Tonight’s Grammys Red Carpet Fashion Is All About Taking Risks

The Grammys are always a welcome rest stop during the marathon of film and TV award shows that take place between January and February. Don’t get us wrong, we’ll never get tired of seeing Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston together in the same room, but after the Golden Globes and the SAGs, we’re happy to tune in to watch a totally different crowd of A-listers share of inside jokes, celebrate one another’s accomplishments, and, of course, walk the red carpet.

Fashion at the Grammys is nothing like that of the award shows before it because attendees are known for going above and beyond in the style department. Imagine if Cardi B showed up at the Golden Globes in that vintage Thierry Mugler oyster dress or seeing J.Lo at the SAG Awards wearing her now-iconic jungle dress — it just wouldn’t happen. But at the Grammys, there are no rules, and it shows on the red carpet. 

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Tonight, we’re expecting a fashion-focused crowd, with everyone from Lizzo and Miley Cyrus (who may or may not be attending arm-in-arm with Cody Simpson) to Lady Gaga and Lil Nas X (whose Kelsey Randall cowboy hat on the cover of Variety deserves its own Grammy) attending the festivities. Will Ariana Grande show up in an oversized hoodie and OTK boots? We wouldn’t be surprised. How over-the-top will Diplo get this time? Only time will tell. And then there’s Beyoncé, who’s never once failed to impress us with her red carpet fashion. All in all, tonight’s style game is shaping up to be as covetable as the Grammy Awards themselves — and we can’t wait to tell you all about it.

Snag a front-row seat to all the action by clicking through our list of the best-dressed celebrities on tonight’s Grammy Awards red carpet.

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Brandi Carlile


Whatever you do, don't let the Grammys go by without taking some time to admire this floral three-piece suit on "Hold Out Your Hand" singer Brandi Carlile.
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Lute

@tinyhatskatelife just made its red carpet debut on Dreamville artist Lute. Oh, and his magenta three-piece suit and cozy turtleneck weren't half-bad, either.
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Maggie Rogers in Vintage Chanel


Maggie Rogers threw it back to the early 2010s in a star-studded vintage Chanel gown from 2013. But because 2020 is all about self-care, naturally, the "Alaska" singer had to accessorize with a chic Chanel water-bottle-slash-handbag #Hydration.
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Chrissy Teigen in Yanina Couture


Chrissy Teigen never fails to light up our day on Twitter, but it's her orange, bold-shouldered frock on tonight's red carpet that's bringing a smile to our faces right now.

Lana Del Rey in Aidan Mattox


Lana Del Rey always looks her best on the red carpet (yes, we're talking about her Heavenly Bodies Met Gala look), and her Gatsby-inspired get-up on tonight's red carpet is no different.
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Dua Lipa in Alexander Wang

Dua Lipa just brought the '90s back in full force with this slinky satin two-piece set.

Shawn Mendes in Louis Vuitton


First Timothée Chalamet and now Shawn Mendes — we simply can't get enough of today's fashion boys donning magenta suits on the red carpet.
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Bebe Rexha in Christian Cowan

Did Bebe Rexha just make rhinestone turtlenecks the most sought-after trend of 2020? We think yes!
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Lil Nas X in Versace


Lil Nas X has yet to disappoint us on the red carpet, but this head-to-toe hot pink Versace 'fit (cowboy hat included) might just be our favorite of his award show looks yet.

Tyler, The Creator


Can we all just take a moment to appreciate Tyler The Creator's very Grand Budapest Hotel-esque bubblegum pink get-up on tonight's red carpet?

F.K.A. Twigs in Ed Marler


This hooded pink and black gown, which was custom made for F.K.A. Twigs by her close friend Ed Marler, is straight out of the Baroque period.
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Camila Cabello in Versace


"Señorita" singer Camila Cabello is giving us serious Renaissance-era vibes in this black strapless gown featuring one hell of a petticoat.
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Ariana Grande in Custom Giambattista Valli


We can't even begin to Imagine a world where Ariana Grande doesn't look 10/10. Can you blame us? Just look at this absolutely iconic cloud gray ensemble, matching evening gloves included.
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H.E.R. in DSquared2


From the pastel lenses on her oversized shades to the metallic belt wrapped around her patterned robe dress — H.E.R.'s red carpet look really does have it all.

Ariana Grande


While you were debating whether her first dress was gray or blue on Twitter, Ariana Grande was busy switching up her entire look, this time putting on a just-as-voluminous skirt paired with a satin crop top.
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Billy Porter in Baja East


The Grammys have only just begun, but Billy Porter's already won the night's most coveted award: Best dressed. Sorry folks, but between his rhinestone Baja East hat and his shimmering teal bodysuit, we can't imagine anyone out-doing the Pose star.
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Billie Eilish in Gucci


Billie Eilish just ensured that 2019's slime green trend will continue to reign supreme in 2020 with this GG-printed two-piece set (paired with rhinestone earrings, shiny puff-sleeves, and dad-approved sneakers) courtesy of Gucci.
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Adrienne Warren in Brandon Maxwell

We can't help but attribute this gorgeous one-shoulder gown on singer and actress Adrienne Warren to Tina Turner, a.k.a. the "Proud Mary" singer who Warren is currently portraying in the Broadway musical Tina: The Tina Turner Musical.
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Lizzo in Versace


This Old Hollywood-esque all-white ensemble on Lizzo (who's been nominated for a whopping 8 Grammys) deserves a Grammy Award of its own.
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Nathalie Joachim


Brooklyn-based composer Nathalie Joachim is giving new meaning to the phrase "red hot" in this voluptuous frock paired with a modern art-inspired clutch.
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Jameela Jamil in Georges Chakra Couture


Jameela Jamil makes a case for monochrome on the red carpet by matching her paneled indigo gown with sparkling eye shadow in the same hue.
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Labrinth in Balmain


The only thing more impressive than vocalist Labrinth's pipes is his unbeatable style game — and this draped red suit paired with gold jewelry and white boots only adds to that reputation.
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Jessie Reyez in Romona Keveža


Jessie Reyez looks "Crazy" good right now thanks to this stunning strapless red gown.
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Lucky Daye in Grayscale


We're loving this mint chip double-breasted suit on "Real Games" singer Lucky Daye a little bit too much.
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