judge Jennifer Lopez arrived at the Grammy Awards red carpet showing off a lot of skin. Pulling an Angelina Jolie in a one shoulder satin black dress with a thigh high slit by Anthony Vaccarello, the 43 year old musician/actress opted for an up do and black strap heels with a gold metallic cuff.
Beyoncé shocked pretty much everyone – in a good way – when she arrived on the 2013 Grammy Awards red crapet in a geometric Osman Yousefzada jumpsuit. The outfit which features a shoulder detail was accessorized with statement silver bracelets, a black clutch and black peep-toes.
Katy Perry told Ryan Seacrest on the red carpet that her mint green Gucci long sleeve dress with floral detail on the neck was inspired by Priscilla Presley.
Kelly Rowland out-did most nominees at the 2013 Grammy Awards red carpet in a Georges Chakra halter neck black frock with sheer detail.
Call Me Maybe singer Carley Rae Jepsen shed her cute look by attending the 2013 Grammy Awards in a metallic Roberto Cavalli dress.
Rihanna was the definition of the “Lady in Red” in a custom red Azzedine Alaïa dress at the 2013 Grammy Awards. If you look a bit closer, you will see that the outfit has a sheer bodice and waist.
Arriving at the 2013 Grammy Awards red carpet with her country music star husband Keith Urban, Nicole Kidman rocked an embellished gold dress by Vera Wang.
Kat Dennings hit the 2013 Grammy Awards red carpet in a sequined Vivienne Westwood number.
Florence Welch dazzled in head-to-toe green Givenchy.
Best Pop Solo Performance winner Adele rocked a knee length red Valentino Couture lace long sleeve dress.
Kimbra Lee Johnson stood out in Jaime Lee Major
Girls Star Allison Williams in an embellished column Kaufmanfranco dress.
Taylor Swift opted for a Grecian-inspired J Mendel dress for the Grammy Awards.
Natasha Bedingfield wore a red Emerson Spring dress.
American DJ/Recording artiste Solange Knowles rocked a sequined green Ralph & Russo Couture dress with a thigh-high slit. Her dress was accessorized with orange heels and a full head curls.
Alicia Keys wore a black Azzedine Alaïa dress.
Comic actress and TV host, Kathy Griffin showed off her hot bod in black sequined Oscar de la Renta.
Is she at the Grammy Awards or out for a picnic? TV presenter/fashion muse Alexa Chung strikes a pose in RED Valentino.
Country music act Carrie Underwood arrived at the 2013 Grammy Awards in a black Roberto Cavalli gown.
E! Presenter/Fashion Police co-host Giuliana Rancic wore a beige Carlos Miele dress.
Also in Roberto Cavalli is Country singer Miranda Lambert.
Faith Hill arrived with her husband Tim McGraw in J Mendel.
Singer Skylar Grey hit the 2013 Grammy Awards red carpet in red.
What’s your take on Ashanti‘s black sheer dress with floral details?
Fashion Police co-host Kelly Osbourne in a Paula Ka cut-out dress.
American supermodel Karlie Kloss rocked a blue knee length dress by Michael Kors. Sassy right?
Janelle Monae arrived at the 2013 Grammy Awards in a black pant suit with gold embellishments on the blazer. She accessorized with a black clutch, black heels and a hat.
Rocsi Diaz in a white jumpsuit with a plunging v-neckline on the Grammy Awards red carpet.
British singer Estelle arrived at the 2013 Grammy Awards red carpet in a long sleeve print crop top and matching A-line skirt. Kudos to Estelle on her fitness, we can see she has been hitting the gym.
27 year old American actress Kaley Cuoco in an Amen ensemble.
Suit and Tie singer, Justin Timberlake arrived at the 2013 Grammy Awards in Tom Ford
Rap star Wiz Khalifa hit the 2013 Grammy Awards red carpet with his heavily pregnant fiancée Amber Rose. Wiz Khalifa was dapper in a white blazer with black pants by Tom Ford while Amber showed off her baby bump in a figure hugging Donna Karan gown.
Two time Grammy host, LL Cool J arrived in his signature hat with a cream blazer and blank pants alongside his wife, Simone Johnson.
Singer John Legend in a dark blue suit arrived with his model fiancée Christine Teigen
Record of the Year: “Somebody That I Used to Know,” Gotye featuring Kimbra
Album of the Year: Babel, Mumford & Sons
Song of the Year: “We Are Young,” fun. featuring Janelle Monáe
Best New Artist: fun.
Best Pop Solo Performance: “Set Fire to the Rain,” Adele
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance: “Somebody That I Used to Know,” Gotye featuring Kimbra
Best Pop Instrumental Album: Impressions, Chris Botti
Best Pop Vocal Album: Stronger, Kelly Clarkson
Best Dance Recording: Bangarang, Skrillex featuring Sirah
Best Dance/Electronica Album: Bangarang, Skrillex
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album: Kisses on the Bottom, Paul McCartney
Best Rock Performance: Lonely Boy, The Black Keys
Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance: “Love Bites (So Do I),” Halestrom
Best Rock Song: “Lonely Boy,” The Black Keys
Best Rock Album: El Camino, The Black Keys
Best Alternative Music Album: Making Mirrors, Gotye
Best R&B Performance: “Climax,” Usher
Best Traditional R&B Performance: “Love on Top,” Beyoncé
Best R&B Song: “Adorn,” Miguel
Best Urban Contemporary Album: Channel Orange, Frank Ocean
Best R&B Album: Black Radio, Robert Glasper Experiment
Best Rap Performance: “N****s in Paris,” Jay-Z and Kanye West
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration: “No Church In The Wild,” Jay-Z and Kanye West featuring Frank Ocean and The Dream
Best Rap Song: “N****s in Paris,” Jay-Z and Kanye West
Best Rap Album: Take Care, Drake
Best Country Solo Performance: “Blown Away,” Carrie Underwood
Best Country Duo/Group Performance: Pontoon, Little Big Town
Best Country Song: “Blown Away,” Carrie Underwood
Best Country Album: Uncaged, Zac Brown Band
Best New Age Album: Echoes of Love, Omar Akram
Best Improvised Jazz Solo: “Hot House,” Gary Burton and Chick Corea
Best Jazz Vocal Album: Radio Music Society, Esperanza Spalding
Best Jazz Instrumental Album: Unity Band, Pat Metheny Unity Band
Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album: Dear Diz (Every Day I Think Of You), Arturo Sandoval
Best Latin Jazz Album: ¡Ritmo!, The Clare Fischer Latin Jazz Big Band
Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance: “10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord),” Matt Redman
Best Gospel Song: “Go Get It,” Erica Campbell, Tina Campbell & Warryn Campbell
Best Contemporary Christian Music Song: “10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord),” Jonas Myrin & Matt Redman
Best Gospel Album: Gravity, Lecrae
Best Contemporary Christian Music Album: Eye on It, TobyMac
Best Latin Pop Album: MTV Unplugged Deluxe Edition, Juanes
Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album: Imaginaries, Quetzal
Best Regional Mexican Music Album (Including Tejano): Pecados Y Milagros, Lila Downs
Best Tropical Latin Album: Retro, Marlow Rosado Y La Riqueña
Best Americana Album: Slipstream, Bonnie Raitt
Best Bluegrass Album: Nobody Knows You, Steep Canyon Rangers
Best Blues Album: Locked Down, Dr. John
Best Folk Album: “The Goat Rodeo Sessions,” Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer and Chris Thile
Best Regional Roots Music Album: The Band Courtbouillon, Wayne Toups, Steve Riley and Wilson Savoy
Best Reggae Album: Rebirth, Jimmy Cliff
Best World Music Album: The Living Room Sessions Part 1, Ravi Shankar
Best Children’s Album: Can You Canoe?, The Okee Dokee Brothers
Best Spoken Word Album: Society’s Child: My Autobiography, Janis Ian
Best Comedy Album: Blow Your Pants Off, Jimmy Fallon
Best Musical Theater Album: Once: A New Musical, Steve Kazee and Cristin Milioti
Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media: Midnight in Paris
Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media: The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross
Best Song Written For Visual Media: “Safe & Sound” (from The Hunger Games), T Bone Burnett, Taylor Swift, The Civil Wars
Best Instrumental Composition: “Mozart Goes Dancing,” Chick CoreaKevork Djansezian/Getty Images
Best Instrumental Arrangement: “How About You,” Gil Evans
Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s): “City Of Roses,” Thara Memory & Esperanza Spalding
Best Recording Package: Biophilia, Michael Amzalag and Mathias Augustyniak
Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package: Woody At 100: The Woody Guthrie Centennial Collection, Fritz Klaetke
Best Album Notes: Singular Genius: The Complete ABC Singles, Billy Vera, album notes writer (Ray Charles)
Best Historical Album: The Smile Sessions (Deluxe Box Set), Alan Boyd, Mark Linett, Brian Wilson and Dennis Wolfe
Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical: The Goat Rodeo Sessions, Richard King
Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical: Dan Auerbach
Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical: “Promises (Skrillex & Nero remix),” Skrillex
Best Surround Sound Album: Modern Cool, Jim Anderson
Best Engineered Album, Classical: Life & Breath, Tom Caulfield & John Newton
Producer of the Year, Classical: Blanton Alspaugh
Best Orchestral Performance: Adams: “Harmonielehre & Short Ride In A Fast Machine,” Michael Tilson Thomas
Best Opera Recording: “Wagner: Der Ring Des Nibelungen,” James Levine & Fabio Luisi
Best Choral Performance: “Life & Breath – Choral Works By René Clausen,” Charles Bruffy
Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance: “Meanwhile,” Eighth Blackbird
Best Classical Instrumental Solo: “Kurtág & Ligeti: Music For Viola,” Kim Kashkashian
Best Classical Vocal Solo: “Poèmes,” Renée Fleming
Best Classical Compendium: “Penderecki: Fonogrammi; Horn Concerto; Partita; The Awakening Of Jacob; Anaklasis,” Antoni Wit
Best Contemporary Classical Composition: “Hartke, Stephen: Meanwhile – Incidental Music To Imaginary Puppet Plays,” Stephen Hartke
Best Short Form Music Video: “We Found Love,” Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris
Best Long Form Music Video: “Big Easy Express,” Mumford & Sons
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