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Victoria’s Secret isn’t one anymore: wore the heavenly accessory to perform “Jesus Walks” at the 2005 Grammys, which likely coincided with the beginning of his Yeezus complex. Another naughty angel? , who paired hers with a blinged-out bra at the 2011 awards show.
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He’s an action star and apparently a fashion icon – at least to Sasha, a Russian artist whose right arm became a semi-automatic straight out of The Terminator at the 2012 show. Two years earlier, also took a cue from Ah-nuld, dressing as a ringer for Batman & Robin villain Mr. Freeze.
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Though the Sochi Olympics was still a year away, Kimbra, who guests on Gotye’s “Somebody I Used to Know,” seemed to know dressing like a gold medal skater would be a great idea. It was: she and her Aussie pal picked up record of the year. Another fan of costumes on ice, went short, sparkly, strappy and feathery when she and his purple majesty Prince dueted in 2005.
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Butterflies, roses, cosmic fireworks – thank fräulein for turning her duchess satin gown into a projection screen for her 2013 Grammys performance. The year before, Deadmau5 also put on a light show when he lit up his signature headdress.
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The Voice judge probably ruffled more than a few feathers when he hit the Grammy stage in 2011 alongside dressed as a brightly-colored turkey, resplendent in shades of red, yellow and blue. While Eminem would never be caught looking like a Thanksgiving centerpiece, he did flip the bird – with both middle fingers – while performing “Stan” with Elton John in 2001.
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She may have been accompanied by the “Pope”“, but Nicki Minaj seemed to channel a very naughty LIttle Red Riding Hood at the 2012 show. Meanwhile, ‘s yellow, pleated gown, worn at the 2009 Grammys, looked tailor-made for a night of wooing the Beast with dinner and dancing.
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The Purple One needed to make a point during his 2004 Grammy performance with , and he did so with his guitar, whose shape resembled that of the symbol formerly used to represent His Purpleness. Eight years later, asserted her ascension as queen of pop with a gold scepter to accompany her custom Versace creation.
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The Black Eyed Peas’s took a great leap into the future at the 2010 Grammys, sporting a black bodysuit with metallic corset and codpiece. Two years later, went robo pop in a second-skin gold, silver, black catsuit for her performance at the Grammys.